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PATROLOGIiE 

CURSUS C03IPLETUS, 

SEUmnLIOTHECA UNiVEHSALIS, INTEGUa, UNIFOUMIS, COMMODA, OECONOMICA, 

OIINIOI SS. PATRIM, DOCTOftlll SCRIPTOnOIOH ECCLESUSTICORIIII. 

SIVE LATINOnCM, SIVR GR*;COBCM, 

QUl AB jEVn APOSTOLICO An TEMPORA CONCII.II TniDENTINl {ANNO ISSS) PRO LATINIS 
ET CONCUU FLOHKNTINI {ANN. li.VI) PIU) G/i/fCiS VLORUIiHUNT : 

RECUSIO CHRONOLOGICA 

OMNIUM QU/E EXSTITEKE MONUMEINTOIUIM CATlIOLia*: TRADlTIOiMS PEU QUINDECIM PRIM\ 

LCCLKSLE S/ECULA ET AMPLIUS, 

JUXT* EnlTIONES *Criin*TlSSI»US, INTEI\ SE CIIMQIIE NONNDLI.IS COnlCinUS MANUSCRirTIS COI.I.ATAS, PEnQUAM Dll.lfiF,N- 

TEK CASTIGATA ; lilSSEHTATIONMlllS, COMMEN I AlillS VAUIISQUE LECTIONIIIUS CONTINENTEn II LUSTnATA ; OMNiHUS 

OlElllBUS POST AMPI.ISSIMAS EIUI lONES QU.B TRIBUS NOVISSIMIS S.tCULlS DEIIENTUIt ABSOLUTAS llETECTIS, 

AUCTA; INDICIBUS PARTICUI.AnlHUS ANALVTICIS, SINGULOS SIVE TOMOS, SIVE AUCTORES ALICUJUS MOMKNTl 

SUBSEQUENTinUS, DONATA ; CAPITIILIS INTRA IPSUM TIXTUM RITE DISPOSITIS, NECNON ET TITIILIS SINGU- 

LAKUM PAGINABUM MaROINEM SUPIilllOREM DISTINGUENTIBUS SUBJECTAMQUE MATERIAM SIGNIIICAN- 

TIBUS, ADORNATA ; «PERIBUS CUM DUBIIS, TUM APOCRVPHIS, ALIQUA VERO AUCTORITATE IN 

OniilNE AD TBADITIONEM ECCLESlASTICAM POLLENTlnUS, AMPLIFICATA ; 

DUCENTIS ET AMPLIUS LOCUPLETATA INDICIBUS AUCTORUM SICUT ET OPERUM, Al.PIIAnETICIS,. CimONOLOClCIS, STATI- 

STICIS, SVNTIIETICIS, ANALVTICIS, ANALOCICIS, IN QUODQUE RELIGIONIS PUNCTUM DOCMATICUM, MOnAI.E, LITUR- 

CICUM, CANONK.UM, DISCIPLINARE, IIISTORICUM, ET CUNCTA ALIA SINE ULLA EXCEPTIONE; SED PR/CSERTIM 

UUOnUS INOICIBUS IMMENSIS ET GENEIIALIBUS, ALTERO SCILICET UEllUM, QUO CONSULTO, QUIDQUID 

NON SOLUM TAI.IS TALISVE PATER, VERUM ETIAM UNIISQUISQUE PATRtlM, NE UNO QUIDEM OMISSO, 

IN QUODI.IRET TIIEMA SCRIPSEKIT, UNO INTUITU CONSPICIATUR ; ALTERO SClUPTUUyE 

SACIMi , EX QUO LECTOni COMPEninE sit onviuM quinam patres et in quibus 

OPERUM SUORUM LOCIS SINGULOS SINGULORUM l.innORUM SCnlPTUn.E VERSUS, A 

PRIMO GENESE03 USQUE AD NOVISSIMUM APOCALVPSIS, COMMENTATI SINT. 

rnlTIO ACCUBATISSIMA, C.ETERISQUE OMNiBUS FACILE ANTEIONENDA , Sl PERPENDANTUR CIIARaCTERUM NITIDITAS, 

CIIART* QUAl ITAS, INTEGniTAS TEXTUS, PEnFECTIO CORRECTIONIS, OPERUM RECUSORUM TUM VAUIETAS 

TUM NUMERUS, FOUMA VOI.UMINUM PEUQUAM COSIMODA SlnlQUE IN TOTO PATROLOGI/E DECUUSU CONSTANTEU 

SIMILIS, PnETil EXIGUITAS,PR.ESEKTIMQUE ISTA C0LLEC1IO UNA, METIIODICA ET CIIUONOLOGICA , 

SKXCENTORUM FRACMENTORUM OPUSCIILORUMQUE IIACTENUS IIIC II.LIC SPARSOKUM, 

PRIMIIM AUTEM IN NOSTRA BinLIOTIIECA , EX OPERIRIIS ET MSS. AD OMNES 

/ETATES, LOCOS, LINGUAS FORMASQUE PERTINENTIBUS , COADUNATORUM. 

SERIES GR^CA PRIOR, 

IN QUA PRODliUNT PATRliS, DOr.TOHLS SCRIPTOnKSQfE ECCLESIiE GRJF.CX 
A S. HARNABA AU 1'HOTIU.M, 

ACCURANTE J.-P. MIGNE, 

Bibliothoctic clcri nuivcrsae, 

SIVE CURSUUM COMPLETORUM IN SINGULOS SCIENTI* ECCLESUSTIC^ RAMOS EDITORE. 



rATROI.OGIA, AD INSTAR IP.1IUS ECCLESI*, IN IlUAS PARTES DIVIDITUR, ALIA NEMPE LATINA, ALIA CRfCO-LATINA . 
LATINA, JAM PENITUS EXABATA , QUOAD PRIMAM SERIEM VIGINTl-QUINQUE ET DUCENTIS VOLUMINIBUS MOLE SUA 
STAT, MOWE rOST PERACTOS INDICES STABIT, AC QUINQUE-VIGINTI-CENTUM ET MILLE FRANCIS VENIT. CR.CCA 
LUPLICI EDITIONE TVPIS MANDATA EST. PRIOR GR^CUM TEXTUM UNA CUM VERSIONE LATINA LATERALIS AMPLE- 
CTITIIB, ET AD NOVEM ETCENIIM VOLUMINA PERVF.NIT, SED SINE INDICIBUS ; POSTERIOR AUTEM HANC VERSIONEM 
TANTUM EXIIIBET, IHEOQUE INTIIA QUINQUE ET QUINQUAGINTA VOLUMINA RETINETIIR. UTRAQUE VIGESIMA QUARTA 
DIE DECEMUBIS ISGO OMMNO APPAnrERAT. UNUMQUOIlQUE VOLUMEN GU^CO-LATINUM OCTO, UNUMQUODQUE MERE 
LATINUM QUINQUE FUANCIS SOI.UMMOIil) EMITUR ; IITROBIQUE VERO, UT PRETIl IIUJUS BENEFICIO FRUATUR EM- 
PTOn, COLl.ECTIONEM INTECRAM, SIVE GU,ECAM MVE LATINAM, 326 VOLIJMINIBUS PBO AMPLIORI EDITIONE ET 27- 
PRO MINOUI AbSQUE INDICIRUS CONSTANTEM, COMPAUET NECESSE ERIT ; SECUS ENIM CUJUSQUE VOLUMINIS AMPLI- 
TIIDINEM NECNON ET DIFFICUI.TATtS VAUIA PRE1IA ,EQUABUNT. ATTAMEN, SI QUIS EMAT INTEGRE ET SEORSIM 
COLLECTIONEM GR^CO-LATINAM, VEL EAMDFM EX GR.ECO LATINE VEBSAM, TUM QUODQUE VOl.UMEN PRO NOVEM VLL 
PRO SEX FRANCIS OBTINEDIT. IST.E CONDITIONES SERIEBUS PATR0L0GI4; NONDUM EXCUSIS APPLICANTUR. 



PATROLOGI/E GRiECM TOMUS XLV. 



*xC^%M^ * ^ CUECOUIUS NYSSENUS. 



EXCUDKBATUK ET VENIT APUD J.-P. MIGNE, KDITOKEM, 

hN.VlA DICTA li-AMIIOISK, OLIM PUOPE I-OUTAM L11TETL« PAIilSlOHUM VUL(;0 D'ENFLH 

^OMIINATAM, 5EU PEriT-MOMHOUGE, NUM: VEllO INTRA MOiONIA PAIUSIMA. 

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AVIS IMPORTANT. 



D'aprJs iin? iJeSloH rroviJenlielles qui regrssenl le raoiiile, rarpmeul les ociivres aii-dessus ile rordiuaire se font 
sjiis conlradiclions plus o» nimns fortes el nnmhreuses. Les Aldicrs Calholi(lues ne pouvaienl guere (^cliapper i cc 
caihet (livin de leur utilil^. Tanlol on a nii5 leiir existencc ou leur imporlance ; taiitol on a dit qu'ils claient fermes 
ou (iu'ils alhiicnl retre. ( ependant ils poursuivenl leur carriere deiuiis 21 ans, et lcs produclions qui eii sortenl 
(levieunent de plus en pUis graves e_t soign^jes ; aussi parait-il cerlaiii qu'a nioins d'i!'venemenls qu'aHCune prudence 
liumaine ne saurait prcjvoir ni empeclier, ces Aleliers ne se fermeionl que qiiand la llibiiollieiine liu Clerqi sera 
;erinin(5e en ses 2,000 volumes in-4° Le passi; parail un sur gacmt de 1'avcnir, pource qu'il y a .'i esp(5'rerou a 
•raiiidre. Cependaiit, p:irnii les calomnies auxquelles ils se sont trou\(5s en bulte, il cn ost deux qui ont iit conti- 
Uuellemei.t ri!'p(it(Jes, parcc qu'(Hanl pUis capilales, leur edet cntiaiiiail plus de consi^^quences. Ue pelits et ignares 
^•oiicurreiits se soiitdoiic acliarniis, par leur corrcspondance ou leurs voyageurs, ii r(}p5ier partout -lue iios Kditions 
*;aient nial corrigi/es et mal iniprimiies. Ne pouvant atlaquer le fond des Ouvrages, qui, ponr la pluparl, iie sont 
qiie les chers-d'a>uvre du Catliolicisme reconnus pour lels dans tous les lemps el dans tous les pays, il fallait bien 
KMOjeler sur la fornie dans c(; qu'clle a de plus serieux , la correction ct rimoression; eneffet, ies chefs-d^a-uvre 
nn''ine n'a(iraient qu'iine denii-valeur, si le texle en (jlail inexacl 0(( illisilile. 

11 est Ires-vrai que, dans le principe, nn siicC('S inoui dans les fasles de la l.vpographie ayant forci 1'Editeur de 
recoiiriraux ^('•cani^jucs, alin dc niarchcr pliis ra|iidcnient etde donner les ouvragcs a iiioindre prix, qiialre volumes 
du double Coiirs (CEcrilure saiulc cl (te Tliculo(jie Uirent lirijs avec la correclion insuffisantc donnije dans les inipri- 
iiieries a prcsque tout ce qui s'(jdile; il est vrai aussi qu'un cerlain nombre d'aulres volumes, apparlenant J diverses 
l'ublications, lurent iinprlm(';s ou Irop noir ou trop blanc. Mais , depuis ces temps iJloigniis, les m(5caniqiies oiit 
(iAi. le travail aux presses li bras, ct rimprcssion qui en sort, sans l:Uc dii luxe, atlcndu que le liixe jurerait dans 
des oiivrages d'uiie lelle nalure, csl parfaiteraeiit convenable sous lous lcs rapports. Ouant a la correctioii, il esl 
"de fait qu'elle ira jainais etti portije si loin dans aiicuns fidition ancienne ou coutemporaine. Etcomment en serait-il 
aulrement , apres loutes les pcines et loiilcs les di/penses que nous subissons pour arriver a purger nos ('■preuves de 
loules faules'? L'habitude, en typographie, merac daiis les raeilleures maisons, est de nc corriger que deux (jpreuves 
et d'en conf(Jrer une trolsieme avec la seeonde, sans avoir pri^pariS cn rien le manu.scrit dc raiilcur. 

Dans les Aleliers Cnllioliqui^s la dilfi^rence est pr.esque incommensurable. Au nioyen de correctcurs blanchis sous 
le barnais et dout le coup d'ail lypographique est sans piliii pour les fautes, on comracnce par pr(;>parer la copie d'un 
liout a Tautre sans en excepler uu seul mot. On lit cnsuite cn premierc (!'preuve avec la copie aiiisi pr(!par(ie. On lit 
iMi seconde dc la ineme maiiiere, mais en collationnant avec la prenii6re. On fait la mime chose en tiercc, en colla- 
lionnant avec la seconde. On agit de nieme en quarle, en collationnant avec la tierce. On renonvelle la infrae op6- 
Talion en quinte, en collalioiinant avec la quarle Ces collationnemenls ont pour bul de voir si aucune des faules 
signalees ai bnreau par MM. lcs correcleurs, sur la raarge des i^preuves, n'a echappii a MM. les corrigeurs sur le 
niarbre cllc ra6lal. Apres ces cinq leclurcs cnlii^res contr6l(5es l'unc par Tautre, cl en dehors de la prd-paratiun 
ci-dessus meiitionn(;e,vient une rcvision, el souveiilil cn vieiit dcux ou trois; puis Ton cliche. l.c rlichagc opiir^^S par 
consi^queut la purel6 ilu texte se trouvanl immobilis(}c, on fait, avec la copie, une nouvelle lecture d'un boiit de Vti- 
preuvft a rautrc, on se livre a une nouvelle riivision, et lc lirage n'arrive qu'apri»ces innombrables pr(!'caulions. 

Aussi y a t il i Montrouge des e()rreclcurs de loutes les iialions et en plus grand nomhre que dans vingl-cinq 
imprimeries de Paris reunies I Aussi eiicorc, la correction y coiltc-t-clle autan; que la composiiion, landis qirailleurs 
elle ne eoilte qne le dixiiune ! Aussi enfin, bicn quc l'assertion puisse paraitre liinu^Taire, revactilude obienue par 
lant de frais ct de soins, fait-elle que la plupart des Editions des Aleliers Cullioli^iues laissent bien Join dcrriere elles 
relles raftnic dcs ceU''bres Bijni^dictiiis Mabillon et Moiillaucon et des celebres .K-suiles Pelaii ot Sirniond. Que Toii 
compare, en clfet, n'importe quelles feuilles de leurs edilions avcc cclles des nolres qui leur correspoudent, en grcc 
coiiime en Utiu, on sc convaincra que riiivraisemblable esl une r(jalil(j. 

I)'ailleurs, ces savants (jminenls, pUis prSoccupiis du sens des tcxtes quc dc la parlie lypographiqne et n'etant 
poiiit correcleurs de profession, lisaient, non ce que portaient les epreiives, mais ce qiii devait s'y trouver, leur 
iiaute iiitelligeiice suppli''ant aux faules dc Pijdilion. Ue plus les Bi'ii(jdictins, comme les Ji5s'iitcs, opiiraicnt presque 
toujours sur des manuscrils, cause perpijtuelle de la inultiplicit(5 des fautes, pcndant que les Aleliers Callwliqucs, 
doiii le propre est surlout de ressusciter la Tradilion, n'opercnt le pliis souvcnt quc siir drs imprini(53. 

Lc It. P. Ue Buch, Jijsuite Bollandiste dc Bruxelles, nous icrivait. 11 y a quelqiie lcmps, iravoir pu Irouver en 
dix-liuit niois d'etuilc, Uiie seule fuule dans nolre Palroloqie latinc. M. Deiiziiigcr, professeur de TlnJologic ii rilni- 
versit(i de Wuiv.bourg, et M Reissmann, Vicaire G^jntiral dc la nK^uiL' viUe, iioiis mandaient, a la date dii 19juillet, 
n'avoir pu egalemenl surpreiidre tiiie scule faule, soit dans lc latin soit dans le giec de notre (iouble Palroloqie. Enlin, 
le savaut P. l'itra, Biniidictin dc Solesnie, et M. Bonelly, directeur dus Annales de pliilosopliie clirelieiiiie, mis au 
defi de nous convaincre d'une seule erreur typographique, ont vii lorc('S iravouer que nous n'avions pas trop 
f riSsunKS de notre parfaite correclion. Daiis le Clcrge se Irouvent de bons latinistcs ct de bons hcllenistes, et, cc qui 
est plus rare, dcs hommes Ires-positifs el ti es-pratiques, eh bien ! noiis leur prometlons une priine de 25 centimes 
par chaque faute qu'ils decoiivriront dans n'iniporte leqiiel de nos voliimes, siirtout d.iiis les grecs. 

Malgri' ce qui pr^cede, rEdileur des Courscomplets, sentant de p'us en plus rimporlance el m^mc la n(5cessit6 
<!'une correclion parfaite pour qu'un ouvrago soit veritablemcnt ulile et estimable, sc livre depuis plus d'iin an, el 
est riisolu de se livrer jusqu'a la fin a une op6ration longuc, penible et coOteuse, savoir, la rinision enliere et 
universelle de ses innorabrablcs clichi-s. Ainsi cliacun de ses volumes, au fur ct ;i mesure qu'il les reniet sous prcsse, 
psl corrigij mot pour inot diin bout a rautre. Oiiarante homnies y soiit ou y seront occiipes pendaiit Ifl ans, et une 
somiiie qui ne saurait i'trc moindre d'iin demj niillion dc francs est consacree a cet importaiit conlride. De cetle 
maiiiere, les Publications des Aleliers Cullioliques, qiii diija se distinguaicnt enlre toutes par la supiriorrti5 de leiir 
corrcclion, n'aurontde rivalfs, sous cc rapport, dans aucun tenips iii dans auciin pays; car quel est ridileur qui 
poiirrait et voudrait se livrer APRES COUP a dcs travaiix si gigantesqiies et d'iiii prix si cxorbilant'? 11 faiit 
certes Alre bien p^netnj d'une voralion divine 2i cet elfet, pour nc rcculcr ni devant la peine ni dcvant la dipcnse, 
surlout lorsque rEiirope savante proclarae que jamais volumes ironl i:ii iMua avec taiit d'exactilude que ceux de 
la Bililwllieque universeUe du Clerq^. Lc preseiit vnlumc est du nombre de cciix r(-vis(js, et lous ceux qui le seroiil 
a ravenir porteroiit ceite note. En consiiquence, pour juger les productions des Alelicrs Catlioliiiucs sous le rapport 
«lc la correction, il iie laudra prendre que ccux qiii porleront en lele Taiis ici Iracij. Nous ne roconnaissons que cetle 
^dition et cellcs qui suivront siir nos planches de m(5lal ainsi corrig^Scs. On croyait autrefois qiie la stireolypie 
iiiimobilisail les fautcs, atteudu qirun cUcIkS dc melal n'cst poinl elastique; pas du lout, il introdiiit la perfection, 
»ar on a trouve lc moyen de le corriger jusqu'i cxtinction de faules. L^llibrcii a vli rcvu par M. Dracli, le Gret 
•lar des (irccs, le Latln et lc Kran<;ais par les premiers correcteurs de la capiialc en ces langiics. 

Noos avons la cimsolaiion de poiivoir finir cct «ris par les rijncxions suivaiitcs : Enfin, nolrc exemple £ fini par 
enranlcr les grandes publicalions cn Ilalie, en AUemagne, en Belgiqiie et cn Krance, par les Cimwis greis ,\o Roiiie, 
ie Gerdil(\c Naples, le Suiiit Tlwmusiie Parme, V EuciicloihUlie refif/ifiisc de Munich, \r jgcue\\ ms d^claralions des 
Tiles de Bruxclles, les liullandisles , le Suarez ct le Spicile^ie dc Paris. Jusqu'ii i, on n avaft su reimprinicr que des 
oiivragcs dc courle haleiiie. L(?s iii-4°, oii »'engloulissent les in-folio, faisaicnt peur. et ou iro.sait y touclier, pai 
«rainte de sc iioyer dans ces abinies sans fond ct saiis rivcs; mais on a lini par se risqiicr a iious iniiter. liicn pliis, 
suiis nntre impid-.ion, (raulres Editeurs sc priparcnt au Bullaire universel, aiix P^cisions de loutcs les Congregations, 
ii une nioiirapliie el ii une llistoire ginerale, etc, etc. Malhcureusemeiit, la pUipart des iiditions deja faites ou qui si' 
lout, sont sans aiitorili', parce qn'clles sont sans exaclilude ; la corrcctloii seuilile en avoir ele laile [lar des aveugles. 
R''it qiron n'en ait pas senti la gravilt', soit qiTon ail reculi ilcvant les Irais; mais patience i uiie rcproduclior 
'urrecle siirgira bienlot, ne fill-ce qu'i la lumiere des ecoles qui st; iuiil faitcs oii Iqui se feroiit cucore. 



Tn\l)ITlO CATHOIJCA, 

SJECULA n -Y, A^NUSm. 

TOV m AlTOIi 11 VirOi llMilN 

rPHropiOY 



i:iiii;i;uiiov NVii^iii; 



TA EYPIIKOMENA HANTA. 

S. P. N. GREGORII 

EPlSCOri NYSS!'NI 

OPI^RA Q\}M RCPKllIRI POTUEBUNT OMiMA. 

(KJ. Moiell. 1G38.) 
NtKC DENLO COURECTIUS ET ACCLUATiUS EDITA ET MULTJS AUCTA. 

ACCURANTE J.-P. MIGNE, 

BIBLIOTI9E€yX CLERl UnilVERS^, 

SIVB 
CURSLLM COMPLETORUM I.N SINGULOS SCIENTIiE ECCLESIASTICE KAMOS EDlTOnK. 



TOMUS SECUNDUS. 



Y^NEUNT TRIA VOLUMINA 33 FRANCIS GALLICIS. 

FACUDEBATUK KT VRMT APUD J.-P. MIGNE EDITORE.M, 

IN VIA OICTV DMVCO/.SK. OI.IM PliOPK I-OUIAM I.UTF.T1.« PARlSIOIlUM VlU.r.O D'ESFER 

^OMLNATAM, StU ['LTIT MOyrnOiVE, MiNC VUUO UNTIU MOLMIA l'AUISliSA. 

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SMCVLA lY-Y, AmUS Wl. 



ELElNCHUS 



AUCTORUU ET OPERUM QUI IN HOC TOMO XLV CONTINENTUR. 



Qiue stellula prmiotanttir, cii mtnc primiim inier oyiera Gregorii Nijssetti comiinrcul. 



S. GllEGOBlUS, NYSSENUS EPISCOPUS, 

Monilum in scripta nonnuUa quce in duplici editione Gregorii Nysseni deerant 

et huic novissimce accedunl. col. 9 

S. Gregorti Nysseni Scripta dogmatica. 

Oratio catechetica magna. 11 

De Pjthonissa ad Theodosium episcopum. 107 

Quod non sint tres Dii, ad Ablabium. 115 

De fide ad Simplicium. 135 

Contra fatum, disputatio cum elhnico phiiosopho. 145 

Tractatus adversus Graecos. 175 

De anima. 187 

Epistola canonica ad Letoium Melitinensem. 221 

Epistoia ad Petrum Sebastenum cum Petri rescrpto. 237 

Contra Eunomium liliri duodecim. 243 

* Adversus Apollinarcm, interprcte et scholiaste Laur. Zacagnio. 1123 
Adversus eumdem. 1269 

* Adversus Arium et Sabeilium, ex nupera editione Romana. 1275 

* De Spiritu sancto advcrsus Pneumatomachos Macedonianos. 1301 
Variorum notce. 1335 



Parisiis. — Ex Typis J.-P. MIGNE. 



PARS II. — DOGMATIGA. 



ANDREiE GALf.ANDII 
MONITUM 

lyGRlCGOIill NYSSEiyi SCRIPTA NOMSVLLA QV.E IN DVPLICl EDITIOISE OPEIWM 

S. PATRIS DEERAyTin). 



I. Edilis jamdiitlum Gregorii Nysseni Operibus, A lur; cum verba illa Cbrysoslomi pannum cssc hnic 



phirii]ia nunc (Jemum fit accessio : quoJ quideiri 
superius de S. Gregorio Nazianzeno disserentes 
pr;cnionuimiis. Primum ilaque sancli Patris 
Antinhelicum librum ndversus ApoUiiiarem profori- 
mus, (luem sa^culo proxime elapso cx sepiingen- 
torum circiter annurum codice Vaiieano, Romae 
lii Uiccm prolulitcum aliis ejusdem Nysseni episco- 
pi scriptis v. cl. Laureiitins Alexander Zaca- 
gnius (I). Pr.-cclarum hujusmodi opiis vctnslis 
EcclesisB scriptoribus memoratum vidcas, Leonlio 
vi-Jelicet Byzantino (2), Joanni Damasccno (5), 
Eulbymio Zigabeno (-4), necnon in Actis sextai syn- 
odi act. X (ij), ut niillnmus Nieephorum (G). Quo 
vero teiiipore Aiitirrhelieum scripsit Nyssenus, 



Nysscni operi assutnm, cx Yaticaiio codice 
num. 1907 plane constet. 

II!. Sequuntur Oratioiies ilna; (IU),qiiaruin foior 
est Homilia il in sanctum Stephanum protomiirtij- 
reni, cx nis. Vaticano niiin. 440 descripla : siijiii- 
dem Hoiuilia i janiprideni iiilcr npera Nyssoniaiia 
prodierat. Orationem vero posieriorem De Spirift 
sancto, qiia; antea ex Fraiicisei Zini versione La- 
line lanlum exstabal, nacius esl editor in tribus 
codicibus Vaticanis, eamque iiova inteipretatioiic 
donavit. 

IV. Ilis porro subjiciuntiir Epslolce XXII, qua- 
riim qiiindecim priores liausit ex codice Vaiicaiio 



baudest exploratuni. Si editorem audias (7), opus ^* num. Hi laudalus Zacaguius : septcni aiiiecn 

ibtud elueubraverit sanclus Pater ante ApoUinaris 

obitum, qnom circa xra; Christiana! annum 580 

accidisse putaiit. Nonnullos pra;lerea dicendi niodos 

fiUiribus explanat idem virerudiliis, qui non admo- 

dum excrcitaiis in Nysseni scriptis pcrvolutandis 

aliquid negolii facessere valeant : ul propterea ip- 

sura hac de re consulere juverit. 



II. Antirrheticum excipiunt Testimonia adversus 
Judwos, quas Laline tanluin cx Laureiitii Sifani 
versione oliin cdila fuerant. Ea vero ex duobus 
Valicanis codicibus invicem collaiis viilgavil idem 
Zacagnius (8). De hujusce oporis integritale non- 
nulli eo nominc dubilarunt, quod snb ejus finem 
citetur Chrysostonins qui posl Nysseni aptatem cla- C auctoritatem secuti, Nysseno vindicamns. Nam 



posteriores e vetere libro membranacco bibliolhcca" 
Medicea: primus in lueem eduxit vulgavilqne Flo- 
reiilia!, anno 4751, v. cl. Joannes Dajitista Caracio- 
lus : qui prxterea epislolas a Zacagnio euilas cinii 
eodeni codice Mediceo eleganlibus litiei is exaraio 
contnlit, pluribusqiie in locis emendavil. Nostra 
itaqne intcresse duximus, viri erndilissimiadnolata 
singulis subjicere epislolis, qnas propterea mulio 
emendatiores quain in Zacagnii edito exbibenuis. 

V. Sennoiiem, seu potius eiiistolam, De divini- 
tate, ad Evngrium monachiim, qwx inler Nazianzcni 
opera circumfertur (II), cum virorum docioium sen- 
tentiam, tum mss. codicum veterumque scriptorniB 



riiit, in illud Joan. xix, 54, Statim exivit sanguis et 
aqua. Vernni (9) non est cur ainplius hoc opus 
Nysseno abjudicenl, sico tantum argiimento iiitan- 

(1) Zac, Collect. mon. vet. Eccl. Gr. p. 123-287. 

(2) Leont. lib. De sect. act. 8 , Ribl. PP. Paris. 
1644. tom. XI, pag. 5iG. II. lib. i , contra Nestor. 
el Eulych. toni I. 77ies. Cnnis. pag. alrl. 

(3) J. Dam. Dediiab. vol. § 55. Opp. 1. 1 , p. 548. 

(4) Euthyin. Panopl part. ii, tit. 13 ct 15 {Putr. 
tom. CXX.V). 



utruraque Gregoriuni, librarioinim sive dolo, sive 
incuria, sa-pe fuissc confusos haud est inconiper- 
tuiii. Pctavius cnimvero vir dociissinius locum re- 

(5) Concil. toni. VII, pag. 822 edit. Vcn. Labb. 
(()) Nicoph. Ilist. eccl. lib. xi, cap. 19. 

(7) Zacagn. Pra;fal. § 10, pag. 19 seqq. 

(8) Id. /. c, paug. 288-299. 

(9) Id. /. c, §'3l,p:ig. 38. 

(10) Id. /. c, pagg. 530-3.53. 

(11) Gr. Naz. Orat. xlv, Opp. t. I, \<. 717 scq'[i 



[a) Vetciiitii Pairum Dibliothcci, VI, Prolcg. pajj, xiv. 



" GALLA.NDll MOMTUM. 

cl.Mis px ooiiom soiinoiio (12) : . Yeie qiiidein A fiini Frai.cisoi Ziai versi 

isliui, iii.inii, iii Oialionc xlv, siipposililius Gie- 

goiiiis. L't ciiiiii Gregiiiiillius N:ui;in/oni geiina- 

iiain cssc iioii piiloin, cogil tiiiii styli ilissiinili- 

tndo, luiii peilosliis illins ac [ilebeins senno, iiii- 

niiiicqiic Nazianxciii clcganliam et granilitatcm 

redolcns. » Qiiid qiiod neqnc Nicetas caimloin 

Oiilionem t:iiii]uaiii Nazian/.eiii fetiim :igiiovisse 

viilotiir, i|ni c:im vidclicot in snis coininonlariis 

pr;ctei ierit (13) ? Quin ct Eutliyniins cx iXysseiii 



oiie snperiore s.Tcnlo in- 
cnnic Parisiis in liicem einissa. De ea videas, in pri- 
iiiis Siiaresium (2:2;, til Fabricium oinillainus (23). 

VIII. J:im veni siipercst, nt iioniinlla de Fragnicii- 
tis ex opcriliussancti Patris dcpcrditis nuncdemum 
collcflis observemus. 

Priiiiuin ilaqiieoccurrit supplenicnlnm texlusOra- 
tionis AclL'ei'siis [oruiciirios cx Vaticano codice 
iiiim. 415 Grscce tantuni a Zacagiiio cdiliim (24), 
Scrnione Ilpd^: Euuypior jicrayty nepl Oedzi}- Q"oJ in Appcndice operiim Nyssoni a Grotscro 
rcc cxcerpla duo descripsisse compcritur (14). Ilis eviilgata desideratur. Laiiiiam versioncm Gallicio- 
deiiiniii accedit cndiciim iiiss. lldcs, quos laudaiit ''"S nieus adornavit. 

Colcleiius (15) ct Fabricius (iC). Secundnm fragmcntum exliibet insigncm locum 

Yl. Scquilur De nnima ilispulalio, nd Tnlianum. De Spiritu sanclo : desuinptuiiiqiie est cx Nysseiii 
Ilaiic vero priiiius ediilit Mogunli.c aiino IGOl iiiter Scrnione in onitioiiem Doiiiinicani. De eo pinribiis 
opera Grcgorii Tliaumaturgi Gcrardus Yossius : agit docle siiiiul et erndite Lcqiiienius (25) ; qui pr;i; 
eanidemque deinccps tanquam adhuo incditam Pa- cseleris, ad rcm nosiram lisec habet : .i In nnllo, in- 
risiis anno 1697 iterum evulgavit Nicolaiis Nour- qnil, cjusdeiii doctoris scrnione in Dominicani nia- 
ryiis (17) cx codice bibliotlieca; Rogia^ qiii Giegorii lioiiem looiis islc coniparel : inio iieque in Ser- 
lantiiin siiic addito iiiimcn pra;fercbat. Ilujusmodi nioiie qiii in editis censclur lertins ; iii cujiis tanicii 
aulem opiisculum episcopo iNeoca;saricnsi adjiuli- fine dc Spiritus sancti deilatc ct consubstanlialitatc 
cant eruditi ad ununi omiies, si Vossium exoipias. dispntalnr. Verum tanqnam a Nysseno acceplus 



F:ibrioius qnideni cjiis auelorcm Tlianmatnrgiim 
prinio agnovcrat(18) : vcriim nuitalo doinde consi- 
lio, illnd Giegorio Nysseno altribuit (19), licet 
iiulloarguineiitosententiam suam coiifirmarit. Exi- 
slimaverim cquidcm et ipse hanc Dispuiatioiicm 
jiire optinio Nyssciio episcopo vindicandain : ea 



citaiiir al) llugone Eilicriuno (20). Quiii ct cx Eu- 
tliyinio cei tiini fit (27) geiiuiiiuiii euin esse , 
transsiiuiptiim(|ue cx ea scrnionis in orationem 
Doniinicain parle , qiia; hoinilia terlia censetur. i 
Qu:iriiim fragnientum ex Ucgio codice 3451 in 
luccin cxtulit laudatus Lcquieniiis (28), ubi lioc 



utii|ue ralioiieaddiictus, quod illam sanclus anli- o soholion rcperit : Toj Nujcjt]? iv. -cou et? t!/v 

sies Tatiano inscripscrit. Nimirum sanctus Dasilius Tuirj^xat xrjv Maptav Gregorii ^tjsseni ex oraiione 

ad Aiiipliilochium scribens, Tatiani cnjusdam nie- in Joseph el Mnriam (29). 

niiiiit (20), qiii primuni prcsbyler, inox vero cpi- Dc qiiiuto antciii jam suo loco vcrba fcoimns : 

scopiis Myreiisis concilio GP. iiitcrfiiil ; ojnsquo ubi viri docti cciisurain fragniciiti sinceritalcm iiii- 

coinniuiiionem expetobal niagnus ille Caisariensis pugiianlis minimc probandam demonstravimus. 

episcopus ;proplereaquod ipsum ex iis esscscicbai, Quibus nunc addenda sancti Joaimis Damasccni 

qiii, Valenle imperante, rectam lidem oiiini siudio auctoritas, fragincntum idem tanquam Nyssenia- 

proritcbaiilur, ut probe advcrtit d. Lcquiciiius (21). num, coiitia Jacobitas usurpantis. 

Iluic itaqiie Taliaiio dispiitalioncin suam De aniiiia Niiiil porro est, cur diutius immoremnr in 

iiuncupaverit Nyssenus, Casilii germanus fratcr; et fragiiicnlis rccenscndis qua; noliis servavit Eu- 

forlassc quidein antequam is ccclcsiastic;c militi:i; iliymiiis sivc ex Nysseni libro inscripto De cogni- 

nomeii doderil, qiiippc Oa'ji/(i3io; Taxiavo; a Nys- lionc Dei, sivc cx oratione conlra Ablabium de- 

seiio appelbitiir. Toiiiporis eniniveionotatio,noiiicn' suinpta, qiia;qiie siib n. 7 et 8 rcpra;scntanius. 

quc viri eju.sque prsestanlia , opusculi aucton^m C;ctcrum si quis in poslcrum de Nyssenianis opc- 
fuisscNyssciiumeviiiccrc, ncduni snadcre videnlur. D ribus junoiim edcndis coiisilinm inicril : pr;c- 

VII. OponimNysscnianorum snpplcmcntum clau- lor ista qii;c alibi oniissa liic protuliinus, liaiid 



dit Exposilio Canlici canticorum parapliraslica, col- 
lecta ex sanclorum Crcgorii iSijssa; pontificis, 
ilaximi el iSiti coinmeiilariis, cuiii Vselli UTt/ot; 
.vjXtTtxot; ^^''■(^(''^"«'''«'icxcodicc V;iticaiioc!Ut;i ot 



(12) Potav. Dugin. tlicol. l. I, lib. n, cap. U, ^3. 
Gr. N;i7,. OpP- '"'"• "• P-''^- 1-'>5. 
Eiilliyin. 1'anopl. parl. i, lil.2, p. 17, od. I.iud. 
Ciiloi. ilunuin. l-.crl. (ir. toiii III, pag. 550. 
E.ibric. Ilibt. toiii. \lll, pag. I(i2. 
Nourr. App. nd llihl. I'l'. t. II, p. 75G-7iO. 



(13 
(li) 

(15) 
(10) 

(17) 

(18) Eabrio. ISiht. Cr. loni. V, pag. 2." 

(19) 

(20) 



Iit. iii Dclccl. nrijnincnt. oap. 2, § 20, p. 87. 

Ii:isil. op. 1 CXMII, al.ciciiii, Opp.t. III, p. 351 
Cil 1 Loipiion. Or. t'/iri.v/. tDiii. I, pau'. 90«. 
♦ txslJl iiiicr riclli U|>cr:i, loiii. i..\.\n | i,m. 



i|isi pnotci niiltciidiis erit ejiisdom sani ti P;itris Din- 
logus dc aniina el rcsurrcclione , quem jauuliu cdi- 
tuni, coutulit cum duobus proba; nota; codicibus, 
ct in suis Anccd. Gracis cvulgavit cl. ^VoUius (30). 

(22) Siiarcs. ail .Vi/i opusr. pag. 037. 
(25) E:ibrio. Ilihl. Cr. loiii. VIII , pag. 102, n. 70. 
(24) Zaoagii. Cullcct. monuin. Hccl. Cr. (lag. 353. 
(2.)) Loqiiion. Disscrc. i Difinasc. J 47, p. xxii. 
(20) lliig. Ellicr. lili. I, oap. 5. 

(27) Eiitliyiii. 1'anopl. parl. ii, lil. 12. 

(28) Loqiiion. ad Opp. [);iniaso. t. I, p. 258, n. 2, 

(29) J. Daiiiasc. Opp. loiii. I, p;ig. .124. 

(30) Wolf. Anccd. Cr . toiii. II, p;ig. 274 530, cl 
lo 1. III, |i:i;;g. 1 47. 



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Guvoito TTJ upooGTjXT) Tdiv owCojji.ivti)v f^ 'Exx).Y]Tfa, religioni, ut eonim qui salutem asse^iuuiitur acces- 

Tou xaTJt xrjv StSa/V'' ^^i^toS Xiyou xii 4x0^ twv sione niultiplicedir Ecclesia ; quod Del, si lidelis 

a7:(3-u)v iipo3aYo;jievou • ou |Af,v 6 ojto? 1?,? 5ioa- doctriiue sermo ad inlideliiim aures accedal ; nnu 

sxaliai Tp(5m; itA TxdvxiDv i.py.6:jci iwv TTpoatovxojv idem liimcn doctriiuii niodiis coiivenit omniLius 

zCi Xoytij. 'A).).a xaTJc -ra; Twv OpT,3x:'.ojv Sia-jopa? verbi aiidiloiibiis, sed pro religiomim diversitatc 

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I iiill) piT qux' cniiiLiOliir S:iliclliiis, pcr o;\(Ii'iii A 
; iiaiii proiloiis Ai.oiiia'0. Neqiiu qii;o adversus M;i- 
iiicli;i'iiin suscipiliir ileccrlalio prodesl etiain Ju- 
ilaso, scd oporlel, sieiil dicuiin csl, verba faccre, 
iiiiiii'ii(Io ad lioiiiiiuiiii opiniones, eoiiveiiieiitor cr- 
rori siiigiiloriun, profcrondo in qualihet disputa- 
lionc quKdam prineipia ct pniposilioncs ratioiii 
lonscntaneas, ut pcr ca qnx aiiibo falentur, el dc 
(luiluis coiislal, eonseiiuenlcr aperiatur qiiid cogi- 
leiit et sentianl. Quaiido ergo crit disputandtiin 
( iiin aliquo ex iis qui Grxcis faveiit, reete eril si 
(liccndi lioc sunialur initiuin : utniiii Deuni csse 
oxistiniat, an cst in opiiiione eoriini qui dieiintur 
;Uliei, quod Dciiin noii cssc ociiseaiit. Aliiue si 
Deuin quidem non esse dicat: cx iis qiia; artificio- 
se ot sapiciiler in nuindo adininistranlur, indiice- 
iiir Ml per ca fatealiir cssc quanidam vini, quse in 
iis osteiiditur superior universitale. Sin autcin 
Deiini qiiidem non esse duljiict, sed eo uelabitiir, 
iii doorum pulet essc miiltiludinem, Iiae adversus 
luiii iitemur consequciitia, Ueuiniie peifectuni esse 
pulel, an cni dcsit aliquid. Quod si, ut cst con- 
seiilaneuni, Dei natiir;!' perreelioncm suo tribual 
icslimoiiio, exigam iit ipse sii |icrfectus iu omnibus 
qu* coiisiderantur in divinilatc, iie Deus conside- 
letiir eoministus cx iis qiia; sunt contraria, iieinpe 
V ox eo quod csl maneiim, cl cx eo quod esl perfe- 

clum. Sed sive in potestate, sive in boni notione, 
•V sivo in sapientia, el a;ternil;ile, et ineorriiptionc, 
et si aliqua aliaqu;c Deum decet inlelligentia vcniat ^ 
i!i ooiiteinplationem, omniiio assentietur in divina 
natura considerari pcrfectionem ex liac oonse- 
(|ucntia rationi consenianea. Hoe auleni nobis dalo, 
iion erit ainplius difTieile cngiiationcin dispersam 
ac dissipatam iit deoruin iiiiiltiliidiiiem dediieerc 
ad divinitatis unius coufcssioncni. Si enim oiniiiiio 
dederit se pcrfeetionem fatcri iii subjeclo : dicai 
aiitcm niulta esse perfecta, (|ii;x^ per eadeni cxpri- 
muiitur, suumquc accipiiint oliararterem ae, for- 
iiiaiii : nceesse cst oiiinino ut iis qiia' luilla discer- 
iiiintur nuilatione ac divcrsitale, sed iii iisdem 
coiisiderantiir, aul piopriiim ostendere ; aul si iii- 
liil pioprie ac peculiariter mentis comprcbendat 
ooiieeplio : iii iis iii quibiis iion est qiiod disccniat, 
noii existiiiiaie esse discrelioneni. Si enim iieiiue D 
in 00 quod csl pliis aiil miiius inveniat dilferen- 
tiam, qiioniain diiuinutioncm non admittit ratio 
pcrfeoliouis, iicque in eo (|uod est deteiius ae pr;v- 
stanlius. Neqiie diviiiil;ilem de eo potcris siispi- 
cari, a quo delerioris reiiiola non est appcllalio. 
Neque in (!0 quod esl aiitiquiiiii et rccciis. Nani 
(piod iiou scinper cst, divinum iioii potest cxisti- 
niai.i. Sed si uiia esl ct eadein ratio diviiiitaiis ; 
oii!i) niilla in ullo iiivciiialiir |iroprietas, iil esl 
ooiisentaneum ; necessc cst omnino iit aberrans 
el falsa dc iniiltltudine deoruin pliantasia coinpel- 
latur ad cdiirilcndam uiiaiu divinilatem. Nam si 
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(j,r,0£(jita TtapaXXoYf) Siaxptvojtevojv, dXX' iv toT; ou- 
TOt; Oeojpou(j.£vtov , i) £T:t5£t§at t^ tgtov, f^ et (jtr,6£V 
t5ta^6vToj; xoTaXdSoi fj ^vvota, ey' tLv ih Staxptvov 
o'jx iaTt (if) uT:ovo£tv Tf)v Stdxptatv. Ei ykp p.fjTe 
T:api t6 T:"Aiov xa\ eXoxTOV Tf)v ^ta^opiv ^^euptazot, 
Sioxt Tf,v cXdTTOjatv 6 ttjj TeXet6TT)To; 0'j T^apaoi/e- 
TOt XoYo; • (j.f,T£ TT]v T:api t6 X-'?'^"'' ^^"^ T:poTi(jt6T£- 
pov • o'j Y^ip dv £Tt OeoTrjToj Tt; axotT] uTt6XT)'|tv, ou 
fj TO'j xetpovo? oux dTteaTt T:poaT)Yopt'a' [xri':; xaTa 
t6 dp/aiov y.a\ T^p^a-foTov ih ^ip (Jtf) del Sv, S^oj t?,,; 
TTep't t6 ©eiov eaTiv uT^oXfn^/eoj; • dXX' eT? xa\ 6 ou- 
Tb; TT]? Oe^TTiTo; X6yo;, ou5e[jiiac t5t6TT]TO? Jv 0'j6£v\ 
xa-i ih eOXoYov eupta-/.o(jt£vT]?^ ivdYXT) Ttaaa Tzphg 
[u5.i 0£6Tr,To; 6[j.oXoY£av auvOXt6f,vat Tf,v T:eTtXavT]- 
[Ji£vr,v T:ep\ to'j T:Xf]Oou; tiov Oetliv tpavToatav. Et 
Yip To iYaOfjv xa't zh 6ixatov, t6 t£ so-fhv xa\ xh 6u- 
vatbv toaa'JTtoj XeYOtTO, f] Te doOapaia xa't d';ot6T7]r, 
xa\ T:daa £'Jae6r]g 5tdvota, xoTi tov ouxbv 6[jtoXo- 
YotTo TpOTTOv ■ T:daTi5 xoTi T:dvTa X6yov otayopaj 
u9aipou;jtevT)5, auvatjsatperLat xot' dvdYxr,v xb xtov 
Oetov T:XfiOoc dT:b tou 56Y(J:aTO?, Tf)? 5ti TtdvTtov tou- 
T6Tr,To;, ei? xb Sv Tb 66yij.a xr]v T:iaxtv T::ptaYO'jar;i, 
et eodein modo dicitur, iiieorniptioqiie ct a^t. rni- 
ouiiii qualibet ratione sublata difl'ereiitia , simul 



13 OliATIO CATr.CIIKTir.A. li 

neressaiio iipiiilin- .t (logiiialc dooniiii iniilliludo, (11111 iitia; csl pcr oiniiia, iil ila (licaiii , idciUitas 
lidein ad iiniiiii dogin» dediicar. 

KE^AA. A'. ^ 

'AiX' kr.f.ori y.A 6 -r,? ^.usiSdaq Xiyo; o.oi Tiva 
Stixpijiv 07ro(jxa3£tov ev tij bi6-.t\z{. Tti.; <jjusc(i); ^Xi- 
-5iv, u^ 3v [Jti] TJi TTpb; TOJ^ "E/),T;va; |JLa)(Ti, 7:p>i? 
tiv 'louSaTTpi^v ^[uv 6 Xifo; uriv^j^OsfT), iraXiv -poa- 



YjZii oiaiToXri T'.vt xz-/yixr^ , xa\ -:f,v rsp^ -oCto 
itXdvTjv ETravopO(j)iaaOai. OOos y^P '^^i ^5<»' '''^ ■/•^'^' 
f;|jias 6oY(jia-oj; SXoyov Eivat -6 Osiov ur£{XT|-Ta; • 
TouTo So -ap' exstvtov 6[jioXoYoO[jt:vov JxaviTj; oiap- 
8pw<j£i ibv <;[i.i-£pov X^YOv. '0 yAp 6[/.oXoy(ov [jit] 
fiXoyov Etvat tbv Sth^ , TravTd); Xoyov ^x^''' '-'''■' I-"^^ 
fiXoyov suY''-^'^^''''','^'^*'- 'AXXi [j.r|V dvOp(u-;voj (5[Jt- 
tov'j[JHu; XiY£-aiX(iY<'';- OOr.ouvslXlYot xaO' 6pot(3-r,Ta 
Ttov T:ap' ^[jttv xal t!)v tou 0£O'j Otovosiv, ojtu [jiet- 
oxOf,a£Tai •Trpi? tt]v u'|T,XoT£pav u-(5XT)'^tv. 'AvdYxri 
Yap TTaja xaTdXXr^Xov Elvat 7:tiT£U£tv Tr^ <f'jiei t'jV B 
Xi^Yov, (j); xa"t Ta dXXa 7:dvTa. Ka\ y^P 0'Jva[jL;? Tt.; 
xol CtjjT), xal 50'.f[a, TTcpX zh dvOpojTrtvov pXdTziTa; • 
dXXJ 0'jx Sv Tt; £X Tf|? 6[JtO)vu[ji;a; TOtauTT|V xa't 

ErV TOU 0£OU TTJV CtOT.V, f, TfjV OUVa[itV , f, Tf,V 10- 

tfiTi 0-ovof,tj£t£v dXXa -,06; tI tt,? ^utso); ttj.; ^ii^s- 
Tipa? (jtiTpov, TjvTa;iiivo'jvTat al Ttlv TOtcJTtov 
<)vo[jtdTtov e^jL^dact?. 'E7:£i5t] yi.p yOapTT) xa\ daOsvTj? 
f,[X(Z)V ■;) <f ucTt?, 6td TOUTo thy.tj^opo^ Vj ?(ot], dvu-(5i-a- 
To? fj 6'Jva[jt;?, dTcaYJ]-' 6 XtJyo;. 'E7t\ 6k t^? ijTTsp- 
x£t[JLiv7)£: tfuicto; Tio [jL£Y*X£ti;) TO'j G£(opou;j.ivou 7:av 
T^j Ttepl a'JTriv X^Yi^tisvov auv£7:atp£Tat. 0'jX0'jv xdv 
A6fO? 0£O'j XiYT,Tat, cJx ev tt] 6pii.Ti xo\> (f^zyyoy.i- 
V0'j xa"t Tf,v U7:4jtaatv 'i/J-^^J vo[xtaOf,(T£Tat , xaO' 



CAI>UT I. 

Scd (iiioniain iiiclaiis laiio .scil cliaiii alii|iiain 
li)poslascoii, sini siibsislenliaiiini ac pcrsonariini 
ccrncrc diflcrentiaiii iii iinitate naliira', ne duiii ad- 
vcrsiis Gra'eos dcinigiiaiiiiis, ad Judaisnuiiii noslra 
dediicaliir oralio, riirsns convcnil aitKieiosa aliqua 
disiinctionc cjtis rei crrorcm corrigerc. Neque eiiim - 
ii inu a iiostio doginatc siiiit alieiii, Deiiiii existi- 
iiiaiiint caiere laliune : lioc aiilein (|iiod illi fateii- 
lur vcrbiim iioslriini salis cx|)licaliit ct ostciidel. 
Nain qui fatetiir Deiiin noii carcre raiione, oinni- 
110 assentietiir, ciiiii iiiii iiou caiel ratimie, liabere 
lalionein. Aliini liiiniaiia (iuiu|iie ratio a^qiiivoce 
dicitiir. Si ('rgo dical se ralioncin ct VirlKini in- 
telligere ad siiiiilitiidincm coruiii iiiix suiit iii no- 
bis, sic ad sublimiorcm dcducciiir (ipinioneni. 
Omniiio enim necessc cst iit crcdjit rationem essc 
natnne congriienlem, ut ct alia omnia. Nam ct vis 
(jii.^cdam et viia, el sapicnlia ccrnitur iii liomini- 
biis, sed cx liomonyniia nemo cxistimavcrit talem 
iii Dco esse vitam, aiit vini, aiit sapicntiam, scd 
pro niodo noslra; natiir;c iina cliani deprimitiip 
empliasis liujusmodi noniinuni. Quoniam enim in- 
lcriiui olinoxia et imbccilla csl iiostra natura , 
propterea brevis esl vita, visque qu:c iion potcst 
consistcre, et sernio non stabilis. In suprcma aii- 
lcin nalnra, ciini magniliidiiic cjus quod coiiside- 
ratur, qiiidiiiiid ilc ca dii ilur, siniul cxlollitiir. Ktsi 
crgo dieitur D;'i Verbiim, r.itio, aut sermo, is non 



6iw6x-r.X3. Tou f,(j.£Tioou [Ji£Tax(i\0(ov ei; avuTtapxTov, 

'AXX' tocr7:£p f) f,[Jt£Tipa <f':cr"t,- £7:'VT,po,- oOia, xat C '"' ''"Pfit" PJ"S qnod dicitur consislcrc cxistiinabi- 

ertxT)pov Tbv Xoyov ^x-'" '''Jtw? ^ SyOapTo.; y.a.\ az\ 



JaTtoja tfOot; , dtotov ex-'- ^■''■''- u^iSTtoTa t?>v Xoyov. 
EE 6r) TouTO xatd to dxiXouOov oixoXoYT^OeiT, xh 09 • 
eoTdvot Tov Tou 0£ou Ai^Y^^v dtotto?, dvdYXY) Ttdaa ^v 
^(tT) TO'J A6you Tf,v u7:63Tanv £;vat 6[jioXoY£tv. 0'j 
Ydp xaO' o^j-ofjTTiTa t(ov X;0(ov d'y'Jxto; u^^sTCtvat tov 
\6iO'i, 6uaY£? eiTtv oleaOat. 'AXX' et u<feaTT,x£ 
vjep6v Tt Xf^il^'' ^•5'"' doto;j.aTOV 6v, sii ■ndvTtoc. Et oz 
TO'j fTJv x£'xi')piaTat, ouo"£ ^v 'J7:ojTdj£t TtdvTu); eaTtv. 
'AX"Ad 1J.T)V d<ie6k; d7:eoe;'xOT) t6v tou 0eo'j Aoyov 
dvu7:(j<iTaT0v elvat. Ou-xouv auvaTicoeExOT] xaTd xh 



tur, ad noslri similitudinem, ad liiic Iransiens iit 
noii sit. Sod qnomodo nostra natiira, cuni in cam 
cadal inlciilus, scrnionem qiioquc liabet qui inlcr- 
it:iia nalura in quam iion cadil interitus, et qune 
sciiipcr stal, xtcrnuni etiam liabct sermonem, ct 
qiii consistit. Quod si lioc cx conseqiicnli constite- 
rit Dei Verbiim scmpiierniim con.sislerc, neccsst; 
cst omnino faleri in vita Verbi esse bypostasin ac 
siilibtaniiam. Ncfas cst cnim pularo Vcrbum cilra 
aniiiiam coiisislere instar lapidum. Seil si consi- 
stit, nl qiiod sit res qua:dani intelligens ct iiicorpo- 



dxiXouOov To ev T^ Ctofi to^^tov OetopetaOat tJ-v A6- rea, vivit omnino. biii autem cst a vita separatum, 

Yov. •AttXt,.; 6£ tt)? to-jA^yiu tf^aeo)? xaTd xh zixhi "le omnino qnidcm cousistit- Alqui impium essc 

etvat i:£7:;jTeu[jtevT,?, xa"t o'Joe[jitav 6t7:>,6T,v xal cJv- ostcnsum est, Dci Verbiim ininime consistere. Si- 
Oeatv ev iauTi) 6etxvuo':jT)?, 0'JxiTi (Sv Tt? xaTd [j.eT- ^ m"! ergo ostcnsum csl cx c.mscijiieiile, lioc Vcrbuni 

oucrtav Ctof,? ev ?w?i Oeojpotr) xh^ A6yov. 0'j Ydp av "i" vita cousiderari. Cum autem Vcrbi crcditiiui sit 

e-ZTos £tTi <juveic£0)'? f) xo:a'Jxri u7:6XT,'it?, xh eTepov simplicem cssc natiiram, et qu* in se nnllain 

ev ^Tipto XiYetv elva;- d).Xd dvdYxT) 7:d'aa t?,; d7:X6- oslcndat duplicitatcin et composilioneui , iioii iili- 

TT,To,- .i[j.o'AOYou[jtivT,? , a'JTo;o)7)v etvat tov A6yov qiie Vcrbuin esse in vila qiiis considcravcrit cx 

otejOat, 0-: C(of,^ pieTouatav. Et ouv ?t) 6 AoYOf, 6 vilic participationc. Non cnim extra coinpositioncni 



CtoT) tbv, xa"t TTpoatpeTtxfjV 6'Jva[j.tv i/zi TTdvTto;. 0'j- 
oev Ydp d7:poatp£TOV Ttov ftovTOjv eatt. Tf,v 6^ 7:00- 
a!p£atv Ta'JTT,v xa't 6uvaTf,v elva; xaTa t6 dxoXouGov, 
6'jj£6i; eaTt /.oYtC^aOat. Et y^P ['■t ''-i ''^ 6'jvaT'jV 
6ixoXoYotT], t6 d6'JvaTov 7:dvT0); xaTaaxeuda:;. 'A.O.a 
[j;f,v 7:6p4o) T^? 7:£p\ xh 0:tov ir.oX-tyliihi i"'. xh 



fiierit liujusniodicxistimatio,diccre alleruni essc iii 
altcro : scd oinnino nccesse est, cum conslet dt^ 
simplicitatc, ipsam pcr se viiam Vcrluim csse pu- 
tare, nuii antein vil* parlicipaliiinein. Si ergo vivit 
Verbuin cuin sit vita, oinuino qiioqiic babrl vini 
libcre eligendi. Niliil ciiim esl cx iis qu.i'. vivunt, 



l.H 



iHiOil iioii .sil li;ic VI piMHliluiii 
laui olrclioiioiii essc (li^iiii iiolciileiii i'x coiisciiiiciili 
piiim csl coiisidorare. Nisi euiiii falcaris polenliaiii, 
aslrucs niiiniiio iinpolcnliam. Alqiii inipolcnlia est 
valile reinnia ali ea (|uk lie Oco liabelur cxistima- 
lioiie. Niliil enim ahsnrJi, cl quoil noii colia^reat, 
roiisiileralur ex iis q\ix siinl in liiviiia nalnra: ne- 
cessc cst omiiino falori lanlaiu essc vim Vcrbi, 
(|uantuni esl cliam proposilum, ne quaedara mistio 
ct coiicuisus (niiLlani coi.traiionim considerctur in co 
iiiinil esl siin[)lc\, iliiin poloiuia el inipnlenlia coii- 
.--iderantur iii coilcin -proposito, si qiiidciii aliiiuid 



S. GKEGORIi iNYSSKNl 1« 

llaiic antciii lilie- A a5'Jvax'jv. Oii&hv Yap a7:;{jit;;atvov xiov ztfX ttjv Ocfov 



0:(o<is'Ta! tfuiiv dvdyxri Tiiia TOiauTTiv elvai ijAO- 
/.oyctv zo\> Aiyou ttjv Suvajxiv, '6rsr\ ^it'i xa\ fj t^[A- 
Oeui?, l'va y.T] xt; [Ji!?'? '^'J^v evavTttuv v.aV c;uv5f/0[xi) 
■jtEf)\ Tb ii7i)>ouv OsiopoiTO, liSuvajxta? ts xa\ Suvi- 

jXCCO; £V TTJ auxfi 7tpoO^<JEl OEtljpOUpiSVtOV, Et-rtEp Ti 

[jtEv TO". ouvatTo, T:p5? 8c Tt liouvdTto;. IldvTa oi ouva- 
[jiivTjv Trjv ToC' A(5you Trpoaipiatv Ttf/!); ouo^v Ttov 
xaxwv TTjv (5o7t})v ^x^'^ ■ '^'■^'«"p-a yap '^^i Osta? tf u- 
UEto; •?) TTp^; xaxiav 5p[JtTi' dXXd Ttav S Tt Ttip effrtv 
dyaOJiv, touto xal pouXsiOat. Bou),o[i^vriv 6k 7cdvTto{ 
xaV ouvasOai. Auva[jt£'jr,v 6k [at] dvcvipYTiTOV elvat, 



iinidcm possit, ad aliquid \cro sil impotens. Ciim d).),i Trajav dyaOou Ttpoatpsstv ctjevEpYstav iSYEt[vj. 
oninia aiiicin posslt Verbi electio, eam ad niliil 'AYa06v 6e 6 xii^jto;, xa't Ti £v a^JTiJJ TtdvTa (jocpco? 
inali liabcre propensionem, ad vitiiim enim pro- te xa\ Texvixto; O£topo'j[i£va. "Apa tou A(5you fpYa 
|icnsio esl aliena a divina natura, scd quidqiiid est B Ti TtdvTa to'j s<JJvto; ^hj xat ucpEaTtuTo;, oTt 0;o'j 
boniim hoe ctiam velle. Voleiitcm aiiteni oninino M^oq eoT^, Ttpoatpoufiivou 51 oTt Cii ' 6uva[x^vou os 
cliam posse. Poteiitcm aiitem non esse cjiisinodi, TtdvTa 6 Tt ttep ov E),r,Tat, aipou[jt^vou 62 t6 a-^aOo^j 
iit non operctur, sed omne boni propositum dedu- te xa\ uof6v TtdvTiog, xal et xt ttj; xpetTTOvo; aTi[i.a- 
c.it ad opcralioneni. IJonuin aulein est nuindiis, et ota; eiTfv. 'EitE"t ouv dYaOov ti 6 x4a[/.o; 6[jto),OYEt- 
(ju.c in eo sunl oiiinia sapicnler ct arlificiosc con- Tat, ditE^EiyOr, 01 otd tojv EtpTijiEvtiJVTO'j Aoyou ^pY'''^ 
siderata. Sunt enim omnia opera Vcrbi vivcnlis tov x^ia^iov Elvat, tou TodYaOiv xa't atpou[jtEvou, xo\ 
quidem et consislcnlis, qiiia est Verbum Dei, libcre 6uvajjiEVou • 6 6k A6yo; outo; exEpi; ^sxt zapi xbv 
.lutcm cligcntis, qiiia vivit, polcnlis autem quid- oii kijzt. A6yo;. Tpiitov Yap '^'va tiov itp^i; xt Xeyo- 

[jLSVtov xatTOUTO Eaxtv. 'ETtEtOT) xpT) TtdvTto; xtp A^Y';' 
xa\ x6v Ilaxipa xou A<5you <juvuitaxo'JEaOat. 0'j ya^ 
dv £'iTi AcSyoS, [JiT] Ttvo; tbv AiYo;. Ei ouv 6taxp£vTi xtji 
axETtxio Tfj; (jTi(jiaafa; f] xtov dxou(5vTtov 6idvota, au- 
T(jv TE t6v AiYov , xa\ t6v oOev kaxlv, cjxet' dv i]^lv 
xtvouvE'Jet t6 jjtuOTr;ptov TaT; 'E),),TivtxaT; [Jiax^J^JtEvov 
UTtoXTjiiEJt ToT; XE 'lou5aicov 7rp£a6E'Joj';i auvevExOr,- 
vat • d),X' *TitaT]; fxaxiptov ttiv dxoTtfav excpeu^exai, 
TO xe ftovxa xou ©eou Mfov, -mX evspY^jv xat •;totT]Tt- 
>:!iV 6|jLo),OYtov ■ 'o-ep 6 'lou5aTo; o'j oixsxaf xaV xb 
[J.TI 5tacpOEtpEtv * xaxi tt]v cfjatv a'jT(5v t£ t6v Ai^yov, 
xa\ t6v oOev JaTJv. "Qa^rtep yip kx xou vou etp' V][AtJjv 
(pa[Jicv elvat x6v X(5yov, o!jx£ 6t' oXou x5v auxiv etvat 
xto vto, ouxe Ttavxditaatv exepov x6 y.lv yip i^ IxeI- 
vou Elvat, dXXo xt xa\ o'Jx exeTvii eaxf t6 a'JT6v t!jv 
vo'JV ei; Tb J[Acpavk; Sy^'"' > ouxex' dv 'tepov itap' 
^xeTvo uTtovooTxo, dXXi xaxi tt;v ^uatv ev6v, 5-Epov 



(juid elegerit, quod boiuim est aulfin et sapicns 
cmnino eligentis. et si quid prasianlioris est si- 
gnificalionis. Quoniam crgo aliquod bonum coiislat 
csse miindum, ostensum cst auteni per ea qua; di- 
cta siinl iiuimlum esse opiis Verbi, qiiod boniim, 
ct eligit, ct potest , boc auieiii Verbiiin cst aliud 
ab eo ciijus est Verbum. Nani boc qnoqiie est ali- 
<luo niodo cx iis qua; diciintiir relata ad aliquid, 
<luaiidoiiuidem oporlet omniiio cuni Veibo ctiam 
Verbi Palrcm subaudiri. Non essct cnim Verbum, 
si non cssct Verbuui ariciijiis. Si crgo per signifi- 
cationis habitudincm et relationcm discernit au- 
ditorum cogitatio et ipsum Verbum, et id ex quo 
cxsislit, nibil cst nobis utique pcricnli, ne Verbi 
myslerium, cum GrKcornin piignans opinionibus, 
convenial cuin iis qui faveiit parlibiis Jud;coruni, 
sed ex seqiio cffugict utrorumqiie absurditalem, ut 



iiui ct vivens Vcrbum Dei faleatur, operansqne ct xto u7:oxEt[jtiv(p kaxiv ouxto; Y.a.\ 6 xou 0£ou AiiYo;, 
cUiciens, quod noii admillil Jiubeus : et non dif- xio [jtkv ucfEaTivat xaO' JauT^v 6tfipr,xat Ttp^; kxeTvov 
fcrrc secnndum natiirani ipsum Verbiim, et id itop' ou xriv uitcicjxaatv ex£t • xto 6e xauxa oEtxvJeiv 
px quo exsistit. Quoniodo enim in nobis vcrbum p iv iauxto, St 7t£p't x6v 0e>jv xaOo.caxat, a'jx(5; iaxt 



seu ratiniicm cx nientc esse dicimus ; neqiic omni- 
iio ipsiini idcm csse (jiiod nienlem, ncc omnino 
alterum ; nam cx illo qiiidem esse, est aliqiiid 
aliud, cl noii illud ; qiiod aulom ipsam menloin in 
apertuni profer."»!, non uliquc existimari possit esse 
nruid ab illo, scd cum sil uiium natura, snbjecio 
cst aliud : ila cliam Doi Vcrbnm, co qnideni qiiod 



xaxixT]v 9uatv exEfvto x<o 5ti xtov auxtljv Yvtopta[jLa- 
xtjjv eupiaxo[JLiv(p. ETxe ^ip dYoOdxr,;, eTxe 5'jva[jii;, 
eTxe oocfia, eTTE -h d'i5!to; eIvo!, eVte x6 xaxta; xa\ 
Oavdxou xa't cfOopa; dvE7tt5EXXov , E'txe x6 £v 7tavx't 
xiXetov, etTE Tt xotoiJTOV oXto; ar,iJi£Tov TtotoTxo xf,; 
xou Ilaxpo; xaxaXrn^Eto; , 6ti xtov auTtov eupf,aei; 
OT|[ji£[iov xa\ T?<v tS, EXEivou utfEOTono Myow. 



pcr se consislil, disiinctnm cst ac divisiim ab illo ex qiio liabct qiiod consisiit ; co autem qiiod iii 
seipso illa osiendit qii;e cerniintur in Deo, idom est sccundiim naturam . qiiod ille qui invcnilur per 
'-•adem signa ct indicia quibus CGgnoscitur. Sive enim bonitas, sive polentia, sive sapienlia, sive esse 
«cnipiternum, sivc ia cum non cadere vitium, mortem cl inlcriium, sivo essc omiiino pcrfccliim, 
iive quid aliud ejiisniodi sit sigiiiim quo comprelicndilur Paler, per eadem sigiia invenies Verbnm 
<iijoque qiioil cx illo coiisislit. 



17 



Kb:'I'AA. I!'. 



OliATlO CAiF.CIIliTlCA. 



1S 



CAPIJT II. 



"Ounep 51 xiv Air^"' s>'- '^^"^' ''•^^' ''if^*' ava/.oyixwj 
£it\ TTi^OTCpxsiiJi^vr,? ^i-vt.-jjtiv 90j£(o;, xa-:i xV/ aii- 
■zh^ TpiTOV, xa\tri 7::p\ toO llviOjjiaxos svvoia TipoT- 
axOr)3<5iJieOa, oxia; ■riva; xa\ iAtjxf,iia-a xrj; a^pacrTou 
0-r/ap.iOi; ev -cii xaO' fi;ji.aj OsojpoOvcsj ^uj;;. 'A/.X' 
£cp'fjp.u)v (jikv -{( 'T!v$Gna, f) -uoO aspo; c5-t\v 4),/.)], 
dUoTpiou irpaYixaToj, TTpb; TfjV toO atifiaTO.; aujTa- 
oiv ovaYxatoj; eijjXxoptivou t$ xa\ itpoy^ojAivou, o-zp 
ev TU xaif (p TT,? £x-.f(ovr;3EO>? toO Xiyou, tfojVT) ytvJ- 



OiidmiikIo aiitciii u\ iis iiii.l- siiiil iiiiioliis, .inLilii- 
[,Mi'e Vciliiiin cot;iiiiviniiis iii .siipioiiia iialiii;i, eo- 
(lciii [luido cliain aiUhiiiMiiiir ail iiolinnciii Spiriius, 
iiiellabilis polciili.c iinilnas (iiiasilain cl siniulacra 
in iiostra toiiloiiiplaiitcs natiira. Scd iii nobis qni- ♦ 
(leiii spiriiiis osi aeris allraclio, rei aliciia;, ()iia; 
ncccssario atlialiitiir cl pioliinilitiir ad constitii- 
lioncin corporis, (|iia' (|iiiilciii, iliiin vcrbnin cniilli- 
liir, fil vox, in seipsa (leclaraiis viiii verhi. Iii (ii- 



Tat,Triv Tou Xivou SOvaiJitv ev ta\)-.ri tpav:poOia. T'^-t yjna antein natiira, csse (luiiliv.ii Dei Spiritiiin, piuni 

ob TTJ? 6£(a; tpuaetos t6 (jtev Eivai IIv£OiJ.a 0eou, ej- cst cxisliniatuni, (iiioiiioilo (laliiin cst cssc eliani 

(se6s; evojjiEaOri , xa.tw^ eocJOr) xa\ Aoyo; sTvat 0eoO, d,.; W.vlmm, proptcrca (iiiod iioii opoileal Dci Ver- 

ota ■zb [Jtr] oetv eXXet-irejTapov toO fjiJtsTipou XiJvou Tiv ij,,,,,, Ji.icriiis cssc, et iiiagis dcliccrc iiiiaiii iioslnini 

Tou 0eou eivat i\6yov eiirsp toutou [i£Ti tou tivcU- verbiini, sii|iiidciii ciini lioc coiisidcrclur cniii siiiri- 

[jtaTo; Ostopoufjtivou , exeivo; Stx» TcvsiJnaTOC etvat m, crcdatur illud csse siiic Spiritii. Ncqiie laineii 

-taTsOotTo. Ou [Jirjv dXXiTpiov xaO' 6[jtotdTriTa toO .|,| noslri spirilus siiiiiliUidiiiein exlrinsocus ad 

fllisTepou '7rvsu[jtaTo; sJoOev ^iretapstv tiT» Oetj, xa\ Deiiin alUiicre, ct in co licri Spirituni, id Dro con- 

evautto yfveaOat Ti Ilveu|jia,0£OTtpe7Ti? eaTtv oteaOat. vciiirc cxistiiiiaiuliiiii. Scd (luoincdo ciipi l'ci Ver- 

'AXX' (j; 0£ou A(5yov dxouaavTe;, oOx dvuitdaTaTiv Tt i,,,,,, audivissciiius, iioii reni essc ali(]uain qn;c non 

ctpaYfia t6v AiJyov (or]OT;iA£v, ouok ex [iaOrjasto; cy- coiisistat, Vcrbuin |)iilavimus; noqnc quod insil 

ytYviJfJiEvov, ouS^ oia (f tuvr,; TrpocpsptSfjtsvov, oOoi [i.£Td ex discipliiia, nequc quod voce profcralur, nirqiic 

T^ 7tpo£v£/0f,vat otaXufjijtevov, oOSk aXXo Tt r.i.^symxa. quod cuin fiicrit prolaliiiii dissolvatur, iici|iic aliqiio 

TotoOtov.ora Ttspl t6v f,[jtiT£pov Xiyov G£ti)p£tTat -iOr), alio niodo ita aflici, qiio ccriiiuir aflici iiosler scr- 

dXX' oOanuo(oj uifsaTdiTa, Ttpoatp£Ttxov t£ xa't ivsp- mo, scd consislere, ul ita dicaiii, cssentialiter, vini- 

ybv xal Ttavto5uva[jiov • outto xa\ nveO[i-a pi£[/.aOr,- que liabero cligciuli, csscqiic opcrans cl oinnipo- 

xoTSs 0£oO, xh au[jtT:apo[jtapToOv Tto Aoyto, xal '.favs- ids ; ii^ ctiaiii cuiii Dei Spiriliiiu didiccrimiis, iiiii 

poOv auToO TTiv £vipY£iav, oO TtvoT;v daOptaTo; ivvooO- Vcrbuin conscqiiiliir, ct cjiis dcrlar;it opcratioiiciu, 

(i.£v. 'H Yip av xaOatpotto r.phi; taTtstvotr.Ta t6 [ts- „011 iiitclligiiniis naliiin aiiliclilus ; dcpriiiicrctiir 

YaXstov tt;; Ostar ouvaijt£(o; , £t xaO' 6[jtoi()t»)Ta ToO „ eiiim el atl uiniiaiii dLir.itleiciur liuniilitaleni ina- 

f,[jtsT£pou, xa't t'j £v auTto Dv^Oijta u-ovooTto • dXXa ^,,^1 



oOva[jitv ouaiti)5ri aOTrjv k'^' Jautf,.; sv tota^ouii) u-o- 
OTaast 0£topou[(.ivTiv, ouT£ ytoptaOfivat toO 0£ou iv 
tjj iattv, i^ ToO AoYou Tou 0£oO to Ttapo^iapTsi Suva- 
(jtivTjv , oOts Ttpb? t6 dvuTtapXTOV dvaxsojiLivr,v, dXXi 
xaG' 6[jtoi6Tr|ta toO Osou jVoyou xaO' uTtoataatv ouaav 
Ttpoatp£Tfxf,v, auTox(vr)tov, svspY^'', Ttdvtot£ t6 d^a- 



liludo diviiuc potciili:c, si (pii iu co cst SiiiiiUis, 
existiiiiarclur cssc iiislar noslri : scd cssciilialciii 
polenliam, qu;c ipsa iii soipsa consiclciatiii' iii 
propria liyposiasi ac consislciiiia, ncqiie potesl sc- 
parari a Deo in quo esl, aiil a Vcrbo Dei qiiod co«- 
scqiiilur: ncqiic ad lioc ut iioii sil, eiriinditur, scd, 
ad Dci Verbi simililudiiiciii, csl in liyposlasi eli- 



Obv aipou[jtsvTiv, xa\ Ttpog Ttaaav TtpoOsaiv auvopo[Jtov gendi vi pra-dita pcr se niolili, opeiaiitc, cl seinpcr 
iX^uaa [v] tri ,8ouXf,a£t Tf,v SOvaaiv. boiiiim clittciitc, ct a.I oiniic proposiuiin cuin vo 

lunlalc concurrenlcni liabciite polentiam. 
KE1>AA. r. CAPUT III. 

"JJjt£ Tov dxpt6(o? Ti ^dOii Tou [jtuatriptou oiaixo- yiii itaquc diligonlcr cl accuralc considcranl niy- 

itoOiJtsvov, iv (isv TTi <]i\JXXi ^^'^ "^ drop,iijTov (jts- slorii profunditatein , in aniina qiiidcin arcana qiia- 
tpiav Ttvi xaTavdiiatv Tf,? xati tiiv Gso-i^vojatav 6toa- dain ralionc nicdiocrein accipil intclligontiain do- 
oxaXta; Xa6£tv, (jtii [jtivtoi SuvaaOat XoYto Staaa9f,aat j) clrina) Dci cogiiitionis , oralione tanicn non polcst 
Trjv dvix^paiTov TauTT,v toO pLuaTr,ptou ^aOOTr,Ta • iiiellabileni aperire profiindilalcm niysterii ; nciiip>; 



Ttto; t6 auti xa"t dptO!jir,tov iatt , xa't otacf^uYEt Tf,v 
ecapt'0[(Tiatv, xal oiTipri[jiivto; 6paTat, y.a\ ev [lovdoi 
•/aTaXa[Jt6dv£tat, xa't SiaxsxptTat Tr, uTtoaTdast, xa't 
ou [jts[jLsptatat ttl) 0Ttoxsi,aiv!O, •xa't dXXo TtdXtv sxet- 



qiioinodo idein et cadal siib iiumcriim, ct nun cailat, 
cl divisum cernatiir, el coinprclicndatur iii unilalc, 
distiiiclumque sit ac discrelum coiisistcntia et liy- 
lioslasi, cl subjccto noR sil divisuin , et rursus aliiid 



vo,ou xa\6 Ai-;o; S3t\ xa't tb nveOjjia. 'AXX' sTtsiSiv sil, ciijus est Vcrbuiii et Spirilus. Scd posteaqiiaii 



xb 6tax£x,ot[jtivov £v Toutot; xatavof,ar)j, TtdXiv f) tf,^ 
(fOa£(o; ivotri; tbv 6ta[jtspta(ibv ou TtpoaisTat • ojsts 
y.Ti~6 tb tf,; [jtovapxta; axtJsaOat xpatos ei? 0s6tTita; 
6ta-^opou; xatat£[xv6[j.svov, lJ.f,ts tto 'louSatxto 66- 
Y[Jtatt au[ji6at'vstv tbv Xovov, d/.Xi oti piijov ttov ouo 
uTtoXfi'.5-£(ov x<|^P-''' 'V' dXf,0£tav, ixaTi,oav ts twv 
o'.pia£tov xaOatpouaav, xa't dy' £xaTipa; Ttapaosxo- 
['ivTiv TO xpfjStiJiov. ToO (Jtiv Yip "louoatou xaOaip-.i- 



discrimen in liis intellc\cris, iialin:c rursiis uiiilas 
iion adniillit divisioiiom : adco iil iicquo inoiiar- 
clii:B doiiiinatiis scindatiir in diversas disscctus 
unitalcs, nequc congruat id qiiod dicilur cuin do- 
ginatft Judaico; sod per iiicdiiiin duariim opinioiuini 
proceibit vcrilas , el uiraiiiqiic tolleiis lia;rcsiin , et 
;ib iilraquc accipicns id quod est usui. Nain Juda;i 
quideiii dogiiia lollil, ol Vorbiiiii ailmillciido, et 



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2!) 



crcdendo Spirituiii : coritiii aiU;'iii qiii sl.iiit a CisG- A laixi SoYjjia, Ttj Xo toO \6yo\) KapaSoxil, ^^- 'fl '^■■- 

cis aliolctui- crror iiiulloruui (Iforuiu , ca qii;« cst ctei tou nvsu[xaTo;- tiov Si 'EUtiv.CiSvtwv fj ■xoXu- 

sccuiidum iiaturaiu ur.itatc circuuiscribente et ar- Ojo; i^a-javifsTat Tt).ivr„ t?,; -/.aTit (fOaiv iviTrjTOg 

cenle niultorum pliantasiam. Rursus autein e.v Ju- TapaYpacfojjisvr,? Tr;v 7:),T,0uvTty.T;v ifavTaitav. IlaXtv 

daica opinioue iiiancal nalur;c uiiitas , ex eo aiilciii Sz av iv. -.f^i 'louoatxTi; utto/.thj-eo); Vj t?,; tpuTeto; Jvt;- 

i|uoJ Gr.cci opiiiaulur, sola iliscretio iii liypostasi- -•rfi T.a.p(iy.vil-.ti> • iv. ol tou 'E),Xi]v.3[jlou, f] xatjt Ti^ 

bus, iiiipiiB opiuioni iitriiupie coiigruo adliibito re- uTOSTiiicts Stdxpiat? \J.6'ir\, OspaTTSuOEtaT]? JxaTipw- 

niedio. Ebl ciiiin veluli quxdam incdicina , coruin Gev xaTa).Xp,Xto; tti5 dae6ous uirovotas. "EaTi ^dp 

quidem qiii in uiio ;ibcrraiit, niimcrus Triiiitatis : WT7:xp Tt; OsparaEa Ttov [jtiv 7rEp\ t6 ev TXa.'i{a^.i- 



eorum aulciii qiii siiut dispcrsi in luullitudiucui , 
ratio uiiiiatis. 

CAPLT IV. 
Sin autcii) advcrsus b.x-c contradicat Jud;cus, noii 
utique e.\ ejus propiiis dillicilis erit nobis advi'i- 
siis illuin disci'pt;itio. Ex iis eiiiin duciiiiieiilis in 



vtov 6 dp'.OiJ.ij T?,? Tptdoo;- Ttov ok si? TiXfjOo; IzY.t- 

C3.T[jtivtov, d T?,,; ivoTT^to,; X^iyo;. 

KE1>AA. A'. 

Ei o^ dvTiXiYei TouTot;; d 'louoato;, o'Jx£T'av^,[j.Tv 

Ex TO'j ioiou 5u5xoXoc; d Ttp&c ezEtvov YevficreTat Xdyof. 

Ex Yap Ttov duvTpdcftov auTiyj otdayijidTwv f] zTfi dXr)- 



qiiibus cst cduoatus, vcrilalis crit dcclaratio. Essc 15 Oeta; EiTat -.fa-yeptoai;. T6 ydp Eivat Adyov 0eo'j, xa'i 

ciiiin Vcrbuiu Dci , ct Spiritnni Dei, potcstaies, qua- 

coiisistuiit esscntialiier, ct suiit e(licieiites coruin 

qiiae facta siiiit, ct ea quae suiit, contincnt, cx di- 

viiiitus inspiralis Si:ripluris evidcntcr oslciiditur. 

.SuHicit autciu , cuiii mciiiiiieriinus iiniiis tesliiiio- 

nii , pliira invenienda relinqucre sludiosis. VVrty 

Domiiii , iniinit, cwli finnati sunl , cl Spiiilu oris 

ejus omnis virtus eorum '. Q'io Verbo, el quo Spi- 

ritu ? Ncque ciiiiu dictio cst Vcrbuin , nciiiie Spiritus 

aiilielitus. Siccniiu ad nosli;c natuiae siiniiitudincm 

Ocus quoque liomo fieret, ejiisniodi quoque verbo 

ct spiritu uti univcrsitatis opi(icciii stalucrent. Qux- 

ii:iin autem tanta virlus pruliciscitur a vcibis, et a 



n'/EU[jta0Eououaitocti){ ■j-.fEaTtoaa; d^jvdjjtet?, TrotrjTixdj 
T£ Tiov YeY'^'i!-''^''''"''> '^"'^ TTEptexTtxd; Ttov dvTtov, £x 
Ttuv 0EO7:vE'JaTiov rpa'j;tov JvapY^aTepov OEixvuTai. 
'Apxet 6k [jiia; [iapTUptai; ETzt^xvr^aOEVTa? , tot; tptXo- 
■7:ov(.oTEpot? xaTaXtTtelv Tiov ■::Xetdvtov Tr,v eijpeaiv. Tij) 
Ady^i) zov livplov, (fT^aV/, clovpcirol ecrzspsoiOricray, 
irui r<p nrev^iazi. zov atd^iuioq abzov, itdcra i'\ 
Svrafiit; avzwr. Ilofip AdY',o xa\ Ttolto Uve'J[iaTi ; 
OiJTe Ydp (5T;iAa d Aoyo; , oute daO[jia t'j nvEu[jia. 'H 
Yao OLV xaO' d[i.oidTr,Ta ttj; V;[jiETipa; cfjjeto; xal t6 
©eiov ^avOptontCoiTo, xal TOtouTto xEjrpficjOat XdYtp 
xa't xoio'JTti) 7:ve'j[AaTt, tov tou T.y.'j':b; 7:otr,Tr]v SoY[Jta- 
Tt^oiEv. Tt; o' otxEtat d'Jva[xt; d.t^ flr,[jidTtov xa\ 



spiritii , iit sullicial ad ccclum coiisliluciiduin , cl p aaO(;.aTo; TriXixa'JTr] , to; E^apXEtv 7:pd; o:'jpavou 



"iu;e in eo sunt viitutcs ? Si eiiim nostnc dictioiii 
Dei Verbum est siiuile, et Spiritiis spirilui , siniilis 
cst oninino virtus cx siniilibiis, ct qiianlas no 
struin, taiilas vircs habel Hci Vcrbuin. Atqui ct opc- 
ralione sunl carentcs ei niiuiinc consisientcs , qui 
cura verbis transeunt spiritiis. Quo tit ut iioii agcn- 
lcs.etnon coiisistcntes illos oiniiino consiituant , 
qui ad noslri veibi siinilitiidincni Dci Verbuin de- 
uiicuiil. Siii autem , ut dicil David , Vcrbo Dei lir- 
inati sunl cccli, el eorura viriutes consistunl in Dci 
Spiritu, conslat crgo inystcrium vcrilalis, quod 
dictat esse dicendum Vcrbum iii esbcntia, ct Spiri- 
tuin iii bypostasi. 



a'JaTaatv xa'i Ttov sv toutol; ouvdpiEtov ; Ei Y^p o[j.oto,; 
Tip :?][jieTep(p (5if][jtaTt xa\ d to'j 0eo'j Adyo;, xal t?) 
nveu[ia T<p 7:'/e'J[jtaTt, djioia TtdvTto; ty. t(i>v dijtoitov 
f] d'Jva[J.t?' xa't oar^v d fj[i.eTEpo;, Toaa'JT7]V xa\ d Toij 
Geoij Adyo,; Tf;v iaxuv exet. 'AXXd [jif,v dvevipYTiTd 
TE xa't dvuT^djTOTa t4 toI? |if][jiaai auv5tE5epxd|jteva 
7:v:'J[xaTa. "A7:paxTa TtdvTtoj xa\ dvuTrdaTaTa xdxeTva 
y.aTaaxEud,^ouaiv, oi r.pb; Tf,v d[jiotdTT]Ta tou 7:ap' 
f,p.Tv XdYou TO OeTov xaTaYovTe;. Et cl, xaOij); X£yei 
Aa6l5, eaTepstioOT]aav Tto Adytp tou Kuptou ot oijpa- 
vo\, xa\ al 6uvd[i£t? a^jToJv iv T(p nveiJ[jtaTt Toij 0£ou 
Tf]v suaTaatv eaxov • dpa auv£aTr,x£ t6 t^; dXr,6etai; 
|jLuaTf]ptov, Adyov ev o'Jaia, xat Ilveuuaev uT^oaTdaei 



/EYetv u-.fr;You[jiEvov. 
CAPUT V. D KE-J-AA. E'. 

Scd Dci quidcm esse Vcrbuni et Spiritiini , ct pcr 'AXXi zh (jt^velvat Aoyov 0eou xa\ IIveu[jia, 5td Te 

commuiies notiones Gra.>cus, ct pcr Sciipturas Ju- twv xoiv(ov Jvvotiliv d "EXXt]v, y.ii 5td t<ov Tpa^txtov 
da;us fortassc non contradicet ; at Dci Vcrbi lioiiii- d 'louoaTo?, tcojs o^JxdvTtXe^ef Tr]v 6^ xaTi Tiv «v- 
nis facti dispensationcm ulerqiie eoriiin cx ;cqiio OptoTiov oixdvo[itav to'j 0eo'j Aoyou, xaTd t6 Ijov 
rcprobabit , ut qua; sil niiniine probabilis, et quara ixdTEpo? a'JTtJjv d7to5oxi[jtda£t, (o; d7:£0avdv te xil 



ilc Dco diccrc niinime convcniat. Ex alio crgo prin- 
(ipio adduccmus cos qui coiiti;idiciiiit , iit lioc crc- 
daiit , nciiipe. Grctbiiitnc Veibo et sapieiitia oiiiiiia 
csse fai ta ab co (jui condidit iiuiversit.itcni ? an 
biijus quoque exislimatiunis lidcm dillicile ad- 
iiiittaiit ? Sed si non dedcrinl Verbuiii scu ratio- 
iiiiii , ct sapicntiam fiiisse duccm icrum crcii- 



a.TipnzT\ r.zpX 0£ou XeY^^"*'- Ouxoijv k^ i-epa; dpxf,?, 
xa^ £ts Tf,v i:£pl TOUTou 7:toTiv TO'j? dvTiXeYOVTai; 
TTpOjaciJiJiEOa. Adytp Td 7:dvTa y^Y-''^!^''^' "*"' aoyfa 
7;api TO'j t6 7:dv auaTr,aa[JtEvou 7:taTE'Jouatv , ■)] xa\ 
Tcpb: TaijTT]v ouaTreiOto; ex'-'"''' ^'1^ UT:dXr,t!/tv ; 'AXX' 
et [if, ooTev AdYov xaOT)Y£taOat xa\ co^lav tti? tojv 
ovTiov auaTdaEco;, o.'i.v:ict.'i 



rsal. xj\ii, 0. 



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■: jj TOVtJl^ £7:lJtT130D3lV. Ei 5i ToOtO StO-iV T£ xa\ A 

dJsSJ^, (5;j.oXoYiiTa; navtw.; oti Adyov ts xa\ jo^tav 
T;f£|J.ovs'j£'.v ttov Svtiov A^oXoY^flsoyitv. 'AX/.i (iTjv 
iv totj (pOi^anv aTtoSjostxtai, (jli) ait?» touto (iT)|Jia 
(ov 6 to'j 6;o'j \6xoq,fi zS, £:itifrj;>tT,? tiv^; f^ ao^fa? • 
dXXi xat" oojtavttc •j^sitcjja Suvapit;, -npoatpsttXTJ 
ti ^ravtij aYaOo'j, xai iv tJxiJ' ~5v ih xata :tpoa!pi- 
atv E/ouja. 'AYaOcj ol 5vtOs toij xdT;jLO'j, ti]v tojv 
dtYaOtov 6p;xtf]v t; xa\ 7Totr|ttxf,v 5'Jva;jttv atttav 
elvai. Et 6i tO'j xijjjtou T.txvzl^ -f) u-iitait? tr;.; t0'j 
Aoycj 0jva;jiiai^ E^riTttat , xaOw; i) (ixoXo'jOta ^ap- 
£5stciv ■ dvdtyxT] tJ.^x xal ttjjv toG x(5i(jiou [jiEpoJv |jtT) 
oXXt)v eztvOitv attlav ttvd tt); a'jjtaa£u).;, dXX' i) 
Tbv A(5yov aOtbv, 5i' ovJ td Ttdvta t^v Etj tb Y£VcsOat 
itdpooov Sjx£. To'jto 6k stts A^S^j-ov, Elts locjtav, ei'ts 
o'Jva[jttv, site Oeiv, ette dXXo tt TcTjv 0'{jr//tov te xat " 
ttjjttojv (5vo[xdC£tv Tt; iOiXot, 0'j StotdipieOa. "0 tt ydp 
Sj eupeOi) oetxttxiv tO'j u-oxetjiivou ;ii);jLaT) Svo^ia, 
Jv eitt tb Sti T(J)v (ftovtJJv crr;,aatv(5[iJvov , i] dtoto^ 
tou 0eo'j 6'jva(jtt.;, ifj T.oir-iy.r] tiuv Kvttov, f) eupettXT) 
ttov (jiT) ovtwv, f) auvexttXT) ttov YiYOvdtujv, f) Ttpo- 
opattxf) twv (jteXXdvTOJV. Outoc totvuv 6 Qthg, 6 A6yo<;, 
f; oo^ia, f[ 5'JvaiJttj, dTieSetxOT) xati t% dx(>XouOov 
TT)j dvOptoTitvr,? <f'J3eto^ 7:otr,tf)r, 0'jx dvdYxri ttvl 
T.pb^ tf;v toij dvOpco-ou xitajxeuf,v eva/Oe^i;, dXX' 
dYdni]^ ■Tiepioujta to'j totO'Jtou Jtiou 6r,ijitoupYf;3a? 
TT)v Y^"''3iv. "Eoet Yip (Ji-Tjte ti tpioj dOiatov, (tfjte 
tf]v 5(i|av d;j.aptupov, (jif;tedva::(!Xau3tov a'Jtou elvat 
T7;v dYaO(itT)ta, [J.f;t£ ti SXXa ::dvta osa iT£p\ tT;v 
Oeiav xaOopitat tfjstv, dpYi X£t30at, [if) Svto? tou „ 
(jieT£xovt(5j te xa\ d~oXa'Jovto^. Ei toivuv in\ toutot? 
6 dvOpto::o; ei? y^'''''''^ Spxetat , i'^' to t£ \xixoyoz 
•iSt^j O^itov dYaOtJjv Y'''''^^^-! dvaYxaito; toto^jtoi; 
xata3X£ud^£tat, (o; J-;:itr6£itoj ■J:p6.; T7;v twv dY*- 
Otjjv jjt£tou3!av e/etv. KaOd7:£p Yip 6 690aX(j.6? 6ti 
tf,.; eYxetjjteVT,^ a'jt<ii ^uatxtjjj a'jYf)? bj xotviovia tou 
<fio-h;-(l^jiz3.i.,5'.!i tf,; e[ji9utou 6uvd(jteco; tb auYY^vlj 
eceXxdpievo; • o'jtioi dvaYxatov f)v ^^''•P^O?,'''^!! tt tf] 
dvOpto-ivT) 9-J3£t auYY^''^'? '^P^; ''^^ ©eiov, (jj; dv 5;i 
TO'j xaTaXXfjXou Ttpij tb otx£tov t7)v S^^^tv iyo:. Kal 
vip xa"t ev tf, ttov dXdY'>>''' tp'J3£i, 6aa tbv evuSpov xa\ 
evaeptov eXa/e piov, xataXXf^Xojj 'exastov tco tf)? C(of,5 
etoet xat£3X£ud30r,, (bj oixetov Ixatipou xa'i d^xdcpu- 
Xov, 5ti tfi? Ttotd.; to'j 3to(j.-xto5 StaTtXiseojj, tto (jiiv 
t'jv dipa, T(o 5^ to u5(op etvat. OijT(0? 0'jv xal Tiv f) 
dvOpojTtov £7:'t T7) Ttov Ositov dYaOiliv dTtoXa'J3£t Y£vd- 
(Jtevov, £5£t Ti 3UYYSV£S ^v tf) <p'j3et ■7:pJi^ zh [j.et£xd- 
(jtevov £X^'V' ^'-' to'jto xa"t vtof,, xa". ).dY(o, xa"t 30'yia, 
xa\ Ttaattot; 6£07:p£-::i3tv dYaOot;, xat£-/.03(jLfi6T) , to- 
av 5i' ixdatou to'Jt(jjv ::p6; tti oix£tov t7)v e:itOu[jiiav 
E-XOt. "Et:£"iouv hj ttov 7:£p\ Tf;v Oeiav cfjatv dYaOdiv 
xa"i f) diotdtT)^ kat"tv , eoet Ttdvtco.; (jtr,oi To^jtou tf]V 
xataa'/.euf,v elvat tf,? ^'jaeto? f,[j.(jjv dzdxXT]pov, dXX' 
tXetv £v JautT) t6 dOdvatov , (jj^ dv Sti tf;? kyy.ziy.i'- 
VT,? 5uvd,a£to? yvtopi^otto tb u7:£px£t(it£vov, xal ev eTtt- 
8u(j.ia tf,; 0£!ai;dtotdTT,tOi;£rT). Tauta tr] TrepiXriTtttxT) 
tf(j)VT) ot" lv>>; ;if,[jtato; 6 tf,; xotpiOYOvia; evzS^i^ato 
XoYo;, xat" eixdva 0£O'j t'jv dvOptoTtov Y^V^vfjsOai J,£- 
Ywv. 'Ev Yif^fi d;jto;(.oa£i tf, xati tf,v eixdva 7:dvtoj; 



r.IIETlCA. 2'J 

lioiiis , slMliiciit r;Ui(iiiis cl arlis ('ijeslati^iii fiiissc 
iii iiiiiiciiiio iiniv(!i'silalis. Siii .'iiilcm lioc coiislat 
Cisc i>laiK' aljsiii'Jiiin ct iiiipiinn , VtMliiiin cl sa- 
pienli.iin reriiin falcliniitur cssc (Jiicciii. Alinii iii .|_ 
iis (iiix piius liicta suiil, ostciisuin est Dci Yci- 
buiii noii cssc ipsani diclionein , aul e\ scicniia 
ali(nia aul sapioiilia proliciscciitein , sed (jiiaiii- 
tlani (iiiic pcr cssciitiain coiisislil virtiittMii, (|U;i; 
ct (iiiiiii! Iioiuiin cligil, ct iii potcslale siia siliiin 
jiiilict i|iiiJ(iiiid clcgcril. Cuin aiilein Ijoiuis sii. 
iiuiikIus, ojiis illaiii, (|ikc est lionoruin appctens cl 
cUicieiis, vim cssc eaiisam. Si :uili'iii, (iiicd nuin- 
dus coiisislal uiiivcrsus, id peiidel a virlute Vcrlii, 
ut csteiidit conse(|ueiiiia, oinniiio neccssc cst ii! 
iniiiidi fiiKxine paitiuin crcalionis iioii aliaiii cxi- 
stiiiicnuis esse caiisam, (|iiain ideiii VcrLiini, pcr 
(|ii(id lialtucrunl oinnia acecssiim iii licrciit. !lo' 
aiiteiii Yeibiinuie aii ralioiiein, aii viiliitcm, an 
Dciuii, an aliiiuod aliiid c\ siibliiiiibiis cl prxclaris 
iioiiiinibus velis nomliiarc, iiiiiiiiiic laborabiiiius. 
Qiiodciin(|iie enim iiiveiitmn fiicrit vcrbiiin aut no- 
nicn, (iiiod demonsirat siibjcctum, unum est quod 
siguilicalur per voces, ncinpe sciupilerna Dei vir- 
tus, rerum effcctrix, eiuiim iiujc iion crant invcn- 
tri.v, qiiK conliiict iiiuc lai la suiit, et pra;vid(t 
futura. llunc crgo Dciiiii, Ycrbiiiii, rationem, sa- * 
picntiani, virtutem, ostensum esl ex coiise(|iieiilia 
cffectorein csse luimaiia; iiatura', iion aliqiia iic- 
cessitate indiieium ad crcaiiduiii liomincm , scd 
cviiiiia cl iiisigni cliarilate liujiis aiiimalis orliiiii 
cssc arcbileclaluiii. Opoi tebat eiiiiii neiiuc luceiii 
csse iion aspectabilem, neiiue gloriain carere lesti- 
biis, neqiie eo redire ejus bouiiatem, ut ncmo ea 
fruerelur : iieque alia omnia, qu;i! in divina con 
spiciuiitur iiatura, jaccre oliosa, cum noii cssi t 
qui eonim cssel particeps, iisque frucrctur. Si / 
ergo lioino ideo deducitur ad generationem, ut di- 
vuiorum boiioruin fiat pailiccps, iicccssario con- 
ditiir cjusiiiodi, ut sit aptus ad corum boiioniiu 
participaiioneni. Quomodo eniin oculus per nalu- 
raliler insitum ci spleiulorem lucis fit parliccps, 
per vim ei inditam quod sibi cognatum cst altra- 
bens : ila neccsse eral ut in Iniinana nalura ali- 
quid iinmisrereUir, quod cum Deo liabcret cogiia- 
tioncni, ut propter convenieutiam tcncrctur desi- 
deiio cjus quoJ ci esset propinquitaic ac ncecssi- 
tiidiiic coiijuiiclum. Nain ct iii nalura bruloriiiii, 
ca quibiis obligit iit vitam degaut iii aqiia ct iii 
aeie, coiidita suul unumquodiiuc coiigruciilcr gc- 
neri vitx ab co degeiida;, ut pcr certani corporis 
effeclioneiii, allcri qiiidcm propriiis et convcnieiis 
esselacr, altt^ri vcro ;i(iiia : ila cigo eliain lioiiii-i'. 
nem ortuiii ad frucnJnm bouis diviiiis, o|ioi tcbat 
liabere arK)uid iii nalura ;:ogii;ilum cuiii co cnjiis 
esset parliceps. Proptcrc.i fiiii oiiuilns ct viia, et 
ratione, ct s.-;[iiciilia, ct oiiuiibus boiiis, qinie Deiiiii 
dcceiil, ul pcr luuiiiiqiiodinic coriiin (kignircl cupi- 
diiate cjiis (luod cst sibi proprium ac coiijuiiciiiin. 
Quoiiiam crgo uiu.im ex iis boiiis ([luc suiit in di- 



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viiia naliira, e^t eliani ;i:tiM-iiitns, oporiebat omiiino A ^~'' t^ ©^'O'' x^.pT/.xr\pi^6)^~.i>i^j f) di-apiO[jLr,ji;, xat 



iiostrs iialime coiisirnctioiieiii iicc luijus esse exsoi'- 
lem, sed in se liabere iinmortalitatein, ut per viin 
sibi insitam cognosceriH lii qiiocl est siipienuiiii, et 
leiiereliir tlcsiderio divliKe ;cteriiilalis. Ihce yoce 
luulla coiuiilectente, iino verbo osleuilit liber (1<; 
luiiiidi orii.Miic, diceus f.ictiim csse bomiuein ;id 
Dei itnaginem. In liac eiiiin assiniilatior.c ad iiiia- 
f,iiioiii , ea prorsiis euuiiicraiUur, qiia; di\iiiit;ilis 



baa 7tsp\ xouxiov I jxopixuiTEpov 6 Miuarj.; Sii^^pj^sxai, 
bi 5n]Yri<i£t>)S Ei'5si 6iy[xoiZ3. •fijjiiv ■napaxiOijjtEvo?, t^? 
TOiavxTi^ ?XExai 5iSaaxa)>(a?. '0 fkp TtapaoEijOs 
ExiTvo?, xal :?) xtov xapitojv ioiixT)!;, iiiv ■i\ ppwGii oO 
Yaixpbs 7:).T|3[iovr)v, a/.Xi YviJJotv xa\ d'i5idTr,xa CioTi? 
xoij Y^'^^'^!-'^^"'"''? oiooiJi • Ttavxa xaOxa cuvao;t xoi; 
7rpotc9£tji)pr);ji.£votj 7tcp'i xbv SvOpoiTtov ijjj liYaOf); 
T£ Y.y.\ EV aYaOoIiOGir).; xaxap;(3t; f;|.irv Ti^,; (fJdEijjj. 



tliaracterein expriuiuiit, ct (iii;iccuiunie dc his Mnses bislorica narralione percnrrit (iia tainen ui ca 
prodogmatis liabeamus) eaunlciu dot triuaui rcdoleul. Paradisus eniin ille friictuiinK|iie proprictas, (luornni 
1 siis non ventris solui ilatcin, sed sciciiti;ii!i ct ;cleriiilatein vila; giistanlibus doiiat : liajc oninia congruunt 
iis qiUL' suiit priiis ciiiisiderata iii lioiuiue : neinpc ([uod in iiiiiionoslra esset boiia cl in bonis iiatura. 
Sed iis qii;c dicla suut forlc rcpiigiiabit is 'AaX' avxtXiYst xu/iv tot^ £tpr,iJiivot? 6 7tp6; -zk 

«(ui ad prsDsenlia aspicit, cl exislimat sc posse Ttapovta pXiraov, xa\ otEtat oie/.lyx'-'-'' i:iv J.6-(ov 
l>robare , non esse vera quai dicuiiliir , quod ^'■^y- aXr,0£uovxa, tu ij.i) ev exstvot; vuv, d),),' ev 
noii in illis , scd iii oniiiilius feie conlrariis ^ '^5^' <^X«Siv tot,- uTtsvavttot? ipaaOat tbv avOpoj- 



niinc bonio ccruauir, llbi cnim csl foriu.ie di- 
viiiK similitudo in aiiiina ? Ubi segritudinum 
vaciiitas in corporc ? Lbi aiiiin.c ;rlernitas ? .\n- 
non est lioino brevis vil;e, patibilis, caduciis, 
omni alTcctionum generi obuoxiiis, ct iii auiina, ct 
jn corporc? Qui li.^cc dicit et (|u;c sunt liuiiisuiodi, 
ft natiir,iui iiisectatiir, existiinabit se piissc cvcr- 
tere quae sunt Iradita de honiine. Sed ne ab eo 
quod est rouscquens et consentaneum dcflectatur 
oratio, de bis etiain paiicis traclaliiiiius. Qimd 
nunc vita buinana sit in iis qu;c sunt alicna ct 
miiiinie conveniciitia , noii saiis cst argiimcnti 
(juod homo nunquaui fiierit in bonis. Qiiouiaui 



7:ov. IIou Y'^? ~^ii '^'^ySii "^^ 0£oet5i? ; Ttod ok 
T) dTtaOEta Tou a(li[jiatOs ; IIou tijj Ctor,? tb dtoiav ; 
'flxuiiopov, £p.7taO£?, i7ttxr,pov, Ttpi? Ttiaav 7ta0r\(Jid- 
Tojv toiav xaxd te 4'U"/r)v xa"i stii[jta iTtitrjSetov. TauTa 
xa't ti totauta AiYOjv xa\ xataTpiywv Tr,; tpuiEto;, 
dvatpirtEtv tVj dTtoSoOivxa 7t£p't tou dvOpoj-tou 'j.6yov 
otr,i£tat. 'AXX' tl); dv nr,5aiJiou tou dxoXouOou 6).oYot 
7tapatpa7t£tr) , xa't 7t£p't touxojv Jv 6),iYoii; 5ia),r,J/diJi£0a. 
T5 vuv Ev dxdTxot? slvat xr// dvOpoj7ttvr)v l^oiT^v, oux 
txavd; Edttv i).Ey/pi, tou iJ.riSi-ot£ tSv dvOptuTtov ev 
dyaOot; y^T*'''^!'''''-'- 'ErtEtor) ^dp 0£ou epY^ 6 dvOpoj- 
TtOs.Tou 5t'dYaOdTr,TaTi?ojovTOUTO ■KO.po.yayovzoi et; 
YivEOtv, oux fiv Tti euXoYOJj ou fj atTta Tr;? ousTdseo); 
dYaOdtr]? eatl xaOuTtortteiJjeisv. 'AX"a' etepdv eiTtv 



cniin hoino Dei cst opiis, (lui propter boiiilaleiu ^ aiTtov, tou tautd t£ vijv 7t£p't rnj.a; Elvat, xa"i tiliv 



hoc aiiiiiial dcduxit ad ortuni, iieiiio ]ure eiiin, 
ciijiis bonitas causa fuit ut conderetiir, illius dcfe- 
ctioiiis causain csse suspicabilur. Sed alia est 
causacur el ha;c nobis nunc adsint, el dcscrii si- 
mus ab iis qiia; siint prspstautiora. Iniliiiin autein 
ejiis qiiod ad lioc iiiinc csl dicenduiii, non cst 
icmolum ab assensioiic eoriim qui coniradicunt. 
Qui enim ad lioc iit suorum bonoriini particcps 
csset bomincm fecit, quique ailininiculiim et oc- 
casionem cjiis natiir;i; iiididit, iil pcr uuuinniiodqiic 
ad siiiiile ferrcliir apprtiiio, uoii privavcrit lioiiii- 
nem eo quod cst bonoruin pulcbcrrimiim el piiE- 
• stantissimiim, illa, inqiiam, gralia qiia; iii co coii- 



7:poTtiJtOTipo>v Epr]iJ.O)0r)vat. 'Apyr) 5k TtdXiv xa\ 7tpi? 
touTov •f)iAtv tiv XdYoVi oux £|o)Oev tr); ttov dvttXcYdv- 
ttov iaz\ (TUYxataOiaEtj;. '0 yi^P ^'^' netousta ttov 
totojv dYaOtliv 7totTj3as tSv dvOpojTtov, xa'i 7tdvT(ov au- 
t(p t(ov xaX(7)v ti; d^opiJii; eYxatacixeudia; tt) ifj~ 
let, (bj dv6t'£xdjTou TtpS^Ti oiJ.otovf) 8pE|i? tfipotTO, 
oux dv Toij xa),XtaTOu xa't Tiii.tojTdtou ttjjv dYaOtiiv 
d7t£(ixipi)(T£, XiYioSr; xrii; xaxi t^ dSidTOXov xa"i out- 
E|ouatov xdptto;. Et ^dp tt^ dvdYxr) tr) dvflpojTttvri 
ETtedtdtei Ctor), otEiieuaOr, dv V) £tx('ov xax' ixzlvo t6 
l).ipo;, dXXoTptojOEtia T(o dvoijtoto) 7tp?/; xb dpxixu- 
Ttov. T^? yi.p paaiXEuousT]; tfiujEtoj ^ dvdYxat; xicj"t 
07;£j£UYiJ.ivri xe xa't oouXeuouaa, 7ttij? dv stxtov ovoiJtd- 



sislit, qiiod iioii sit aliquid qiiod doiiiiiialiiui in „ ^otto ; Ouxouv Tb 5td 7:dvxojv rtpo; tb G^iov t'oijtoto)- 



cum oblincat, ct (|U()d sit siii jiiris et liberi aib 
trii. Si eiiiin vit;c liuiiiaiuc pr;ecssct neccssitas, cx 
ea parte falsa fuisset iinago, ut qua; per ilissiiiii- 
iitndiiieinalicna cssel ab cxcmplari. Qiii ciiini lieii 
posset ut natnia iicscio qiiibiis iicccssitatis lcgi- 
biis astriita, natunc omniiiin rcruiii doiiiinatricis 
imago dicerctiii ? Qiiod crgo per ouiiiia Dco cr;it 
assimilatuin, oportcbat oniniiio li;ilicrc iii iiatiiia 
qiiod sibi iiiipcraiet, ct diiiiiiiio niiiiiiiic cssct siib- 
jccliini, ut virtulis essct iiriciniuui bouoiiim par- 
licipalio. Qiii fai tiim esl crgo, inqiiics, iit qiii per 
oiunia pulclicrrimis et pra;stantissimis fuit lioiic- 
statiis, coininiilaverit bona deterioribus? Clanim 
autcni cst id qnoqiic qiioil de co dicendum cst .' 



[iSvov £0£i TtdvTto; exetv £v Tf) cujei ih autoxpaxei 
xa't d5iaT:otov, tojte dOXov dpexri; elvat trjv tiTjv 
dYaOtJJv (jtetouaiav. IldOev ouv, £p£t;, 6 otd 7tdvt(ov 
tot; xaXXtcJtot; TEtt[jtrjjtivo; , td X^''p'^ '^'^v dyaOdiv 
dvxr,XXd|axo ; -atfr),; 0£ xa't d 7t;p't xouxou XdYo;. Ou- 
6£[jtia xaxou Yevejt; ex Oeiou fiouXTj [xaxoi; ■zt]v dp/.rjv 
EdXev • Ti yir.p Sv ^o) ixiij.<l>i(x>i f)v -f) xaxia, 0£5v iau- 
XT); ertiYpatfo^jtivr) 7totritr]v xa'i Ttatipa • dXX' eiJi- 
(fuexai Tto); x5 xax5v ev5o0ev, tr) Ttpoatpiiet tdxe 
(juviixdiJievov, oxav xt; drto tou xaXou yivTi^zcn. tf,i 
tJ/uxT); dvaxtopr]at?. KaOdrtep ^ip '^ opait; tfuaetoj 
ejtiv evipYEta' ^ 5e 7:T)po)(Jtj, axipr^ai; eatt tTj^ (fu- 
a'.x'r\i JvjpYeia? •otjto)^ xa't ^ dpetT) rtpoj ti]v xaxtav 
dvOiJxr|X£v. Ou YJtp ^tJttv y.l'j.T^'/ xax'a; •{ivttivi in- 



OUATIO CATECIIETICA. 



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voTJoai, i^ ips*ii? i-ouaixv. "-iii-sp yap tou 910-^,; A Niilliis innll orliis iniliiim (iiixit ox Dei volmilate. 
CKfaipsOivTo^ s<i?o? e^TiTixoXooOTjcrs, napivxoj 51 oJx Kovoia (■iiiiii iiiilli icprelioiisioiii alliin; csscl \iliuiii, 



EffTtv • ouTii)? EUs ^^' ^ ''^^ (iYaOiv £v tt) cpuasi, av- 
u7iapxT(5v ta-i xaO' Jau-c^ fj xax(a • -f] 5k xou xpEi-:- 
Tovoj avaxwpTjJ'; "l^ivExai tou ivaviiou Y£v:ai;. 'Eu£"i 
OjV touto -f^i; auTs^ouatiiTTiTic £'1' '^i iSio)[ia,Ti xaT' 
i^oujiav (ivatpsTaOai t6 xaTaOufitov, oux 6 Bsi; aot 



iii iinod siii elTcclorem el patrGm Deum sibi ascri- 
Ijoret, sed in.iliiiii inlriiiseiiis qiiodaiiiinoJo iniiasci- 
liir in liljcro aniiiii arbitiio cl cli^ctioiie , tiiiic 
consislcns, qiiando fiierit ali(iuis aninnu recessiis 
ab co qiioj bomiin csl ct honcstiiin. Qiioniodo 



Tuiv TrapdvTtov IsT^tv aiTto? xaxiliv, dSiff-oTov ts xa't cnini visus cst nalura; opcratio ; orbitas aulem est 
ovsTiv aot xaTaixsua^a^ tt;v tfujtv , (iXX' -f) (i6ou),ia privatio naliiralis opcrationis : ila etiam virtiis 
t4 X''?'^''' ^''"^ '^'''■J xpsiTTOvo; -posXo[JiivT). advorsatur vilio. Non pdssuinus cnim cogilare 

aliain vitii generatioiicin, quain virtutis abscntiain. Quomodo enim ablata liiee consequuntur teiicbrx, 
non suni auicni si adsit : ita qiiandiii fiierit bonuni in natiira, per se non consistit vitiiiin ; cjus 
aiiteiii quod est nielitis rccessus fit gcneratio contrarii. Qiioniain crgo boc cst propiictas libeii ar- 
bitrii, ut libere qiiod aiiimo graliiiii fuorit eligatur, noii est tibi Doiis auctor el causa iiialoriiiii pre- 
seiitiiiiii, conslriiela libi iiatiira qii;i' ilomiiio noii parct cstquc libera et soUila, sed maluiii coiisilium, 

quod ele^it pro meliori id (|iiod esl detoriiis. 

KK-l-AA. q-. B CAPIJT VI. 



ZT)T£t^ Si xx\ TT)v atTtav TU/OV T?,^ xaTj Tt]V ,3ou- 
Xt)v StajjtapTias' etf touto yoip i\ (ixoXouOia tiTiv Xo- 
"i'tov cpipst. Ouxouv iraXtv a.p/Ti Ttj ^ii^'v xaTa t6 eu- 
Xoyov EupsGTjajTat, i) xa\ touto aa^Tjviaei zh ^TjTrijjta. 
ToioiJTSv Ttva Xoy^jv ■Kapi Ttliv IlaTiptov ot£S£5a;xE0a- 
^att 6i 6 X(5yO';, ou jjiuOtoSr,; 5tTiYT)iit;, a/X 1% auTr,^ 
TT|? 9u<r£toj f|tjt(jjv t!) ntOTiv EuaYSpiEvo;" AmXT) t!.; 
t-Ttv bi Tot; oust xaTavST)!!?, et^T?i vor,TSv T£ xa\ 
otia0r,T6v ttJi; Oetopia; Str,pTi(i£vr,;. Ka\ ouSlv olv Ttapi 
TauTa xaTaXr^-yOeir) £v t5) TtJJv SvTtov cpuast, Tr,.; 
Statpiieto; Tautr,; 'iZfii cfEpofjtevov. itf,pr,Tat cz TauTa 



Quseris aiilcm ctiam fortassc caiisani pcccaii 
quod consiillo admittiliir, eo eniiii dediieil oratio- 
nis conscquentia. lUirsus ergo nobis invoiiietur 
aliquod principium, ut est conscntaneiim, quod 
banc etiani cxplioabil qii;cslionem. A Palribiis 
quaniJain lalom invcniimis oiaiioneni, est aiitciii 
oratio, iion fabulosa narraiio, sed qua; ex ipsa na- 
tiira afferl probabilitatcm : Duplex cst in iis qux 
siint considcratio, in id quod poreipilur intclligen- 
lia, et id quod est scnsilc, divisa conlcniplalioiie. 
Noque prxter lia;c quidqiiam reliiiqui potest iu re- 



T.phi BXkT^Ka. TToXX^ Ttp [jteato, to^ [jtrjTe Tr)v aijOr|Triv riim nalura, quod feratur cxtra hanc divisionem. 

ev Totj voT)Tot? elvat YvtopiT[ia(7t, [XTjTs Iv ToT? ataOr)- Magno autem intcrvallo sunt brcc inicr sc disjun- 

ToT; £X£tvT)v, (iXX' iiT:!i tiov evavTttov Jxa-ipav /a- cta, ut neqiie cognila sit scnsilis inter ea quae ca- 
pa-/.Tr,pi^£a6ai. 'II ]i.hi Yip vor,TT) cjiuaig (iatojjtaTrjv C dunt sub intolligentiam, ncc qua; iiitelligenlia pcr- 

Tt XP^ii^^ ^^■^' '■'•^'^ ava'j;c; xa't aveio-ov. 'H S^ ai- cipiuntur inter sensilia, sod ntraqiie formam ct 

a6T)Ti) xaT' auTb to 8vo;jia, evTS; eaTt zvfi Sta Tdiv characterem accipiunt a conlrariis. Nam qux in-jt 

aij9r,Tr,pitov xaTavof,a£to;. 'AXX' ujr.ip bi auTto Tto lclligcntia qiiidcin porcipitur iiatura, cst rcs qua;- 

aiaOriTio xi-.aii) TToXXf,.; i-.phq aXXr,Xa Ttov aToixsitov dain incorporca, ct intaetilis, et iiiforinis. Sensilis 

ouaT); £vavTttoa£toc, £-iv£vSr,Ta! Tt; (ip[jiovia oti Tcov aiiloni ex ipso noininc, est intra iiionlis conipro- 



JvavTitov (ip[io^O[j.ivTi Trapi Tr,? tou iravT?); ertiTa- 
TOujr,s ao^ta; • xa't ouTto; iraar,; Y'V£Tat TTpb.; lau- 
Tr,v au[ji9(ovia Ti); XTiasto;, ouoa,uiou t?,; ^uaixi).; 
£vavTtStT)Tos Tiv Tf)? au[iTi:voia? eip[j.bv StaXuouaT;?, 



bensionem qiia; fuit pcr sensilia. Sod qiioiiiodo 
cum in mundo magna sit inter se invicem elcnien- 
lorum ropiignanlia, a sapienlia qu;c prxesl uni- 
versit;iii, cxoogitata cst qiui^dam liarnionia, qii.nc 



XKTi T&v ouTbv TpiSTOV xa\ Toij aiaOT)Tou Tiphq xh concinnalur ct aptatur por contraria ; ct ila uni- 

VQr,T6v Y''^eTa£ Ttj xaTJt Oeiav ao'.ft'av [Jtigt? t£ xal versK crcatura; ad scipsam extendilur conccntiis, 

dtvaxpaat?, to; av 7:avTa Toij xaXoiJ xaTa t6 laov [jt£T- naturali repugnanlia niinime solvenle seriem con- 

£/01, xa't [«.r,okv T(Lv SvTtov a;/.oipoir, tt)? xpsiTTOvo; spiralionis : codcni niodo cjus qiiod Cst sonsilc, 

9uj£()).;. Ati TouTOTi!/ [xev xaTaXXr,Xov TT) vor,TTi 9ua£t cuin co qiiod cadit sub inlelligentiam, a divina 
Xiopiov, t; Xs-tt), XoYtxi) xa\ euxivT)TS; ea-tv ouaia , D sapientia fit iiu.-cdam coinmistio ct concrclio, ut 

xaTi tt;v u~pxSa[jttov XT)|tv 7:oXXi)v exouaa Tto toti- oinnia ex setiuo parlem babcant ejus, quod cst 

i^ovTt T?,? 9ua:to; r.phq -h vor,Tbv tt^v auYYevetav. nulchrum et bonestum, ct ex iis qua; sunt nihil sit 



Il,oo[jir,Oeia Se xpeiTTOvt irpb? Ti)V aiaOr,TT)V yuatv 
YivSTat Tij Tou vor,TOu auvavixpaat?, 0'); av [xr,- 
Sev a-oCXr,Tov £t'r) Tr,; xTtaitj^, xaOtoj tfT)atv 6 
'AtiSjtoXo.; , [Lrfii. Tt)? Oeia; •xotvtoviag aTtiJxXT^pov. 



expers iiaUii;c melioris. Proplerea looiis quidom 
congrucns iiitelleelili iiatiira;, toiiuis est el agilis 
siibstanlia quse in siipramundana rcgione proprie- 
taic nalur% sii.^e magnain liabet cum intellcolili 



TouTou x^P'V ex vor,ToiJ t£ xa\ ataOriToi!) , Tb xaTi cognaiionem. Mcliori aulem providentia, qusedaiii 

Tov iXvOpo)-ov ;iiv;jta napi tt); Oeiag livaoeixvuTat fit contcmperalio cjus qiiod porcipitiir iiitolligcn- 

9'Ja£(o;, xaOdi; otoaax£t Tf,5 xo-[xo-;'£viia5 Xoyoc. tia cmn sensili natiira, ut croatiii;e niliil sit reji- 

AaCoiv yjLp, 9r,a'tv,o' ee'r -/ovr a.tc Tfiryrir, rtr' ciendum, iil dioit Aiioslolus^ notjiic expers diviii-S 



' I Tiiiiolh. IV, i. 



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S. GKECORII NYSSENI 



28 



commuiiioiiis. E.\ do causa, cx eo quo.l iicicipiliir A drOfM.icr L^.lacre ■ xa\ ciii •.% ioia; 5|;.-v£Ujeoj« 

TO) TiXdajjiati tt-iV fcoT]v IvE^f 0a7i(j£v • dij av ouv- 
e-apOtfT) xio OeEw x6 vrjtvov , xal (jifa tij xati t4 
i;xi-i[jLov Sti ■:iiciTl? XTJ.; y.tfaeiLi? <) /apt? oifjxoi, xr,; 
xaTio 9'ja£(u? 'tp?''; ttjv uTtEpxisjjitov 5yY>''P'''°';-'^^"^';?- 
"E-it oOv TT); vor^TTj; xi:f(j£0)? TrpoOTioitacr,;, xal 
Jxajxr^ TiJJv dYYi/ixiLv ouvdjjtitov -pij tTjv toO Ttav- 
T^; «ua-asiv evjpYsfas Ttvbj itapi tt;c twv ndv-cov 
iTttJTatoOar,? e^ouafa? -po0V£iXT]Ocf3T,;, ^v xi? 60va- 
(jttS ■i] Tbv Ttspfystov ti-ov cuv^xsiv te xa\ Ttaptxpa- 
t£tv T£Tayp.ivTi, Et^ o0t6 touTO 6'jva;j.toO£tTa Tcapi 
Tr,.;to7t3v otxovojJioOsrj^ouvd^jios-slTa xaTeaxeudiOr, 
zh Yf,"ivov uXdTpta Tr,; avto ouvdjJiEio; dTTStxivtffjjLa • 
TouTO 5k Tb ^ioov 6 dvOptoTtoj • xai TJv tv outcj) t{» 

OeOltokj TTIJ VOT]Tt]? tpuaSlOJ xd).Xor, d^|iflTti) Ttv\ 

liiialiiiii iii eiiiii obliiieret, viribus ail iil acco- " Suvd.msi auYxjxpa,ajvov • Sstviv ToisTtat xa't oux 



iiitelligeiUia, vl eo qiioil cadil sub seusiiiii, (il iii 
houiiiie (|u;rilain iuis-lio a tlivina nalura, ut cj(u-t't 
liber niuiuli iicucralionis. Cii))i cuiin acccpissct , 
inquit, Deiis limuni e.v lcrra, fuait hominem, et 
jier propriain inspiratioucin figuienlo iusiiniavit 
vitain; ul cuiii co qiiod est (liviiium siinul cxtolle- 
reiur terrcnuin, el uua gialia pari lionoro perva- 
derct iiuiversain crcaluraiu, iufciiori natiira con- 
leniperata ciiin siipranmndana. Cum ergo priiis 
cousistonte qiKc lutelligenlia percipilur crcatiira, 
ct angcNcariiin viitiilum unaquaiiue operatione, ab 
ca qii;« pnecst univeisis potestato, attributa ad 
conslitmioiicm uiiiversitatis, essel qu.x-dam pole- 
slas ordinaia, ut loi um terrestrem coutincrcl ct 
iloii 



ptis a potostate illa qiix iiuiversitatem rcgit et ad- 
ministral ; et deinde cssel condituin terreslre illud 
ngmentuni simulacrum supernoc polestatis (erat 
autein lioc aiiiiual Iioiuo), cssctquo in co natunx; 
qii.T pcrcipitur intelligentia , divina piilcliritudo, 
iiiefl.ibili quadain virlute conteiuperata, a^gic fert 
et non tolcranduni ducit is cui terrcna obtigit ad- 
ministralio, si cx iiatura ci subjecta aliiiua crce- 



dvs'/.tiv 6 TT]v Ttspii^etov oixovo[).iav ).ax(jjv, ei sx tt); 
UTOystpfou aCiTcj) (jjuasco? dvo5£txOi]3£To£ Tt^ ouafa 
Tipfi; Tr,v uTtjpi/ouaov d^iav tljfjiotcofiivT). T5 5" oTtep 
£-\t6 -dOo; xat£p^40T) tou (fOiivou, 6 in\ [ir)0£v\ xaxi"j 
xttaO£i; Ttapi to'u t() Ttdv ev d-^oO^itr^tt aucitr,aa- 
p.jvou, T^j [J.£V 6t' dxpt6ifa; 5t£5tivat, ou ttJs ~apou- 
ar,j TtpoYlJiaTsfai; eatf • 5uvaT?iv 6' dv eiT) xa"t ot' 
d/.f-^ou Tot; i-£iO£jtipotc TtapaOiaOai tov /,r>;ov 



liir esscntia assiiuilat;\ ci qu;c supcreiuiiiet digiiitali. Queinaduiodum autem ad invidiic vitiuin dc- 
lluxciit is, qui ad nulluin maluiu creatus ab illo fuerat, a qiio universuin in boiiitate coiiililuiii 
fuit, exaetc quidem et accuraie persequi, nou cst hujiis operis; iis auteui qui suut paulo niagis in- 
crediili, paucis potoril alTerri ralio. 

Virtutis cnini ct vitii sibi invicem adversantiiim C Tf,; •(-ip dpetf,; xa\ tf,; xaxia; ou/ co; 5uo tivCjv 
consideialur disciiinen, non tauiiuain duo s.nt xaO" o7t(>ataatv c|;atvo[).iviov, t) dvtt5to3-oXT) Oeiopet- 
qiia; cernantur coiisistere ; sed quomodo ab co T3f dXX' daTtep dvTt5tatp£tTat tco 8vTt t^ [xt) 6v, xa't 



quod est, ut advcrsum distiuguitur id (|iiod iion 
csl, 110(1110 diei polcst ([uod per bypuslasin ac 
coiisistoiitiain distinguatur id quod iion est ab oo 
«luod cst, sed noii csse diciinus tauiiuaiu adversnm 
distingui ab co iiuod cst cssc ; eodein modo etiani 
vitium adveis;itur rationi virtutis, cum per se non 
sil, sed iiiteHigatur per absonliani cjus qiiod est 
nicliiis : et quoiiiodo diciinus a visii tanqiiaui 
advojsam dislingui ca;citatem, cum per se non sit 
iii rerum nalura cajcitas, sed sit privatio cjus (iiii 
prius fiierat liajMtiis : ita etiain vitiuin dieiiuus 
considcraii iii boiii privalioiie , vcliiti quauulam 
umbrain qua; accidit traiisitui radii. Quoniam ergo 



o'jx £aTt xaO' uTi6aToatv £t7t£cv ih (jtT) '6v dvtiStaaTiX- 
X£aOat -nph^ ih "ov, dXXi tt]v dvuitaplfav dvTt5taip£i- 
aOat XiYO[j.£V Ttpi; Tf,v uTtap^tv • xoTi t6v auT6v 
To^iTtov xa'i f) xaxio Tco tf,? dp£Tf,; dvttxoOiatr^xs 
Xo-^-to, ou xaO' iautf,v Ti;o'jaa, dXXi tt) djtouafavoou- 
[jiivT] Tou xp£fT-ovo; • xa\ wGTZsp oo.akv dvTt6tatp£t- 
aOat TT) dpda£t Tf]v Tcfjpcoatv, ou xoO' JauTf)v ouaav 
iv Ti) 'yOaet Tf,v 7tf,pijoatv, dXXi ttpoXafioOar,; eleco; 
atioT)atv • outco xa\ Tf,v •/.oxfav ev tt) tou d-,'aOo'j 
aT£pf]a£t OetopetaOot Xiyojjt^v, oTov Ttva axtiv tt) 
6:ax'opfja£t tt)? dxTtvo; £7ttau[jt6afvouaav. 'ETtetoi) 
Tofvuvf) dxTtaTO; tfOat:, tt]; xtvfia£co; Tr,; xoti Tpo- 
7ti)v xa^l [j:£Ta6oXf)v xa'i dX/.oitoafv eaTtv dveTtioexTo;- 



iiicreaia nalura iion cst capax molus qui lil, per D "^v 5h ih 6ii XTiacco; uTtoativ, auyifevcli? 7tp6j Tf,;/ 



convcrsionein, iniitaliouoin cl altcrationom ; ([iiid- 
(luid aiilein coiisistit per crealionom, cogiuilioiie 
qiiadaiu juiigiliir ciiiii altcralione ; prnpteroa qiiod 
ipsa quoque crcatune consislcntia ccepil ;ib ;iltora- 
lione, cuiii id qnod nnn crat, virtiite diviii;i tiadu- 
ctiim sit ad lioc iit cssot : crcata aulem cr;it et 
pol( slas cujiis inciiiiiiiinus, libcro sui arbitiii inotu 
1'ligciis quod vidobalur, |iost(|ii;iin clausit ociilos 
ad id qiiod esl boiium ct aiiipliiin, ct ab invidia 
reinoliini ; qiioiiiodo (|iii ad soleiii suis counivet 
ciliis, aniisso visu vidol lonobras : ila ctiani illo. 



dXXofojatv ^x^'* ^'^■'•' ^-^^ ""■^'1 '^'i' XTtaeco; f) ilTto- 
ataai;, cnT.h dXXotioaeo); f,p;ato, to'j |Jif) ovto; etj t'j 
elvat Oefa 6uvd[ji:t pteTat^Oivto; • xttati] 6k fjv xa^ 
f) (jtvT)[xov£uO£laa SOvaijtt;, oute^ouafcf) xtvf)ijiati to 
5-j-xouv atpouijtivrj, i-uor\ 7tp6j t?i dyaOov T£ xa't 
d-.fOovov i7ti|.iua£ v5T)[jto, (ioaTt£p 6 ev f)Xiep Tot; pXe-^d- 
pot; £7:t6aX('ov ti; 6'^ei; a-/.6to; 6pa , outto xax£tvo; 
outii) T(T) [if, OeXf,aat ih d-j-aOiv vof,aat, ih Jvavtiov 
TcT) dYoOcj) xatev6T]a£, to'jto 5i eattv 6 cfOovo;. 'Ojjio- 
XoY£t 6^ itovto? 7tpdYiJt»"o; ^■PVJt''' '^'^'' H^'*' ^au"!]" 
xati t5 dx6/,ou0ov £r.tau[jt6atv6vTcov oitiov etvo! ' 



eo ipso qiiod iioluit boiiiim vidorc, id iiienlc coin- • oTov t?, uveia, t6 euexteiv, t5 epvdJeaOat, t5 xaO 



prclicndil qiio.d cst bono conlrarium, nciiipe iiivi- 
diaiu. Conslal autcin ciijiislibct rci principiuiii essc 



f,6ovf)V ^ioTeOeiv tt] o^ viaij), t^ daOe-jetv, t'j dv- 
evip-^-r^TOv £Tvat, ih ev 4r,5(a tf,v ^mt^-j %'v ' outw. 



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?0 



y.oX ti 5Ua itavTa -al; oi/.:!ai^ af/aT; xaTi t^j .\ caiis.iiii (.'oniin qii;c post sc Cx roiisi'qiuMili ;ii'ri- 
ax(5),ouOov iTiETai. "flaTip ojv f; «TiaOsta ttjj xat' (Iiiiil ; iil s;iuil:ileiii, (|ii()il hoiui sit li;iiiitiul(>, (|ii(i(l 
«psTJiv fiuTi? (kpxTi xaV u-fiOsoij Tivitat, oiiTioj T) 5ii Ii;il operatio, fiuod viv;itiir in viiliipt;il(; : iikiiIiimii, 
ToO <fO(5vou fi'Jo\i.i'ii] ■K(ihg xaxiav (ioTtr;, Ttov [leO' qiiod sit inil)e(illilas, iiiiod oxorc(;ri iioii possit 
iauTT]v TravTtov livaSjf/OcVTcov xaxtov 6%j xaTiaTr). opcraliii, ipiod vita agatiir in niourorc ct lrislili:i. 
'ETTitoii yxp otTTa? Tzph^ zh xaxV; tt]v (5o::tiv t'(j/ev 6 lla ctiain ;(li.i oiiiiiia cx conscipiciiti siia scqniiii- 



Tjj (JtTcoaTpotfTi Trj? (JYaOoTTjTo; iv ^auTip Y£';vri3a? 
t6v tfOiJvov, cutriTip ).iOo? (ixptopsta; <XTOji(iaYs^i u^^ 
TO'j toio'j pipouj Tipi; Ti Ttpavi; tjuvsXauviTat , 
ouTto xoxcivo^ Tfjc; TTpoc ih otYaOov suiJitfuta; (JtTO- 
a-aiO;U, xa'i Tip';^ xaxiav ^aprjaa? xa\ xaTaviujai;, 
auTopidTto; oTiiv Ttvt papct rpij t6v ta/aTov t?,i; 



tiir priiicipia. Qiioiiioilo cryo iiiip:ilil)ililas csl >v 
priiicipiiiiii (1 liiiiihiiiii-iiliiiii vit;i: agciiil;c cx vir- 
llilc : ila (|iia: pcr iiividiaiii ad iiialiiiii cxsislit 
propciisio, iiiiiiiiit viaiii ;id oiiinia ni;il:i (|ii;c liii'- 
niiit post cani. Pos[(|iiani ciiiiii ad nialiiiii seiiul 
fuit propensiis, qiii pcr avcrsionein a Ijonitatc iii 



itovT)p£af opov (iuv(0(jO£\? ii7:r,vixO^. >t3t\ ttjv StavoT)- seipso geiiiiit inviiliani : qiKiniodo lapis abiiiptiis 

TiXT]v ouva[j.tv i^v d; tt^v uuvipYetav ttji; tou xpstT- a pronioiitorio, propiio poiidere iii dcclive dchii- 

Tovo; (jEToujiag £(jx- ^^^tpi Tou xTtjavTo;, Ta'JTr,v ^i; diliir , ila ctiain illc aviilsus a congonenila ad 
eijpejtv Ttliv xaTi xaxiav ^utvoouijiivojv uuvcpYiv B liomini conspiratioiu-, et ad viliiiiu giavatus :ic 

■icotT5(j4[jtEvo?, Eu^arixavto; StipxETnt 6t' «TcaTTi; t6v dcclinans , sua spoiiti; vcliili i|uoiUiiii iiondcri; 

5'/0p(O7i:ov, auTdv ^auTO'j TrEitja? Yev^oOat tpovsa T£ xa\ conipiilsus dclatiis fiiit ail cxliciiiiiui lciiiiiiiiiin 

auTiJxEtpa. 'ETTitOT] •[xp 6ti Tr,<; Osia; e'J),OYia; iniprobitatis : ct viiii cogil:iiiili i|iiaiii Ii:il>iiit a 

£uva[j.toO£\; 6 avOptoTTO^, ■ji^r^lhi \j.l'i tJv Tto a;t(j\u.aTt ■ Cieatore ad adjunieiiliiin pai lici|mtioii!s ejiis qiiod 



paat).£usiv Y^P ^tiix^ 1?,.; fV "- "^^ ' 



auTT,? cst melius, ea acccpla adjutrice ad ea inveniend;i 



TtavTtov • xaX6? 5k t6 £t6o;, (iiTTstxtSvtipia y^P '^o'J H"* cxcogilanlur cx vitio, aslu cl fraude Iioniinciii 



dp)(£T'J7iou Jy^Y'^'^^' xdXXou^' (iraOr); o^ tijv tpuatv, 
TO'j Y^P diTaOouc [j.i[iT][Aa riv • av4TL>,sto; 6* T.a.(>- 
(irjaia;, a-JTrj; xaTi Ttpoaoj^rov t?,; Osia; 6[j'.|;avsia? 
xaTaTputpGJv Ta'jTa 5i Ttp 'AvTixst[jtsvipTou xaTaTiv 
(fOdvov -dOouj u-sxxa'j;jtaTa ijv • i3x'ji 5i Ttvt xa\ 
piot 6uvd[jiEtoj xaTspYdaaaOat t6 xaTi ^'■'(op.Tjv o'Jx 
o'o; TE Tiv • u-spta/uE Yip ^ ■t^? S'j),OYiaj T0'j 0so'j 
6'Jva[jtti; TTJ; to'Jtou ^ia; • 6ti ToiJTO d-oaTfjaat tt;; 
Iviaxuouarii; out6v 6uvd[jtsto; (jiTjxavdTOt, (o; dv su- 
dXtoTo; ouT^J irpi; ttjv s-t6ou).r,v xaTaaTatrj. Ka\ 
(ijaKsp iTi\ Xuxvou tou iiupl; ttj; OpuaXXiSo; uspt- 
6s5paY;j.svou, si' ti; oouvaTtov tco tfuaT;[jtaTt aSiaat 
xi",v 9).>5yo iJ6ojp 4[ji(j.i5st ^v t(Tj sXaiio, xa\ oti t?,; 
intvotoj TO'JTi]; d(jtaupioast ttjv 9X0^0 " oiJTto; 5t' 
dTtaTr,? -Ti TTpoatpiast to'j dvOptiJTrou Tr,v xaxiav e[j.- 
[ii^a; 6 'AvTtxsi[j.EVo;, a6iatv Ttvi xal d[ja'JpojatVT'r,; 
eJXoYta; ^TOir,asv. '^U; ET;tXst7:o'Jar,;, kE, CftiyY.Tii ih 
dvTtxsi[jtsvov dvTEtalpxsTat. 'AvTixstTai 51 Tr] J^ojr] 



aggreditur, ei persiiadeiis ut silii inoitcin iiifcricl, 
ct siii csscl lioiiiicida. Qiiia eniin lionio coiiriinialus 
ct corrolior;itiis pcr diviiiain licnciliclioiicin aiiipla 
qiiidcin ct siibiiiiii crat ancloiitate ac dignilale : 
conslitiitus ciiini cral, nt in tcrra, ct in oiiiiiiliiis 
qiu-c iii ipsa siint regnum olitineret : erat aiiteiii 
lormosiis , faclus cniiii crat ad iiiiagiiicm exeiiiplaris 
pnlcliritiuliiiis ; eial aiileiii iiiipaliljilis natura, iiiii- 
uitor cniin crat cjus qiii est impatiljilis; dicendi 
aiilcm libertate plciius cral ac fiducia, iit qui fai ie 
ad facieni cum Dco ei apparciile loiiucndi voluplate 
sc cxplcrct ; Ii;bc autcii! advcrsario cr:int fonics ct 
initaineiitum invidi;B, vi aulcin aperla et polcnti;e 
robore non poterat eiiicere quod habebat in animn, 
potenlior eniin erat vis Dci bcncdiclionis cjii-i 
viribus; proptcrea macliinatur iit ciiin abiliical ;i 
poiemia qiuie eum corroborabat ac conlirmaliat, ui 
ipsc facile pateret insidiis. El qiiomodo cum iii 



[jsv 6 Od';oTo;, f) daOivsta 6k Trj 5uvd[xst, tt) euXoYta lucerna ignis cllychniiim apprchenderit , nec llalii 
6i fj xaTdpa, Tr, r.ip^jt^zlx os f) a;ax'JvT], xa\ rdai quispiam possit flamiiiam cxsliiigiiere, olco ai|iiai;i 
Toi; dYaOot; TixoTiTi s-jovTiov voo'J[Asvo. AtiTO'jTO misccl, ct ea ratione nanimam dcbilcin reddit ct 
iv Tot; T:apoijat xaxot; saTt vuv t6 dvOptoTTtvov, cvanidam : ita advcrsaiius, cum libero arbitrio 
"^^i^ ^n^ii ixsivr,; to'.o'Jtou TiXou; ci; i^opni; j) vitiuin iinmiscuissct, effecit ut qiiodamniodo exstin- 
TTapaa/ouar,;. gucretur ct cvanesccrct beiicdiclio. Qua dclicicnle, 

pro ca subit contrarium. Adversalur aulem vila; quidcm mors, viribus aulcm iiiibccillilas, bcnedi- 
clioni aulein cxsecralio, fuluci.iu aulem piidor, et omiiibus boiiis ca qii.-e intelligunlur cx coiilraiio. 
Proplerea homo nuiic csl in malis prxseiilibus, cuin illiid iirincipium lalis linis argiiniciiluiii 
«lcdissct et occasionem. 



KE^AA. Z'. 

Ka\ [J.T]6s't; sptoTiToj, et TTpo£t5to; Tr,v dvOpto7:ivr,v 
au[j9opiv 4 0e?j; tt]V sx ttj; dtouXia; ouTip aujj- 
6r,ao[jivTiv, tiXOev si; ■zh XTiaat Tbv dvOptoTrov, tp Ti 
. (JT) YeviaOat (jtdXXov taoj;, r\ ih ev xaxot; Eivat, 
XuatTsXsaTspov rjv. Ta'j-a yip ot TOt; iMovt/a^txot; 
6oY(Jaat 5t' drdTr,; TrapaaupivTs; si; auaToaiv tti; 
iauTiov TiXdvr,; 7:po6dX'Aouaiv, dj; 5ti to'jto TtovTjpov 
ctvai t6v Tr,; dvOpoj7:ivr,; -.fJaEto; XTijTr/; ir.oSst- 



CAPCTVn. 

Ncnio vero inlerrogct, aii Deus, cum providisset/C 
calamitalcm qu;e erat ad liomincm veiiliira cx iiialo 
consilio, ad creandum hominem accetscrit, ciii 
erat forlc oonducibiliiis orlum iion csse, qiiain csse 
in nialis.Qui cuim ;ul .Maiiich;coru;ii dogniala fraiuJe 
sunt attracti,Iia;c alTcrunt ad suum crrorem coiiiir- 
iiiandum, cl pcr hoc oslcndunt cssc maliiiii crc.v 
torcm luimana; iialur;e. Nam si Deus quidcm cx iis 



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fjiia; siint, niliil igiioral : cst niilcni honio in nialis ; A xvjov-e;, E! y^P aT^o^' i^^"* "'"^ 8vt(ov 6 ©sii oO- 



iioii iitiriMc salva crit ralio Doi lioiiitatis, si lio- 
uiinein ad viiani ileduxcrit , i[iii fntnius crat iii 
j inalis. Si cniiii Loikb nalina: oniiiino cst (|ii;u 
cx lionocst opcralio , iniscra ha'c viia et cadiica, 
nialisiinc cl iiitoritui obiioxia, iion uticjue cst ,id- 
scribcndu cjns qui boiius CjI opidcio, sed exisli- 
iiiandum csi aliuni esse auclorcm liiijus vil.i;, cii- 
jns naliira propcnsa csl ad maluiii. N;iiii h;ec oiiinia, 
ct qiuB snnl cjusmodi, iis quidcin qiii tanquani 
lallacem qiicindaui colorem b;ercticani fraudcm iii 
profiindo imbibernnt, vidcnlnr iiabere viui qiiain- 
dam pcr apparentcni qiiamdaiii probaliilil;item 
siipcrllcic lcniis : ils aulcin ([ni vcritatis smit per- 
spicienliores, apcrte ceninntur imbccilla, ct qiio- j. 
luni errores in proniptu esl oslendere. Mibi auleiu 
vidctur recte babcre, si in liis adducamus Aposto- 
liim in dcfcnsionem cornm quM contiacos dicuii- 
tiir. In iis cnim (|iia> scribit ad Corintliios, di,lin- 
guit carnalcs et spiritiialcs anim;iiiiin constiliitio- 
nes, per ea quae dicinr.nr, iili opinor, osteiidcns, 
quod boniim aiil inalnni noii csl sciisii dijudican- 
(him ; sed iiienlc abducla ;ib iis qu;c apparciit cx- 
tra corpiis, boni el contrarii ipsaui csse per se dis- 



Skv, iv xaxoij 6k 6 av6p(o-o; ■ oCixet' av 6 Tfi,; 4ya- 
OiTrjTOC Toii 06O\J 5taa(iJoiTo AtS-ifo?, t'.r.tp iv xaxoi^ 
(iiXXovTa T?)v avOp(07:ov CTjaEaOai 7:pJ>? t&v piov 
T-.xpr^yayz. Ei yJLp ayaOri? «fuaiio; ^ xaTa dccaOiv 
tvipYiia TiavTd); iaT'iv, d ),'j::iqpi; outo; xa\ l7:ixr,p0s 
pios ouxiT' av, cfTici\v, et; tt;v toO dtyaOou 8r][ii.i- 
oupYtav dvayoiTO • a),X' ■ £T£pov •/(it\ ttjc TotaOTr,? 
C(i)T); atTtov ot£aOat, (Tj Trpb? Ttovriptav f] (iuai; i7:tp- 
(izt.Gk; iyti.. Ta.xJia yap i^avTa xal Ta TotauTa, toIj 
(jiv ev paOct, xaOa-sp Ttva ({/cuSoTroiiv pa(jT;v Tf,v 
atpsTtxfjV T:apaoso£Y[jiivots d~aTT]v , tax'Jv Ttva ota 
Tr,; i~iTO).a!ou TrtOavtiTTjTo; ^X^'''' ooxet • Toilg Zh 
o;opaTtx(i)iipotj TTJ? dXriOsta? aaOpaovTa, xa't ~p6- 
Xetpov TT)v Tr,.; d-dTr,s d-ooetctv e/ovTa, uatfCii xaO- 
opatai. Kai y.oi Soxet xa"A(o; §x^'^ ''^^ 'ATrfaTc/.ov 
ev TO'JTOi? auvTjYopov tt]; xaT' auTbv T:a,!/r|-i-opt'ai; 
7:poiTT;aaaOa!. AtaipeT ydp ev t(T) 7:pb; KoptvOiou? 
),(jy(0 Td; Te aapxojoetc, xa't Tds 7:veu,o.aTtxd; T(Lv 
'^■j-/w'j xaTaaTaaei; • geixvu;, oTpiat, otd T(ov Izyo- 
[jtevtov, oTi oO 5t' aiaOriaeto; tJi xaXiv i; xh xaxv,i 
7:po7Tixet xptvetv, dXX' E|(o toiv xaTd xh a(o[jta (pat- 
vo[iiv(ov Tbv vouv droaTTjaavTa, a'jTT)v ecf' iauTTJs tou 
xa),0'j Te xa't tou ivaVTiou otaxpivetv tt;v ^uaiv. '0 



ccrnendain nalurain. Sp)n'/«a/is cnim, iiiquil, di- T^P ^rsi-panxdQ, tjjr^alv, umxplrsi zd .ndrza. 

iudical (jiiiHia 3. Quod aulem ii qui haec aflcruiit, fa- Tau^^iv oT[iai tt)v aiTiav tt,; twv SoY(JtdT(ov to^Jtoiv 

bulosa b;ee dogmata coiirinxeriiil, arbilror Lanc !-tuOo7:otia?, toT? Td Tota^^Ta T^po^ipouatv av Yeyevf,- 

l'ui!.se causam, qnod corporalis voluptalis snavi- crOat, OTt 7:^6; Tb f,8'j Tr,; aw^AaTtxf,^ d7:oXa'JaE(o; zh 

tale boiium delinienles, propterea qnod affectioni- ^y^-^^'' optC-ijJ.evot, 8id Tb TcdOeat xa't «^■i^itoaTfi^uaTtv 



p u^TTOxetaOat xaT' dvdyxriV Tf,v to'j aoijjtaTo; yuaiv 
ouvOeTOv 0'jaav xal et; otdXuatv jiiouaav , e7:axoXou- 
Oeiv 8i TOor TOig TOiouTot; 7:aOf;uiaatv dXyetvfiv Ttva 
al'a6T,atv, 7:ovr,po'j Tf,v dvOp(07:ozotiav epyov elvai 
vo|j.tsOuatv. 'fl? etye 7:p?i; ih u'|r,XoT:pov c6).e7:ev 
a'JTOt; f; oidvoia, xa't Trj; ■;:ep\ rd? fioovd; StaOiaetoj 
Tov vo'jv d-otxiaavTe;, dTtaOu; e7:Eax6T:ouv Tf,v tiIiv 
(jvtojv 9'Jatv, o'Jx dv dXXo Tt xaxov elvat 7:apd t^t^v 
7:ovr,p!av (;)f;OT;aav. IIovT;pia 6e 7:aaa iv Tij tou dya- 
Oou aTe,ofiaet xotpaxTT^piJeTat, o'J xaO' iauTT;v cjua, 
ouOi xaO' uTLtSaTaatv Oeo)pou[j;evT;. Kaxiv yip ouoiv 
^50) 7:poatpiae(o; itp' iauTO'j xei^Tat , dX).d T(j) (Jifj 
elvat zh dyaO>>v outw xaTO'/o[jtdreTat. Ti oe [jf, &v, 
oux utfia-T,xe • Toij 6^ y.i\ utfeaTiJoTo; or,(j.toupy6; 6 
Tdiv u!feaT(oT(ov 5Ti[jttoupy6; 0'jx la-tv. Oi/xouv E^to 
sit bonuni. Quod anlcni noii est, non consistit. ^^ "J^? '^'^'' >'^"''-'^'' ='''^'='?5 0eJi;, 6 t(ov (ivT(ov, oux 4 t(ov 
Kjus aiiteni qnod iion consislit opilex, noncst isqui V-h ''^''^''■""' ™"iTf;c (i^v, 6 Tf,v opaatv,o'J Tf;v 7:f,p(oatv 
esl opifex eorum quse consislunl. Malorum ergo ST)[J.toupyf,aac, 6 •:t;v dpeTf,v, ou tt)v aTipr^atv auTi); 
causanoneslDeus, qui cst crcalorel effeclor eorum dvaoei^a^ dOXov t?,? Ttpoatpiaeio; , Ti t(ov dyaOoiv 
<|ua; sunt, non coruni qua', non suiit : qui visnni 'r.ip^i Toic xot' dpeTf)v 7:oXtTeuo(iivoi? 7:poOe\?, oiix 
csl fabricalus, nou auleni c;ccilalem ; qui virtuteni dvdyxT) Ttvl piaia r.ph; if> iauT(o Soxouv uTTofetj^a? 
iiidicavit, iion cjus privatioiiein ; bon;c clcclionis '^fiv dvOp(o7:ivr,v (fjatv, xaOdTtep Tt axeuo; S[A'>xo^' 
praeinio adjccto bonorum (ine iis qui ex virtiilc dxouaioi; 7:pi; ih y.alh-j i(f6Xx4(Aevo?. Et oi Toij (poj- 
vitam dcgunl , non violcnlic alicui neccssilali, ut Tfj; i? aiOpia; xaOapw; 7:eptXd(i7:ovTo;, ixouai(o; tij 
.sihi viderclur, liumaiiam suhjiingins naluraiu, tan- e-i6d),Xoi toi; pXe<fdpot; Tf,v opaatv, i^oiir\q Toij |i}j 
ijiiani vas aliqiiod aniinaluin invilum ad boiiuin pXi7:ovTo; alTia; 6 fjXto;. 

aiirahens. Si aulcm lucislcmpore scrciio purc luccnlis, volunlarle qiiispiam ciiiis apprclicndil vi- 
sionciii, sol iiiiiiimc est causa cjns qui iioii as|iitit. 



bus cl iiiorbis necessario obnoxia cst corporis na- 
lura, ut qua; sil composita, et fluat ad dissolutio- 
iiem : cjusniodi auteiu affectiones consc(|uiInr ijui- 
dani sensus dolorem affcrcns, iiuinanaiii iiatuiam 
inali opus csse exisliinant. Nam si sublimius aspi- 
ceret eorum cogiialio. et ah ea qn.e in volupta- 
tibus versatur affcciione mente procul colloeala, 
considerarcnt Irbcri ab aniini perturhatione rerum 
qua; sunt naturam, iion cxisliinarcnl malum aliud 
csse quam vitium ct improbitatem. Vilium aiitem 
oinne et improbitas in boiii piivatinne suam liahct 
formani ct tliaractercm, cuiii per se iiou sit, nciiiie 
consideretur in eo quod consislat. Nulliim enim 
inalum per se situm est cxlra liberam arhitrii cle- 
ctionein ; scd ita denoininatur ex co quod non 



' 1 Cor. II, Ib. 



OUATIO CATIXIIETICA. 



Sk 



KE'1'AA. ir. 



CAPUT VIII. 



ftvOpioXOQ , zovzov j<a.t.lcr ia' F.ve.pxi-itTlc/. tov 
ArOpihncv TVYy/ircyzoi:, xul dui zvvTo 6 Od- 
razcQ. 

'AXX' dyavaxTii TrivTto^ 6 r.ohi zr-j 4vi),'jj'.v 
SX^TOov ToO dtoiJiaTO?, xa\ ■/3.\it>i-j TTOt^TTai Tio Oa- 
viT(f) Tf|V C(.)r;v i^^^xwi SiaXujjOat. Ojxouv Emaxs- 
(J/diiOio Sii Tou cxuOp(o~oG toutou tt;v uTtepfioXrjv 
Tr;? Osiaj euspYisia?. Tdxa •^kp av fiSXXov Sia TOJ- 
Tou TrpoaaxOeET) Oaujjiaaat ttjv x<ip'v ttj? TOp^ T?iv 
avOpioirov Tou 03ou xr,oj[j.ov!a.;. T6 ^f|V S'.i tt;v xa- 
TaOufiuov d-oXauaiv aipETiSv siti toi; tou ^iou |i£T- 
ifOMai.^. 'fl? Ei Y^ ti? ^v douvati; SiaGKor;, irapi 7:oXu 
T(o TO!O'jT(0 xh (JL^ Elvat T0'j dXY£tv(x)? elvai upOTl" 

tii(5T£pov xp!v£-a;. OOxouv e^sTdtKOfxcv si 6 t^? Cwfi? ^ '1"«'" essc in dolore. Exaniinemiis ergo an is qui 
Xoptiyb; TTp'"); dXXo Tt ^'t.ir.i^, xa\ oCx oitto; av ev Tot; vilam .sii|ipi'(lilat, ad alifiuid aliiiil aspiciat, qiiaiii 
xaXXiiTOt; ,3'.(.'ir,ijiEV. 'E-£tor] -j-ip t(o a'JTe?ou(ii(o xt- lit vitaiii ayaiiiiis in iisipia' siiiit optiniact piilcli(M'- 
vri|jtaTt ToO xaxou Tjjv xotv(oviav s^^GTtaidiJieOa , otd rinia. Qiiia enim lilirtri arliiliii niotu attraxinuis 
Ttvos -fiSovri? ol6'i Ti or;XTiTTiptov ijteXtTi TOpapTuOEV '"•'''i socielatein, pcr ciijiisdani voluptatis veluli 
Tr; (judet t6 xaxov xaTa,ai^avT;? , xa\ Sti touto quoddam venenuni melle cnni.litiiiii, inaliim natura; 



Dc ih (jni itiiliijnimlnr ijuiid lunno mvritiir, cvin Iwc 
sit pulius ud lieneliciuin liuminis, el cur csl murs. 



Scd a'gi'c fcrt ct indignatur, qui aspicit ad dis- 
soliitioncni coiporis^elgravc essc ducit iiuoil inorte 
vita iiostra dissolvitur. Ex lioc crgo qiiod dolorem 
ancit ct molcstiain, considcrcl iiisiL'ni; Itei bciicli- 
ciuiii. Pcr lioc cniiiimagis adducciur iit admirelur 
gratiain eurse quani Deus gcril liominis. Vivere est 
tligcnduni iis qiii vit;c siiiit participcs, proplerca 
qiitid fnianliir iis qiix siiiit grala ct jiicunda. 
Naiii si qiiispiani in doloribiis ct aiigoiihus vilam 
lransigerct,ei loiigo pricstaliilius judicatiir nnn esse 



tt;.; xaTa t^ dTiaOJj vooujiivr,? (jtaxapt(3Tr,T0? ix7:£- 
ff(3VT£c, Tp?)j Tr;v xaxiav [jt£T£[iOp9(i'jOr||jt£V toutou 
ev£X£v oTov Ti ax£uo; liciTpdxivov , rtdXtv 6 dvOpto- 
TTO; £t; Y^iv dvaXu£Taf otcoj; dv tt;? viJv eva-si- 
Xr];jt[jtivr,j auTto (Surtapia; d-oxptOeicrr;^, et? Ti t^ 
dpxT]? ^X^ilJ^o' Sti tt;; dvaJTdictoc d';a7:XaiO£ir;. To 
ol TotouTov SoY.aa iuTOpixioT^pov [ikv, xal 6t' atvt- 
Y[jtdTti)v 6 MtotJTi? u[Atv ^XTiOeTori. IIXt^v £xSr;Xov xa't 
td atviY[jtaTa Tr;v StSaaxaXiav exet. 'ETteiSr; i-ip, 



inimisceiites ; el ideo a bcatiliidinc qii:c cx iinpa- 
tibilitato intelligitiir cxciduiitcs, transformati sii- 
niiis ad vitiiiin, oa dc eatisa veluti quoddam vas 
lictile, lionio rursus in lcrrain rcsolvitur*; ut se- 
cretis quse in eo niinc sunt sordilms, in prislinaui 
figuram reformetiir perrcsiirreclionein. Iloc autcm 
dogma liislorice quidcin, et pcr ceiiigmata noLis 
cxponit Moses. Caileriim lia;c eliani senigniata per- 
spicuam el claram Iialicnt doctrinam. Postquam 



of;G'tv, ev Tot? d~riYop£u;jtivot; £Y£vovto oi 'TtptoTot C enim, ait, in iis qiia; proliihila fiicraiit, fucruiit 



iTvOptoitoi, xal tt;.; (jtaxapf^Tr^TO? exeivrjS dzsYu- 
;jtv(oOr,aav , SepjjiaTivou; eittSdXXet yi.xij>'i:ii; to!!; 

—plOTOTtXdlTOtJ 4 K'JptOJ • OU 'fi.0'. OOXct Ttp^J? Ti 

TOiauTa 5£p[j.aTa tou Xoyou Tr;v Siivotav fipixfj' 
Ttoitov Yip d7toj:faY£VTO)V xa't Saptv-tov C^iijtov ertt- 
voetTat auTot^ f; T^ipifioXri ; dXX' ertetSr; ■Ttav Sipjjta yti)- 
ptiOkv Tou ^(Oou, vexpov kaxi' TtdvTioj oI[jtat Tr;v -pi^ 
tJi vexpoiJsOat 6uva[jttv, i^ tt;; dXoYou tpuaito; e|aip£- 
To; ?;v ex TtpojJtr^O^tai;, (j.£Ti TauTa Toii; dvOptortot; 
eTit6£6Xr;xivat t^jv Trjv xaxiav T;,a(I)V iaTpeuoVTa , oux 
«bj et? az\ 7tapa[iiv£tv. '0 ^ip X''^'^'^''' '^'''''' ^wOev 



primi liomincs, et niulati stint bealitiidine, pelli- 
ceas liinicas protoplaslis iaiponit Deus, non sen- 
liens, ut opinor, de cjusmodi pellibiis. Quibiis 
ciiim interfeclis ct excoriaiis aninialibns, eis ex- 
cogitatur ainictiis? Sed qiioiiiani oiiiiiis pellis ab 
aiiimalibiis scparata est iiioitua , existimo omiiino 
eiim qiii vitio noslro nicdeiiir, lioiiiiiiibus postea 
immisisse ex providentia viin ad morienduni, qiias 
exccpla fuit ex natiira expeite ralionis, ut iion 
scniper pcrmancrct. Tiiiiica eniin est ex iis qun- 
nobls iniponunliir exlrinscciis, sni usuin ad teni- 



V;(itv Jnt6aXXo(i£vu)v Ict\, itp&? xatpiv Ti;v Jau-oiJ pus prxbens corpori , natura; mininie congenerata. 
X,or;3iv Ttapi/wv to'j (itI)(jtaTO?, ou 5U(jtT:£<fux(l); Trj Es natura crgo brutornm, certo consilio ac dispen- 
o'Jj£t. 0'Jxouv ex TT15 Ttov dXi^Ytov cpuT£0); -f; ve- satione, addita est niorlalitas nauiia; qua;crcata fue- 
v.pi-T^i &txovo[j:tx(o; :t£pt£T£OT; Tr; £t.; dOavaaiav xTt- D rat ad iiiimovtaliialem, idquod cstcjiis exliinsccus 
aO^iarj <fui£i, zh e|(oO£v auTT;? TOptxaXurtTouia, coiitcgens, non id quod cst inlrinsecus, cl sensileni 



o\> ■zh 5atoO£v, xa't Tb otiOr^Tiv ToiJ dvO,o(I)7tou [xipo? 
oiaXa(j.6dvouaa, a-JTr;? 6^ tt;s Oeia? eixfivo; ou itpoa- 
a7tT0[tevr;. Au£Tat Se zh aiiOriTiv, oux d^avi^eTat. 
'A-favtjp.>j(; (j,kv y^P isTtv i^ Etj to (jtr; 6v (jtsTa- 
Xtopr|3i; • X'J3t; Si -f; ci; Ti tou xoap.ou aioiydy. 
TtdXtv, dtf' uv tt;v a'JaTaatv isyz^j, StdXuaic. Tii oi 
ev TouTot? Y''"5,a£Vov o'jx d-oXtoXe , xixv excf e-JYr; Tr;v 
xXTdXr,(J/tv tt;i; fi;jt£Tipa; aiaOf,a£(o;. 'H ok aiTta Tr,; 
Aua£to; SfiXr; oii tou {5r|0ivTo; fi;jttv uT:oo£iY[ia- 
■to;, 'EitetSr; y^P f; aiaOr,at; 7:p'*; to 7:axu T£ xat 



liominisparlem iiitercipicns, non attingcns autcm 
ipsamdivinam imaginem. Solviturautem id qnod est 
seiisile.noiiaiitciii abolctur ct cvaiiescil. A'ani abo- 
litio (luiilem est ad id qiiod lioii cst transitus. 
Solutio aulcni est dissoUilio qnx lit nirsus in 
niundi elemciUa, ex quibus fuerat coinpacla. Quod 
autcni iniis fuerit, nonperiit, etianisicffugial noslri 
sensiiscomprclicnsioneni. Apcrtaaiiteniestcausa so- 
liitionis .per cxcnipUiin qiiod nobis diclum est. Quo- 
niam enim sensus nei essitudinem habct ct conjunctiu- 



'^Gcn. III, 19. 



5S 



35 S. CUEGORII iN\SSENl 

ijenifuni coqtioil est cvns.sinncl lcrrcstic : qiioil c>i A vf/ivov o\-/.dv>; E/si- xpsCiTovoj 5k y.jX \i'iT(),ozipj.; 

Tiijv r.z(i\ xh xa/Av xpiasw;, ev tj) £oxi[jLajta Tiliv 
ataOfjUEtov , diJLapTTiOcia-t)? , ttiS Sk toj xaXou 5ta(jiop- 
Tla? TT]v TTis IvavTta; 'i^tui Cnriixaaiv evsp-jT]- 



aulciii j)ia!slaiiliiis ot siibliiiiius, coniiii (jiuc iii lioiio 
el liouesto versanliir jiidiciiim, aborravit iii pro- 
iiandis scnsibiis, ab co aiilem qiioil boiiiim ct lio- 
ncstiim esl aberralio, clVocit. ul contrariiis consi- 
slerct liabiliis ; inulilis rcJdita pars iinsiri, siiscc- 
plionc coiitrarii soUitur. Kst aiilein biijiisinodi 
cxcinpliiiii cJMS qiiod diciimis : ncliir qnispiain vas 
i'\ liito conrccissc : id aiilcin dolo ct cx iiisidiis 
rcpl(!liiin ruifsn pliiinbo lii|iii'faclo : ciriisiiin anlcni 
|ilniiibum concrcvisse, ct ila niancrc, iit cfiniidi 
non possil ; dominiim auleni vas sibi vindicare : 
ciiin autem llguli lencal scientiam, cnni pliiinbo lc- 
slani confrcgissc : ct dciiide rnrsiis in piinicin fi- 
guraiii ad sir.iin iisuin vas rcriiixissc, cxinanilum 



<:3.!n'^i;' ■zh dxpiioiOcV f][ji(I)v ixipo;, Tji TrapaSo/ii toO 
evavTiou XuETaf 6 ilzo\> ^jv.oSel-^ixazo; ),o-co? Totou- 

T(5; £3Tf AiOlJjOtU Tl C7XJU0J lY. CT|XoiJ (IUVEaTT,xivat * 

TOUTO 03 7:>,f;ps? EX Ttvo; ImSouXfi; YSYEv^aOat te- 
Tr,xfJTo; (j:oAt6oou. Tiv oe [jto).t6oov ExyuOsvTa t.ol- 
yf^vai xa\ [jt^vEiv liTrptiaxuTov • 4vTt-otEta0at ol ToC 
axsuou? tJiv x£xtt,(x6/ov • l/ovTa o^ tou xEpajiEUEiv 
TT]v £raaTf,[jtriv, irsptOpuiiat te tio [jtoXifioo) ih 8aTpa- 
xov , eTO' ouTdj; T:d).tv xaTi zh T.pizzpo'/ ox^V-"- '^p''* 
tt;v iotav Eauiou -/pfjatv dvaTiAdaat ih axsijoj, x:vbv 
Tf,; £;a.[jii/OetaTi? iJXr,? i-EV(i[jtEvov. Outio? ouv xat d 



iiiatcria qn;ie fiieral immista. lla ergo nostri qiio- B .^^^^ f^ixExipou axeuou? K).daTr,i;, TiJ» aiaOr,Tio (JtspEt , 
(juc vasis figiilns, sciisili parti (cani dico qna? cst 
in corpore) iministo vilio, dissoluia inalcria qii;»; 
vilinin acccperat, vas rnrsns rclicliiin, conlrario 
non misliim.pcr rcsurreclionein, ad cain qiitc fue- 
rat :di initio reforniabit piilcliriliidineni. Quoniam 
autein el corpori esl qiucdam socictas ct commnnio 
caruni qiia; cx pcccato exsistunt affcctionuin ; ct 
inortis coiporalis cl qiiKdain aiialogia ac proporlio 
cum mnrte aniiiuc : qiioniodo ciiim incarne, a scn- 
. sili vita scparalum cssc inorteradicimiis : ilaetiam 
in anima a|>p. llamns mortem a vera vila separa- 
tioncm ; qiioni;im ergo una cst mali coinmiinio ac 
Kociclas, 111 prius diclum cst, considcrata in aniina 



7h xaTa Tb ato[jtd oT,[jtt, Tf,? xaxia; xaTa[Af/OEiaT,s, 
otaAuaa; ttjv TiapaoiJa^JtEvrjV ih xaxiv ij).T|V, T:d).tv 
aij;tf £C Tou EvavTfou Sia Tf,c dvaaTdasco.; dva7:),daac, 
T.ph; xh i£, dp/f,i, xd).).o; avaaTot/Etojast -h axEuo^. 
'ETTEtST) Sk auvOEaij Tt? xa't xotvtovia tiov xaTX 
d[j;a,OTiav 7:aOr,[jtaTtov -j-ivsTat', Tji te i{/u/fi xal Ttu 
C('j[J.aTt • y.ai Tt; dvaXo-j-ia tou ato;j.aTtxou OavaTOU 
T.ph; Tov tj/u/tx-jv iaxt Odva-ov • (■yGT.ip •('xp £v aap-/.'t 
ih ■zr\Q ataOr,Tf|.; /topiaOfivai Jtof;; ■;:poaa-,'opEtJO[^sv 
OdvaTov , ouTto? xa\ ItzX ttj? 4'^X'is "^^^ '^^? dXriOou; 
ftof;.; /ti)pta[j.?<v OavaTov Svo[jid?o[jiEv. 'E-e\ ouv [xia 
Ti^ eaTt Tou xa-/.ou -/.otvtovia, xaOto; TTposipriTat, Jv 
(Jju/TJ TE Ostopou[itivT] xa\ ato[jLaTf St" 4(j.cfOTsptov ydp 



■t corporc, per utriinii|iie eniin procedit aiiima ad TrpcJstatv s!? sv^pYstav ih TiovT]p(5v Std touto 6 \j.li 



opcrationeni : propterca niors quidein dissokitio- 
iiis ab induiiiento inorlalium pclliuin, non attiii- 
git auimain. Qiicniadiiindiiin cniin dissolvi possct 
«luod non cst coinpositum? 

Qiioniam vero opus cst, til illius qnoque qiiae ex 
peccatis ci iiigcnerat;c iiiscdcriiiit niaciil.c, per inc- 
dicinam aliqiiain auferaiiliir, prn[ileica iii pra-scnli 
(juidem vila adbibilum est mcdicanicntiim virlulis 
ad lixc curanda vulnera. Quod si riiraii non possil, 
iii fiiliiram vitaiii reservnliir ciir^ilio. Scd qunniodo 
in corpore sunt aCrcctioinim qiucdam dinVrcnii^c, 
quariim ali.-c qiiidcm facilins, ali.e vero difliciliiis 
admittunt curationcm, in quibus ct scctioncs et 
cauteria, ct accrba mcdicaincnla adbibciitur ad lol- 



Tf,c StaXuasto; OdvaToc, ex tt]? tiov vEX[3tiJv 5£p[xdTtov 
iT.iZolr^q , Tf,; ^u/TJ; ou/ ixTiTSTat. riiij; ydp dv Sta- 
XuOsir] xh (XT] auYX£i[ievov ; 

'E-etoT] /psia Tou xdxsivT,!; Ta? ejJt^uEija? li, 
d;jLapTtiov •XTiXiSa? Std Ttvo? taTpEia; ecatpsOrivat, 
TOuTou 'evExsv, Ev pitv TT] •TTapouari fto?], t^ Tf,? dps- 
Tf|? (f dp[xaxov Et? OEpaiTsiav tiov TOtouTtov iTpoasTeOT] 
Tpau[jtdTtov. Ei Sk dOepdTiEiJTOi; (iivst, bi tw (xETd 
TaiJTa pi(;) Tap.tEU£Tat f] 0£paT:s!a. 'AXX' (iiaicEp e!a£ 
Ttvs; xaTJ ih a(o[xa Ttiiv T:aOr,[j:dTtov Statpopal, tov 
at [Jikv (iaov, at Sk Su3xoXioTepovTT]vO£pa7:eIav Tjpoa- 
ievTat , Etp' uv xa\ TO[j:a't xa\ xauTf,p:a, xa\ 7:txpa't 
(papp.a^/.07:ot£at T.ph; tt]v dvaipEatv TOiJ Ivsxf^iJ-avTo? 



lendam affccliniicm (|iia! iiisedit corjiori : lale quid D 7:dOou; tio a(op.aTt T:apaXa[j.6dvovTat • toioutiJv ti 



ctiain dcnuntiat iii |iostcrum fiilnriiiii judiciiim ad 
curandos inorbos anima;, qiiod pigris qiiidcm et 
vanis minatur, graviaque ct aspera iiuenial, iit 
niftlu rcrum molcslamin ct asperarnm qn.T; nobis 
sunt rcddenda;, ad fugicndiiin viliiini casligcniur ct 
criidiamur: iis aiilcin, qui sunt iiilclligcntinrcs, 
crcditiir a Doo csse incdicina ct ciiralio, qni li- 
1,'mciitiim snum rcdiicit ad cam ()ii;c ciat ab initio 
graliam. Quomndo ciiim qui clavos ct vcrrucas, 
qua; iii cnrpnrc enal;c suiit pra'lcr iiaturam, abr;i- 
dunt pcr scdionem ac iistiniicm, ci qiicin bcncfKio 
atficiunl iion siiie dnlorc adbibcnt nicdicinain, non 
aiitciii ad daiiiniiin cjiisqiii patitiir : it:i ctiain qiuc- 
cunquc no;>tris aiiiiiiis, qni pcr coniinuniuncm 



xa't f; [XETa TauTa xpiat; e!; OEpa-siav t(ov Tf;g (]'U-/fic 
d(i.,itoaTT|[j:dT(ov xaTeTraYYiXXeTat, 3 toi^ (j.'ev /auvo- 
T^potc d^rrEtXr], xa\ oxuOpojTOov laTtv ^TravdaTaati;, 
tbc av 9i56(o ttj; Tt^ov dXYetvtov dvTtSiasto;, Trpo; 
Ti]v 9UYT]V iTfi xaxia; atoapovtaOsir^ixEV • -zoXq 6k 
auvsTtoTspot; iaTpeia xa\ Ospa-eia T.o-pk ToO Osoij 
ih t'otov TiXda[xa -pi; tt]v £§ dp/f,; iT^avdj-ovTo; 
/aptv elvat TttaTSUETai. 'fl; y^P "^' '^'''•"^ f,'-''-'? "'^o'"' 
Tou; dzpo/opSova; T:api (fuatv £7:tY£V0[x£'/0'j; t(o 
a(o;jiaTt, Sii To;j.f,i; i^ xa'Jas(o; d-o|'JovTsj, 0'Jx dv- . 
loouvov ^T^d-^^ouat Tto e'jepYeTou(jtiv(i) Tf|V faatv , tu.t-i 

oilY. e7t\ pXdfiT] TOtJ U7tO[JtfvOVTO? TT]V TO[Jtr]V i.io\iai.v • 

ouTon; xa\ oaa TaT; (J-u/ai; f,().(ov, Std tt,? t£'v 
-aOr,[j.d-tov Kotvtovia.; d7:oaapz(oOsiaat;, 'jXtoStj t.i- 



57 



ORATIO CATEC.IIETICA. 



3S 



r,ii-M\i.'xzix i-i-topoutai, cv tiJ) xaipw -:?,? xpiKw? A piMtiii balioiiiiin c:irii;iIos ciant rc.lilili, siiperlli,,'» 
tiir/E-a! xaX dm^OiTai z^ cii-o(ipT,z^) txEtvri aosffa Lallorinii cxcrenioiila roaliicranl, oa jiidioii lcni- 



j:a\ 8'jva[i:t, xaOo)? XiY'' i^ IvJaYyeJ.tov to-j tous 
xaxwj ^X'''''''^''? taxjseuovxo;- Ov yjdar Y^P i-^y.^fci , 
9r,j\v, (/ lcrxvcfZF^ laTfOV , u,l.V vi xuxux^ Syvr- 
Tsr. Aii 6k tJp TToXXijv YET^VTioOat tt] ij/uxii '^P^S ''■^ 
xaxiv aujji^uiav, i!>u-s.p i] tr,? (jiup[jtr,xta^ tOfxr; 5pt- 
jj.ijj3st TT]v liTtefdvctav ih fi.p ::apa (fuatv ijx^usj 
xji cpuiet, 5td Ttvo? 5U[i.7:aOcta.; tio uitoxEtijivi.) 



porc sciiuliinUir cl alnailiinliu incll.iiilli illa sa- 
picnlia cl virliilc illiii.s, i|iii iiialc lialiinlilMis, iil 
est iii Kvanycliu, nicilcliir. Aoii ciiiiii c.st o/iiis, in- 
<Hiit, viilcnttbus iiieUicus, .',eil iiialc hubciililius '. 
Proptcrea aulcin quoil aninuc ciiiii coipore cst ail 
MiaUini congciiita ciuKilani coalcscentia, cinonioilo 
niyrmccia' scu loriiiicationis (|u;e cli;iiii cnssiis di- 



Trpoiix/STat, xat Tt; y-'''^'^^' tou dXXoTptou Tpi; t^ cilur, scclio, su|ici(icicin nionlet aciilcr; naiii i|ii(i(I 

i\y.i-s.poy TtapdXoYo? auvavdxpacit:, Ci; XuitetaOat xa\ prauter naluram iiiiKiiiiiii csl natursc, pcr quenidam 

SdxvsaOat xou iiapd tfuaiv -/(i)pi^oi.tivTiv ttjv araOr,3iv consensuiii nlTcctionis aillucrescilsubjecto ; ct alicni 

ouTw xa\ TTJ^ ^'-'X?,-; d-oXiTTTuvojiivTj; te xa\ b;- fiiiii noslio lit (|ii;c(l;iui pra:tcr r;iti(iiioin conlem- 

Tr,xo[jtivr,? sv Totj uKsp ttj.; d[jtapTtaj eXiyx'''»' '''■^' pcralio, .idco iit inoleslia cllicialur cl niordcatur 

0(1)^ TOJ tpTjatv i] 7:po-fr,Tsta, oti Tr,v ev ,8d0et xzw- scnsus separalns ab co quod cst pr;rlcr naliir:iin ; 
(jtsvTjv Tzphi th xaxbv oixet(iTr,Ta, xaT' dvdyxr^v 'zt:- " ita eliam ciini aninia atlcnualnr et labefit in incrc- 

axoXouOoujtv fijijiTiTof Ttve? xa\ dvix^paaTot dXYT,o(5- paliouibiis proplcr poccatiiiii, iit aliciiljl dicit pro- 

vsj, (Lv ■?) oiTjYTjat? ex Tou 'taou Tb d'fpaaTov£X''- "?i plictia, pioplcr iiitiinani illain ciiin pcccalo con- 



Tiov cXTrtiJoiJtivtov dYaOtov tf usst. 05t£ y^P Tauxa, oOte 
jxitva TT] Suvd,ust Ttlv X(!Ytov, i] xiv aT0xaa[jt5v tt).; 
o:avoiaj uTidYSTat. Ouxouv Tzph^ t?> izipai; Ttj dTio- 
axo~(ov -TJ; aOyta; tou -h titj oixovo[JiouvTo;, ouxst' 
dv suXiiY^)'? xaxtuv atttov xiiv tiov dvO,otoT:tov or,[jitoup- 



junctioncm, nccessario coiisequiinliir iiicflabilcs 
quidani dolorcs ct iiicxplicabilos, (lui ;T>qiie dici ac 
cxiilicari noii possunt, atqiic naiiira bonornm quaj 
.spcranliir. Naiii iK^qiie li;cc iiei|iic illa suiit cjiis- 
iiKidi, ut (licoiidi r;iciillas aiit conjeoliira aiiiiiii ca 



Y^v \i-h j.i.ixpo'.J/uxta? xaTovo[jtd^ot , t^ dYvostv auT?/v possit asse(|iii. Si quisquam ergo ad fineni iiituea- 

-h saojjisvov XsY^ov, f\ siStJTa xa\ TTS-otr,xoTa [xt\ !|(o ttir sapicnli;c, qiuc aduiinistrat universit:iteiii, non 

TTi; Tpo; T?i T:ovT;,oiv (vp[J:r,5 sTvat. Ka\ y^P ffi^- '^ iilique lioiiiiiiuiii opificcni nialorum aiictorcm ac 

Eaiijjtsvov , za\ Tr,v T:pi; t6 y'''"'^''^'^'' ^PM^ '^^'^ causani proplcr pusillum et abjcctuni siiiim aiiiinum 

sxtijXuasv. "Oti yap ky.zpa.TZT^cz-ai tou dYaOou xh jiire nomiiiavoril, aiil diceiis cnui ignorare futurum : 

dvOptoTTtvov, oux fiYvo.-,asv 6 Ttdvxa J[JtTLSptxpaT(JiJv aut si sciverit ct foccril, non csse remotum a mali 
tt5 TrpoopaTtyTJ ouvd[jtst, xa\ Tb s^e^tj^ t(o T:ap- „ nppctitioiic, cl ad ipsuiu propeiisiono. Sciebat 

(oXTjxiiTt ,BXiT:tov xaxi x?) taov. 'AXX' Cjintp ttjv T:a- ciiini futiiriiiii, ct non proliibuit caiii (|iuo ad id 

paTpoT:f,v sOEdaaTo, outoj xa\ tt;v dvdxX-(]atv aiiToij qiind fit erat propensioneni cl iiicliiialioncm. Quod 

T:dXtv Tf,v nphi zh dYaObv xaTEv(5r,as. Tt ouv d[jtEt- eiiiin a bono lioino csset avertondus, iioii ignoravit 

vov f,v ; xaOiiXou (jtT) dYaYEiv ttjv (puotv fi[jtiov si^ qiii omnia suo dominatu continet, sua pFaividendi 

Yivsatv, ETrstOT] xoij xaXoiJ ota,aapTT;a£aOat T:po- virliite Kqiie intuens id qiiod dcinccps ost fiiluriim, 

etupa t5 ■x^VT^Goy.zmv, f^ a-;ay>i~3. xa\ vsvoar,xoTa aliiiie id qiiod est pr;Bterilum. Sod quomodo vidil 

TTdXiv T:p?j? TT]v E? dpxTJ^ x^P''' i^vaxaXEaaaOat ; Tb aversioncm : ila etiam riirsus cxcogilavit cjns ad 

5k Si4 xd; aa)[xaTtxd? alyrfi^va^ , o't Tto (ieuaTto bniiiim revocalioiiem. Quid crgo erat melius, aii 

T^5 «puasoj; xaT' dvdYxrjv £TTtau[i6a(vouai , xaxtov nostram natiiram non oninino ad ortum dodiicerc, 

T:otTiTf,v tVj Osiv ivo^idCstv, f^ [j.r,oi oXco; dvOpoj- quoiiiain vidobat fuliiruni iit a bono abcrrarot : aii 



t:ou XTtaTT)v auTov o'tsaOat , to.; dv [xf, xa\ tiTjv dX- 
Yuv()VT(>jv f,[jid; atTto? uTkOvootTO , touto ttj.; iaya-rii 
[jttxpo^l/uxta; saTt Tt^ov ttj aiaOf,ast "zh xaXV; xa\ to 
xaxiv SiaxptvtivTtov, o'; oiix l'aaatv, OTt exstvo Tfj 



ciiin abcrrasset ct iuoibo hiborasset, revocare ad 
gratiaiu qiKiiii liabnit ab initio? Proplcr corporalcs 
aulein dolorcs, qiii fliix;c iialiinc nccossario acci- 
duiit, Dcuin noniiiiare inali)riiin oiroctorom, aul nc 



tpuast [j.(3vov esTtv dYaOJiv, ou ■?[ ataOTiat; oux e^- jj oinniiioquidom cuin exisliiiiaro lioininis creatorcm. 



aTjTSTat • xa\ [jt(jvov exEivo xaxiiv, ifj tou dYaOou dX- 
XoTpttoat?. Iltjvot? 6o xa\ f)0ovatj xb xaXbv xa\ to 
xax%v xpivstv Tr,? dXtjYou tfuaEio; tot(!v eoTiv, 2.9' 
(bv Tou dXriOtTx; xaXou ■?) xaTavor,at?, Std zh p.r[ [is:- 
iytvi aJxd voij xa\ otavoia;, /(opav oux 'i/^:. 



nc conseatur esso causa et aiiclor coruin qua: no- 
bis dolorem afferiiiit, lioc cst plane pusilli et ab- 
jocti aiiinii eoruin qiii seiisu boiiiim ct maluin diju- 
dicaiit, qiii iiesciiiiit qiiod illiiil soium est bonum 
natura, qiioil scnsiis non alliiigit ; ct soliiin cst il- 



lud nialuiii. ab eo quod cst yerum abalioiKilio. L:iboiibus aulem ct voluptatibiis dijudicare boniim 

ct ir.alum cst propriuni nalur;e rationis exponis iii quibus locuni iioii babet veri boiii cogitatio, 
proplerea (luodca incnte carcaiit ct iiitcHigciiIia. 

"j\XX' oTi [XcV 0SOU epvov dvOp(OT:o; y.a).6w t: xa\ Sed quod liomo qiiidoni piilcliruin sit ac pr.-ccla- 

•£ :\ xaXXtoTot? ys^oii.EVj^/ , o\> ix6wi ex twv s.ipr^[xi- rum Dei opus, factuinqiie ad ea qii.-e suiit piili Iht- 

vtov 6f[X(5v loTiv , dXXi xa\ ex [jtupiojv £-cptov, wv zh rima ct opliiiia, non soliim cx iis qu;c diola sunt, 

•i:Xf,Oo; 5t4 Tf,v d[jtsTpt<av Tuapa5pa[Jiou[j:E0a. &th-j oi est peispiciium, scd ctiam ex aliis innumerabilibiis. 



Mjllh IX, 12; Marc. u, 17; Luc. 



>1. 



S. GRFXORIl KYSSENl 



M 



<l>!oriim pra>leiniilleimis nMiliiluirmcni, qiiod id A avOptiTOu roiriTTjv ovojj.ajavTe? , oix ETrtXsXificifjisGa 



cssel inliniliim. Cinn Deum auiem crealoreni ct 
plTectorem nominavimus, non oliliti sumus eorum 
1111» in prooeniio scrulali snmus ailvcrsus Grwcos, 
in quibus osiensuni esl Doi Yerbum, cuin sit cssen- 
liale et consistens, ipsum esse et Dcuni ct Yerbum, 
ac ralioncni quse complexa est oinnem vim cfli- 
cicnlein, vcl qua; potius est ipsa per sc vis ac vir- 
III», ei qw.v. snapte propcnsicMie ar appelilione (('ruir 
ad onine boiiuiu, cl quidiiuld volui rit, simul cflicil, 
quod cnm volunlate virtutem liabcat concurrentein : 
rujiis et volunlas cl opus cst corum qua; sunl viia, 
•1 quo ciiani bomo dciluctus cst ad vilam, diviiie 
ornalus rebus omnibus opliniis ac pulcbcriiinis. 
Ouoniam autem solum est inalierabilc ex iis qiuc 
«unl natiira id quod per creationcm non babct ori- " 
gineni ; quxcunque autcm ab incrcala natura cv 
co quod iion crat, conslilcrunt, cuin slalim a con- 
versioiic csse coeperini, seuipcr procedunt per ;illc- 
ralionem ; et si agantquiddam secunduin naiurani, 
ad id quod est melins eis sempcr lit mutatio; sin 
a recta dcflexeiint, qui fit aJ conlrarium raotus ca 
semper excipil; cuiii crgo in liis quoquc csscl 
lionio, cui nalurce niulabililas dilapsa erat ad coii- 
irariuiu : a bonis autem rcccssus ct a consequenti 
omne genus iiiali inducerct, adcoul per aversioncm 
qiiidem a vita, ejiis loco inors siiccedcrct, pcr pri- 
vationem autein lucis, lcnebrrc; pro abscntiaautcin 
virtutis, invelicretnr viiium : in locum autem oin- 
ninin bonorum referrctur iiumerus conlrarioruin : _ 
euin qiii in iucc et qua; sunt ejusniodi malo capto 
cccidcrat consilio; ncque eniin fieri poierat ut 
esset iii priitlcntia, qui prudeiiiiam fucrat aversa- 
tus, ncqiie ul sapiens aliiiuid consultarct, qui re- 
cesserat a sapientia, pcr quemnam rursus eum 
oportcbat revocari ad eain quani prius liabcbat 
gratiam? Cuinam autein conveniebat creclio ejus 
qui ceciderat, aut rcvocatio cjus qui perierat, aut 
reductio ejus qui abcrravcrat? Cui, inquani, oiii- 
nino alii, quaiii Douiino naliira;? Is enim soliis qiii 



Tiliv iv Tqj 7:pooiiJiiit) T,(ihq Toii; "EXXTjva? fipv 5teu- 
y-piVTjOivttov , £v oT? a.iti5dy.wzo 6 tou Ocoij \6fO(r 
oujiiiSr,.; xii xal ivuTiisTaTo; ojv, auxb? etvat y.aX 
Ocii; xa\ Aiiyo;, Tiaaav ouvajjtiv r.oiT^xiy.Tiv i|jt7:spist- 
)iT](f(jj?, (jtaW.ov 5e auToSuvapii? iov, y.a.\ ■Kphq tiSv 
epfov ayaOJiv ipjjtTjv cxtuv, xa\ Ttav o xl Tcsp olv OsXTjar) 
xaT£pYaJo;j.evoj , tiXi cuv6po[xov ^x-'"' ''■Ti [iouXf.ast 
tt;v 5uva;jtLv, ou xai Oi/T,;-ta xa\ SpYov ^itiv f) Ttjjv 
6vTmv CwT], Tiap' ou xa\ 6 avOptozo; eEj t6 fTJv Trap- 
f;xOTi, TiaJi zolq xaXXfaTot? OeoEt^ai; xexoajj.r,;;i^vos. 
'E::e;5T] pc [jttjvov avaX/.oitoTov estt xaTi ttjv (|)Oijiv 
xh [xr) 5ti xticjcio; e/ov tt;v Y^vetrtv , xa 51 ocra rapi 
TTJj dxTtaTou (f\iai(x>g ex tou p.r\ Kvto; ut:c3tti, euOui; 
d-?j TpozT;.; etvat dp5dt*-va, TiavTOTs 6t' dXXotdjietoi 
Tpdetsiv • xal £! pi£v xaTd cf u Jtv ■JipdtTot , Kphq ih 
xpetTTov auToTs Tr,^ dXXotwcsco; £tTae\ Yivo[j.£Vr,c • el 
5£ 7:apaTpa~£tTj ttj.; eOOifaj, tt;; r.phq -zh evavTEov 
auTd 6ta5£xo[J.£VTi; xivf|aEOJC. 'EzEt ouv ev TouTot^ 
xat 6 avOpojTioj r,v, o) t6 ■zpE.ivzhv t?,; (fjcni)^ Tcpis 
ih ivavttov TiaptoXtci-Oev • oma? o^ trjs ToJv dvaOcJv 
dvaxojpfja£(ij; 5t' dxoXouOou Tiaaav iolav xaxtliv dvt- 
etiayoucjTig, w; tfi p.£v dTioSTpocffj ttj? ?ojt;j dvT- 
etaaxOf;vat tJiv Odvatov , t?] oe at£pf|3£t tou tpuJTi;, 
jTctyeveaOat t?) axoTO? , tt; 6^ ttjc dpetfi? dTiouoia, 
TT]V xaxiav dvTsiaaxOfivat , xal •JidaT] tt) ttuv dYaOoJv 
T?)v TtTjv evavTiojv xaTaptO[j:r/JTivat xatiXoyov t5v Iv 
TouTot; xa\ TOt; TOtotJtot; e? d6ouXta; e[jt::£T:T(jjx(5ta 
(ou5£ yip Tjv Suvatitiv bj (ppovf,a£t etvat tbv diisatpa^jt- 
[jiEvov TT]V (f p5vr,atv , xa\ ao^ov tt pouXetJtiaaOat T^v 
■zT^q aocf ta? dvaxoJpfjcxavTa) 5td t£vo.; e5et iiiXiv Tip?»? 
TT]v i^ dpxf|C X^P'-'' dvaxXrjOfjvai ; Ttvt 6i ^7:p£7:cv 
f] Tou ttet^tojx-jto; dvipOwat? , f) Tou dTtoXojXito? 
dvdxXTjat;, f; tou TrsTiXavTHAivou ys.ipa-jw^la; Ttvi 
fij.Xi.j, fi tio Kupttj) 7:dvT0j? Tr,; tpussoj; ; TtTj ydp i^ 
dpxf;s 'ZT,^' ZdiT]') 5£5o)xoTt [jiivqj 5uvaTbv rjv, xal 7ipi- 
Tiov d[Jta, xa"i dT:o>,Xu[jtivT]v dvaxaXeaaaOat. "0 7:api 
Tou [iuaTT;p;ou Tr,? dXr,0£faj dxoijO[i£V, 0£6v 7:e7:otr,- 
xevat £? dpx.r,? t^v fivOpojTcov, xat ascojxlvat 6ta- 
T:£7:T(ox5Ta [j.avOdvovT£?. 



vilam ab iiiitio dcderat polcral, cumque siiiinl deccbal, ctiam pereunlem revocare. Qiiod qiiidem 
audimus a niysierio verilalis, ut qui discamus et Deum ab iiiilio fecisse boraincm, et saluicin ci de- 
disse cuin periissct, 

CAPUT IX. KE*AA. 0'. 

Sed badeniis quidcm asscntictur forle orationi, D 'AXXi [Jtlxf [J-ev xouTtov auvOfiaEtat Tuxiv ttTj Xdyfi), 
asijiciens ad id quod cst conscqiieus, proplcrea 7:po? ih dxoXouOov p.ir.ti>\i , 6td t5 p.fi ooxetv EJio Tt 



quod nihil corum qua; dicta suiit, vidcaiur ariemim 
ab ea qiia; Deum decet iiolione; in iis auicra quse 
deinceps sci|uiintur, non ilidcni, per qua; maximc 
coiifiniiatur myslerium vcrilalis. Ea aulem sunt 
liiimaiia generatio, et ab infautia incrcmentum ad 
perlectioneiii, cibusque el poius, el labor et soiii- 
niis, aegritudo et lacrym.T, calnmnia ct juilicium, 
crux et mors, ejiisqiie dcpositio iii inonunicnti). 
Il;cc cniin siiiiul assiinipla cuin niyslcrio, liebclant 
i|uoiianiir,i)do lidcin eoriiin (|ui suiil piisilli el ab- 
jecli aniini, ut ncc ea qiiidom qua; dcinceps diciin- 
Itir adniiltani, propter ea qiia; prius dicla sunl. 
Q'ix enim Dcum dccet cx mortuis rcsurreciio, non 



tf,? OeoTipe^ious ivvofa? Ttuv £ipTi[iiva)v elvaf 7ip6; 
6£ Td icpe|fi?, oux 4[io((o? e^ei, 6t' ojv [jtdXtaTa t5 (jiu- 
atfjptov tt;; dXriOefa; x,oaTtJV£tai • ■(•eveai; dvOpu- 
TifvT], xa\ ex vr,7:fou 7:,obc tsXeftoatv a!j^r,at;' fjpwafj 
ts xa't' 7iilat?, xa\ xi57:o;, xa'i utivo;, xa't XuTir,, xa\ 
5dxpuov, auxotpavTfa Te y.a\ 6txaaTf,ptov, xa\ aTaupbc, 
y.-j.\ OdviTOC, xa't f; sv (jtvr,[jis£tij Oiat;. TauTa ■(•Jp ou(ji- 
7:apaXa[j:6avoijisva T(7) (jiuaTTipft;), d(J.6Xuvet r.ui<; ttov 
(j.txpo-|uxoTEpo)V tf/j Tifativ, ij); piTioe to icpEjf,; tojv 
X£-,'o;j.£vojV oid td 7:postpT][j.sva au(ji7:apa6£X£oOat. Tb 
■Cip O£07:ps7cis tfi? ex vexpoiv dvaoTdoetij; , 6td tb 
7i£p\ tbv Od'jaTOV dTipeTik? ou 7:poaf£Tat. 'Eyto 51 
rip^jTEpov o*;j:at 5£tv p.txpbv tr,; oopxf/.fi? ^iaxutr^toi 



41 



ou.vTio (:ATi:ciii;Tir\. 



« 



■zh^ Ko-^iiy^fi^J iT.03-\za.'t-.a.i, ii^Wj -:>) y.-xi.h'/ i(f' kTJ- ,\ ■.>i\u\\ll\tn\- pinplor iiiDiloiii qiix iioii dccel. !':g(> 

toCi xa'. ^'j [■'■^ ''^^''^'^"°'' '^*'"'"^^!'^'"' ™'°''' "C"'"''?''!^"' •'"''"1 priiis cxisrnno, ;i cani:ili crassitiidine p.iu- 

3iv J/atspov ToJTtov y.ata).aiji€av;rj'.. Ou5iva yap liiliiiii alidiula ((lyilatidne, oporterc ipsiiiii pcr fe 

dv-ip:tv oljiat tojv XsXoYtipiiViov, Sti ev y.aTi cpijjtv boiiniii tonsitlorare, cl (inoil iion est cjiismotli, 

[iijvov Tiov TtavTtiJv ta-Vi ai^x^h^i, rh -/aTa xaxtav nenipe (iiiibnsnain signis ct notis utriimquc coiii- 

TaOo;' th 5k •/.a-/.!ac £xt?)j, T.Ti-.h; a!'r/o'j? isT^v aX- preliciulaliir. Ncmincni cnini qni sapil, ot cst paiilo ^ 

).6Tp;ov. 'ii 6k (^.r|£kv svavTioy ftitjLty.Tai , touto Tiiv- cordatior, coiiliadicliiriiiii cxistimo, qiiin snla cx 

To>; iv TT] Tou xaXoiJ |/.oifa xaTa).a[x6avsTat. Tb S: oiiiiiiliiis scciiiidiiin iialiiiani sil liirpis oa qiix osl 

ai.TfiCii y.a/.h'/ , a.ii.i-(ii laTt toO evavTScj. Ilpi-st 6i ox vitio aficctio : ([11;!; cst aiUcni rcMuiia a vilio, sit 

•cto 6£(o Ttav oTtitsp £v TT] xovixaXotJOsiopsTTaty/opa. alicna ali oiiini liir|iiliiiliiie. Ciii aiilcin niliil o.-t 

"II Totvjv Sst^aTioiav xaxtav sTvat TTjv yivvrjuiv, tt;v roiitr:irii iiiimisliini, id iii 00 (|iio(l est lioiiiun ot 

(itvaTpo'.fr;v, ty-v a'j|r,atv, Tr;v T.ph; zh TiXstov tt,? Iioncsliiin omniiio comprclienditiir. Oiiod aiilciii 



(fOastoj rpioSov, TT]V 6avaT0'j t.iX^jvj, t}]v ex toO 
OavaTOu ew/ooov • \ el l^to xaxia; elvai Ti tipr,- 
[j.iva a'JVTiOiVTai, o'J5ev a.lT/ph'^ slvat t^ •/.axia; dX- 
X^Tptov ej ava-;'xr,? 6[;.oXoyT;so'jai. KaXcu Iz ravTtoj 



vcre f<\ lioimin ol lioiicsiiiin, iiiiiiime inisUiin csl 
conlrario. Dcuin autom docoi finidtiiiid considera- 
tiir in 00 qiiod cst hoiiiim ot lioiicstuu). Aiit crgo 
oslcndant vilium osse origincin, odiio;itioiioin, 



dva5£ivvu[jtivo'j, Ttlj; o'Jx iXcEtvoi tt;; (i)o-'!a;, ot -h [5 augmcnlum, ad pcrlectioncm naliir;c progrcssi'.i- 
xaXbv [iii rpirstv ^ri 0£ou 5oY[j.aTiJovTj; ; ncin, inoitis cxpcrimcntuin, rcsurrectioiicm a mor- 

tiiis: vol.si ca qua; dicia siiiil vitio vacarc oonocdanl, iiiliil qiiod vitio carct tiirpc fsse falcanlur ne- 
fosse esi. Qund si id bonuni essc el lionestum oiniiino oslenditiir, qiioinadinodiiin iion csl misorabilis 
coruin sliiltilia, qiii id quod osl boiiuiu ct lionosliim, in Dco iiiinimc convcnirc dncciil? 



KE1>AA. I'. 



CVriJT X. 



"AXXi [jt'.xp^;V, 'yr,T\, xai rEpt-'parT?)V f, dvOpt;)- 
■rivY; cfJTtj* drEtpov 6^ f, Oi^Tr,; • xa't no; Stv r£pi 
£X'f]',pOr) Ttp dTOjjno ih drsipov ; Ka'i Ti; toOt^ tpr,!Tiv, 
OTt Ti] 7t£piYpa'.pri Tij; <:ap-/.'j; xaOdr;p a.'('(iU'> Ttvl f, 
dretpia t?,; {-)j(>Tr;T0? rspi£Xf,90r) ; 0'JSk '(b:^ It\ tt]; 
^[[jteTipa; ^tof,; EVTi; xaTa-/X£!sTat TtiJv Tf,; aapxb; 
optov :f) voepi (fOat;. 'AXX' 6 [jtkv Kyxo; ToO aoJ^jiaTo; 
Tof; oixeiot; [xips ji TteptypdcfSTat • fj 5k tj'ux'1 '^"'•i 
T?,; Stavoia; xtvf][jia't rdcjr] xaT' e^ouaiav J^arXou- 
Tat -fj xTiict, xa\ [Jti/pt; 0'Jpavtov dvtO'j'a, xa\ Ti^ov 
a6iJ3atov £rt6aTe'Jou3a, xa\ Tto rXdTJt t?,; oixQ'j[jti- 
VT,f erepxo^jtivr,, xa\ rpb; Ta xaTa)(0(ivta Sia t?,; 
roXu7tpaY[Jioauvr]; staS'Jvou(ja, roXXdxt; 5s xa't Ttov 
0'jpaviojv Oau,adTtDV sv rsptvoia yivsTat, o'JSkv ^apu- 
vo[jLivr, Tip ecfoXxiip to'j (ito[j:aTo;. Ei os dvOptorou 
(J.'JXT] xaTi Tf,v Tr,; (fjaso); dvd-f/TiV cu-cxsxpa^Jiivr, 
Tij) (itb[jtaTt ravTaxou xaT' sEousiav i'i-cvsTat • t!; i\ 
dvdvxri TT] (f'j(Tst TTJc aap/.b; Tf,v Oiozr^za. 'i.i-(zvi s[j:- 
rsptsip-j-saOat, xa'i \p\ Sti Ttov ;(t))pr,T(i)v f,;j.i'v uro- 
Ssfj-p.dTtov aTo/aa[).bv f][j.tv Ttva rpirovia rs,o't tt,; 
0£!a; oixovo[iia; XaSstv; 'fl; i-ip Tb rOp £r.'t t^; 
Xa[jtrd5o; SpaTat Tr,; uroxstijiivr,; rspt5sSpaY[J^svov 
uXr|;, xa\ X^Jyo; [ikv Staxpivst To TS srt Tr]; uXr,; 
rup, xa\ Ti]v Tb rOp s^drTOuaav uXt]v, spyio ok oOx 
^aTiv dr' dX).-f]Xtov TauTa 5taTS[;.6-jTa;, i^' ^auTf,v 
Sst^a; Tf,v 'fXSYa Stsssuy^jtivr^v ti]; ijXt];, dXX' £'; Ti 
au'/a[ji(j)ST£pa yivsTat (ouTtjj xa't ptr,6£'t; to tfOapTtxbv 
Tou rupb; au[jirapa).a[ji6av£Tto Tto uroSstY[J.aTt, d"AX' 
oaov eurpsrs; eoTt [X(Jvov sv tt] six(!vt 5s;d[j:svo; , to 
dvoixsiov xa\ dre[Jtcfatvov drorotsiaOtjo) ■ Tbv auTbv 
Ouv Tporov, il); 6ptu[jt£v xa\ £;r, iji[j.svr; v Tou uroxst- 
jiivou TT]v tfXijYa, xa't oux £varoxX£to[jiivT]v tt] uXt] • 
Tt xii)Xu£! 0£ia; tfjj^to; 'svtoaiv Ttva xa't rpoa^YY'- 
a[jtbv xaTavof,aavTa; , rpb; to dvOpjijrtvov Tf,v Oso • 
npsrr) Sid'jotav xa'i sv Tto risoasYY''';-''!' oiaatbssaOj.t, 
Patro'.. fiu. XLV. 



At rcs osl, inqiiil, paiva, ct qii;ocirciiiiiscrilii jio- 
\cM Iiiiniana iiauiia : Doiis aiitoiii cst infiiiitii.-;. 
Qiiomodo aiilciii qiiod iiniiionsiini ost aloino coin- 
prelicndi qiical?Qiiis auieni lioc dicit, quod carnis, 
t;inqiiain vasc alii]uo, circiimscriplioiie coiiiprc- 
licnsa sil iiifiiiilas Divinitalis '? Mciine cnim iii 110 • 
stra vita iiitra oarnis tciniinos coiicluditur inlelli- 
gcns iialiira. Scd torporis quidem magnitudo suis 
circuniscribitiir pariiLiis: aiiima autcm mctilius 
cogitatioiiis ct iiitclligentia; libere cxlcnditur iii 
iiiiivcrsa cieatiira, ad ccelos usqiic asccndcns , ct 
abyssos ingicdiens, ct totius orbis lerraj pcrva- 
dcns iaiiludiiicin, ct subtcrranca curiose subieiis ; 
s;rpe auteiii ctiam coelcstia iiiiraciila inente agital 
ct vcrsal, pondcre corporis quoJ ilciiriniit iiiliil 
gravata. Si aiilem anima lioniiiiis, quae nalura; ne-A 
ccssitale cst commisla ct conioirpeiaia corpoii, 
ubiqiic vcrsalur liberc; (iiiid iicccssc cst dicoie 
Divinitatein coerceri iiitr.i iialuraai oariiis : ct iion 
pcr exenipla qiia; a nobis capi possuni, qn.T iios 
D dccet coiijccliiram sumere dc diviiia dispeiisalione ? 
Qiio niodo enimignis videtur in liiccnia subjcctani 
apprcliendcrc matcriam : ct ralio ([uidcm discornit 
igiicniqui cst in materia, ct inatciiam qu;iB acccn- 
dit igncm : rcipsa aulciii non potcsl. iis a se invi- 
rcin dissectis, ijisa per sc osiemli flanima, disjuii- 
cla a inat(!ria ; sed ainbo simul uuuin linni : iia 
oliani (ncmo aiilcm in igiie simul suiiiat ad excin- 
pliini, id iii qiiod cadit iiiteriliis, scd co laiuur.i 
([uod dccct siimpto ad bimililiiiliiiein, id qiiod non 
csiproprium ct conveniens rejiciat), iia ergo, ut vi- 
dciiius flaminam qiiae a subjecto dcpendet, et iii 
niatcria non iiicliuliltir : qiiid vclat, (luoiiiinus di- 
\iiue natiir;c cogil;U3 qiiad.iiii unionc cl appropin- 
qiialioiic ;i(l boiniiio;!), conscrvcliir qiiao Dcuiu 1!«- 

14 



43 S. GREGORIl NYSSKM 44 

cet cogilarm ollain iii nppiO)iiiiiiii;ilioiie cicdi^inlo \ Tritjr,; -^p/iypa^r,? iy.ti; Elvai x6 ©eTov r.ia-iiio^viac, 
IUmiiii e.ssc rciiioliini ao oiiini circiiiiiscriiilionr, xiv iv avOpwroo f,v ; 
ctiamsi sit in lioniiiiL' ? 



CAPUT \l. 



KE<I>A\. lA'. 



Sin aiileiii qiiaTis (iiiciiunlnioiliim ciim Im- Et Sk Ci^Tst^ too; xaTaxtpvatai OeiJtr;? Tpi? x') 

manilale coiileniperalur divinilas : tibi priiis qiijc- dvOpwntvov, (ipa aot Cithiv -pitou-ou, t!? •;tp6; tt-v 



rendum esl, ciijusuiodi sil congeneratio et con- 
junciio aniniai cum carne. Qiiod si ignoralur mo- 
diis (1110 liia aiiinia unilur coipori ; ncc cxistiuies 
omniiio illiul a le oportcie (oniprcliciidi. Sed qiio 
modo crediinus hiceliaui aniinam aliqiiid esse di- 
\crsum a corpoie, ex eo quod caro, si dcseria fue- 
ril ab aniina, sil mortua, ncc possit operari, ci 
coniinutionis iiiodum iniioiamus : ila ciiani quod 

rt 

.Tilinet quidcni ad majeslaleni cl magnificentiaui, 
divinam iialuram differre a mortali et interilui ob- 
nioxia, coiifilemur : modnm aiitem conteinperalio- 
iii:. divinitalis ciim bumanilale iios perspicere noii 
posse coiieedimus; sed gcniliim quideiii csseDeiiiii 
in nalura liouiinis, per ea qii» narraiilur iniracula, 
minime dubiiainus. Quomodo autcm, iit quod sii 
iiiajiis (juam qiiod considerarc possimiis, scriilaii 
recusamiis. Neiiiie ciiiiu qiiod crediniiis oiiinem 
corporcam el qusc sub inlelligenliaui cadit iiaiii- 
raui consislerc ab incorporea el increata nalura. 
simul cuu) fide examinamus uiule id sii,et qiio- 
mcdo. Sed quod facluin sit adiiiitlentes, qucniad- 
iiiihIiiiii iiiiiveisom consislal, ciiriose iiulagare pi;c- 
termillimiis, ut qiiod sil oiiinino incflaliile atque ~ 
iiiciplicabile. 

CAPLT XII. 

Qiii aiilem qua:rit sibi osleiuli qiiod Deus in 
carne nobis apparuerit, aspiciat ad operationcs. 
Nam qiiod Deus sit, non potcst plane alia addiici 
probalio , qiiaiu lislimoniiim uperalioniini. Qiio 
modo enim iiiiiversilalem iiiluenles , ei muiidi 
adiiiinisiraiionem consideranies, et beneficia qiiibus 
(liviniiiis alTicitur vita nostra, coinprelicndimus 
aliqiiam csse summaiii virluiera, eorum qua; fiiint 
cfTeciricem, et qus ea qiise siinl conservat : ila 
cliain qiiod Deiis nobis in cariie apparuerit, salis 
piLibari duciuiiis ev mlracuiis qiix facta siint in 



aapy.a iti; (J-ux'!? ^ sujJtfuta. Et Sk ZTfi ar,g iy^adr.31 
tj/ux^i^ ° Tp(!TO?, xaO' ov Ivouiai tijj a(0|jLaTi, y.yfik 
Jx;tvo -avTio; otou Oiiv bnh; ysv^aOat vr^g arjr xaxa- 
Ir/^uoi. 'A/.X' wa-nzp IvTauOa xa't s-cpov Elvat -.1 
-api 16 atoua tt^v '^•jjt^m TriTTtOTEuxaptsv , ^x -oO 
[j.ovtoO£taav t?,; iJ-uxt;.; tt)v aapxa vsxpdv zt xa\ dv- 
svipyr^Tov •^^•jia()a:, xa't tov Tr,? iv(o3£(ijj oux £7:t- 
Ytvtoixo.ucv cpi-ov ■ ouT(o x4x£t 6ta:fcpeiv [jtkv £-"t zh 
lxf(a).rj-rji-iG-zpoy Tr,v 0£tav tpuatv zpb; Tr]v Ovr,- 
Tr;v xa't £-!xr,pov ^[ioXoyoujjiEv , tov ok x^; dvaxpi- 
aiu); Tpi-ov tou O;tou T.ph; xh dvOp(o7:tvov auv- 
tSitv ou x(opou;j.£v d)."/,i t!i pikv ysYevijjOat @;hv ej 
dvOp(i)-ou ^uTst , otd Ttijv laTopoufjt^vwv Oau^Jtdxojv 
oux dfjt-f t6d/.Xo;ji£v • zh oe ■rcto;, ('0; [Jteijov t^ xaTi !:>- 
ytajjtdiv Ecfooov ot-psuvav 7:apatTouti.eOa. Ouok ydp 
Traaav ttjv aoj;j.aTtxr;v Te xa\ vor,TT;v Yivvr,atv Tapi 
xf,? datoijtdTou t£ xa't dxTt^TOU tfuaeoj; u-oa-rivat itt- 

OT£U0VTE?, th T^cSOcV 1] zh OTiOJJ T-Ji ~ep\ TOUT'jJV TTtaTil 

auv£5£Td^o;xev. 'AW.d t6 YeYevf,aOat Tzn.paStyiii.tvo'., 
dTco),uT:paY[J.'jvriTov Tp(5T£ov xf,5 xou Tia^j-zh; auaxd- 
ciw; xaTa/.£t'zo;jt£v , toj ap^r,Tov zavTdTTaaiv SvTa 
xa't dv£p,tj.rjV£UTOv. 



KE*AA. Ib'. 

Tou oe 0£>vv cv aapx\ ■netpovepoJaOat fjijtrv 4 Ti; 
dTcoo£!§£t; ETrtJrjTiIjv, nzph; xd? i^gpyda; pXerc^Tto. 
Ka\ yap tou o),oj? etvai ©eSiv, oux Sv xi? ixifpav diriJ- 
SetHtv ^x^'' ^'^ '^^i '^'^^ i\izpyEi.C)\i [jiapTupia^. "i)aTC£p 
To!vuv et^ Tb Tcav dtfopaivTe?, xr.\ Ti,,- xaTi Tiv vi- 
a[jiov otzovo;j.ia; e^TctoxOTcouvTSS, xa\ Ti; euepYealaj 
xi? OetSOev xaxi Tf,v ftof,v ■f)[j.(")v tvepYou[jt^va;, OTcep- 
xetaOat Ttva Suva[jLiv TtotT,Ttxf,v xtov •■[iyvo[).i\/uy\), xa\ 
auvTT;pT]Ttxf,v Toiv (5vT0)V xaTa/.a;i6ivo[j.ev • outoj; xal 
iTcl Toij Std aapx^^ :fi[Jitv tpav-p(oOivToj Qeou lxavT;v 
dTctiSet^tv tt;,; iTctipaveia? xfi? Oedxr^TOs Td xaxi xij 



operaiionibiis, ul qui iii faclis qu« siinl eiiarrata, q evepYetas OauiJiaxa iceicotTi^jtsOa, Tcivxa xoi; totopr,- 

animadveilimus esse omnia per qu;c divina virtiis Ostatv cpYot?, St' wv f; Oeia xapaxTr,pis£Tat (fjat;, 

cxpi liiilliir. Dei cst, vivificare lioniines. Dei est, xaTavor^aavTe;. fieoij t6 fojoTcotetv tou; dvOptiiTcoug. 

ea qiia; sunl, sua conservarc priideiilia. Dei est, ©eou xh auvTrpEtv 5ti icpovofa? Ti RvTa. 0£oG xb 

cibum largiri el polionem iis quibus obligit ut in PpoJatv xa"t TctiatvTOt? aapx^s xfiv Cojf,v eiXrjxiiat ya- 

carne vitam aganl. Dei cst, ei qiii opus liabel ptJeaOat. ©eoij euepY£Tetv xbv o£S[j.evov. 0eou zh Tca- 

l'enel:icere. Dci cst, cx imbeclllllate perversam paxpaTcetaav e? daOeveia; Tf,v tfiuatv, TcdXtv St' uYeioti; 

n.iluram per saiiilaleni sibi rcslitiiere. Dei est icpif iauTTjv ^TcavdY^tv. 0£oij t?) Tcdar,; eTctxpaTe'Jetv 

siiniliter el eodem mndo oblinere dominaluin in i^j.otoxpiTco); xtj; xxtastjo;, yI? > OaXdaar,?, iipo;, 

omneiu crealiiram , lerram, mare et aercm, et xtov uij^p t?(V aipa xdTctov. ©eou zh Tcp6; Tcdvxa 

omnia qu.T! sunt siipra aerem. Dei est ad oiniiia Stapxf; TfjV 5'Jva[j.tv ex^'''' ^^^ "'^9^-' Y^ TcdvToiv x6 

salis liabere polcstalis, et anle oiiinla csse polcn- Oavd-ou xal ^Oopa; eivai xpeiTCOva. Ei [jev cjv 

lloreni morle et iiilcrltu. Si ergo allqiild lioniiii xtvo; toutojv r/.XtTcr); tjv V] irepl auT^jv iaxopia, eixd- 

deesset ei quse de ipso narralur bislorla;, ineriio xto; xi [jtua-fi^piov -fiiJiiov ol S|oj vr\; TciaTeo); f](jttljv 

qui a nostra fide suiit alieni, idversus nostrum 7cai:v.od»ovTv • ei ol Si' iliv voetxat &th;, TcdvTa i« 



ORATIO CATr.C.Hr.TICA. 



(C 



toT; -tp\ sJTo-: oinvf.iiai; xciOopJ.Ta'., ■:■ o'( s;ji-o5i- A prxscriben nt mysleriiiiii ; si vero omiii.i (icr .(ii.e 

Dt-iis inlclligitur, icrniiMtnr in iis qii;i! itc ipso 



fov tr, r.is-.n ; 



Ki;<i'A.\. 11' 



'AXX4, 9Tia\,yivvin-i; zz y.a: OavaTO; ioiov t?,; 3af/- 
xixT)? ^3Ti cfjoii.j; 'fW-''- xayoj.^AUiKaiTbTxpiTTi; 
YEV>(f;3cio; xat t6 [iSTa t?jV OivaTov tt;v t?,; 903:10; 
f)jituv ix^euyet xoivi-TiTa. Ei.; fi/.p iy.i.-zip^x ■tfi; iv- nnstni: comniiinilntiiii. Ad liiiniiini ciiim vitaj 
epuTTivr,; Coj^; ta iTSf-aTa p),^-ovT;? , i'T|jL£V y.a\ iitiMmiiiie lincin iisiiiiicnlcs, sciiniis cl nnde inci- 



iiiuraiitur, (|uid est iiinid (idein inipcilial ' 

CA1'LT Xlll. 

Al (Mtiis, iiii|iiit, ct iiinrs cst propriiim iialiir;e 
carnis. Conccilo. Scd cl id (|nod fiiit anle cjiis 
orliim, cl id (iiiod riiil post morteni, clTii^'il iialiir;c 



oOsv lipyiiJiEOa, xa\ ei; xi xaTaXf|Yojj.iiv. 'Ex ■iTiOou; 
yap op;a[ji.svo; T0'j sTvat 4 SvOptoTTo: , TriOs'. Tri- 
oxapTi^ETa'.. 'Exst ok o";ts f] y£vvr,3i; a-h T:aOo'j; 
flp^a.zo , o!jt£ 6 OivaTo; ei; iraOo; xaT£).T,|EV. OOts 
yip tt;; Ysvvf|Jsto; f,5ovT] xaOTiYf,aaTO , oijTS tov Oi 



pimiis,cl in iiiiid dcsininnis. Ilomo cniin ciini 
csse ((vpcrit cx ancclioiie , aircclimie cliam cnn- 
licilnr cl consiimmatiir. lliie .lulem nciiuo gcnc- 
ralio pocpil ab adcclione ; netinc mors desiil in 
affcctionem. Nequc ciiim voUiplas ejus pncicssit 



vaTov tfOopi SisS';a-o. 'Arciatst; Tto Oa^JjjtaT'.; Xaipto F! gcncrationcm ; nciiiie inortcm seciitacst corru[ilin. 



tH a7Ti3T!a. 'OpLoXoYsI; yip TtavTto; Si' wv vr.tp tA- 
OTiv fjyTJ xb Xf(iixt'JO'i, b-ip tt;v 9'jscv eivat Ti Oa'j- 
(iiaTa.^A^JTi o5v touto tt]; 0s(5tt,to; iaxni aot toii tf a- 
vivTo; (iT:i58ct|t; , Tb \i.r\ Sii ttov xaTot tpuatv TTpotl- 
>ai T?) xf|P'JYijLa. Ei Yip svt^j; tjv tdiv ttj; tfjaso); 



Non credis iiiiracnlo? L;ctor dc lua incrcdulilatc. 
Per lioc cniin quod siipra fidcin putas cssc (inod 
dicitiir, fateris miracula esse siipra iiaturam. lloc 
ipsiiin crgo sit lilii argiimentum diviiiilaiis cjns 
(ini apparuit, qiiod iion proccdat pr;edicatio pcr ca 



5ptov Ta iTsp^ TO'j XpiaTO'j SirjfiptaTa, t:o'j t6 Ostov ; qme siinl secnndum nalurani. Nam si intra iines 

El 6k 'JTtspSaivstTfiv tfjjiv 6 X^yo;, ev oT; aTTtaTst;, n;itur;e esseiil ca qiisc de C.lirislo narrantur, ulii 

fev TO'JToi; Jjt\v fj a-(j3si?t; -ou 0eov sTvai t?jv xr,- divinitas ? Sin autein naturam siiperat id qiio I 

fjai^llJtsvov. "AvOpto-o; [/.iv vip sx a'jv5'jaa[j.oJ Ti- dicitiir, ca ipsa qua; non crcdis, probanl Dcum 

xTSTai , xa\ ,usTi Oav«T'jv sv StatfOopa yivsTat. Et esse qni pia;dic;itur. ISain lioiiio qiiidem nascitur 

Ta'JTa ■nspislxs t^ xf,p'JY;j.a , 0'jx av Osiv sTvat T;av- cx. diioriiin copiila ct coiijiiiicticnc, ct pnsj. morleni 

xto; <j)Tfir\!; Tbv sv toT; i5i(0(jtaTt Tr,; tfjasto; fiutLv vciiit ad interiluin. Si lixc CQiitinerel praidicalio, 

[jLapT'jpo'J[ji£Vov. 'E:::^ 5^ YSY£vvT;30at [ji'sv dxoust; Deuin non esse oninino exislimares cuin qiieni 

a'JTbv, £x6c6Tix£vai S^ Tf;; tfjasoj; f,[Jitav Tf,v xoivj- icslarcmnr esse intra iiatur;B proprictales. Quo- 

Tr,Ta, Tip TS Tr,; ^-'•'-^'W? tp^ttio, xa\ Tto avs::i- ni;im autcm audis quidcni ipsiim csse gcnilum, 

o^xTip Tr,; e!; tfOopiv liXXoitoTstd; , y.aXio; Sv eyoi cxcessisse autcm naliir;e iiostrs communitatem, 

xaTi ib dtxiJXcjOov , Itt^ zh eTspov tt] dTttTTia ypr^- cl in niodo generalionis, ct (]iiod non ac(cper;t 



aaaOat , £i; zh [jit] &vflptj)i:ov auT^v £va Ttijv sv tt^ 
(f'J3£t 6sixvu[j.ivo)v oisaOat. 'AvaYxr) y^^P 7:aTa t'jv 
[jiT] TTiaTeuovTa -bj toio'jtov avO,otoT:ov sTvai, ei; Trv 
ii£,o\ t6 Osiv a'jTi)v etvai •^riaTiv evaxOfiva'. '0 y^P 
Y£Y£Vvf,a0ai a'jT6v iaTopf,aa;, xa\ t6 oijTOj; -rf^vt- 
vfiaOai ouvSiriYfjaaTo. Ei oiiv TTiaTov eaTt Sii TtTiv 
£ipr,;jiiviov ih YSY-vvfiTOai a'j-.h'j, Sii Ttov a'jT'Tjv to'j- 
T<ijv -rraVTto; o'J5^ xh ouTto; a'jT%v ■^z-fzvvr^aOoi: dzi- 
Savov. '0 Yip Tf,v Ysvvr,atv eiirtov, xa\ -h, sx 7:ap- 



alterationein ad inlerituin ; rcclc erit ex coiisfi- 
qiieiili, ad altcrum uti incrcduiilaie, ncmpe iit nnii 
cxislimcs eum csse uiiiiin linminem ex iis qni 
oslenduntur iii natura. Oinnino eniin nccessc est 
iit qni crcdil eum qni csl linjiismodi non esse 
liomincm, dediicatiir ad crcdendiim qiiod sit Dciis. 
!Sam qui natum cum esse narravit, siniiil etiaiii 
lioc modo natuin rccensuit. Si itaqiic cx dictis eum 
iiatiiin esse crcdibilc cst, etiam liac ralione natiiin 



Oevou, TtpoadOTixc. Ka\ 4 to'j OavaTou [jivr,TO£\;, xa\ per luec cadcin facile potest persuaderi. Qiii eiiini 
TT]v dvdaTaTiv Tto OavdT(;j T:poac[jLa,oT'Jpr,asv. Ei o'Jv naluin csse dixit, adjecit eliam , cx virgiiie. El qui 
ii'f' div ixousi; xa\ -.h YSYevvf,aOai xa\ zh TsOvavai ^ niorlis nicmiiiit, altcslatur etiaiii qnod posl nioi- 



oiooj;, ex Ttijv a'JTtov Stoast; TTdvToj; xa\ t'j s;ti) T:a- 
lou; slvai xa\ tt;v Y^vvTjatv a'JTOu xai tov OavaTov. 
'AXXi [Jif;v Ta'jTa [ieijo) t^; tp'J3sto; • o'Jxouv ouSc 
exstvo; TrdvTto; £vt4; Tfj; -^uTeti);, 6 iv ToT; 'j::'sp 
(pijatv YSYsvj-rTflai dT:oo£txvu(icv;. 



KE'1'AA. lA'. 



tein resiirrexit. Si ergo ev iis qnx audis, das etiani 
esse nalum el mortuum, ex iisdeni omnino dabis, 
ccneralionein ejiis ct niorleni csse cxtra affectio- 
iicin. Vcriiinenimvero lia;c nauiram exsuperani : 
crgo nee is intra iialiiram continetiir, qiii snpia 
naliiram nsiendiUir fuisse gcucraliis. 

CAPUT XIV. 



Ti; ouv aiTia , 9r,3\ , tou T:po; ttjv Taz:tvJTr,Ta Qii.-eiiani est ergo, inquil, causa, quod Deus se 

Ta^j-Tiv xaTa6f;vat xh 0£tov, tb; dfi^iSoXov eivai Tf,v ad taiitani deniiseril liiimilitatcin, iil fides sit duLia, 

TO3T1V , £1 0si; To dyiupr,Tov xa\ dxaTavdr,TOv xa\ an Deiis qui cst rcs quoo nec capi, nec mciile com- 

(ivsx)dXr|Tov T:paY[J.a, [t]6 urep Traaav 5(i;av xa\ Tta- prelicudi, ncc veibis potest explicari, quae oinneni 

aav [icYaXsi(5Tr,Ta toj e^JTsXsi eX'JTpip Tr,; djOptoT::- siiperat opinioneni et amplitudinein, miscfiatiir iii 

V]]; 9':asto; xaTa;j.iYvuTai, tli; xa\ Ta; '^ir^Xi; svsp- vili et alijecto liuinaiia; naliircc invnlucr'), adeo ut 



«7 



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43 



excelsa' cl sublimes ejiis operalioiies simiil reil- A ')'-'-o-i aJToiJ Tf, -f/o^ t!/ zaiizivhv Jr:t;j.i?!a auv£uT£/{- 
«laiiliir abjecUT cl viles ciini adiuislione ejus quod CsaOat ; 
esl abjecluni el luiiiiile? 

CAPIT XV. 
Nobis ad hxc minimu deest qnse Deuni deceat 
respoiisio. Qu;cris causam cur Dciis geniius sit iii- 
ler lininincs? Si a viia alistiaxcris qiiae a Doo acce- 
pla sirit beneficia, diceienon poieiisex quibusnaiii 
lebus Dfiiin agiiosces. Ex iis ciiini qu;c accipiiiius, 
Ui^ncfaclorem agnoscimus. Ad ea eniin quie fiunt 
aspicientcs, per e i ejiis qui agil naliiram rcpula- 
iiii.s. Si crgo diviiia; naturic indiciiim ct signuin 
prupriuin est beiievolenlia in homines, Ijabes ra- 
lioiiem quain qiiairebas, babes causain cur Deus 
vcnerit ad lioniincs. Opus ciiiin habeliat incdico 



KE*A.V. lE'. 
OJ"/. a-opo5;jtev Tpci; touto OcOTrpsTOu; amY.p'.- 
c:ci;j. ZrjTii; tt^v Kt-iavToO YS1's^v?|C0a'. fi;?jv iv av- 
OpwTToi? ; 'Eav d^iXrij tou plo-j zicq OsiOsv d-oyevo- 
(iiva? eucpyeaia?, k-x Ttoiwv JmTviisr) zh ©eTov, oCix 
av EiTTstv ^xoi?. 'Acf' ,uv •jitp irdaxoiJiEv, aizh toOtojv 
t6v euspysTTjv eircftvwixop.EV. Ilpb; \ip Tot yiYvi- 
p.iv% p/i-ovTej, Std -roOTtuv tt;v tou ivepY&vJVTOj 
dvaAOYt^i;ji£0a 9'Jatv. Ei ouv lotov ■^wpits^i.a. tt;; 
Oeta; (fuaeiu; <) oiXavOpojria , eX''' ^^ ETCsr;TTiaa; 
X(5yov, £x^'S ''h'^ atTtav tt)? ev dvOpdiTTOti; tou 0eoO 
-apouaia;. 'EoeiTO Y^P tou EaTpeuovTo; ■/) tfuat; 
iiatura noslra, (Hi;e iiiorbo laborab;iI. Opus halic- K tjukov daOev^rjaaaa. 'EoeiTO tou dvopOouvTog, 6 iv t(;) 



bal eo qui erigcrel, homo inii cccidcral. 0|iiis lia- 

bebat eo qui vivificaret, qui a vita exciilerai. Opus 

habebat eo qui ad bonum rcduccrel, qui delluxerat 

a boni participalione. Egebat Uicis pr;cseiitia, qui 

erat inclusiis in lencbris. Qu^trcbat rcdciiiplDreiii 

caplivus, adjutorcm vinclus, libcratorcm is qui 

jiigo prcniebalur scrviuitis. Ihccne sunt parva el 

indigiia qiKC Dcuiii niovcanl, ul dcsccndat ad hii- 

iiianani nauirani visil^indani, ciim adeo iMrclicitcr 

ol miser;ibililer allecta cssct luinianitas ? At pote- 

lat, inquit, ct Iiouio bcneficio aflici, et Dcus nia- 

ncrc in iitipatibililate. Qiii enini iiniversitalein vo- 

lunlate condidit, el qiiod noii crat fecit consislcre 

solo luitu ct iiioii cnto voluiilaiis, cur noii diviiia 

.... ( 

idiqiia aucloritale et imperio a contraria potesiate 

aviilsiiin homincm deducit ad euiii statuni qui fiiit 

ab iiiiiio, si hoc ei lubebal ; sed longos obit lir- 

cuilus, corporis iialuram siibicns, et pcr geiicra- 

tioneni ad viiani acccilcns, et conseiiiiciiiir pcr 

oniiiepj Iransiens selaleni, ct deinde inorieiis , et 

iia per siiuin corpus peragens scopum resurreclio- 

nis : pcrinde alqiie si ei non liceret maiienti in 

divin;c gloria; altitiidine, jussii scrvare lioiiiiiieiii, 

_ jubere auieni valere cjiismodi circuitiis? Necesse 

cst ergo ejiisniodi objectionibus eiiam nostram 

objicere vcritatcni, ut nulla re iiiipcdialur fidcs 

eoruiii, uui cx;iiiiiiiando qu;crunl vcrbum niystcrii. 

Prinium ideo, (|uod supra jain (|iiodaniinodo dis- 



T:T(Jju:aTi dvOpw-oc. 'EoetTO ToO ftjjOTCoioiJvToc, 6 
£!pa[jtapT(jJV Tr,; CtiJTi;. 'EoetTo Toij 7Tp6j to dyotObv 
e::avaYOVTo; , 6 a-ijpfj\jt\i zrfi tou dYaOou [j.eTou- 
citas. "ExpT)f£ TT)? Tou (fojTb; Ttapouata?, 6 xaOetp- 
•yfi.i'jo; Tto ax(iTet. 'EJif,Tet Tiv ).uTp(0TT;v f> !xiy_\i.a/M- 
To; , Tiiv auvaY(ovtaTi)v 6 6eap.(0Tr);, Tbv eJ.euOepto- 
Tr,'> 6 T(p CuYw TT); 5ou).eta; xa.Zc.y6[>.E'^oi. ^Xpa. 
[xiy.pa. TaiJTa y.a\ dvd£ta t^v fc)ebv fiuatoTTT)aai ■TTpb; 
eTrtaxeitv TTJ; dvOpojnt/r,; cpuaeo;? xaTa6rivat , oii- 
Tto; IXeetvto; xat dO/,!oj; tt); dvOpoj::(jTrjTo; 8ia- 
xet^ievr,:; 'AX).' e^tjv, '.fr,at, xa'i £u£pYeTr,Of|Vai t4v 
dvOp(OT:ov, xa\ iv d-aOeta xbv 0:6v Stajj.eivat. 
'0 Y'-P ''I-* ?ou),T)piaTt zh 7:dv ausTradpievo;, xa\ 
zh (j.T) ov u-oaTT)aa; ev [J.(jvr) tt) opiJ.f) to5 Oeat)- 
[laTo;, Tt oux^t y.a\ zh'j dvOpojrrov ot' auOevTtxr); Ttvo; 
xa't OeiXT); E^ouata; tt); JvavTta; 6uvd[Jteoj; draaird- 
ca;, T:p?); tt;v e^ apx?i? *Y-' xavdaTaatv, el touto 
(f!),ov auT(;) • d).).d [j.axpd; TieptipxeTat Tteptooouf 
CM[j.a~.o:, uT:epx(J|JtEvo; (fuatv, xalotd Yevvqaeo); Ttao- 
t.'',v £t; t6v piov , xa'i ■jrdaav dxo),otJ0(o; -f^Xixfav 6t- 
e;t(ov,s!Ta OavdTou fz\j6p.e.'/0i, v.al oijTO); 5td Tf,; tou 
iotou aoj|jiaTo; dvaaTdaeto; Tiv axoTrbv dvuojv • ('o; 
oux ejbv auTto [j.ivovTt i7:\ Toij ij''^u;"Ti); oo^Tfi 5t4 
7:pojTdY[JiaTo; atoaat t6v dvOpojrrov, Ta; oe TotauTi; 
TTtptooou; •/a.lpzvj edaai ; OJxouv dvdYxr, xa"t rat; 
Totauxat; Tojv dvTtOsa:(ov dvTtxaTaaTr)vat 7:ap' f,[.ttov 
Tr)v d)T;Oetav, t'o; dv 5td p.rfii'ihi ■?) 7:iaTt; xo)),uotTO, 
Tiov e^eTaaTtxoj; fr,TOUVTOJV tou [jLuaTr^piou tov Xi- 



ciissum cst, coiisidcrcmus, qiiiJnam virluli lan- p y^^jV. nptoTov [jiev ouv OTiep xa'i ev toT; tpOdaaatv ?)6t] 



qMaiii toiitrariuni opponalur. Certe queniadmoduni 
tciiebra! lumiiii , iiiors viUe, it:> virtuli qiioi|iic vi- 
tiiim, iiec aliud quidqiiam coiilrariiini cst. Lt cnini, 
I ;im multa sint qii;c considcraiiUir in crcaliira, iii- 
liil aliud ex advcrso distingiiiliir a luce aiit a vita, 
non lapis, non lignuni, iion aqiia, non Iiomo, ne- 
que alii|uid aliud cx iis qii;e siiiit, pra^tcrqiiam ca 
qiiai proprie iiilclligiiiilur cx conlrario, iilpolo lc- 
nebra.* ct mors : ita eiiain iii viriutc, ncmo dixerit 
ullam crcaturam intclligi esse ei coiitrariain, pra> 
lerquaiii id quod mciile concipiliir c\ \ilio. Si 
ergo iii vilio quidem iialunresse Deiim noslra as- 
serercl oratio, opporlunc possct qiii coiilradicil, 
nostram insectari fidem, iil qui c;i oijiii.ircuiiir qii:e 



[jieTpEoj; i$f,TaaTat, t! ttj dpiTr) xaTd zh IvavTiov 
xaOijTT)xev, £7:iax£'|to[jLeOa. 'Sl; tpojT\ ax^To; xa^t Od- 
vaTo; Trj i^tor), outoj xa\ tt; xaxia i\ dpeTr, OT)),ov'JTt, 
xa't ouoiv Tiapd TauTTjv 'eTepov. KaOdriep Y^p 7io).),(ov 
ovTOjv Ttov Jv TTJ xTiaet Oeo)pouijLiv(ov, 0'J5ov &),).o 7:p'j; 
zh 9(0; r^ Tr]v Co)r,v Tr)v dvTt5ia!peatv lyti, o'J XiOoc, ou 
;'JXov, 0'jX iJ5(op. oux dvOpo)7:o;, 0'jx dXXo Tt Ttov Bvtojv 
0'JO£v, 7:Xr)v toito; Td xaTd t!» ivaviiov voo'J;j.eva, oTov 
axiTo; Y.a\. OdvaTo;' oijtoj xa\ irX zrfi dpeT^; 0'jx 
dv Tt; xxiaiv Ttvd xaTd zh IvavTtov auTr) voetaOai 
'i.l-{0'., TlX^tjv zh Y.a-a xaxtov vi5r)[ia. Ouxo'jv et (j.^/ iv 
xaxiqt Y£T£vf,aOat zh Oetov A f,[j.^Tepo; j7rpia6£U6 k6- 
Yo;, xatpbv av er/ev 5 dvTtXsYojv y.azatpiy.tvJ f)[ttOv 
Tr,; 7TfaT:o); , (Ij; dvdp|j.oaTi Te xa\ d7:eut^a!vovT.a 



49 



OR.VTIO C.VTECIIETICA. 



5fr 



Tcspl XT^; 0;fa; lyjjjw; So^aCovTwv. Ou Yip Sr) Osi-ii- A ilivina; natiira> niininic congrnant et conveniant. 



tbv TJv TTjv aCiTOSO^iav xal iiYaO(5-r|TO koX dKpOapsiav, 
xa\ £? Ti Cn!/r,/.iv soTt vi5t)p.a te xat 8vo[jta, ■i:p'.ic; t?> 
EvavTiov [jt:Tait£T:Ttoxivai Xiyztv. Ei o3v 0£'j; [jlev ifi 
dXTjOr,; otpsTTJ • 9 uii; 6i Tt? oux dvTtStatpstTat tj^ 
dpiTii , dXXi xaxJa • 0ii; 6^ oix ev xaxia , dXX' ev 
dvOpwTOU ■^biizaii (jjusei • |jt<5vov 6k dirpETrls '<a\ ai- 
aypbv t6 xaTi xaxtav TrdOoi;, Jv ([> oOte yi^ovs 0£?<c, 
oiJTi T0'J Y^vijOat -.ftjtjtv £/'' ' '^' ETTat3);'JvovTat TJjv 
ijjLoXofiav xoij 0;bv dvOpwTtivTj; a-.j-asOai (fuazw; , 
oii6i[jna; ^vavTtS-TiTo; ioc %ph(; t6v tti? dpsTTjc Xdyov 
iv t5j xataaxEiji^ to-j dvOpionou 0£ti)pou[jt£VTi; ; O0t£ 
yip t6 Xo^^-tx^jv, o'j-£ t6 6iavor,Ttx6v, o&t£ ■zh £7:t5T-f;- 
(jtr,; ^iXTtxVj, o!jt£ iXXo TotouTov, 3 Tr,i; dvOptorivr,; 
l'6tov ouita; cJtI, toj X/j-j-w tt,; dpETT).; •iivavTitoTat. 



KE'I>.\A. iq". 

'AXX a'JTTj, 9r,3'tv, f^ Tpo-T) tou ■^[ji£TEpou itojjiaTo; 
rdOo; siTiv. '0 51 ev TO'JTto YSTovtb;, iv TTdOet i"!- 
VETat • dTTaOI; 80 Ti 0-tov. Ouxouv dXXoToia T.t(j\ 
0EO'j ii uTTiSXTitJ/i; , e"K£p T?jv d-aO^ xaTd Tr,v tfuatv 
Tpb; xotvojviav TtdOou; iXOEtv StopifovTat. 'AXXi xal 
Ttp^j; TauTa riXtv tio auTtp Xi^yio xpT^i&ii.efia , OTt 
■zh TtdOo; -h |jiiv xupitu;, T^ ht ex xaTa/pTiaEto; X£- 
YETat. Ti fj.£v ojv ■Ttpoatpi-Eto; 4-to;x£Vov, xal :tp'j; 
xaxiav dTt>> tt,; dpeTr,; [iETasTpi^ov, dXvjOto; itdOo; 
isTt • zh 6' '6mv ev Tr, tp'j3£t xaTd t?jv toiov eip[Jiiv 

■7:op£UOp.ivri 6tE|o6tXOj; OEtopElTat, TOUTO XUpttOTEpOV 

Ipyov dv [jtaXXov, t5 ■JtiOo; TtpoaayopE^JOtTO, olov -f] yiv 



Non enim fas csset dicere ipsam per se sapientiiiiii 
ct lionitatem ct iiicorrnplionem, et si est aliqiia 
siil>liiiiis iiilflliijiMilia, et siiljliiiic nomcii, traiisiiiii- 
taliim csse iii coiitraiiiim. Si crgo l)i'iis (|iii(li'iii 
esl vera virtus, nulia autcin natura taiii|iiam ail 
versa sialuitur virluti, sed viiiiim ; Oriis auteiii 
noii gignitiir in vitio, scil iii iiatura houiiuis ; sola 
aiilcm cst indccora ct tiir|)is (luoc ex vilio est affe- 
ctio, iii (iiia ncc gcniliis cst Deiis, ncc ca est cjus 
natura ul gigni possil, cur pudet eos faleri Dciini •* 
liumaiiam altigisse naturam, pcrinde ac si raiio 
virlulis coiisidcrclur coiilraria coiidiliniii lioiiiinis'' 
Nei|ue cnim ralioiiis ct iiilclligi'nli;c essc partiti- 
peiii, ncf|ue scientiae csse capacem, ncque quid- 
B quam aliud ejusmodi, quod est prnprium liiimaiue 
cssenliic, rcpugnal rationi virliitis. 
CAPUT XVI. 
Aiipsa, inquii, nosiri corporis iniitalio cst afle- 
ctio. Qiii autem in ca fiipiit, alFicitur. Dcus auicm 
csl impaliliilis. Est crgo alieiia dc Deo exislimalio, 
siqiiiilem cuiii qui cst impalibilis sccuiidiim nalii- 
ram, statmint venire ad commiinioncm alTcctionis. 
Sed ad hiiec quoque rursiis cadem uteniiir orationc, 
nempe quod affcclio alia quidcm propric dicitur, 
alia vcro pcr ahiisioncm. jVtquc ca qiiidciii quo! ^ 
langit lilicniiii aiiiini arhitrium ei eieclioncni, el 
a virtute avertit ad viliiim, proprie est aCfictio. 
Qu.-e aiilcm in natiira pcr suam scricm Iraiiseundo 
ingrediente considcralur, ea opus potius quam af- 



vTjtit;, r, a5Sr,Tt;, f| 5ti ttj; eittipuTOu te xa\ dTtoji- '■• fcclio proprie est appcllanda, ut gcneralio, au 



^•JTOU TTi; Tpoyf,; T0'ij ijT:ox£t;jiivou otafjtovr), f) Ttov 
CTOtyeitov Ttip^t t6 ctoijta uuvopofJiT], ^ TOU suvteOev- 
To; TtdXtv StdXuji; te xa\ Ttpo; xi ouYYevTJ [XETaxto- 
pTjtji;. Tivo; ouv Xiyei ■zh [xuiTf,ptov fj^jtdiv f,90at xb 
0EIOV ; Toij xupito; X-YOfxivou itiOou;, o^JtEp xaxta 
JtiT\v, ^ TO'j xaTi fj-jvj xtvfjfjiaTo; ; Et [Jtev yap £V 
TOi; dT?HYopEU[j.ivoi; y^Y''''^''''" '•^ 0etov 6 \6-(oi; 5t- 
t!:5(up!jET0, (ps'JY£tv Ket tijv dTotttav to'j c6-{y.ax(ii, 
(I); ou6£v uYi^; 'tep\ ttj; Oeia; 9'JjEio; 6t£5'.ovTo;. Et 
6^ TTi^ -fujEto; f,i^tov autiv itpfi-pOat XiY£t, % xa't fj 
TtpioTT) Y^vEJi; T£ xa\ uTtSsTaat; -ap' auToiJ ttjv 
dp/^Tjv c.T/i, ■!to'J Tr,; 0Eto TtpE^TtoiJjr]; evvoia; 5ta[jtap- 
TavEt ih xfipuYJJia, p.r,0£[jtta; ■TtaOTjTtxf,; StaOiiEto; 



gmentuin, quxper alllucntis ct clTlueniis niUrimen- 
lum subjecti fit permansio, clementonim circa 
corpiis coiicursio, coinpositi rursiis dissolulio, ei 
ad ca qiKC sunt cngiiata Iransilus. Quamnam crgo 
affcciionem dicit niystcrium noslruni Dcum lcti- 
gisse ? camne quae proprie dicitnr aCfcclio. qiia; 
quidcm est vilium, an niiitum qui est sc( iiiuliiiii 
naiiiram ? Nam si in iis quidcjii qiiK tuiil piolii- 
hita Deumfuisse allirmarct noslra oralin, (iigiciida 
esset ahsurditas dogmaiis, ut quod iiiliil recii di- 
cercl dc diviiia natura. Sin aulem dicit cum no- 
siram atligisse naluram, ciijus primiis oiliis el 
suhslaiilia ah eo liahuit principium, uhinain alici- 



ev Tai; r.zpX 0£ou 'JroXfjtLESt xfi ttiiTEt EtJtouaT); ; rat proedicatio ah ca qii;e Dcuni dccot niciitis cou- 

/>.',IV «J.., ->,,. Ia,-,),.. f,,_Xn,. .,!.,,^n^, 1^,,«...-,, Jt-™,. ._ _ ,.. .■,■•■ .«^_.:., ::. „ 



O'J0c Y^P '^^'' iaT,o'jv Ev TtdOet YivEoOat XiYO|jtEV, oTav 
Oepa^rEUT) Tiv ev ■TtiOet Yevo[j.Evov. 'A^/Xi xiv t.(io^- 
dtirjTat Toij d,4iti)3Tf,[j.aTo;, e^to TtdOou; 6 OepattsuTr,; 
otaijtivEt. Ei fj ^''■'EJ'? a'jTf] xaO' iauTr;v rtiOo; o'Jx 
esTiv ou5' ctv Tji ftiiii Tt; ■^tdOo; 7cpoTaYOp£'JJ£t£v. 
'AXXd To xaO' fjoo^jfjv T:dOo; t?,; dvOpto-ivT]; xaOY)YEt- 
Tat YEvisEto;, xa\ f) Ttpoc xaxiav opijf}] Ttov ftovTtov, 
To^jTOTr,; (pusEto; EjTtv dp,dtojTr,;jia. 'AXXi [jtf,v d^Jt^o- 
Tiptov a'JT(7jv xaOap£'JEtv 9^,3^ 'zh [JtujTf,ptov. Ei ouv 
f|5ovf,; [jiEV f) YivEJt; f|XXoTpi(OTat, xaxia; 6e f] ^017), 
Ttotov CiTtoXEiitETai TtdOo;,ou T6v0£i)v x£xotvtovr,x£vat 
<fi\!s\ T^ TT,; e'J3E6eia; [Jiu3Tf,ptov ; 



ceplione, cum nulla patihilis aflcclio, iii lis qii;e 
de Deo siiiit opininnihiis, lidcm ingrediatur V .Ne- 
qiie enim mcdicum dicimus essc alTcciiim, qiiandn 
eum ciirat qui estaffectus. Sed ct si altigcrit ivgri- 
ludinem, is qui mcdclnr, maiict rcnioliis ah af- 
fectione. Si aiiiem ipsc ortus per se non cst affc- 
ctio, ncque vila appcllanda est affeclio. Scd qii;t 
cx voliiplalc (|iiidciii cxsislit affcciio, liiimaiiam 
pr;ecedit generalioncm, ct qui ad vitium fcrlur 
viventiiim inipclns, ea est natura; a,"gritudo. .Alqiii 
ciim ah ntroiiiie csse miindum dieit mysleriuin. Si 
crgo ;i voluplalc qiiidcm alicna cst gencratio ; vil.i 
;i«leiii a vilio : qmcnaiii rcslat alfcctio, ciijiis Deuci 
fuisse participcm dicit divinum myslcriuiii? 



?1 



s. Giu:c.ofui rsvssiiiM 



Si corporis auleni ct anini;\; ilibjinulioneni ;i|i- A 
pellel qnispiain atreelioiieni, longe prins veiiMini 
luerit nliinsque concursionein appellare afltn lio- 
neni. INain si separatio est adeclio eoiiini qu;c 
snnl conjuncla, fonjunclio quoquc riioiit alloclio 
eoiiiiii i|u;c sniit disjnncla. Esl cnini (luiilaiu iiiotus 
niiilns, et in coiicrclione coiuiii quL-e suiil liisjun- 
cta, et iii cliscrelione eoniin qua; siiiit conlexta. 
QunJ antem vocainr iiiotiis nllinius, lioc vocari 
convenit etiani priBcedenteni. Si aulcin piiinns 
inolus, (|ueiii noiniiiainus generatioiiein, a nobis 
noniiiiclur afTectio, ex consequcnli etiaiii istlicctur, 
pcr qiicm concursio auima; ct corporis secernitiir. 
Deuin anlem diciiiius fuisse in uiroqne molu nostiae 
natura;, per qnein anima concnrril cuin corpore, 
ct corpiis seceiiiilur ab aiiinia. Ciiui ntroqiie autcm 
lioniin, cuin sensili, inquam, ct intelligenli coni- 
misla liuniana concrelioiie pcr illain incirabilem 
cl iiiexplicaliilcm conleiiiperationem, Iioc Deus pro- 
viilit ct aJmiiiislravit, ul eoriim (|uic senicl uiiiia 
cssenl, aiiinia;, iiiquam, et corporis, etiam in seni- 
piternum perinancret unio. Cnin eniiii noslra na- 
lura per propriam consequciuiam, iii illo mola cs- 
set ad sccrciioncm aniiiue ct corporis : qua; secrela 
ac scparala fiicrani rursus conjunxit, eo quod 
riieral dcsectum, per quoddam vcluti glulinum , 
pcr diviuam, inquaui, viitiiteui, ad unioncm qna; 
runipi minimi' poti;sl, coiupacto el concinnato. El 
lioc cst resiiircctio, eoinm qii;e coiijiincla fuoranl, 



Ei Sk -r,v toO iiijjjixto; y.y\ -f^i ij-ux?,? "i; Sta?eu- 
|iv -Mo- T:poaay&ps'Jo'., TtoXu Ttpi-ipo-^ Sixatto; av 
£tr], Trjv <i'jvSpoij:r]v lifi^oTeptov o'j-io xaTOvo^aiat. 
Kt i-jip 6 yiopicsy.b^ twv (JUVT|jJt[i6;iov ::a9oj k^^zi, xa\ 
fj Guvi-^Eta itiiv StsjTOjxojv TraOo; av Etrj. Kbi^at; 
1'ap ''■; ojTtv Ev t; 'TY] rjvxpiist ':(uv Ziz3-il)-WJ, xat 
ev 'r^ 6ta>!pt<j£i xtjjv aujjiTTS^tXeyiJLcViov •fivio[i£vTi. 
"OTzzp xotvuv TsXsuxata x£vt)!H? ovo[xafeTat, to'j-o 
itp03r;y.£i xaXeisSat xa't tt)v Tpoayoutjav • et 6k -(1 
■Txpw-iT^ xtvTjTt^ i^v ■xivzsi.^j ovo[j.aCo,UEV, TtiOo^ dv 
xaxa ~h axi-JXouOov /Eyofco, xaO" fjV f) auv6po[ir) tou 
a(u[iaToj xa\ ttjs '^'•'xhi oiaxpivSTai. T&v 6^ 0e6v 
(fa|X£v ev Sxaxepa v^ye^jf^aQM tt) ttj? cfjjeu)? f,;jt(Ji)v 
xivr;iet, ot' f,? '<] t£ <^\i'/t\ ■npb; ■zh a(I)[i.a suvTpe/e!, 
t6 te a(I)[jta ttj^ 'fUxr,; oiaxptvcTat. KaTapitxOevTo; 5c 
T.pli; Jxixepov to'Jt(ov, 7:p6; t; xh atiOr^T^v cfT,[Jt 
xa't ■zh miph\i, Tou avOpojTTtvou ouYxpt(j.aTo; 5ti Tr^j 
d.ppf-.ij'j exeivr|S xa\ (ivex!fipa3T0u 3uvavaxpd3i(u?, 
TO'jxo o!xovo[jtT;3asOat xt< xcuv ar:a^ evojOivTOJV, tj-uxfc; 
/,£•,-(0 xa\ aco[iaTo;, xal etiae'i 6ta[jt£tvat ttjv ivtoatv. 
Tr;i; yip (fjaeoi; •^,[j.(Iiv oii t?,; iSta; oxoXouOtaj, 
xa'i ev cxetv(o ■Kphq oiixptaiv to'j (jto[jLaTo; xa\ Tr,{ 
(iuxr,s xtvr,0£t(jTi; , ::iXtv auvriijjs xi otaxptOevTa 
xaOi-£p Ttvl xoXXri, xt; Oetot Xiyto Suvijjiet, :TpOs ttjv 
a|i[5r,xT0v eviojtv t?< Staa/iaOiV ouvap[i6aa.;. Kal 
to'jt6 eaTtv if; iviaxaat;, f\ xtov auvejeuy^jtivojv [lExi 
TTjv StaXuaiv ^itivoSo? et? iStiXuTOv 'evoiatv aXXf,>.oti 
au[jL(fuo[Ji£Vtov, tbs av f; jTptbxri 7t£,o't ~h ivOp(b-tvov 
Xipi; ivaxXrjOeiT], xa't TtiXtv Itj. ttjv itStov ETtaviX- 



posl dissolulioiiem reditiis ad unioncin qu;iR iniiii- c Oot[jt£v swriv, xf,; e;ji[JttxO£toT;s ttj (fuaei xaxia; 5ti 



iiie polest dissolvi, iis in se invicem coiijiinctis et 
coalescenlibus, ut priina qua; fucrai lioiiiinis gralia 
levocelur, el ad vitani revcrl;iiiiur seinpilernam , 
cum id qiiod nostrae natiira; niisium fiierat vitiuni 
cinuxisset per rcsolulionem, ut accidit in liuiiiore, 
(|iii fractoejns vasc dispergitur et cvanescit, ciini 
uiliil sit quod conlinoat. Quo iiiodo aiitem moriis 
iiiilium cum cxslilisset in uno, siinul cliam ad 
iiuiversam pcrvasit lninianaui naiuiain : coclem 
inodo ctiam principium rcsiirreclionis, pcr uuiim 
ad nnivcrsain cMcndiiur liuuianilalcni. Qiii eiiiin a 
se rursiis assumptain aiiininm siio iiniil corpori per 
piopriain virlulem, qu;ie utrique eoriim iiiiuiisla 
luerat in prinia conditionc, is gencraliori quailam 



xf;; StaXujeto; fi[jt(uv expueioris' oTov e~l to'J uYpo'j 
aup.6atv£t, TtepiOpu^Oivxo; a'JX(Tj tou iyYel^iu, oxe- 
6avvu,u£vou x£ xa'i i'.[iaviiro[ji£vou, [jir,S;vb; 6vxo; to'j 
T.zpi^^i-i-^o^fzoi. KaOiit£p os f; ipXTi xou Oavixou iv 
lv't Y£vo[jLivfi Ttiai] auv5:£4f,X0£ tti ivOpoj^nivri ^iJaEt, 
xati xiv a'JT&v TpoTTOV xa't f; ip/Tl Tf;; ivaaTia£(v; 
6t' evb; £7t't •itjtoav 6ia-£tv£t Tf,v iv0poj::6TT,Ta. \) 
yip Tf,v ivaXri^Ociaav irap' eauToiJ 4'^Z'i'' '•'•^^'•'■'> 
evtbaa; xto otxettij ot-J;j!a-t 6ti xffi 6uva,a£0); a'JTO'j 
TTi.; ixaT£p(p To-JTwv ■Ttapi xf,v Ttptbxr^v auiTaatv 
£!J.ijt!xO£!ar,;, outo; y-^'-'''^''^P';^ ''■''^^ x,o6mp vo£piv 
tj-ja'.ix'i xfi aiaOriTf, auYxaT^[Jit^£, xf,? ifxfp xaxi t?» 
axoXouOov £-'t Tii ■nipa? euo6ou[jtivr,?. 'Ev ■^i.p -m 
avaXr,!fO£VTt Tap' o'jxoij ivOp(o:tiv(i) auYxpi(j.aTi, 



latione sensili eam iiatura; coniniisciiil cssen- D ,:aXtv [jiETi xf,v StiXuaiv r.ph; x6 atb,u!a xf]; i^uxf,; 



tiain, qii;c iiilclligcnti;c parlicops csl, prii cipio ad 
liueiii debiia conse^iueniia dcduclo. Nani in biiiiia- 
II 1 lursiis ab illo assiimpla concrelione ac coniposi- 
lioiie, ciiin post dissolutionem aninia riirsiis rediissct 
ad corpiis, vcliili a qiiodani iiiiiio, por cjiis virlii- 
liin, uiiio ejiis quod liicr.it sip;iraluiii, cx .-cquo 
iransil ad universam liumanam naturam. Esl au- 
lcm lioc mysterium liominis a Deo snsccpii dispen- 
sationis, el resurrectiouis a mortnis, quod inortc 
qiiidcm fiicril aiiiiua scparala a corpoic, et non 
;iroliibuciit necossariam natiirae conscqueiiiiam ; 
omnia aiitem rursus ad sc inviceiii reduxerit per 



ETtavEXOo^JoTi;, oTov 4-6 xfjo? ipx^,C ^i; Ttotaav Tf,v 
ivOpoj^TtivriV (fuotv xf, 6uva[Jt£t xaxi x6 Toov f) xoij 
otaxpiOivTo; 'evtoat; 6ta6a£v£t. Ka't to'jt6 eoTt t6 
Ltuoxfiptov TTJ; TO'j 0£ou T.EpX tSv fivOpoj^ov otxovo- 
[tia; xa\ Tf;; ex vexptbv ivaOTaaeo);, t6 StaXuOf^vat 
|jtlv T(I> OavaTtp xoii otbfjtaxo; xf]V ij-uxfiV, xa\ Tf,v 
avayxaiav xf,; (puoeoj; axoXouOiav [xt] xojXuoat • ei; 
&XXT]Xa 5k riXtv InavaYaYeiv 6ta xf|; livaaTdaeo);, 
tb; dv a'JTot; y^votTo (j.E06piov i[<.90T;po)v Ga'/ixou 
X£ xa\ C(of,;, iv iauxio [Jttv aTf,oo; 5!atpou(jttvr,v xtT) 
OaviTO) Tf,v 9'Jatv, auxb? 6k y£v6|jl£vo; ipxf) xf,; xtov 
6tr,pr,[t£vo)v ivtboeo);. 



rosurreclioiiem, arlco iil ois essel utrinsqiie connniuni, nempc nioilis ct vil;e : iil i|iil iii se quidein 
siatucrit naliiram niortc divisiiii, ipsc aiiteni fiicrii priiiiipiii;ii iinioni-i cjiiilu qu.c siiiit divisa. 



KEiI-AA. \7/. 

'AaX" ouird) 9-r,!i£: ti? XsrJiOat -tjv uTtEvsxOstaav 
flfiiv dVTtOsTiv, iijyjpoTOtstaflat 6i jiaXXov cx •:wv 
6!pi][jtiv(uv ib ■rrapi twv dTtisTajv fijji.iv itpocficpopij- 
vov. Ei yAp TOciaOTir) 6'Jva,at'? Jattv ev auTiT), ojr.v 6 
'//jyoi aTTsSit^iV, wj Oavdxou ts xaOatpsjtv xa\ sOj?,.; 
£t(:o5ov £it' auTio eivat, xt oO/l OeXfjiJiaTt ;jii5v(i) t^ 
xaxd i'vtu[;.T,v TtotEt, dXX' ix 7t£pt66ou tfjv trwtiriptav 
f;|ji(JL)V xatepyiJsTat, TtxT<5;jiev(5; te xa\ Tpsyijijisvo^, 
xa\ Ti) ToO OavdTOu ■resfpa Gio^tov t6v SvOpioTtov, 
e^tv |.if;Ts ^i/ TOUTtj) ysvijOa;, xa\ ^jJtSj ~spt(i(oTa- 
aOai ; ilph^ 6c t6v to;outov Xo^jnv txaviv ;jtLV t;v 
itpbi; xouj euYvioptova; toioutov etitstv, ott xa\ Tot; 
iaTpot.; ou vo[jtoOsTou(ji t^v Tp(i7:ov Tr,? eTttijisXsta? ol 
xdiJ^vovte.; • o'J5s -sp't to'j Tfp Ospa-sta; stoou; ~po 



ORATIO CATECllETICA 
A 



CAPIJT XVII. 

S(nl (liocl (|iiihiii:iiii noiKliiin hiisse soliilam qiir 
iiobis fiitla (^sl obJL'1 lioMOiii , s(!.l |"iliiis fiiissf! con- 
ririiiatniii cx iis (iiuc dida smit id qnod iiobib obji- 
cicbaliir ab incrediilis. Nam si lanta esl in eo vii- 
liis (|ii;int:iiii noslra osUMuliniiis oratioiic, iit iii ejns 
liiciit potcstate ct iiiorlcni dcstnicrc cl vilain iii- 
[jrcdi, ciir noii sola facil volnntalc id (]nod liilicl , 
scd longa circuitionc iioslrani saliitcm cllicit, nt 
qui nascatiiret alatur, cl periculo mortis facto salii- 
tciii dct lioniiiii , cuiii oi liceict cl lia;c non siibire , 
ct iios conscrvare? Ad li:cc aiitciii salis csscl diccrc 
apnd non pervicaccs , quoil qui a"grot:int, non pia;- 
scribiint lcgcm inedicis, qiioniodo sint cnrandi ; 
iie(|ue apud benefactores disceplant de g(;iiere me- 



TO'j? e^Jspi-sta? d[jf.ft36r,-0'jat, 6td tI itpojf/|aTO ^ dcndi , neinpc cur laborantein parleni tcligit qui 



Tou TtovouvTo; [Jtspou; o Os.'aits'Jwv, xat toos Tt T.ph; 
tt;v tou xaxo'j Xuiiv svs^ajtijsv, etspov 6sov ■ dXXi 
■:tp'j; T^ uipa; 6pwvTs; Tfj; suspysdia;, ev ejya- 
ptitiqt T-iiv suTtottav sos^avto. 'AXX' iTtstO'!;, xaOtii; 
9t;(Iiv 6 ■:tpo-.ff;TT;c, t^ TtXf;Oo; Ti]; •/pr^aTOTTjo; to'J 
0SOU xexpu[)t[JtivT|V 'iys.1 T'/;v (o-jiXetav, xa't oij-to otd 
Toij ■TtapijVTo; ^tou TT^XauYO)? xaOopatai ( r\ ydp av 
T:;ptf|pT]TO Ttaja t(ov dTtJTtov dvtiYj^^iTiTi; , st t6 
T<;o75o'/C(0[Jtsvov cv dyOaXiJto?; t;v • vuv 51 dva[j;ivsi 
tous J7t£p)(0[i£vou; aitova;, tojTs sv auTot? dTtoxa- 
Xu^Of^vat Td vuv otd tt;? ■TtijTso); [Jtovr,; 6pto[i.sva) • 
ava-f/atov dv Et'r] Xo-v-tJiJtots Ttat xatd t6 iyxtopo^jv 
xa't Ttov irtCT,Tou|jiiv'ajv s^supstv Tr;v X'jjiv to?; ttpo- 
Xa[i6d'Jouit Gu;ji6a!vou(jav. I 

IvE'I'AA. Iir. 
KatTOi TSpiTTiiv 't'ct<); satt fc)s'jv s-tosST,[ni;xsvat 
T(T) Sit)) TtttJTsucJavTa; 5ta6d).Xstv ttjv Ttapouuiav, (o; 
oux ev ao-^ia Ttv\ xa't X(5-'/t;) Ye^j-svr^^jtivTjv Tto xpsit- 
Tovi. Toi; ydp y.r\ Xiav dvtt[jiaxo[Jtivotj Ttp!»; Tf;v 
dXfiOstav, ou (jttxpd tt]? Osia; eut^rifjtta^ d7t<55st5t?, f; 

Xa't Ttpb Tf|S IJIS/.XOUTT,? ^tofp- EV T(U TtapdvTt pit;) 

9avepti)0st-a, f; 5td Ttov ■rcpa-c[jiaTtov auTtiJv, <fr\[>-\, 

[jtapTupia. Ti; Y^P ou"'^ 0'5ev OTtto; TtsTtXfiptoTO xatd qnod , inqnain , ex rcbns ipsis sninilnr testinio- 



nicdicatiir, ct boc vcl illnd cxcogitavit ;id nialuiii 
propulsanduin, cum oportcrct aliud; sed ad rinem 
aspicientcs bencricii, id grato animo accipinnt. Sed 
qnoniain, ut ait proplicla, iiiullitudo bonitalis Dei 
occnllam li;i!iel ulilit:itcm , ncqnc clare ccrnilur iii 
liac vita (rcvera enim incrcduloruni ablata esset 
onmis contradictio, si id quod exspectalur, ceriie- 
retur oculis) ; nunc anlem fiitura exspectat s;ccula , 
ul in cis rcvelcntnr qiue nnnc vidcntiir pcr soUim 
rnlcm : ncccssc crit aliqiiibns ralioiiibus , quoad 
fieri pulerit, eonim (iu;b qn;cruntur invciiire solii- 
lioiicm, qux accedit pr:ecedcntibus. 



CAPUT XVlil. 

Qiiaiiqn:iin est fortassc supervacaneuin , ut qui 
Deuni ad vitam venisse crediderint, adveiitum ejus 
accuscnt , iit qui noii aliqiia exslilerit sapientia , cl 
pritslanli aliqiia ralione. lis enini qni non nimis 
obstinale repugnant veiilati, divini adventus iion 
parvum fiierit argnnienlnm , id qiiod ctiain ante 
fiihiram vit;im in pr:csenti vita fiiit manifestatum : 



■Ttav [lipo; T^g o;xou[jtivTi; f; Ttiiv fiatixovtov drdtr,, 
6td •cf,? Et6ojXo[iavta; tt,? Stof,? toiv dvOptii^Tttov xaTa- 
xpaTT^aaaa; "Oitto? to'jto vi5[j;i[Jtov Tait TOt; xaTd 
t6v x(ja[xov SOvsatv t;v, ih flspaTS'J£tv 6td tojv eioth- 
Xtov TO'j; 6ai[tovai ev Tat? JojoOuiiatj, xa'i toT; ^Tt- 



nium. Qiiis eniiii ncscil, qiiemadinodiim universus 
orbis terrae repletus csset fraude dsemonum , quae 
pcr insaiinm cnltiim siniulaerornm in vitnni homi- 
nnin oblinebat dominatiini : qucinadiiiodniii oiiini- 
bus qii;e in niiindo eranl gcnlibus lcge erat consli- 



e(o[iiot; [jita(J[iiaatv ; 'A-f'ou 6k, xaflto; (pT,(itv 6 'At5- D lutum animalinm sacrilltiis, ct qnaj super aharia 



OToXo;, ^Eiiecpurii t\ yupit; zov Qsov i\ CT(ozr\pioq 
nacir drftfchrcoiQ, 5td -f,; dvOptoTivr;; s-:or,ij.f,aa'7a 
(^•jisa);, TdvTa xaTV0'j 6iy.r|V s!; t6 [ti; ov ^JtSTSyto- 
pr,!j6v • SjTe Ta'J<jaaOat (Jt^v Td; Ttiiv )(pr,aTr,pitov 
T£ TiviX [jtavTettov [lavia; , dvatp£Of,vat 5c Td; ett,- 
aiou? Tto[jiTdi;, xo\ xd 5t' at[jtdttov sv Tai; iv.oixi^- 
6ai; [jioXua[jiaTa • ev 6i Tot; ToXXoi; Ttov eOv(J)v d-.pa- 
;iaOf|Vai xa05Xou ptj;jto'J; Ts xa\ TpoT'JXata, xa't Ts- 
(Jilvr,, xat d(pt6p'j[taTa, xal oaa AXXa Tot; flepaTsu- 
Tftt; Ttov 5at[i5v(ov in\ dTaTr,? atpiov auTdiv xa\ Tiijv 

EVTUY^av5vT(0V eTlTETfj^SUTO • ib; iv ToXXoi? T(TjV 
t'5tojv [Jtr/js £t Y-T^''- "^'J"* tots ;jtvT,;jiov£'Jsaflai, 



fiebant abominationibiis , dsemones colere per si- 
mulacra ? Ex (|uo aiiteni, ut dicit Apostoliis S Ap- 
paruit qralia Dci snhitaris vmnibus lioir.inibus , 
qu:B pcr liuinanain advciiit natnram, nmnia iiistar 
fiinii ad nihiluni redacta siint ; adeo iit cessarint 
quidem oraculorunictdivinationum insanise, ablata; 
sinl aiitcm poinp.-e anniversari;e, et qua; iii be- 
catomhis saiigninc ficbanl inquinainenta , iii inultis 
autem genlibus oninino delcta sint allavia , et vesii- 
bula, et tenipla, et dclubra ; ct qusecunqiie alia a 
cultoribus d;«inoiium ad sui framlem, et eoruni (jiii 
iii ipsa incidcbant, erccla cl consliliita fiicrant : 



' Tit. II, li. 



S. CnEGOIill NYSSOI 



.^6 



a.leo iit in nr.ilns locis iic an li*.- .i.iiJ.Mii nnquani A avt£ve.oOf,va; 51 /.3.-01 -r.izxv Tr]v Qiy.ryr^bjr^^ iz\ iqi 

Xpiaxoij ovcinatt, vaoj^ ts xa\ Duaiaffxfipia, y.oX Tr;v 



fiieiinl, nieniiiicrinl; coiuin auicin loeo in universo 
.)ri)e lerrarum exeilaiie sini in Clirisli uoinine xiics 
sncra), teinpla et allaria, ilhnliiuc vencranduni cl 
incruenlum sacririciiini , siiblimisinie cl cxcclsa 
■j^liliilosopliia , .]u.v; factis poti.is (iiiani serinone cxcr- 
cciiir ; vititqiie corporalis dcspeclio, et inorlis coii- 
leiiiplio, (juam ostendcrunl (jui a lyrannis coge- 
baiiiiir a lide deficere , crueiatus corporis niliil 
ihKenles, et senlcntiam capiiis : li:cc scilicel ii.i- 
niine subiluri , nisi apertuin et niiniiiic diibium de 
l>ei adventu liabiiissent argunienluin. Hoc ipsum 
aiiiem ctiam apiid Judicos licct diccre csse signum , 
i|iio;l aJsit is .pii ab cis non creditnr. ISam ns.iiic aj 
tiliristi quidem Oei y.lvciitiim , apiid cos Jcrosoly- 



a:(ivi^v xs xai dvaijjiax-ov icpioauvTiv, xai Tr;v u.{.t,- 
Xr;v cf iXoao^iav. 'ipyu) ixaXXov 1] l6yM xaTOoOo-jjJiivrv, 
xai TT,; awjiaf.XTJ? C(ofiJ xrjv Cn:£po.]/iav, xa\ tou 
OaviTou T^fjv xata^povrjTiv, f,v oi (jiETaoTTivai ttj.; 
z:jT;to; Ttapa tuv Tupdvv(ov dvaYxafi5[i£voi ^av^p^T)? 
eT:£5£i|avTo, dvT' oOo£vi^ 5£ja|ji£vot Td? ToiJ o(u[jiaTo; 
aixiaj, xai Tr]v ert OavdTto .{/r)cfov oux dv ■jiroaTdv- 
T£^ orjXaSi?! TaiJTa, jj,}) aatpfj te xa\ dvapi^iGoXov tt,? 
Oe-a^ £-t5ri|jiia; £xovT£; TfjV dwJS^t^tv. Ti) 6k aCitft 
toOto xat ■npfjj toijc 'louSaiou; ixavbv <niijt£tov ei- 
■Tzzlw, TO'j ■::ap£tvat tVj T.3.0' auTojv d7:taTO'J[x£vov. 
'^'-XP' S^^'' Y-^P t']'; "^ju Xpta:oiJ O^o^av^iac Xa[jn:pi 
::ap' auTotj t[V Ti iv 'hpoaoXujjtois paaiXcta, 6 6t- 
niis prieclara cral sedcs regia, iiulyliim illud tcm- b Jjvufjio^- £x£tvo; vao?, ai v£vo[ita(ji£vat 5i' Stou; Ou- 
pluiu , K'ge conslilula annua sacrilicia , ct (hkccuii- aiat, 7:dvTa oaa uapd toO v(5p.ou 6t' atviT[JtdT(ov toi%- 
(luo a lege per xnigmala , iis qiii iiiysticc audire [jiuaTtxoi,- inatEtv 6uva[jtlvot,- 5tf,pT,Tae, [j.ixpt; tot.v 
possunt , sunl disliiicta ac dc(iiiita ad boc us.iue xaTa ttjV i? d,ox?i,- vorjitaOetaav aOTOt? t?,? £ua£6£ia; 
tcmpus,cxeis conslitiito ritu religionis miniiiie OprjaxEiav dxtuXuTa fjv. 'EkiX 51 £i5ov t?,v 7:poGSo- 
.■r;.nl pioliibila. Postqiiam aulem vidcrunt eum qui xtO.uevov, xa't ov 6ta TtLv 7:pocpriT(ov ts xa'i to-3 v(5- 

p.ou 7tpo£5t5axOriaav, xa\ 7:poTtp.oT£pav c7:otf,aavTO 
Tr,; v.i t5v cfaViVTa 7:iaT£(jj; Tr,v £a9aX[jtivT,v £X£t'vr,v 
6£tatoatiJ.oviav, t,v xaxdi; £xfJaX6vT£;, Ti tou v(5(jtou 
j5-/;[j.aTa 5t£'f uXaaaov, auvTjOeia [jtdXXov ri 5tavofa 
5ouX£'JovT£.;, o'J-£ TTjv £-t:fav£taav e6£^avT0 xaptv, 
xa\ Ti a£[jtvi tt,.; 7:ap' a^JTot; Opr,ax£ia;, ev Str^Yr;- 
[jtaat cii"Aot; uT^oXiXsir^Taf Toij vaO'j (j.kv o'j5k i§ 
ixvwv e::tYtV(uaxo,nivou, xfij 6» Xa[irpa; £X£tvT,j 



cxspectabatur, et (|ueni a lege el proplietis prius 

ilidiceraiit , ct lidci in ciim qui aiiparsicral pr.clu- 

lcruul falsam illani superslilionciii : qua malc ex- 

pulsa conservabant verba lcgis , consuetudini po- 

tius servientes quam inteHigentioe ; neque qiia' ap- 

paruit graiiam acceperuiit ;qua; ex eorum rcligiGiie 

praec'ara erant ct veiicranda , rclicta suiit iu solis 

iiu.lisqiic narrationibus, cuui leiiliitiim nc cx ipsis 

qiiidem agnc.scalur vtsligiis ; ampla autcm ci ma- TcoXeoj; iv ip£t::iotc incoXetcjjOeiar,;, p.£tvai xe Tot; 

gnifica illa civitas rclicta sit iii rudcribiiS cl riiiuis, ^ 'lou5aioi; t(ov xaxi t6 ipxalo'/ v£vo;j:iai.t£vo)v [^- 



iicc eoruni qurc olim craiit Juda;is lcgitiiiia ([ui.I- 
quam manserit, sed ct ad ipsuin, qiii Jcrosolymis 
crat eis locus vencraiidMS , jiissu iiiiiicralorum 
proliibilus fuerit aditiis. 

C.\l'Ui Xl\. 
Scd qiioiiiain ii.^que iis qiii Griecorum si'qiiuiitiir 
disciplinas, ncque iis qui prKSuiit Judxoruin do- 
gniatibus, videliir cx his sumenda esse indicia Dei 
adveiitus, bcne erit seorsum (ractare de iis qiia; 
siint objccla, ncinpc qiianam dc caiisa divina iia- 
tura cum nostra councttitur, pcr se conscrvaus 
liuinanitatcm, iion jiissu operans id quod esl ei in 
proposilo. Quodiiam ergo fuerit nobis principium, 



oiv dXXi xa\ autiv t6v a£6da[Jiiov a'JTot^ iv 'Is- 
po-oXu[j.ot{ T(j7:ov, ctSaTov 7:p0JTdYiJ:a:t Ttov 5uva- 
aT£uovT(ov Y-veaOat. 

KE<^AA. 10'. 

■jVXX' 6p.(o; £7r£tor] [xt;-£ tou 'E/./.r,vi^ouat, [j.f,T£ 
Tot; Tuiv "louoaiojv TTposaxiJoai 5oY(JLdT(jov, SoxeT xaiJTa 
O^iai; T^apouaia^ 7:ot£tjOat T£X[j.f,pia, xaXtiJi; dv exot 
7:£p\ TtjJv dvOu7:£V£x6£VT(ov i5ia Tiv X(5yov 6ta/,a6eiv, 
OTOU xapiv i] Otia tfuai; Ttp^j; tt.v •f]fjt£T^pav au(jt- 
7:X£X£Tat, 6t" JauTfis ato^ouaa zfi dvOp(07:tvov, oij 5ti 
TTpoaTaYtiaTo; xaTepYoJo.uivr] to xati TrpoOeaiv. Tt; 
ouv dv •^vjoizo fjiJtiv dpxf), Tt.o^j; t6v 7:poxeiiJ.£vov 



:.il pioposilum scopum coiisequcntcr dcduccns ora- r. axo7:6v dxoXo^JOto; X'ipayw(o\):3% -M X6'(ov ; Ti; 



lioncin? Qiiod aliiid, qu:.in suinmatim icccnscre 
qiia; dc Deo pie seiiliiiiiiiir ? 

ca!'i;t XX. 

("-onslal ergo apiid omnes, o|i.irlcre crtdcre Deuni 
iioii sohiin csse polLiUciii, sc.l cl jusiiim ct lio- 
niim, cl sapieiilcm, ct qiiid.iiii.l aJ id ipioil csl mc- 
lius, fcrl cogitationcii). Coiisc(|ueiis crgo cst in prat- 
senli dispeiisatione, iioii aliquid qui.lein ex 'is qu:c 
Deuin dccciit ajipirere in iis (|ii:e facta siint : ali- 
quid aulcm iioii adcssc Naiii iit seiii.J absolvam, 
niill iiii pcr sc e\ liis subrmiibus nominibus ab 
aliis disjiinctiiiii, sigillatiiii est virtus. Mcqiicbuiiiim 
vcreest bonum, quod non estordiiiccollocalumcuni 
'ustitia, sapiciitia ci potcnlia. Qiio.l eiiiui csl injii- 



d/Xr], fj zh Ti; £'ja£6£t^ 7:£pl Tou ©eoij u7:oXf,.^£t; i7:\ 
x;-faXaitov Si^^eXOetv; 

KEi^AA. K'. 
OOxouv 6ij:oXoY£TTat 7:api 7:dai, (jtr) [jkSvov ouvaTlv 
Elvai S^iv 7:taT£'J£tv Ti Getov, dXXi xa't 5ixatov, xa't 
dYaOfjv, y.a.\ aocpiv, xal 7:av xi Ttpi; ■zh xpettTOv f) 
Stavota tpipet. 'AxiXouOov Toivuv iitV x^? itapouaT)j 
o;xovojj.ia;, 1j.f1 t6 p.£v ti ^ouXeaOat xtov x(}i ©eto 7:p£- 
7fJvTtov £7:ttfia!v£a0at toT; Y'T^vri,u.£vot; , ih 5c (jtf, 
Ttapefvat. Ka06Xou Yip oiJoiv £9' iauTO'j xiov u'4/r)XtJjv 
TO-J:tov 6vo[JidT0JV 5t£^euYiJ:£'J0v xtov &XXu)v, dpeTfj 
xaTa[j.6va; ioTiv. Oijte xh dYaOiv dXT)0oj; esxtv 
dYaOiv, [jtf] (jtexi ToiJ Stxaiou xe xa't aocpou xa\ xoi; 
ouvaTotJ TiTaY[Jiivov • to y^P doixov, f^ dao-^ov, >) 



.'-'7 ORATIO CATECIIETICA. S8 

ijjvatcv, avaOiv ojx ?jt'.v. OStj J; &Jvauc.:, toO A sUiiii, iiisipi(';is el iiiipoliMis, iion csl boiiiiin. NV'.iiie 

i:x3.'.oj TE xal aocfou x^ywpt j|ijvr,, jv apETfi OsiiipsJ- polenlia (|ux cst sep-irata a jiislilia el sapieiilia, 

taf OirpiuiSsj yap IjTt ti xoioOtov xal ■cupavvcxiv consiJcraiur iii virlulc ; esl i'iiiiii liclliiinuin el ly- 

t"i^ ojva;^£aj^ iiSo?. 'fijoJTCt); Sl xa\ Ti ),o'.iTi, si r:iniiiciiin ejiisni(i(li geniis piitnilix'. Siiiiiliiciaiiteiii 

£;(.) Toj 5!xa(ou T% (To^iv 9^potTo, i] tSi oixaiov ei ct rrliniM, ncinpi; si a jiislilia rciiiota aHeialiir sa- 

firj iJ.£Ti 5'jvaToO To xa\ ayaOoO O^topoito, xaxtav av piculia ; aiit si jiislilia coiisidercdir noii ciiin po- 

t:; ,aa).).ov Ti Toiauta xupfio; xaTovoixajjic. T6 yip leiilia et Lonilalc, ea iiiagis viliiim propiiw siint 

rA),t!:^; Tou xpEiTTovo;, TOoj av Ti; jv 6iy3.(icl; ipt- luiiiiinanda. Nam cui dcesl id (iiiod ineliiis, qiicin- 

0;ir;i£t£v; E; So rrivTa Ttpo-rixEt juv6pa|Ji3tv jv Tat,- ailiiiodiiin in boiiis iiiiiiieraveiis? Si igitiir lia;(; 

r.zpl 9sou 5^1%:^, zy.or.r^ziuiiz^j d f) xaTi avOp(ji)::ov oiiinia opiirtct coiiciirreie in iis (iiuc de Dco siiiit 

Tou Osou otxovojjita XciTiSTai T[ Ttov OiOTTpETOjJv u-o- opinioiiilcis, coiisidereiiiiis aii iii siisccpti a Deo 

).f;i3tov. Zr|Tou;jiiv TravTtoj enl tou ©sou t?,? iya- licniinis dispensalionc, deest alii|iia ex iis i|ut« pie 

OiTT,To; Ti ar;;x£ta. Ka\ Tt; av YsvotTO cfavspojTipa de Uco aiihnis insidciit cxisliinalionibiis. Iii. Uea 

TOu iyaOou (japTupta, i^ Ti |ji;Taruotr,Or,vai auTiv tou oiiiniiio (iiia;riiiiiis sigiia lionilalis. Et tinodiiani lio- 

T.(/h^ Ti JvavTtov auToptoATj-avTO^, iJ.r,Si auvotaTi- nilalis apcrliiis lucril tosliiii"iiiiiiii, qiiain (•iiiii silii 

OTjVat Tto £u;j.:Ta6>.T;Ttp Tri.; ivOptoTTtvTis npoa.pi- Yindicasse, ei ejuscurani gessisse, qui dcreccrat iid 

aetu; TT)v KaYiav £v TtXi 0.^3.00) xa't ifiETaeXr^Tov contrarinin, firniamqiic ac sialiilciii ot in bono im- 



9-Jatv; Oij yip Sv rjXOev ei; th atjjaai ■fi,u.aj, jtaOto; 
'fr,Ttv 4 ia6''0. ;jt] ivaOfiTrjTo; Tr,v TOtauTr,v irptlOiatv 
£;j.-otouaT];. 'A),"/,' ouo'£v av (jjvr,a£ ih iYaOiv Tr,; 
:;,ooO£j£ti); , [JT] ao^ta; Jvs^oyov tt]v tptXavOpto-tav 
TTotouar,;. Ka\ ykp i~\ Ttov apfAoi-w: Staxsiptivtov, 
i:oXXo\ ptiv i'axo; ot pouX^iptsvot [jit] £v xaxot; sivat t'jv 
)t£i;jt£vov |j.'ivot 5i Tr,v iyaOrjv u-kp Ttov xa;jivdvTojv 
7:poaip£jtv £i; T:lpa? ayouatv, oT; T£/vtxf| Tt; ou- 
va;it; auvspyct 7tp6;Tf,v Toi) xi^ivovTo; faatv. OuxoCv 
Tf,v ao'.ftav SeT auv^fsu/Oat TrivTto; Tr] iYaO(5Tr,T!. 
flto; Toivuv Jv Tot; Ys-j-svTijj.ivot; t6 aocfiv Tto iyaOt;') 
auvO£ojp;iTat ; "Oti ou yu;jvov t6 xaTi r:p60iaiv iya- 



iniitabilein natnram, noii siiniil fiiissc affcclain cii;ii 
niiitaliili libcro liominis ailiiliio? Non cniin vciiis- 
sct ad iios srrvaiidos, ut dicil David, iiisi lioiiila.s 
lio;; ci iiniiiisissct propositiiiii. S.mI niliil profiiisset 
boiiilas priiposili, si noii circcisset sapicnlia, iit in 
opiis exirct licnignitas, ct in lioinines cliaritas. lu 
iis ciiiin qiii male se liabciil, foilasse qiiidciii siiiit 
imilli (iiii vellcnt in nialis iioii cssc ciini qiii decuin- 
bit: ii aiitciii soii ad linem dediicuiil Ijonain suam 
pro Lib:iraiilibiis voliinlalom, qiiibus opcin fert ar- 
liliciosa vis qiiicdain ct potciilia ad iiicdenilu;ii 
a'grolo. Opiirl"t ergo sapieiitiani oninino esse con- 



Oov EJTiv iosiv. Ilto; yip av (fav£tri f) TrpiOjat; ;j.fi junctain ciiin bonilate. Quoiiiodo crgo in iis qu:i! 
6ti Ttov Ytvo,utsvtov tfav^pouiiivr]; Ti ok 7r;-paY;j.£va facla suiit considcraliir sapientia siiniil cum boni- 



£ip;j.toTivt xa\ Ti^Et 6t' ixjXouOou rrpoiovTa, to ao-fdv 
T£ xa\ T£/vtxl/V Tri;otxovoiJ:a; tou 0£ou 5tao£txvuatv. 
'E-£\ 6i, xaO(!o; ^v toi; tfOiaaaiv £t'pTiTai, rtivT(o;T(p 
6:xai(o zh ao^bv auv£j£UY[jtivov ip£Tf] -j-iYV^Tat ■ si 
Zl ■/(optjO£tr,, ijfi av itf' EauToiJ xaTa;ji£VT) iraOiv 
£tvaf xaXtiJ; av r/ot xa\ £r:\ tou Xtjyou Tr,; xari 
&vOpo)r:',v o:/.ovoiJtta;, Ti ouo pi£T' i).Xvi),tov xara- 
vofjjai, xh ao^dv 9r,;At xa\ t6 oixatov. 



taie? Qiioiiiani licet cernere noii siiliiiii ci niuluin 
boiiiim in proposito. Quomodo ciiiiii appnreret pro- 
posiluni, si non evidens cssct per ea qua; fiant? 
Qiiai autein facta siint quadam scrio et ordinc pro- 
ccdeiitia per id qiiod est conscqiicns oslendunt sa- 
pieiitiam cl artiliciiiin Doi dispcnsalioiiis ; qiiaiido- 
(|uideiii, siiiil prius dixiiniis, sapiciitia coiijiincla 
cuiii jiistitia oniniiio fit viitus. Qiiod si scoisum sit 



posita, per sc scjiiiicla iion fuerit bonitas. Recte ergo fiicrit in railoiic susccpti boininis dispensatio- 
iiis, duo simiil liiter sc invicein considerare, sapientiaiii, inqiiani, ct jiisliliain. 

KE'I>AA. KA'. CAPUT XXI. 

Ti; ouv f] otxatoaJvT,; M£iJtvf,[jt£Oa TtivTw; tiov Qiisenam crgo est jiistitia? Memininiiis coriiin 

xari ■zh ixoXouGov £v Tot; rrptorot; Tou ),dyou ^i.oT]- qiia; cx coiiseinienli dicta siiiit in prinripio liiijiis 

i.t£vtov, OTt [ji!;jir,Li.a rf,; O^ia; 9uj£oj; xaT£JX£uiaOT] 6 libri, qiiod ad divins iialiira; iiiiilalioiiciii lioino sit 

ivO,oioTO;, Tot; ts ).otr:ot; Tijjv iyaOtov, zat -5) auT- -. coiulitds, lum boiiis rcliqiiis, tiiiii ctiain libcro ar- 

E^ouitii) Trj; 7tpoatp£a£to;, rf,v rrpb; t?) Ootov Staati)- bilrio, Dei conservans siinilitiidiiiciii. Cum autein 

stoj d;joitoaiv. Tp£7:Tri; 5i ciuj£ai; ojv xar' iviYxr,v • iicccssario esset niiilabilis iialiira; ; iic(|ue eniin 

ou yip ev£5ix£T0 t?)v e^ a),),o:toa£tii; Tf,v ipxf|V Toij lieri poterat, ut iiiii ab allcratiiinc principiiiin lia- 

£:vai t/ovTa, ,u.f] Tp£7rTf)V £lvat TrivTto;. 'fl yip £x biieral, non essct omiiiiio miitabilis. Ab co eiiiiii 

Toj [jiT] BvTo; ei; zh elvat rrapoSo;, iXXottoai? Ti; ijTi, ([iiod non cst progressus ad cssenliaiii, est qii:t;ilani 

rf,; ivurrap^ia; xaTi O^iav 5'Jva;xtv Eic; ouaiav pi;0- altcralin, ciim qiia; non esl substantia, virtiitc (iivina 

uraijivr];. Ka\ aXXto; Sc Tf]; Tpozfi; iva-j-xaito; £v Iranscal in cssciiliaiii.Qiiinctiaiii ciiiiialioiiniii iicces- 



T(;) avOp(07:(p O£topoup.ivr,(:, kr.iiori [jt:[jr],aa Tr,; Ocia; 
<;'Ja£to; 6 avOptorro; ijv. T6 5k [j«[jtoi)[i£vov, si [jir] ev 
f rEpdTTjTt Tuyot Ttv\, TauTbv cl:v stT] rrivTto; £X£ivip (i) 
i'.fWlj:oia)T5ti. 'Ev toijtii) to!vuv tti^ iT£pdTr,To; tou 



S:irio iii lioininc coiisideretiir iiiiilatio, qii(iiii:iiii lionio 
imilabalur natiiram diviiiain : (inod aiitcm iniilatiir, 
nisiiiialiqiiaessctdiversitate.cssctomninoidcini|iiii(l 
illiidcuicst asbiinilatum.Cumcrgocjiisqtiod facliiin 



' l'aal. tv, 10. 



S9 S. CRKGORII NYSSENI 00 

fiieiMl :ul iiiinginiMii, in lioc csselilivcrsilas:ibexciii- A xaT' slxdva ysvo.u^voj rpj; zh ap/dTurov oCsr,?, i-j 



piari, rpioJ liocqiiiilcin cssel naluia iinniulaliilc, illud 
vcro non sic se liaberet, sed consistcret quidem per 
allerationem, ut jain dixinnis ; oiniiiiio auteni alle- 
rarelur, proplerea quod imitaretur; alieraiio aiilcni 
est qiiidani niotus, ab eo iii iino est scnipcr prdcc- 
dcns ad aUeniiii ; diio siiiil Ljcncra ejnsiiiodi iniila- 
lioiiis : uiinni quidcni (|uod seniper fil ad bonuin, 
iii quo statum iion liabet progressus, proptcrea 
qiiod iicc compreliciiJitnr qnidcin (inis cjiis qiiod 
Iransit; alteruni aiUcm ad contrariiiin, cujus sub- 
stantia esl in lioc qiiod noii consisiai. Boni cniin, 
sicut prius dictum est, et contrarii repugnaiiiia, 
talem inter se babet distinciionein, iit diciiniis id 
quod est, ab eo quod non cst taiiquam adversum 



TiT) ib [jikv OLzpfKZO'/ cTvai ttj ifiizit, ih ok [xt^ oliTOj; 
^/siv, a),Xa 5i' aXXou'o<js.w; y.i\i uTOffXTivai xati xiv 
d-oooOEvxa liyoM • dW.oioJfjtsvov 8.-, TdvTtoj, kv vw 
slvai [Jii[iiri;j,a, ■?) ok alloiw^iq xfvrjaii; jttiv e;? 'ixz- 
pov d~6 ToO ev (T) Iitiv Eiaas^ 7rpo'ioiJaa • 8'Jo /eysi 
T?,? ToiauTr,^ etoTi xivfia;io?- ib [ihi T.phi Ti dyaOov 
dd yiyv(>,u£vov, ev (ji TipooSo; aTdiiv oCix S/si, SiiTi 
TOpa; ouoc TO'j 6t:|oS:'Jo;jisvo'j xaTa/a[j.6dv:Tat. l'h 
0£ r-.phi xh evavTiov, oO u::rjaTaat; Jv toi [atj utjjeacd- 
vat iaTiv. 'fl yap xou dyaOou ivavTicoitg , xaOdi; 
^(jiTtpoaOsv etprjTat, toioutSv Tiva vo'jv xaTa tt^v Sta- 
aToXriv b/^Ei, xaflditep (pa[iiv iCi [ir] f5vTt ih iiv dvTt- 
otatpetaOat, xa\ Ti] dvurapEia ttjv u^p^tv. 'E7:ei5rj 

TOivUV XaTi Tr;V Tp£7tTf,V T£ Xa"t dXXotlOTTJV (ip(JLfjV TS 



distiiigui, ct substanliani a non substantia. Quo- '^ xal xivrjatv , oux ivSlxeTai tijv tp'ja;v dtp' JauTTi; 

niam ergo (ierl non potesl, ut quod atiinel ad niii- 

tabilem et alterabilem incitationein et nrotum, in se 

iiatura maiical inimobilis ; scd ad ali(iiiid omnino 

liberum procedit aibilriiini, boni desidcrio natura- 

liter ipsuin traliente ad niotuin. Bonum aiiiem, 

aliud quidem vere est bonuin seciindiim iiaturam ; 

r.Iiud anlem non ejusmodi, sed lialict qiianidam 

boni vifionem .ac speciem. Eorum anicm judcx est 

iiiiclligciiiia iiilra iios collocata. Qua in re versa- 

inur in periculo, vel assequendi ejus quod vere est 

bonum ; aut, si ab eo diverterimiis, per aliquam 

ejus iiiiod apparet dcccptioncm, dilabcnJi aj ton- 

trcriiim : ciijusniodi quidpiam accidisse narrat ex- 



[ji.£veiv dxivTiTov, dXX' iTii xt ■na.moq i\ rrpoaipeat; 
VsTat, T^; 'Kphi T?) xaXbv 6TttOu[jiEa; a'jTtiv e^sXxo- 
[iivT); cpuatxco; et; xivriatv. KaXiv 6i t!< [liv Tt dXT)- 
Odi; xaTa Tr;v tfjaiv eJTt " th ol ou TOto'jTOv, dXX' 
i7trivOttj[jtevov Ttv't xaXo-J tfavTaaia. KpiTifipiovSkTou- 
Ttov eaTtv 6 vou? SvSoOev -fnjttv evtSpu[a.£vo?. 'Ev 5 
xtvSuve-JeTat, ■!) zh imvjyjh tc/'j Svto; xa/ou, i^ t> 
zapaTpaT:£VTa; a'JTO'j, 5td Tfjo; tt;; xaTd xh cjatvS- 
ptevov drrdTT,; ei:'! t'j IvavTtov 'fi|Jtd; dzoj5,4uTivat • 
o:(5vTt rtaOetv 6 e^to \ili [Jiu0(5;tprjatv,i7t |o5] tSoiJdav ev 
T(o iJoaTt TViv X'jva ~ph; tt;v axtiv 0'j oti aTi^iJiaTOi 
?'.f£pe , [jteOetvat [Jt£v ttjv dXrOr; Tp09r,v, rt^pt/avouaav 
0£ t6 Tf,i; Tpotpfi; elotioXov ev Xi[jtto i'£V£aOat. 



teriia fabnla caiii qui in aqiia videral uinbram ejus qnod in ore geslabat : ncmpe verum cibuin 
dimisisse, inliianlem autem cibi simulacro fame laborasse. 

C.^PLT XXII. C KEt.V.V. Kl!'. 



Posiijuam crgo cjiis ([iiod csl vcre boniim ile-i- 
derio mens fraudata, ad id quod iion est, fuil dc- 
lata, fraudc consiilloris ct invenloris viiii pcrsuasa 
esse bonum. id qiiod bono est coiilrarium : ncquc 
enim dolns fiiissct cnicax, iiisi vitii liaino csc;c in- 
siar illila fuissct boni specics : cum ergo liomo vo- 
luntarie in lianc incidisset calamitatem, qui se per 
voluniatem vitae ininiico subjiinxerat, qiia;re iiiilii 
simiil omiiia qu.-E conveniunt iis qu;o de Deo scii- 
liiiiitnr, biiiiilalcin, sapiemi;im, justiliani, p^itcii- 
tiam, incorruplioncii:, ct si quid est mclioris signi- 
fieatioiiis. T;iiii|u;iiii boiiiis ergo, movelur iniseri- 
cordia ejiis qiii cccidcrat : ct taiiqiiam sapiciis, 
non ignoiJit niodnin rcvocalioiiis. S;ipicnti.e aulem 



'Er:£\ ouv Tr,; T.phq to 8vTto; a.y3.flh'i £;:tOu[ji!a; 
Sta-j/euaOel; 6 vo'j;, rtp6; ih [jtT] ov 7:apr,vi/0ri, St' 
drtdTr,; to'j tt,; xaxia; au[jt6o'JXou Te xa't e'Jp£ToiJ, 
xaXov dva^jtetaOe'!; etvat xh tio xaXto evavTiov. Ou ydp 
dv evT;p-cr,a£v f; ditdTri, [Ar] S^XeaTo; 6;xr,v Tto tTjs 
xaxia; dYxiaTpio Tr); tou xaXou ^avTaaia; itept- 
TtXaaOeiar];. 'Ev TauTri Toivuv y£-|'ov6to; ^xouaioj; Tr; 
au[Jt90pa tou dv0po'j7:ou lauTiv 5t' fi^ovT;; Tto i/Opto 
Tf,; Ctof,; 'j7:oJe'J^avTo;, TtdvTa p.ot xaTa TfiV a'JTiv 
dvaCfjTEt Ta Tat; Oeiai; UT^oXfi^^/eat itp£7tovTa , 'c5 
dyaOov, xa\ 6ixatov, xal 5uvaTSv, t6 d^OapTOv xa\ e': 
Tt tt;; xpelTTOvo; ari|jiao£a; iaTiv. Ouxo'jv to; di^a- 
OS; oTxTov Xa[X?!dvet to'j 6ta7t£7:Ttjj-/:<To; , xaX to; oo- 
cf'j; o'jx dYvo£; t6v tp^Jt^ov Tf,; dvaxXf;aE6);. SocpJa; 



est, cliam cjns qnod jusluni est, jnJiciiiiii. iNcmo D o' dv et'Ti xa\ f) tou 6txaiou xpiat;. 0\i yap a^j xi^ 



eniiii insipiciiti;f; vcram tribuerit ju.>,titiaiii. Qiiid- 
nam ergo esl in bis juslum ? Non aliqiia lyrannica 
in eum qiii nos possidebat iiii anclorilale . iiciiiic 
summa vi rapicndo ab co qui doMiiiiatum obtine- 
bal, rcliniiiicrc jiisUc dcfcnsionis aliiiuam occaslo. 
ncm, ci qui pcr voluptalem bomiiiem rcdegeral in 
scrvitutem. Qiio modo eniin qui pecunia suam ven- 
didcrunt libcrtalcm, fiiiiit scrvi cniptoriim, iit qiii 
scipsos vcniliilciim ; et ncc ipsis iicc iilli ;ilii jiro 
cis licet pioclamaic ad liberlalcm, eliamsi ingeiini 
ct boncsio loco naii csseiit qiii sua siionie ad liaiic 
dovcncrunl cabimilatcm : si quis autcm cuiaiii 



dtppoa'Jvr] Tr;v dXTiOrj Stxstoauviiv 7tpoad'|etev. Ti ouv 
ev To-JToi; tS Sixaiov; T6 [i.t\ Tupavvtxri Ttvt •/pi-i- 
caaCat xaTJt T0'j xaT^/oVTo; f;[J:a; auOevTiot • iirfik 
Tto 7t:p;(yvTt Tf,; 6uvd[Jteto; d7:oa7:daavTa to'j xpo- 
TO'j'/To; xaTaXtrretv Tiva StxaioXoYia; d^opiJirjv, Tto 
6t' fi6ovfi; xaTa5ouXtoaa[ji^vtp t5v dvOpioTtov. KoOd7:ep 
yap oi xpr,[jtdTtovTf,v iauTiiJv JXeuOepiav d7:o5ri;xevoc. 
6o'jXot T(ov loVTjaaiJiifvtov eialv, aiiTol itpaTripe; eau. 
Tiov xaTaaTdvTe; • -/.aX oOts auTOt;, oDt£ dXXto Tiv\, 
•JTtkp Jxsivtov ^J^aTi Tf,v tXeuOepiav Eri6ofi3ajOat, 
xJ.v e'J7tdTpi6£; waiv oi 7tp?); ttiv au[jt'.popav ToiJTV|V 
aJTo;j.oXf,javT£; • e; 5: Tt; xr;5S[jt£vo; to'j dTtejJiTtOArj- 



61 



OUATIO CATECllETICA. 



6? 



(Jivtoj.Sijt i£»Ti -oO wvr|3a;iiivou XPV^^o. S^ixo? elvai A gerens ejus qiii fiiit veinlilus, vi iilatiir advcrsus 



fioj:; T(p. vofitf) xxr^OivTa Tupavvixuii ^?a!f.ou;i£vo?' 
t|wv;tiOai 6i -iXiv si jio'JXo;-o Twv -oioOtojv oOo£\j 4 
xa)).'Jwv vojxo; EjTI' 

KE<I>AA. Kl'. 
Kati t'jv auTjin Tpd^ov Jxou.Tiioj f,;jiti)v eauTOJj 
aT:;;jiTOXrjaivT(ov, c5;i ^ojt tou 5t' 4YaO(3TY)Ta TraXcv 
i\ii.ii ei: E/.euO^pfav e^acpoujjiivou, ]xt\ t6v Tupavvi- 
xVj, dAXi t'jv oixatov tootov c:t'.vor/Jr|Vat TJj.; dva- 
xXrjJStjj;. OuTO; ci ijTt Tt.; t(T) £7:txpaTouvTt TiotTi- 
oaaOoi nav Suep av lOiXot XuTpov <ivT\ tou xaTe/o- 
jjtivou XaSetv. TJ xotvuv £tx?i; f,v jjtaXXov Tiv xpa- 
TOuvTa XaSetv 4Xij0at ; Auvax^Jv inTt 6t' ixoXouOou 
ffT0X7J|jtiv Ttva TTJ; S7:t0u,a(a; aiiTou Xafietv. EtTa 
T^o^^jrjXa Y^votTO f;;jttv twv Cr|TOu;jt£viov T£Xj;.f,pta. '0 



eiiiploren), injiistiis esse viilel)itiir, (|iii eiiiii qiti 
lege c.<l aeiiiiisitiis, vi eripit ; seil si (|iiisp aiii velit 
(■uiii icdiiueie, iiiilla cst lcx (|ii:i' iil vctct : 
CAPliT X\lll. 
EoJem inoiJo ciim nos ipsos noslra sponle veii- jfc 
iliilcrinius, oportdiat ab co qiii propier Ijonilaleiii 
nos in libertatciii riir.>iis erat i-cstitiituiiis, non ali- 
qiicin lyi-anniciiiii, scd jiistuni excogilaii iiiniliiiii 
revocatiiiiiis. Is aiiteiii csl, ilare quodciiiiqiic ve- 
lil pretiuiii redeniptloiiis pro eo qiieni possidet. 
Quid eigo cst vcrisiiiiile, nia;,'is vclle aceipere eiini 
(jui liabet doniiiiatuiii? Pdssiiimis pcr consequen- 
tiain capcre aliqiiaiii coiijcctiuaiii ejiis ciipiditatis, 
si siiit iiobis inaiiilcsla sigiia conmi (ina: i]iia'riiii- ^ 



Toivuv xaTi t'jv bj apy^ '^'''u <iuYYpa,a[iaTO? itpoaTto- B liir. Qiii ergo, iit fuit prius expliealuiii iii inilio 



SoGevTa Xiyov, T(T) nchi tJiV £ur,u.epo'jVTa tfO(Jv(;) T:p'/? 
■zh ayjM') £7:t|ji'J3a?, t6v ol Tr,? xaxta? ^i-^o-j jv 
4auT(T) Y£vvf,Ta; • ipxriv Ss Tr,? ~.pb; Ti ydpto pOKrn 
xa"t u-iOsjtv xa\ o!ov-\ p.r,Tipa xr\i Xotrf,; xaxto? 
•CTjv (ftXapxfav vo(jr,Ta;, Tfvo; Sv (ivTT)XXi'aTo t6v 
xaTEX'5;^-'''^"''. d l'-^ 5r,Xa5T; tou 'J^iT^XoT^pou xal [Jtif- 
fovog avTaXXaYjjtaTo?, ('o; av [j.aXXov iauTou t6 xaTi 
tiv T'j-;ov Opi'|£t£ ■iriiOo?, Ti [lel^tii tojv eXottov^ov 
5ta;ji£t6(5[Ji£V04 ; 'AXXi [jtT;v iv Tot; oit" aidvo; iiTO- 

pOU(JtivOtJ. iv Ou5£v't aUV£YVOJX£t T0t0'JT0V o'J5iv, ola 
xaO£(opa 7:£p't ttjv tot£ t;atvo;jiivr,v xuo^opfav (ijuv- 
Tpfaa-ov, xa't ^^'■'vriJtv a^Oopov, xa\ OfjXr^v sx irap- 
Osvta;, xa\ avtoOsv i7:t[jtapTupo'Jcja; tco U7:£p-.fu£t t?,; 
o^fa; ex T(Iiv aojjaTtov ^iova;- xa\ tuiv t?,; yuasi 



libri, proptcr invidiaui in eiini eon^cptaiii, ciijiis 
res craiU secund.c , ad bomiin ( laiisil oculos, in 
seipso auicin gcnuit tcncbras vitii , ct iinperanili 
laboraiis cupiditate, ([Uie est veliiti iiiitiiiin ci liiii- 
daincntiiin ad deteriora piopcnsionis, et vcliiti iiia- 
lcr CKierorum vitioiiiiii, quonaiii pretii) eoiiiiinila- 
rct eiiin queni possidcbal, iiisi (|ii()il essct loiige 
niaximuni, majora accipicndo pro ininoribus, iit 
inagis alerct suain supcrbia; alTcelioncin ? Aliiui iii 
iis qiiiB a prioribiis soeculis aut narrala, aiit litle- 
ris maiiibita fuerant, iiilclligebat niliil fuisse tale, 
qikilc vidcbat iii co qiii iiiinc ajiparcbal, nciiipi; coii- 
ce|ilionein absijue ulla cuiii viro conjiinctione, et 
oitiMu absiiue ulla corniptionc, et laclanieni feniiiiaiii 



dp,itoaTr,iiaTtov 5t(jpO(03tv, (Z7:paY;jiiT£UTdv Ttva y.a\ ex virKiiiilatc,el vocesesuiicris tcstaiilesadiiiirabi- 



'YtXT]v ev (JfjijtaTt [i(3V(;) xa't dpij.fi to'j G:Xf,;jaToc 7:ap' 
a'jTOu Ytvo[J.£VT;v, Tf^v T£ T(Tjv T£Ovr,'/.dT(ov kr.X xh-i 
pfov aviXuTtv, xa't t?'V xaTi tiov Sat;j.ovo)v 'yoCov, xa't 
Ttjjv xoTi t6v aipa 7:aO(ijv tt]v e^ousfav, xa't tt;v oti 
GaXijsr,; 7:o,c5fav, o^j 6tax(opo-jvTo; ey' ^xdTepa to'j 
T.£).iYOuc, xa't Tov 7:uO,u.iva '{'^ii.-jrj^jvzoq toT? 7:op- 
oosuoum xoTi tt;v Mojjioji; Oau^xoToupYtav, dXX' ctvto 
TTJ.; eTTttpavefa? Tou uSotoj u7TOxep!iou[jt£'jr,? ttj pdie;, 
xa\ 5ti TTJi; di^^aXo^j^ dvTtTUTtfa; 'J7t£p£t5o'jtST]i; t6 
iXV'o;, Tf,v T£ Tr,; Tpoy?,.; u-£po'.[-fav £9' otov ^oij- 
XotTo, xa't Ti; Jv Jpr,[ifjt oa^itXst.; ijTtaT£t.; xtov ev 
■JtoXX.otj yikii.3i-j £'Jioxou[jtivtov • oT; oiJTE o'jpav6; 
tTzi/ipti t6 [jidvva, oOts i) yr^ xaTi tt;v iofav auTTJ^ 



iciii cjiis digiiilatcin, ciuii iiiliil taiiicii cadcicl siili 
sspectiiiii, luilura; icorborum et a'gritiidiiiiim corre- 
ctioiieiuaccuralioiicm, (jua; ab co liebat citra iillum 
iiegoiiiim, soloqiic verboel iiiitii acmomento voluri- 
tatis,ct coriiii) qiiie vita exccsscraiit, vitaiicstitutio- 
nem.el da-momiin tcrrorem, poteslaiciiiqiie iii alle- 
cliones aeris, ct per iiiare iiigrcssiim, iilriiKiuc mari 
non discedente, et iis <|ui tiaiisibaiit funihim ape- 
rieiite, congrucnlcr ci iiiiraciili) quod factiim cst a 
Moyse, sed inaris snpcrlicie ad iiigrcilieniiiiiii taii- 
quaiii solidam lerram prsbeiite, et stabiii ac resi- 
slenlc diirilie vestigia Crniante, et alimcnli qiiaii- 
tain vellct elargitionem, lautaque et spleiidida coii- 



tfiJTiv stTOTtotouja TT)v xpefav i7:Xf,pou • dXX' £x ToJv ]) vivia in solitudiiie , niultis millilius ibi ojiipaie 



4,i,if,Ta)V Ta.usftov Tr,; Oeta? 6uvd[i£(os f) 'ft"AOTt[jifa 
Ttpofiet, ^TOtjjLo? dpTO? ■za.X^ X-P^^- '^'■"■''•' 6toxovo'JvTaiv 
EvY£topYo^J[jtiVo;, xa\ otd tou xtipou Ttiiiv esOttivxtov 
TtXeftov YtYV(5;jL£voj, t| Te5ti tojv ixGuojv 64/090^^0, ou 
OaXaiir,.; outot; 1:06; Tf,v xpsfav tiuv£t3:f£po'JTr,;, 
dXXi TO'j xa\ ttj GaXiJTiP, t6 y^vo; Ttov iybCtuv y.rxx- 
(i7:£fpavTo;. Ko\ 7:10; dv Tt; t6 -xaO' 'exasTov Ttliv e'j- 
OYYsXtxoJv 5t£Efot Oau;j.dT(ov ; ra'JTr,v Tofvuv -rf;j 
6'Jva;itv xaGoptoj 3/0p6; ev Exefviii, 7:X£tov to'} 
xaT£-/o[xivou t6 7:pox£fut£vov £'.0£v ev Tto auvoXXd- 
YrtaTi • TO'JTOu xiptv auT6v atpetTot X^JTpov tivv £v 
Tfi To^j OavdTou (fpoupa xa6£tpY;Jt£vojv yi-iizfix'.. 
'AXXi (jtfjV d;jtf,-/_avov f,v y'.i\i.'ifi TtpoiCXi-iat xf to-j 
fc>£ou tiavTaifa, txij (japx^j; Ttva [xotpav ev auttp 



tractatis ; quibus iieiiue coeiuin pluit iiiaiina, iieque 
lerra secundum suam natiirain friimenliim pro- 
ducens, id quod eis erat opiis suppediiabat : sed 
cx iiielTabilibiis divinfe poientiai promptuariis pro- 
cedcbat libcralitas, paiiis paratiis, eiirum qiii iiii- 
partiebaiitiir tanquai» agricolariim inanibus ela- 
boratiis, et per eorum qui vcscebanlur satielatem 
iiiiilliplicatus, et pisciuin obsonium, cuin eis niarc 
iiiliil conferrct ad iisiim, sed is qiii eliani piseiuin 
gciiiis iii inari scminaverat QuDiiiodo aiileiii ciiii- 
nierabit quispiani siiigula miraeula evangclica ? 
Ilanc er,;;o vim in illo ceiiieiis iirniiiciis, vidit iii 
periiuitatiiine pliis <'.>sb eiiiDliiiiieuti, qiiaiii iii eo 
quod possidcbal. Ea de cau a cuiii iii.ivult lieii 



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prcliuni rinloniplioMis cnniiii(|iii in eaiTiTc ninrlis \ OEtopf,aavTa , f,v f,5q 5'.i t?,; lijjLapTioii; y.zydpbizo. 
eniiit iiicliisi. Swl (ieii non pnliMal iil Dei niKlaiii Ati toOto zsp'X3xa).'j7rrai Tji (Japx\ fj Osott,;, ui; av 
aspicfiel speciem, nisi ali(|uain in eo cainis, (|iiani ■npfj; t6 auvTpojov xsxai ajYyEvk; auT(j p/.s^v, pLTj 



jain olim ob peccatnm in vinculis haliebat, poitio- 
iicin animadvcrtcret. Idcircocarne iliviiiitas oluini- 
brata esl, ul ad id inliiens (iiiod sccum fiiii ediica- 
tiiiii ct csl silii cognaliini, non lerrcrctur apprn- 
pinniialioiie exccllcniis virliilis; ei coiisiderala 
qiix sensiiii pcr miiacula inagis ac magis resplen- 
debal poieotia, exisiini.>iret id qiiod .ipparuit magis 
esse conciipisccnduiii qiiani lorniidabile. Vidcs 



nxrjrflzii] t>jv r.f,07f;-n^\j.>j\) t^j i-itjpc/oOjr,? 6uvd- 
;ji!w;.' xa\ tt^v f^pijjia oia toiv OaujiiTojv ert tJi 
[jieI^ov 6ia),a^rauaav 6'Jvapi;v xaTavof,ciaj, smOu- 
p;r,T6v [jiaAXov i^ ooSsp^v tJi oavEV stvai vojiJcrii. 
'Opic oTztiiq xb ayaObv tio 6txati,g auvii^tjXT""., xal 
TO ao'fbv TO'j-(ov oOx liTOXsxptTat. T?> yip 6ia ttj; 
Tou aiojjtaTo; ■jrsptSo),?,? xwprjTrjv Tf,v Ociav 6'jva[ji'.v 
e7:t"/07i3at fzvHjOat, to^ av fj u-lp f,[j.(ov otxovo;j.fa 



<lucniadiiioduin cuni justiiia conjuncla sit boiiitas, ;ji}] TtapazootTO-ir, tio (foSto t?,; uif-T,),!]; ^[jKsavsta 

et sapicnlia noii sil ab cis scp'irata. Qnnd eniin ■:Ta'/Toj; xsTJt Ta'jT6v tt]v (itTOOJt^tv ^x^'. '<j3 draOou, 

per indunicntiim corporis cxcoyilavit, ut capi pns- Toij aotfou, tou 6ixa[ou. T6 y.hj yip sOasaOat aioaat, 

set divina virtiis, ne pro nobis susccpla dispcnsa- t?,^ ayaOoTr,T'!; *aTt [/.ap-upta • z>> Sl auvaXXart^a- 

lio iiiipedirelur mctu sublimitatis, oiiiniuo siiiiul Ttxf,v 7:oif,3acrOa.i Tf,v to'j xpaTou[xivou /uTpojatv, t6 

osteiuiit, nempc bouitalem, sapicnliain cl jiisli- 6;xatov 6£ty.vuat • t6 6^ xtopr^Tbv 5t' s^itvoia; ■rcotfiaat 

tiaiii. Voluisse enim darc saliitcin, est testimonium ■:C> v/flpi;, to axto,oT]Tov, tt;; <iv(oTa-.to aotffa; ttjv 

bouitalis. Qund aiitcm tauqiiani cx conlractu fecit aiT-JoEt^tv Ix-i. 

ledcmplionem, cjns qui tcnclialur doiii nalu oslcndil jnstiliani. Qiiod aiilem id quod capi non polerat, 
subiiliter excogilans cflVcil nt capi posset ab iniiiiico, id aperle suinniani argnit sapiemiain. 

CV^UT XXIV. KM-.i.V. KA'. 

Sed est consenlaneum cum qui atlendit e'uum 'A/.X' EztCriTetv stxi; tV/ Tf, (ixoXouOia t(ov eipr,- 

(pia: dicla fiierunl conse(|uentiani, qmcrerc iibinam [jlIvojv -.ooaix^VTa, r.oij to 5uvaTV/ ttj; @i6zri-oz, rznu 

in iisquiediximiis, cernaiur polcntia Divinitalis, el f) a90apj'a t?,; Osta? 5uvi[jiEoj; *v Tot; eipT);ji£-vO!^ 

ubi im.omi|ilio divinu; pntcnti;e. L't igitiir b;cc opaTat. "r/a Toivuv xa\ TaiJTi ylvrjTat xaTa^avTJ, Ti 

<[u»qne reddantiir evidentia, consideremus ca qiiaj e^e^f,? tou [jtuaTT-p[ou5'.aaxo7tf,aoj;jtEV, iv oT? [xaAtata 

(lcinceps sequunlur cx niyslerio, in quibus niaxiine 6£(xvuTat au->-x£y.pa;jiivTi tt] cftXavOpto-^rta f) 6uva[Jtt;. 

oslenditnr cnm benignitatc conlcinpcrala potcnlia. npcTjTOV [jikv ouv zh TfjV T:avTo6'Jva;j.ov cfjatv r.ph; zh 

Al(|iie primum (iniilcin, qnod omnipolcns iiatura c '^~s'v?/v -f.? avOpo>-oTT]Toj xaTa6Tivat iax-jaat , 

polucrit descendcre aJ linniilitalem lininanilatis, 7:).ctova Tf,v a-65£t|tv Tf,; Suvajjtsoj; exet, i] Ti [jts- 

td poleslatcm magis oslendit, quain magna et quEC yi/a ts xa't uTtspjufi toiv Oau[j.aT(ov.T?) j/.^v yip (Ji£ya 

naluram supcrant miracnla. Nam quod inagnum Tt xa"t u'ir,),?)v s^sPT'-'^"^^' Ttapi Tf,; Osia? ouva- 

ijuidpiam ei excclsiim cffL'Ctuin sil a divina virtiitf!, [xs(o^, xaTi o^jatv ttco; eatt y.y.\ axii/.ouOov. Ka\ oux 

esl qiiodainmodo scciindum naluram et consenla- &v Ttva |evta[jtbv eTraYot tt) ixoTJ t6 Xsyetv Ttaaav 

n^ium. Neqiie novum et adinirabile qnidpiam aiiri- tt]v ev T(p xoa[j,t)) xT!atv,xa\ ■::av ot! ■Ttsp av e^o) Ttov 

bus altulerit, qund dicilur, nnivcrsam qus est in (fatvo[ji£vojv xaTa),a|Ji6av£Tai ^v tt] 0eou 6uva[jtst 

iniinilo creaturam, ct quidquid exlra ea qii.i! cor- cuaTf,vat , a'JTO'j to'j Os),f [jtaTOj Ttpb^ t6 ooxo'Jv o'J • 

niinlur, coinprelirnditur, Dei virliile coustHisse, ottoOsvTo;. 'H 6k Tcpbg Ta^rcstvJiv xa0o6o;, ■jtsptouata 

cji:s voluntatc, ut ci visiim est, dodiicla ad es- t!; saTt t?,? 5uva|.i£0)^, ou5^v ev toi^ Ttapi tpijatv xoj. 

seiiliam. Ad id aulein qiiod est liiimile et abiecluin ),uo(j.svtij. 'Q; yip l^i^Jv saTi Tf,; Toij 7:u,o6? oOaia? 

(lescensus, est quKdaiii iiisignis ct redundans cn|iia f; ^^^^^ Tb avoj cj opi, xa"t o'Jx otv Tt? OaujxaTo; a;tov £t:\ 

piilestalis, qna; miiiimc im[ieililur in iis (iii:e suiit t?,? tfXoyhi r,yzizo t^ tpuatxco? ivspyo-jijisvov si Sl 

pra'ter naUiram. Quo modo cnim ignis esscnlia; csl psouaav £7t\ t6 xiToj xaO" op.otOTr,Ta t(ov i[x6ptO(Tjv 

lirnpriuni fcrri snrsuin ; neqiiein (lamma qiiidquam D a(o;jiaTojv t5ot Tf,v tf),(5ya, -zh toioutov ev Oa'J;jaTt 

<'sl admiraiKlnni (luod sit nalnraliler ; sed si eam 7:otsTTat, 7:(o; -zh mp 5ta[j.£V£t 7:'jp ov, xa\ sv tio 

iiistar giaviiim cni poriim vidcat dcorsum lendere, t,o6t:(p tt)? xtvi;a£(o; £x6a!vst Tf,v cfuatv, £t:\ t6 xaToj 

cjus rci diicitnr adiniratione, iiempe qiionam modo tfEp6,ui£vov o'jt(o; xa\ Tf,v OEtav t£ xa\ uTtspixouaav 

igiiis essc igiiis persevcret, ct in modo motiis ex- 6iJva[Jitv, oux oupavtov (j.sy£OTi xa\ cfO)aTf,pojv a^jya^. 



cedat naluram, tendens dcorsiim : ita etiani divi- 
iiam et siiperciiiincnicm pnlcnliam, ncqiie ccclo- 
nini inagnilndo, nrqiie luiiiinariiim splcndor, nci|iie 
iiniversi ornatus, nequcrcriini naliiralium pcrpctiia 
administralio taniiiin osiendit, quanlum qiiod sc 
dcmiserit ad iinbccilblalem noslra; naliira; : nempe 
(]unmodo, cniii excelsiim cxsliicril, iii liuiuili cl ab- 
j clo id ccriiiliir, ncc dcsccndit alliliido: (iiioukkIo 
biimanitas coniicxa 'Jivinx natiir%, ct lioc lil, cl 
csi :l!ud. (jiim ciiiiii, sicul prius diclum cst, iinii 



xa\ f] ToO TtavTb? 6tax6apir,atj, xa\ f] 6tT]V£xf]; tiTiv 
8vT0)V otxovo[ji!a Toaoutov, oaov fj £7:\ t6 aaOEvk; Tr,,; 
9'Jaso); f,;/,(")v auyxaTi^aat; SEixvujf t.m^ t6 \j'^t]Xo-i 
£v Tip Ta7:£iv(o xaOopaTat, xa\ o\j xaTa6atv£t t6 u'yo;- 
'TtiT); 0£6Tr,c avOptoTtivT] au[jnt),axetaa ^usEt, xa\TOUTO 
■]-!v£Tat xa\ iy.zX'/6 Icttiv. 'E7t£i6f] yip, xaOoj? Iv toI; 
s;/.TtpoaO£v £tpr,Tat , tfjatv 0'Jx stxsv f] svavTia 6uva- 
;;.t;. ixpiTC;) TtpoajJiiJat tt] to'j 0£O'J Ttapouata, x^ct 
■-u;j.vT]v uT:oaTf,vat 0'JTOU Tf]v ijjicfixvEtav to? aveu- 
),r,T:Tov yivotTo Tto ETttjTjTO^jvTi 'jTiep fi;ji(ov -h ivtiX- 



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ORATIO C.VTIX.ilF.TIC.A 



05 



*c[Y;ia, T(o Trpoxa>.vy.;j.a-:'. ■:?,; !fji:(0.; •?]^iov ;vexpu- A csscl ea iiatiir.i pidoslalis conlraiia', iit ailiuitsco- 

^fflT] x^fl^iov, i'va-/aTi T0U5 XixvoyitJJvtxOuajvTiiJo;- rcliir mcra! l)ci pncsenlia;, et fcrrcl iiiKlain (•jns 

l^oi-i^ZT^i :s3.py.h^'7u^JOLr.o::-K:iG(if^xh&-CA'.'ZXpvj-T\;Qi')- apparitionciii, iit al) co (iiii |iosccl)at lacilc pro 

Tr,io;- xa\ o'J-(jj tf,; sw?,^ xoi Oavi-:(o jtJoixtjOsisr,;, noliis accipi possct pictiiiiii iii |icriiiiitaliuiic, iia- 

xa\ i:(o (jx(5-£i Tou <f(i)Tb? E.atpavivTo;, l$a'^aviaO[TiTuiJ ltir;c noslrac intcyiiinciito celata fiiil divlnitas ; ul 

T("j (f(o-'i xa\ Trj fiofj Tb xaTi Tb Evav-Jov voou[ji£vov. instar pisciiini srnlosoruin ciiin esca rarnis siiniil 

t)j yxp ^X'' !f'J3iv, o-jTS (jx(3to; 6ia;jtsv£iv Jv cftoT?); attralierctur liainiis diviiiitatis ; ct sic vila ad iiior- 

T:a,oo'jifa, OJTJ OavaTOV ilvai Cwr; lv;p->;oJ3r,;.OJx- 'cin iiitrodiicla, cl liice apparciilc iii lcncliris, liicti 

oijv iiii xeya/a!!;) to'j (ijiTriptou tt]v (jtxo/.ojOIav cl vila dflcrctiir id iiuod cis ciiiilrariiiiii inlflli. 

<avaXo6(5v-£;, svtjXt) ™ir;!j(5|ji.£0a Tr,v aTOXoYiav ■npi; gitur. Nequc eiiiin ea est iialiira tcnclirariiin, iit 

Tij^ xaTT|i'opo'jvxa; TTJ; Osfa; otxovo;i[a; , OToo xapiv 'kcc pra;scnle perinaiieant : ncquc nioilis, ut sit 

oi' iauT?,.; •?] 0£(>-Ti? Tr,v (ivOpojTt!yT,v ou xaxcpYa^iTa!, vita 0[icrante. lu suiiiiiKiiii itatiuc rcdada inyslcrii 

GtoTT,,o[av. Azl yip oi3t iravTiov Tb 0£tov iv xat; ■^zpt- conscqiiciilia, pcrfcctani liiciciiuis dcfciisioiiciii ad- 

T:o'JTat; uTToXfj^lsT.v slvaf [A'r, zh [jiiV u^/TiXio; irf vcrsiis cos qiM acciisaiit (liviii:iiii dispciisatiDUcin, 

a'jTOU vo£t!jOai , Tb 6i xf,; O£07:p£-0'j; liJtac JxSaXXi- iicnipc (|ii;iiiain dc caiisa l>iviiiit:is liiiiii:iiia:ii pcr 

cOat • (iXXi ■::av u|r,X?)v xa\ £'J3£6£; v!!r,;j.a 5;t 7:avT(o; IJ sc iioii cllicil salulcin. Oporlcl eiiiiii iii oiiinihiis 

i-\ 0£0'j T:;jT£'J£30ai , xa'i auvr,pTr,30ai ot' axoXou- ca de I)l'o scnliri ct c\islii!i:iri qii;B Deuiii dccc;il ; 

Oia; T(o Ixip!;) Tb £T£pov. 4io£ixTat xo[vuv xi liY^tObv, ct non lioc (|iiidciii excclse cl subliiiiitcr de eo iii- 

Tbao.iiv, t6 5[xatov, ih ouvaTiv, t^ tsOopaj !iv£Tu[o£- lclligi, illiid aiitein rcpclli ab ca qii:(! Deo coiive- 

XTOv, itavxa xto X'5y(,o xri; xaO' •fi[jta; oixovo[j.ia; i-t- nit dignitato; sed Oiiiiiciii cxccls:iiii ac piam iiitcl- 

Oif/.vu^i-teva. '11 aYsOifxr,; iv xto ■::po£Xi!iOat awiat Tiv ligentiain oportcl oiiiiiiiio iii Dco crcdi, ct per coii- 

a-rAioM-oi xaTaXa;a.Sav£Tat. 'H ao'fia xa\ •() 5;xato- seqiiciitiaiii uiiuiii jieudcrc ab altcro. Ostciisiiin 

<j'jvr) ev T(o TpoTto) T?,; ciijxTipta; fjijtiov 6t£0£txOTi. 'II crgi> cst boiiitatein, sapicntiain, jiistitiau), poten- 

6'jva;j.t; ev xtj) ys.^isfi3.i (jikv a'jx!<v sv 6(jiotco[j.axt tiain, ct iiKorriiptioncin cvidciilcr inonstrari iii ra- 

dvOp(oT:ou xa\ axTJ^jtaxi xaTa xb xa7:£ivbv x^; (puietoj tionenostise carnis a Deo susccplac dispcnsatioiiis. 

f,[jt(ov, xa\ £X::t!jOf,vat 6'JvaaOat a'JT!)v xaO' 6;^oii5TTi-a lionitas iii lioc coiniirclieiiditiir, qiiod volucrit s(!r- 

TtovavOptoT:tovTioOavaxip£YxpaTriOf,vaf Y£V(5;x£vov5^, varo ciiin (jiii pericral. Iii iiiodo salutis iiostra; 

X?) oIxeTov JauTtp xaxi ts'jitv ^pYotTOtjOat. Oixetov 6^ ostcnsa est sapienliactjiistitia. Polciitia aiitciii iii 

tftoxl [jth 6 49avti;j.b; xou axoTou;, CwTJ 5i f] Tou Oa- co, (jiiod ipse qiiidcm factiis sit iii siinililiidine el 

va:ou xaOatp£tTt;. 'E7:£\ o'jv xf,; E'j6£!a; 66ou xaT- figura hominis, convcnieiitcr iniliira! n()slr:c bii- 

Ev:xOivx£; t6 xaT' &p'p.i xf,; fiof,; e5£xpa-r,;ji£v, inililati; el spes fuerit ipsnm ad luimiiiiim siinili- 

xa\ T(;j OavdTi;) eYxaTTivixOTi;j.£V Tt io'> eix^j-.rj- 'i^oi ludinem inorle posse tcneri. Cuin aiitciii facluscs- 

■napi xou piu!ixTip[ou [j.avOdvo[Ji£v, et ^ xaOapOTri; scl, id fcccril qiiod eral sibi propriuin ac convc- 

Ttov e5 4;^a,0T[a; [jioXuvOevtojv ^tj d-T£xat , xa\ i^ sojtj nicns scciinduni naturam. Est autcm luci quideni 

xojv T£0vr,x6Ttov, xa\ f] 65TiY[a Tt^ov 7;£7:Xavr,[j.£vij)v, i^roprinm ac coiivcnicns, iit delcat lcncbras, vit.c 

('j; Sv x£ pioXui[j.>j; xaOapOEir, , Y.o.\ f, 7:Xdvri G^pa- aiiteiu, iit mortein perdat. Qiiia ergo abcrranlcs a 

T:£oO£'.ri, xa\ £i; TTiv w;tof,v t6 TcOvr,xo; £7:aviX0ot; rccta via ab iiiilio a vila aversi, ct ad niorlciii dc- 
liili sniiius, (|nid a niystcrio disciiniis qnod sil reniotum a proiiabililate, et iion coiiseiitancuiii, si pnritas 
cos taiigit, qiii a pcccatis suiil iii(|niiKili ; ct vita iiiDriiios, ct via cos qiii abcrravcrunt, iil cl pnri^ciilur 
sordcs, ct ab errorc cesseliir, et qiiod crat niortiium ad vitain levert.Uur? 

KEifA.V. KE'. CAPLT XXV. 

Ti 6^ §v xii 9'j;j£i f,[jiiov YsvitjOat Tf,v 0£i5Tr,Ta, toT.; Qiiod aulcm iii noslra exsliterit natura Divinit:is, y 

[).Ti Xiav [jitxpo'|ij-xot; xa-avooiJst Td fJvTa, o'J5iva dv iis qui non pusillo et abjccto aniino ca qii:c siiiil 

ix Tou £'JX6you 5£vtT,abv £7:aYaY0t. T[j yip outoj considcrant, id iiequaqnam diclu iiovniii vidcbitiir 

^•f^Txto; x};v (lu-xf^v, il); £t; ih r.3.'i d7to6Xi-iov [xri bi cl alicnuin. Quis cst ciiim adco piicrili aiiiino ct 

7:avx\ 7:i!JxEUEtv Etvat x6 0£tov, xa'i tvStJov jjiev xa"t ingenio, ul ad uiiiversilalcjii aspiciciis, iii iiiiivcr- 

T.ip'.tj(oy xa'i eYxaOf|[j:evov; Tou Yi,o 5vxo? E|fi7:xat sitatc non crcdat essc Dciiiii, eam inducntcm ct 

xd Ttdvxa, xa\ o'jx ^veaTtv eivat ti, [Jtf] ev xtT) 6vti t>i conUnciitem, ct ei insidcnleiu ? Ab co cuiin quod 

sTvai exov. El o'Jv ev a'JTi;) Td 7:dvTa, xa\ bi Ttdcjtv est, pendeiit oiiinia, ncc licri polesl ut sit arn|iiid, 

exeivo' t[ ^7:atax'J"J0VTat ev Tri o!xovo;j.[a to'j [j.u!jTr,- qiiod in co quod cst, iion babcat cssenliam. Si 

ptou T^iv Qeiv Ev dvOpto7:ot? Y'T^^i'i'''o" 6t6djxovTo;, crgo in eo siiiit omnia, ct illud cst in oiiiuibiis 

ih't ou5i vuv l^oj tojv dvOp'o7:tov etvai TtETttaTEup^i- cnr eos piidel qiiod inystcriiiiii in dis])ensalioiio 

vov; Ei Y^P ''<^^ 6 xpi-oq Tf,j iv f]atv to'j 0eoij doceat Dcniii cxilitisse iiitcr liomiiics, qni ne niinc 

7:opoua[ai;, oijx a'JTb; outo; ix£[v(o • dXX' ouv t5 ev qnidcm crcditur essc extra lioniiiiein ? Naiii ctsi 



f,;j.Tv Etvat, xa\ vuv xa't tote xaTd t'j laov 6tto[j.oX5Yi'',- 
Tat. N'jv [jIv ouv EYxixpaTat f,p.Tv 6 auvixojv ^v Tto 
eivat Tr.v tfuaiv xots 5o xaTEijtixOr] 7:,ob; Tb fi;j.£T£pov, 
fva Tfi rtpb; Tb 0£Tov c7:t[ji|i!)i Y[vr,Tat OeTov, ^^atpeOev 
wj OavaTou, xa"v Tf,; Toij dvTtx£;,utivou Tupav'j"6o; i^io 



niodiis Dei iiiler nos pra!sciiti;c, iion esl bic idem 
qiii ille ; altainen quod sit in iiobis ex a!quo, niinc, 
cl tiiiic plaiie coiistat. Atiiiie niinc quidcni cst in 
nobis coiileinperalus, qiii ii:itiiram coiitiiict in 
csscntia ; Uiiic aulcm cniii luistr:! iiatiiia ininiista 



f-7 



S. GRKr.Onil NYSS[:.M 



ca 



luit Diviiiilas ; d in ea nostr;p nalunv cuni (iivijia \ ysvijj.^vov. '11 •^xrj ixsivoj diTifi toO OjivaTou e-«v- 

Coniniistione, nnslra eHecla esl divina, nt qua; a ooo;, 4p)(r; xc;) OvT^xtjJysvEt t^.; £t; it)v aOdvaTov Cwt;v 

uiorte sit exeni|ila, el ab advcrsarii eiepla lyr;ui- iT:avioo'j f-TVcTat. 

nide. Illiiis eiiiiu a inorle reversio, c.vstilil niorlali generi principium revcrsionis ad vilain iinmor- 

laUiii. 



C.yUT XXM. 

Sed in nxaminanda forle justitia et sapieniia, 
qua: consideratnr iii liac dispensatione, addiicilur 
fortasse quispiain, nl exisliiiicl fraude liaiic viaiii 
el rationem a Deo pro nobis fuisse exeogitaiain. 
Quod onim non nuda Oiviniiaie, sed lccia ab Im- 
niana naiura, Deus ab inimico ignoralus, in cum 
qui donunatiiin oliliiicbal , se iiisinuaveri',-, cst 
quiKlainiiiiido doUis (luidam et circuniscriplio, cum 



KE'^.\.\. Kq-'. 

'A).a' '.'jo); Ti; £v if; zr^; 6txaioa'jvr); kE^s.^zi.azi xat 
ao-fia; tt;; xaTi zfyj oixovofifav Ta'JTT)v Oetopoufjt^- 
vr,;, ivdYSTai r.ph^ tb vojjitsat dzaTT|V Ttva TOia^JTTiv 
[jtiOoSov jTTtVEVoriSOat CiTikp ^jfiaJv xo) 05(7). Ti Y^p 
o-j ■[■'-'H'^?! '^fi 6£i5TriTt , dXX' U7:6 ttji; dvOptoTitVTj; tfu- 
CTitu; x£KaX'j[;:ijt£VT), dYvoT-,OlvTa napd tou 'ExOpoiJ Tiv 
6obv, £vt6; to'j xpaTO'jvTo; ysvijOai, d-dTT) Ti; eiTt 
Tporov Tivd xa"t ■TTapaXoytjpib;, eTTStTTip totov toiv 



sit propnuiii eoniiii i|iii decipiuiil, ad aliud con- B dTTXTojvTiov jit\ , to ■nphc sTspov Ti; TciJv eT:t6ou- 



vcrlcie spein eoriini, qiiibus stiuunlur insidia?, cl 
aliud ellicere quaiii quod fuil speralniii. Sed qui 
aspicit ad verilalein , lioc qiioqiic asseiitictiir 
oninium maximc essc jusiilix ct sapienli.e. Nam 
jusli quidein esl pro merilis unieuique triliuere. 
Sapienlis aulem ncijue juslum averleie, neque 
boiium benigiiiuilis scopum scparare a judicio 
ijuod (it ex jusiiiia, sed aple el congrupnlcr uira- 
que inlerse conjuiigere,justitia! quidem Iribuendo, 
quod daiur pro nieriiis ; boniiaii aiitem, quod nsn 
recedaliir a scopo lieiiignilalis. Consideremus igi- 
lur annoii liaic ;iiiibo consideiciilur in iis qu;c facla 
sunt. Nam par pari pro merilis referrc, per quod 
T viiissiindccipiiurdeceplor, osicnditjustitiam. Kjus 



XcJOjJiiviov iX-ioa; Tpi-£tv, xal dXXo Tapd -zh eX-i- 
tjOiv xaTip-,-dj£TOaf d"AX' 6 r.phi; Tr;v dXT;Osiav pXs- 
-(.jv, -T^ivTiijv ;j.dXi3Ta xal to'jto tt;; otxavoi.JVT;; 
TS xa"i T?,; co'j;;a; clvat auvOr;a£Tat. Atxatou [Jtlv ydp 
ejTi, -h xaT' dH':av ixdixq) vijj.etv <jo-.fou 6"£ xh jJtT^TS 
TaoaTp£-£tv zh otxatov, |jit;t£ t^v dvaObv tt;; tftXav- 
Opt'j-ia; cxo-bv d-ox()ipt.^£tv t?,; xaTd tb otxatov 
xpt3£(0f , iXXd cuvd-Tstv d/.Xf^Xo'.; £u[j.r,ydv(o; Cfj.<f6- 
T£pa, TT) [jtkv Stxatos'Jvr) , xb xaT' d;!av dv-iotSivTa- 
tt, 0£ dYafl!5Tr)Ti, tou oxottou tt,; tptXavOpuTriac oCix 
£;iaTd(Ji£vov. Sx07;r;5(o[i£V xotvuv £t [jit) Td 6'jo Ta'jTa 
TOt; Y-1''^"''''^^'"'' evG£(op£tTai. 'H [j:"£v -^Up Tou xa-' 
d^iav dvT'!oo3t; , 6t' t,; 6 drraT^iliv dvTaTraTa-at, Tb 
otxatov 5£tx.vu3'.v • 6 51 3x07:0; tou Yiyvo^jtivou, [xap- 



auleiii qiioil lil scopus, cst leslininnium bonilalis C ^upta tt); tou IvepYiJuvxo; dYafloTrjxo; -(l^f^fzai. 

ejiis qui opcralur. Nam jusliti;c qiiidcin esl pro- 

priuin iinicuique illa tribiiere, eujiis priiicipia et 

causas prius jeceral ; quomodo terra convenicnier 

seininibus qn:*'. in eain jai la sunl, fruclus reddil. 

Sapiciiliae ;iuieai esl, in iiiodo rcddendi siniilia ab 

eo quod esl me'ius non discedeie. Qiio iiiodo enim 

cibo pharniacum similiier admiscet, ct qiii iiisi- 

dialur, et qui ei medclur qiii appelilus fuit insidiis : 

sed ille qiiidem veneniim pr;ebcl letiferum, liic 

antem vencni piiebet medicamenlum , el miuliis 

curalionis miniir.e corrumpit scopum (onrcrcndi 

beneficii; nam ctsi ab utrisque in alimcnio fiat 

niislio pharn.aci , scopuni tainen et iiisiitulum 



"lotov [jt£v Y-t.^ '^^^i 5txat03'Jvr,;, Tb ixetva vEfjtetv 
JxdsTto, (ov Tt; xd; dp/d; xa't Td; aiTta; TTpoxax- 
eSdXsTO- o)!s~ip f, yt; xaTd Td y^vt) xiov y.aTa6Xr;0sv- 
Ttov s7:£p;j.d-(ov, xa\ xo'j; xap7:ou; dva6t6(03i. Socf ;a; 

6c Tb £V T(") Tp^iTTt;) TT,; TtOV 6;J.0t(jJV dvXt8i3£(0; [JtT) 
£X7:£3£tV TOU {iiXTtOVO;. "fl37t£p Y^P "^V e6c3[J.aTt 

Gijioioji; T:a,oa[ji[Yvu3t xb cf dp,uaxov, xa\ 6 ^7:i6ouX£'J(ov, 
y.j.\ 6 xbv e'j:i6ouX£uOdvxa iio[ji.£vo;' dXX" 4 [jtkv xb 6r,- 
Xr,Tf;piov, 6 65 Tb xou 6r,Xr,Tr,ptou dXeJiTf^piov • xa"; 
0'J5'£V 6 zp6-o; xf,; 0£pa7:£ta;, Tbv cxo7:bv tt;; £-J£p- 
Y£3ia; 6t£Xu[jif,vaT0 • ei y*P ''''*• '^"'p' d[Ji'.fOTfpo)v 
(fap;j;dxou [Jt!;i; ev xpotfr) yiy^Jt-cm , dXXd ir.ob; xbv 
cxorbv d7:o6Xi'|avT£;, xbv [jtlv i^iaivoujjiev, xbv Se 



aspieicnlcs, liiinc quidem biidainus, illuiii aiilem _^ xaX£7:aivo[ji£v • outio xa\ EVTa'jOa, tio [ji^v xaTd xb 



odiinus et ;iveisainur : ila hic qiioqiie, ralioiic qiii- 
dcm justitia; illa recipil deccplor, quorum semina 
suo libero jcccr;it arbitrio. Nam ipse qiioque deci- 
pilur objccla hominis specie, qui esea volupiatis 
lioniinem prius deeeperal. Euruin autciii qu;i; liuiil, 
scopus et iiisliluluin liubcl niut:illiini'ii: ad id (|uod 
est niclius. Nam ille qnidcm IViiude iisiis est ad 
perimendam naliirain ; bic aiileiii siiiiiil, et jiislus, 
ct bonus, ct snpiens, extogitalain airiiibuit dece- 
plionem ad salnlem ejus qui perieial , per li;cc 
beneficio alliciens non soluiii eum qui pericral, se<l 
cuni quoqiie qui iiobis allulerat inlerituin. Nani ex 
co quod viUe quidein niors appriipiii(|ii;ivil, liiei 
autem leiiebr;c , iiilcritus aiitein incorruplioni , 
delctur quidcni id qiiod est dclerius, cl :id id qiiod 



oizatov /.OYio, exEtva 6 d7:aT£('ov dv-tXa[j;6dv£t, uv xd 
aT.iptj.a.za 6td xt); I6ta; iTpoatpi3£(o; xaT£6dX£To. 
'ATtaxaxat ^dp xa\ auxb; T(p to'j dvOptoiTou 7:po6Xf)- 
p.aTt, 6 TTpoaTTaxf,^^; xbv dv6p(o7:ov TtT) xfi; f)5ovf,; 
5£X£d3;jtaTi. '0 6k cxo7:b; xiliv Y'.'r'o;j:£V(ov e7:\ xb xpsrT- 
Tov Tr,v 7:apa).XaYT;v t/[ti. '0 [jtlv Ydp JttI 6ta'.f6opa 
Tr,; (fuceo); tt)v d-ndxTjV evf,pYT)3£V 6 5k 5£xato; 'd.[>.a, 
xa't d-j-aOb;, xa\cocfb;, k-\ c(oxi)p(a xoij xaxacfOa- 
pivTo; XT) iTTivofa xf,; dTtd-r,; e/pf, caTO, o'J (jtovr.v 
xbv d7:oXto"A6Ta 5ta xcJxtov euepYexiov, dX"A'd xal a'jxbv 
xbv d7:toXeiav xaO' f;[jttov iv£pY:/;5avxa. 'Ex y^P xou 
TtpojeYY'"' ■^ii ^'^fl K'^^ "^^"^ flstvoxov, xto (ftox\ 51 xb 
cxiJto;, Tfi dtfOapcfa 6^ xf,v tfOopdv d'.favtc(jib; [jtcv 
xo-j /eipovo; ^''■('vexai, xa\ ei; xb [xf; ov [JiETaxtopT)- 
ct; • tb'.f£X£ia 5^ tou d7:b to'Jt(ov xaflaipotji^jou. Ka- 



fO . OR.VHO CATECIIETICA. 70 

(JiTTjp yip -rf^-d-riixoTipi; u>,T,^ -w XP'J^V xaTajii- A non csl fil Ir.iiisiliis ; cl jiivaliir iil qimd ox iis 



/l_(JE'.aT^;, Ttj 5ti ToO -upi; Sa-dvr] Ti aAAO-piov t; y.av 
ii7t(56Xr,xov ol OepaTOutal tou xpuaiou xaTavaXiuuav- 
T=s, ndXiv eTiavdYOuai ^p?ij ■tfjV xaxi cfjiiv /a;ji.-Ti- 
oiva xrjv ■npozi[i.ozipx'j uatjv • oux Sttovo; piivToi y£- 
VETai <) Sidxptsi^, XpivM ToO -up?ij tt; ivaXojT :■/.■]] 
fiuvajjtit -h viOov cSa^avfCovToj, 7:),r,v dXXd 0£pa-:ta 
t!? ijTi TO'j yp'jc!io\j, To exTaxT,vat Ttap' auTw, th 
iitl XupiT) Tou xaXou iYX£i[.i£vov • xaTii Tbv auTbv -pi- 
itov OavdTou xa\ jfOopS; , xal sxotou?, xa\ ei' Tt xa- 
x!a; tx'|'Ovov, tio £up£TTJ tou xaxo'j ::;p;-,j;'j£v:tov, 6 
7:pojiYYi3p.'ji; t?,; Qiia.: 5uvd;ji£ioj T.^jpKq 5!XT,v d^a- 
vtjjjtiv Tou Ttapi (fustv xaTspY*'^;-''^''? • suipYSTSi 
Tf, iifOapiia. TT^v ^uitv, xdv J-tzovoj fj Stdxptit; fj. 
0'Jxouv oJ6' dv Ttap' auTO'j toO dvTtxstjjiivou [xrj ehai 



cxpiirgaliir. Qiio iiiihIo cniin si vili nirilcri.i aiiio 
atliiiisla, ainiliccs pcr igiicni, co rmisiiinplo <]\uh\ 
crat alicnuni et rcjicicniliiin, ad nalnralcin splcn- 
dorein prsDslantiorem rcdiu iint inatcricni : iiei|iic 
taincn citra lalxircm fit illa sccrilko, ciim ii;nis siia 
consunicndi polcslalc, lcinpmc dclcal id iiiiod cst 
adiiltcriniin; : vcruin cninivero :iiiri qiucdam esl 
lucdicatio, qiiod iii ipso cliipictur id quod ad lioni 
exitiiini in co posituni fucrat : codcin niodo eiiani 
ciwn inors ct inlcriliis, ct lcncbr;c, ct si iiiiis e.^l 
aliiis vilii feliis, iiivciitori niali aditala csscnl, di- 
viiia; virliitis appropinqiiaiio , lanquain ali ij,'iie 
dclclo eo qiiod cst pr:ctcr naiurain, natiir:iin in- 
corriiptioiiis adicit Lcnelitio, cliainsi laboriosa sit 



StxsfivTsxa'! atoTf;ptov T^i-j-eyovJijdfJicft^jdXXoiTo^iirTtip B secrolio. Ergo nc diibilarc qnidciii potciit advcr- 



£i; at'30rjatv TTji; EuspYJata; IXOoi. Nuv\ yip xaOiit-p 
oi E-'t OEparaia TEfxviiiJisvoJ T£xa't xatojjtsvot xa"''^"^'^- 
voujt Toi; OsjoaTtcUoujt, tt) oSJvr) ttj; To;i.T;; opt,aui- 
(jo,u£vot • cl oi. -.h uytatvEtv oti toutou TtpoTyivotto , 
xa\ f, TT,; xaui£io; dXYT,5("ov TtapiXOot, x^P'^ staovrat 
ToT; Tf,v OEpartEtav Eit' a^JTOu; EVEpYTjiajv ■ xa-i t6v 
a'JT?>/ Tp^i-ov Tat; [jtaxpai; 7t£pto5oi; E^aipsOivTo; 
Tou xaxou TT,; ^ujeoj;, toO vOv auTOt; /.aTa;j.t- 
/OivTo; xa\ aufji^uEVTo; , ETtstSiv i) Et; t!< dp/aiov 
d-oxaTdiTaut; TtiJv vOv ev xaxta x£i,u.ivtov Y^vrjTat, 
4.a(3:;orjo; Eu/apicjTia Ttapi Ttdar,; liTai tt)? xTlaEio;, 
xa\ tJjv ^v tt] xaOdpJSt X£xoXaa[jiiv(ov, xa\ Tiov ^rfik 
tt;v dpxT;v £7:iO£r,0ivT(jjv xaOipj£(o;.' TauTa xa't Ti 
TOtaOTa 7tapa5[o(oat t6 ixl';a [jiujTf,ptov tt,; Ocia; 
Ivav0pio7tif;a£w;. At' (Lv yip xaT£(jtixOT) tt) dvOptoTti- 
TT)Tt, 5ti TtdvTojv Tojv TT,; (^uaEoj; iot(o|j.dt(ov yvjrj- 
{jtEvo;, ys^dattxiq te xat dvaTpo-yf,; xa\ a'J|f,a£oj;, xa\ 
(jti/pt TT,? Tou OavdTOU TtEipa; 5i£;£X0(Jjv, Ti 7tpo£t- 
pr,[A£va Ttdvta xaT£!p-,'aaTat, tov t£ dvOptottov tt,; 
xaxia; eXeuOepiov, xat aut^v tV; tt,; xaxta; £up£Tf,v 
Ud.aevo;. "laatjY^^P iaTtvd[i^(oaTt'a; f) toO voaT],aa-o; 
xdOap-t;, xav ETtitrovo; f,. 

KEtAA. KZ'. 

'AxiJXouOov & TtdvTwj, t5v Ttp^j; tt;v tfjatv fj^itov 
dvax'.pvd;j.£vov, 5;i ttdvTtov 5i?aa0at tiov ;ct(.o[jtdTtjjv 
a'JTf,; Tf,v 7tp'j; f,[ia; auvavdxpaatv. Ka0d7t£p yi.p ot 
Tiv ,4uTtov Tiov [,aaT!ojv JxTtXijvovTs;, ou Ti (jtkv etoat 



sarius^qnin quod factiim csl, sit jiistiim cl s:iliil:ire, 
si vcncrit ad scnsum bciieficii. INunc ciiiin quo 
inodo qui iit curcnliir, scc:iiiliir cl uruiitur, ira- 
scuiitur iis qui curaut, iil iiuibus acris ct aspera 
sentialur scctio : quod si acciderit nt pcr id sani 
ruinl, ct dolor trauscal seclionis, liabebiiiil gratiam 
iis (|iii ipsos ruravcrint : eodcin inodo cum pcr 
loiiguni lcmporis ambituin ablatum liicrit niitura; 
nuiluiii, quod iiuuc csl cis iiiiiiiistiiiii et co:ililiiiii, 
et eoruin qui nuiic Jacent in nialis, iii aiitiquum 
statuin fai ta fiierit rcstitutio, nna vocc agciilur 
gralix ab uuiversa crcaluia, et ab iis qiii castigali 
fncruut in purgalionc, ct ab iis qiii iie oiiiiiiim 
quiilcm opus liabucrunt ut purgarciitur. II.i'C ct 
qiia; suiit liiijusinodi, tradit magnuin niystcriiim 
siteicptifi a Oco liuinanilatis. Pcr hoc cnim qiiod 
niisius fiiit liiimaiiiiali, cuin fuerit in oninibus 
natiira; propriclaiibus, ncinpe geiicra^||ne, cdu- 
tatione ct incremento, ct iisque ad niortis pcrva- 
serit experienliam, cHccit ca oniiiia qiix prius dicla 
suiit, ct bomincm a vilio libcrans, et vitii nieJens 
iiiveiitori. /I-griiudiiiis eniin incdela cst niorbi 
purgatio, etiaiiisi sit laboriosa. 
CA1>UT XXVII. 
Consequens autem erat, ut qui noslra; admiste- 
haliir naturse, per omnes cjus proprictatcs susci- 
perct eani qiia; nobisciiin fiebat contcmperaiionein. 
Qiiu inudo eniin qui vcstium sordcs abliiunt, non 
T(dv [jtoXua[jtdTojv, Ti 6^ d-of .oiitTouatv • dXX' d7* ^ alia quidem iiiquinamenta conservaiit, alia vero 



dpxf,; dxpt TcXou; ixxaOaipouat Ttjjv xT|Xi5oJV StTtav 
zh u9aj[Jta, (Jj; dv 0[jtOTt;j.ov cauTio ot' oXou t5 [[jtdTtov 
YEVOtTO, t!) xaTi ih laov Xa^jiTtpuvOsv ex tt,; TtXu- 
Ccto; • ouTOj; [^toXuvOEiar,; tt) d[jta,0T[a tt); dvOpoj-i- 
VT,; s^ot;;, ev ipxf, ts xa\ tsXeutt) xa\ Tot; 5ii p.iaou 
Ttaatv, EO£i Sti 7:ivTtov Y£vsaOat Tf,v sxTtXuvouaav oC- 
va[j.tv, xa\ [jtT) Tb [jisv Tt Ospa7:suaat t(jj xaOapaito, zh 
Oc TTSpitostv dG£pd7:suTov T0'JT0U xapa Tr,; !^ti)r,i 
f)y:tdv 5uo 7tipaatv JxatipojOsv 5tstXT)[i[jtivT)c, t5 xaTi 
Tf,vdpxf,v 9T,,at xa\ t6 tsXo;, xaO' sxiTspov sjpiaxs- 
Ta: Ttipa; -f) 5topO(oTixT) Tf,; (fjasoj; Suvapi;;, xa\ 
TT^; dpxT,; d'}a[jt£vT,, xa\ [Jiixp' '^oO TiXou; EauTf,v 
iTtEXTEtvaaa, ■/.a\ Ti oti (jtijou toutojv TdvTa 5taXa- 
CoOja. Mta; os Ttaaiv dvOpo'j7tot; tt,; et; Tf,v Jtof^v 



abstergunl ; scd ab iiiitio ad finem iisque tolius 
paiiiii inacnlas expurgant, ut sil vesliiiicntiim iibi- 
qiic cjusdcin pretii, ex ^equo encctiiiii clueudii iii- 
liiliim ct splendiduni : ila ciiin vil:i liiiniaiia pcccalo 
cssct inquinata, ct iii priiicipio, ct iii fiiie, ct iii 
medio, vi et potcstate opus babebal per oiiuiia 
abluoiile, et opurtcbal iioii lioc qiiidcin expurgarc, 
iiliid vcK) rcliiiquere noii expurgalum : ita ciim 
vila noslra diinbiis sit intercepta finibiis, iiciiip'; 
principio ct fiiii', in utroqiic fine iiivcnitiir vis cl 
polcsl:is nalunc corrigciid:;', nl qiiic ct priiici- 
piiiin attigerit, et porrecta sit usi|ue ad fiiiein, et 
omnia qu» suiit inlcrmedia inlerceperit. Cuin aii- 
tem omnibus lioiiiinibiis nnus sit in vitam adilus, 



71 



?. CKF.r.Onil NYSSEM 



ii:uli;naiil opoiIcb.\l emn qiii ail nos ingieiiiliir, \ &'jar,c r.:i.r/jZo-j, rW,'v ES:t xbv sioiiIvTa Tpb? ''liJ-^; 

tixijOfiVa; Tco pico; 'E? oupavoO, ^r.c; 7'j/V; 6 6:a- 
ttOcov ijj; aiffxpov ts xa\ Soo^ov to eIooc tT); dvOjsa)- 
7:ivr,? ^^"'scEco;. 'A),X' oix TJv Iv oOjsavco t?) dvGpcoTit- 
vov • oCiof xig iv ir[ uTOpxosjiic;) Ccoji xaxia; viaoj 
£7:o-/copiai£v. '0 ok tco dvOpcorao xaTau.'.YV'j[JiEvo^, 
Tco sxot:w tr,; oj^fsXsia; k-oizizo Tr,v (i'jvavaxpaaiv. 
"EvOa Toivjv T(i X7.XGV o'jx f,v, ouOi dvO pcomvo; Juo- 

),tt:'JETO pio?, 'T^co; iT^t^TlT^t Tt; JXsTOsV TU) 0£cj) ZEpi- 

■n/axrivai tJ)v dvOpcoTTOV, [jiaXXov Sk oO/^ dvOpcoTtov, 



iu \il;i lOlloiaii? E\ ( (i;!o ait forlasse qiii goniis 
ljuiiuin:v originis dospnit lanquani lurpe cl abjo- 
cluin. Sed iii cocio non eraiit iioiuiiios ; nco in vila 
supcnnuiulana vcrsabaliir inorbiis vilii. Qiii aulciu 
(uiii lioiiiine coimuiscobalur, ojiis erat soopiis ot 
inslituliiin in illa conloiiipiMalioiie , ul proJossct 
boinini. Lbi ergo nnn crat lualuiu, iieqiie i!ii vila 
(logebatur luiiiiana, qiicinadiiioiluui pnslulat (inis- 
piaui, ul boino iUiiic Poo (■oiijiiii;;aliir, iiiio vcro 



iioii iioino. soil alii|uod 
simililudo l:oi:ii!iis ? 



siiuubiiriiiu, ot qiiiedam d).Xi dvOpoj-nou t; jiocoXov xa't iixoicout:'. ; 



Qiioenani aiiiem fierol noslrrc nalursc correclio, Ti; S' Sv ey^jeto xr,? 9'jje(i); fjiwv ^ StopOcootc, el 

si ciim tcrroslre a>,grot:isscl aiiimal, aliquod aliud ■:ou j7:iy£iou swou v£vo3r|XOTor, 'eTsp^iv Tt tcov o'Jpa- 
cx coclesliluis diviuum siiscopisscl ailvenlum ? Noii B vicov tt;v Osiav £-;:t5r,;j.!av ISiSaTO ; (Vjx stJTt yip 0;- 



polcst enim ficri ut curoiur ipiod laborai, nisi 
pars laborans propriam ac peciiliarem accipiat cii- 
ralioncm. Si ergo qiiod laborabal qiiidoin, fiiissct 
iii torra ; virlus aulcni divina id qiiod lalioralial 
niiiiinie aliigissct, aspiiicus ad id qiiod decebat; 
fiiissot [ilane honiini iniilile diviuDe virliilis nogo- 



paT:suOfivat Tbv xi;;.vovTa, [J.t; tou ravoiJvTo; nepou; 
iotaJiivToj; SsSaf^isvou Tfiviaatv. Et cjv zh [ji'sv xd[r;ov 
£-\ Yr,; TjV, ■?! 5'e Osia 0'jva;jn; to'j xd[;vovTOs [xt] 
lyf/laTO, ■TTpb; TO JauTr,; pXi^touia T.piT.ov, d/pri- 
OTo; 5;v tco dvOp(o-(.) i\ rspl Td [Ar,o;v fi[j.tv STTtxot- 
vco';ouvTa Tr,? Osia; SuvdfiEO); da-/oXia. T6 [aev yi.p 



liiim, in iis versans quae nobiscum nullam babe- d-pE'::-;, ett^ tt); ©eiSttito? laov, Eririp oXdi; Oe^jiitov 

li:iiii oommuiiioneiii. In Divinilaie eniin a'qiie fiiis- EOTtv aXXo ti ■napd Tf,v xaxiav d-pE-l; svvoecv, 

sol indeeoruiu. si (|uidciii fas est omnino ali(|uid ■;:Xf,v Tio [itxpo'y'J/co; ev to'Jtci) xpivovTt t7;v Gsiav 

.iVuid cogilare indeconiin, practer viliiim, ei qui- jjEYaXEt6Tr,Ta, ev tio y.^ SfjacOat tcov t?,; (fJKCj; 

dcm qui pusillo et alijcclo aniino divinam iii lioc fi;j.cov t5ico;jidTcov ttjv xotvtoviav, 0'jSkv (idXXov 7:apa- 

sl:itiiit majestalein ct aiiiplitudinem, quod nosirsc (JtuOsrTat xh d5o^ov 0'jpavtc;) (jo')[j.aTt, f^ tTzifS-w) ou- 

naliira; propriclaluni luinime aliijuain siifoipiat (j/r,[iaTtaOTivat t?; ©stov. Toij y^P "Jri^TOU xa\ d7:,oo- 

comiiiuuioalioucm, niliilo lolerabilior vidclur csse atTou xaTi xh u'io; tt;; t;'J3S(o;, i] XTiat; Trdia xaTi 
lurpiliido et dedecus, qnod Deus coeleslis corporis C t6 laov i^A xh xdTto dvEOTr,xs, xa't d[;.oTi[ico; a'jT(p 

figiiram siisccperit quam leirostri.^?. Ab ejus cnim xh Ttav 67to6i6TixE. Th -^kp xaOtiXou dTrp^JcitTov, ou 

qui est allissimus, el ad cujiis alliliidiuoni non Ttvl [jtiv ^T-t ■rrpoTtTbv, tco Sk d7:,ooi7:iXaaTov , iXX' 

palcl adiliis, natiira o\ a;fjuo ilistal oiiinis oroa- E7:iar,; TrdvTcov t(")V (1vt(ov u7:spaviaTr,xEv. Outs cJv 

tiira, ct siiut oiuuia ci ajqualiler siilijeola. N:ini id fi yfi 7:o[iicoTipco -fi; d^ia; ii-:\, oGts cjpavb; ttXt]- 

qiiod cst cjus^iiodi, iit ad id oiiiiiiun non p;iloat aiiaTEpo;, o'jte Ti ev 4xaTE,oc;) tcov aTOt/Eiojv i'.Siat- 

aditiis, non aliciii qiililom pr.-cliot aditum, aliqiiid T(o(;L£va, Siatpipst Tt dXXf,X(ov sv tio [j.Epst tcjti;), (jj; 



voro ad ipsum noii |iolcst apfropiiiquare ; sed ex 
scqiio iinivcrs» (|iia; siiiit, siiperal ct su|iereminct. 
Ncqiie ergo lerra est rcmoiior a siiprenia illa di- 
gnilale, neqiie cneliim propinqiiius ; neqiic qii:e 
vilaui dogiiiit in iilroque elomciilo, liac in re qiiiil-. 
qiiain a se invieeiu diflorunl, iil alia qnideui altin- 



Td [j.cV E'.;d7:TSa0a; Tf;; dTTpoaiTOU (fjasco;, Ti 5i d::o- 
xpivsaOai, i^ oute y' av [J.f,TE Std 7:dvTC0V STtisr,; 5i- 
f,xstv Tf,v zh Tidv ETttxpaToiiaav 5uvap.iv Ci7:ovofiGat- 
[jsv, dXX' £v Ttai TrXEovdJouaav, Jv cTipot; ivSssuTi- 
pav Eivat, xa\ tt) r.ph^ 'zh D.atTiiv ts xa\ TO.im xa't 
f,TTOv Sta^opa a'JvOsTov iy. to'j dxoXo'jOou t^ Petov 



gaiit naiurain ad quam noii patet adiuis, alia vero dvatpavf]a£Tat, a^JTo T.ph^ iauTi [j.ii aupiCatvo^, EiTrep 

ab ea seeernantur. Nam sic qiiidem oxislima- fi.uttov T^-Jii.-icoOsv u7TovootTO slvat tcT) XdYto ttj; ^u- 

rcnius, viin illain ac poteslatem qiise omniacouli- asoj; • iTipi;) 5i tivi y-^tviwv, xa\ e&Xtjtcto; ix to'j 

nct, iioii cx 3;qiio per oiiinia porvadcrc ; scd in a'JvEYY'J? yr;'"^^''^- 'AXX' 6 dXr.Oi;; Idjo: iT'{, Tr; 

aliis quidein eani csse abuiidaiiliorem ; in ali.is u-ir,),?,; d^ia;, oOts xdTo) pXsjrsi Etd auYxpijEa';, 

vcro niagis deficere ; el ex inajoris iiiinorisqiic dif- cjte fivto. nd';Ta •{i.p xaTd t!) Taov Ti]v tou r:avTl; 

fcienlia compositus ex consequcnti apparebit Deiis, ^7:iaTaToiJaav 5'Jva[Jttv iJ7To6£6r|Xev. "flaTS ei Tf]v J7:i- 

iil qui sibi ipsi iion convcniat, siqiiidem prociil Y''-ov c?'Jaiv dva^iav Tf;C Tiph: ■zh ©etov o!f,<;ovTat 

csse a nobis exisliiuotur ratione natura;; alioiii cu[jt7:Xoxf,;, ciS' dvaXXr, ti; Eu.-.EOsiT] Tt d;;ov e/ouaa. 

aulem alii appropinqiiaiis, ex co quod prope sit, Ei Se l7:iir,; 7:dvTa Tf,;d|'a.: d;:oXt[x7:avsTai, i[X7:pi- 

facile possit apprchendi. Sed vera ratio, in excelsa ■7:ov iaT\ tio 0s(p zh euspyeteTv Tbv Sei^jtsvov ottou 

cl siiblimi illa auclorilale, neqiic deorsiim aspioit, toCvuv tJv f) viJaot, exet cfoiTriaat tt]v t(j)[jiivr,v Suva- 

iieqiic sursuni per coniparationeiu. Oiniiia cuim ox p.iv o;xoXoyouvts;, Tt £^o) Tf,; 0EO7:pE7io'j; 'JT^oXfn^so); 

aEqio siiul siilijecla polestali illi qii:c pra-cst omiii- •7r:7:taTE'J-/.aiJi:v; 

liiis. Qu.iiiiobiein si tcrrcslrem natiiram cxislimabiint indignam qu:e ciiiii Doo cnnnoctaliir, neqi;c 

ulla iiivonioliir di[;na. Qiind si ox ;r(iiui oiiiiii:i siiul indigiia : uniim superosl, qiiod Deo coiive- 



77; OUATIO CATIXIIETICA. 7* 

niat, nimirmti ogoiili licneiaocrc : ubi cst cigo moilxis, illiic incilirsuicrm vcmro potosialcm cor- 

litciites, (iiiiiliiani criMlimiis aliciiuin ab eo (iiiod ut dccet de l)co est CNislimandiim? 

KW-AA. Kir. A CAPUT XXYIll. 



'AXXi X(>)[Ji(r)5o'j J'. •ry ^jjiv fi|ji.(I)V, xa\ t'/; xr,^ 
YevvijJ^tj); rj[).C)'j -pir.vi 5:3.(if,'M,rj\i-'., y.a\ w,-)-:i.'. 
h:k ToOxdJv JiitYiAajTOV itoistv ib (jtuj-TJpiov • il); 
aTrpETtkj 8v T(p 0c(T), 5i4 TotaOtr;; cia55ou tti; toj 
dvOpiOT:tvou,8£ou xotvtovta; JcfdciJ/ajSai. 'AaX' ^r^ 
T:€pt xo'J-ou xa't cv Totc ejirpojOEv cipi^xat /iY'^'-?^ 
Bxt jjtivov aij/pfjv tI] Jauxo'j cfjjst ih y.a.wi ejxi, 
xiv .'.t Tt 7:ph^ -zrp xaxtav olxEftoj S/i]. 'H Sk ct,; 
tfjjito; (ixoXo'jOta , Oelti) po^jXTJjjiaTt xal vijit;) 5ia- 
xaxOstJa, T:opj5to xfp xaxjt xaxtav iix\ 5taGoXf,?. "11 
o'Jxto y' av Er.\ x?(v 5r|[xtoupY?/v f, xaxrjYopta xr,; (p'j- 
<Jio)i ETxavtot, si' Tt Tuv T;p\ a'Jxr,v to; atJ/p?)v xa"t 
(iT:p5T:kj,6ta6aXXotTo. Et o'jv \>.i'irfi xaxta? xi 05tov 
xi/('jptJTai, 9'JJt^ St xaxta? o'Jx ejxt, -zh Oc ^.•j'sxr\- 



Scd nostram liulilirio liabiiil n:iturain, ct iio- 
strum nascciuli moiliiiii iii viil^iis jai t;int, existi 
iiKiiitiiuc sc ca rationc riiliiiiliiiii noslruni facorc 
niyslerium : iitpolc (|iio(l Dcuin iion dcceat, pcr 
cjusmoili ingrcssiim dcvcnirc ad hniiinn.c vitai 
socictalein. Scd jam du l:is dicUiiii csl in iis (|iia; 
priiis diximiis, ncinpc (]iiO(l soliiiii viliuni cst siia 
naliira lurpc, ct si qiiid cuiii vilio alii|iianicoiijuii- 
ctioncin liabcl ot airmitatcm. Natiir:»', aulcm conse- 
qiicntia Dci vulunlatc ct lcgc onlinaia, vitii cri- 
iniiiationi loiigc ahcst ut sil alliiiis. Nuiic atitom sic 
qiioquc ad opiliccm esl rcdiliira natuia; acciisatio, 
si quidquaiii ojus vituperctur tanquam turpc et in- 
decorum. Jam si a solo vitio T)vinilas scparaia 



p:ov ^v dvOpdi^wi) ^-'■'^^Oat xiv 0;iv oux sv xaxta cst, vitii autoiii nulla cxslat natura, mvstoriuin 



XsY'-" ^J ^- ^'''J ivOptoTTOu £7x\ T^v fliov EtJoSoc [j.(a 
£!;tI, 6t' \i TtapaYtvjxat IrX XTjvftotjv ih Ysvvo')[jtj',iov 
v6[jtov [jtkv* Tiva vojtoOsTouTtv 'ixepov xpdTxov xto ©itT) 
TTJc et; xbv ^tov :iap(;5ou, ot l-::tJxecfOr,vat [jtev 7:ap3i 
xfic Oetaj l-j'jJL\j.zwi diOevriGajav ev xaxia xt;v c^'jj;v 
eCiXoYOV xpEvovxsg ; 7:pb; 6k xbv Tr,; Erajxi^YStjj; xpo- 
Tov 6uiapeaxo'J[ievot, oJx etStSxe; oxt Txaja T.^ihi iau- 
TT)V ^l xaTaJxeuT] tO'j ato[jtaTO? (5,uoxt[Jito? ^);et, xa"t 
0'J6kv ^v Ta'JXT) xiv ■npi.; ti]v a'jjxaa;v xrjc Ctof,.; 
juvTe),0'jVTtov tbj dxiijtiv Tt ij 7:o'/r,p'jv 6;a6aX"Aexat. 
npij 'eva Y^P sxouiv r^ xtjjv 6pYavtx(7)v [jIsXojv 6ta- 
JXEUT) Txaja juvx^xaxxai. '0 6^ jxo7:6? ijxt, 5;a[jtd- 
wetv Jv XTJ ^toT) xiv dvOpiortov. Td [jikv ouv XotTti xtov 



porro llilci noslric Doiim dicit iii lioiiiino ruisse, 
non ia vitio; si nirsus hoininis in vitam iiigiossus 
uiius esl, per qucni id qiiud iiasoiiiir fit vita; pai- 
ticcps : qucmnain , qiuTSO, aliuin Dco in vila:ii 
iiigrcdicndi modiini pr;cscribuiil , qui conscnUi- 
iiciiiii (|iiidom jiidioant, ut a diviiia virtule visila- 
rctur, quic iii viiio agrotarat nalura? cis aiitciu 
displicet modus visitationis, nescicnlil)«s qiiod par 
csl, quod ad se attiiicl qu^olibot coiporis con- 
slructlo ; nciiuc in ca qiiidqiiani cx iis, qua> con- 
fcrunt ad vitain constilucndam, viluperatur taii- 
quain turpe aliquid, ct abjoctuin, ct nialum. Ad 
iinum enim scopum cst dirccta et ordinala iinivorsa 



^PYavov XT]V Txapoujav juvixet xio dvOp(o::t;j ?(j)tiv, c 'i'5triimentarioruni niombrorum coinpositio. Is au- 



SXXa '7:pb; dX/.T]v evepYetav [ji£(jteptj[jtiva, 6t' uiv f^ 
otjOTixtxfj xe xa'i r\ evepYT]Ttxi) 6uva(it? o£xovo[JteiTaf 
xd 6i Y=vvr,xtxd T0'j [/.eXXovxo; ^yei T)]v T:p6voiav, 
8i' ^auxtiv t^'jjei xt]v 5;a5oy_T]v dvxeudYovxa. Et ouv 
itp6; t6 )(p£;to6e? pXe7:oij, Ttvoj dv etT) Ttliv xttittov 
tlvat vo[JLt^oiJi£vtov ^XEtva 6£iJT£pa; Ttvo; 65; o'Jx dv 
7xpoTt[jt6xepa xaxd xbeuXo-pv xpt';otxo ; 0-J ^dp 6y0a).- 
[itj) xa't dxoT], xa't Y^^tojJT), i) d/.Xt;) Ttv"t xtjjv atjOr]- 
TT)pt'tov Txpb; ■zh 6tr,vex^? xi ^(bmz T][);(I)v ^teldYexai. 
TaiJTa Ydp, xaOdi^ e['pr,xat, ttj? ■7:apo'Jjr)? ejtiv d7:o- 
XaiJjetjo;" dXX' ev ^xetvot? if) dOavaaia JuvTripeixat Ti] 
dvOpto7:c)XT)Ti • tb; del xaO' f,[x(jjv Jv£pYO'jvTa xiv Od- 
vaTOV, &7:paxT0V elvat TpiT^ov Ttvd xal dvf,vuTOv, 
T:dvxOT£ r.rjh:; ih Xet7:ov 6t' auxtjjv e~tYtvo(jte'/o)v eau- 



lcm soopus esl, ut bomo iii vila iiianoat. Alque 
cajtera quidcm menibra in pra;scnti viia liomincni 
conlincnt, alia alii distribiila oporationi, pjr qua; 
administiatur f;ioulias seiiticndi ot (q^iraiidi; ge- 
nitalia auicm curani gorunt futuri, iit qu:o pcr se 
mortaliuin aliam inducant siicccssionein. Si eigo 
aspicias ad id quod est utile, cuinam eruiit illa 
secunda cx iis qu;e cxislimantiir pi;csiai.tia csse 
el lionorabilia? Guinain aule:ii noii, nt cst coiison- 
tancum, suni exccllcntinra ? Non eiiini ociilo ct 
auribus, ct lingiia, aut aliqiio alio scnsiiiiiii ir.- 
strumenlo ad perpetuit:iicin noslriini geiius iradu- 
citiir. Ea cniin, ut dioliini osi, siint prscseiiiis 
iisus : sed in illis immortalitas coiiscrvatur hunia- 



xf,v dvxeijaYaYcJciri? tt)? tpt/jetos. Tt ouv d7:p£7:k^ D nitati : quippe quae faciaiil, ut iiicrs advcrsuni 
■reeptixst %\J.G)'j t6 (jtujxijptov , ei 6td to'Jxo)v xax- nos irrila qiiodanimodo vanaiiiie sit, iialura vidoli- 
e(jitxOrj 4 ©e&^xto dvOpo)7:;v(p ^Uf 6t' (Lv \ cfjji? ■Koh^ oot scipsam pcr ca qiia> oiiuntiir, ad supplomoii- 
xbv Odvaxov pdx^xat; liiin cjiis qiiod dolioit ohliudciito. Quid crgo qiio I 

non dcoet, noslrum conlinct mysterium, si vil.i! huiiiaiuo Dous per ea niistus est, pcr (|iia; iialuia 
pigiiat ouin niorte? 



KE*AA. K0'. 

'A/.Xd [a.exa6d'/x£.; d7:6 TO'Jxou, 6',' izi^wv 7:dXtv 
xax;'^£tv £7:;x£tp0'jjt x6v 'j.oyofj. Kai tjajiv* E; xaXiv 
xa\ 7:p£7:ov xip 0£tp xh Y£vo(i£Vov, xt dveodX.exo xf^v 
e'J£pY£;7tav ; Tt 6i o'jx £v dpxat; oi/ jr,? xtjj xax;'a;, 
Tf,v i~\ x6 TxXetov a'Jxf)? 7:p6o5ov UTxexe^Jtvexo ; Ilpbc 
ii Touxo j'Jvxo;j.o; 6 7:ap' f,;j.(T)v e JXt X.oy''.;, oxi JOfta 
Patko!.. Gr XI.\'. 



CAI>UT XXIX. 

Sed ad lioc iraiiscuntes, por alia nirsus ca qux 
dicimus coiiantur vitiiperaic. Dioiiiitciiim : Si quod 
faotiiin est, bonestuiii er;it ot Dciini docobat, ciir 
disliilit beiiericium?Ciir aiiioin, oi:m cssct viliuin iii 
prinoipio, ojiis ad nltciioni piogicssuin non ain- 
pulavil? Ad lioc aiitoai hrcvis csl qii.o a iiouis afici"- 



75 



S. CRF.COBIINYSSF.NI 



t!i:- (iralio, iifnipc iiM,i!l |ior snpiiMili;»!!!, cl ciiis (]iioi| \ ysyove, xi\ 'loO /.'jj^TsXoy.TO: xf, ^uj;! T:f.'-,piT|OEt'a i] 



iioslra! iialiiKi; ciiii.liicil ciiraiii :ic proviilciiliaiii, 
Uciiclicii iii nos coll.ili faria liiil tlila:io. Naiii iii 
iiiorliis corporaliljus iinaiido arn]Mis liiiiiior piaviis 
i!l cornipliis irrepil a;l poros; priiisiiiiaii) in siipcr- 
licic apcilMiii fiicril quiiliinid csl pnctcr naliiraiii, 
cQrpori cniKlonsaiilia jioii aJliibciil inciiicaiiicnla, 
ii qui inedeii.li inorbis arlcin prolilcntiir : scil cx- 
speclant (lonec cMia proilicrit (piiiliiiiiil iiilriiisccus 
in iiiio (lclilcscil: ila r.U(l;e anecruiiii adliilicnt mc- 
(liciii;iiii. riislqiiain cr_n liiinian;»; (ialiir;ii scmcl iii- 
<iibuit nioibus vilil, cxspcclavit inriliciis univcrsi- 
lalis, ul inilliini essel reliiiuiiin goniis vitii iniinisti 
iianiia;. Prop!erea iwn staliin post iiividiam, et a 
C^iiii faclain fratris caedcni lioniini adliibel mcdici- 



-ph(; tt;'/ £isjii"!7iav :fi[i(Tjv a'i3.(J'Ai). Ka\ -j-ip Itui 
tiov !j(.)[jiaTtx(')v vo5T[jtaT(.)v, oTav •:(; 6!e-.f0op(l>? yy- 
jji^; \i'fioT.ri Ttopcj.;, UfAv orrav k-zl Tr;v ijji^tivjtcv 
ExxaAucisOTivai -api. (fjatvEyxziyEvov, oO xaxatf ap[);a- 
y.vJi-ci.1 ToTj TzvxvoOTt th ccojjia Trapi Ttov ts/vixi'.; 
[j.;OoOE'j<VT(ov TJt raOr; ■ a/.).i [Jiivourt TO evoo[jiu/oOv 
a7:av eIoj yEVE^Oat, Y.y.\ outoj "[••j|jiv(T) •5(0 irdOEt Tf.v 
iaToEtv.v -poc!ayo'jTtv. 'ETistS'?; TOtvuv ci.T.oi^ Ev£axT,(|.E 
TTJ o^JKt TT,; avOp(0'::oTTjT';? •?) TfjC xttxta; 'j6m^. i.vi- 
[jLEviv i Tou •navT'!); OspaTTEUTT;;, [j.T,okv u-oXEtcfOTJ- 

vat TTJ? TlOVTpta? EtSo; £yX5XpU[jl.;j.£V0V XTl >fUJEt. 

Aii TouTO o^jx EuOu? [XETi Tbv (pOivov, xa\ tt;v dSEXcfO- 
XTOvIav Toij Kaiv ■rtpoTdyE! t(o dvOpojTK.) tt;v Ospa- 
itslav otJT:(o ydp twv znX Nwe xaTa^OapevTiov i] xa- 



iiaui; uouduin cniiu iii liicc prodicranl scclcra co- xia E5i).a;j.'|Ev, o^joo tt,; Io6o;ji;Ttxr,; T:apavo[j.!ac f| 



ruiii iini iNooiui tcmporc pcricriiiit ; iicc Sodonii- 
lic;c ini.|irl.i!is £;r;ivissimus ille morlius capiil c\ • 
crucr;il ; iic.iuc .'E;.;yplioriiin advcrsus Deiini pu- 
«■11;!, nc(|i;c Assyrioriiin siiporbia , iicc crucnla 
Ji;d;coiiiiii iii Uci sanclos s;cviiia , noiiue iicraii;i 
ab lleiodelacla caidcs inf.mtiuin , iicc (iu;wuii(iuc 
:i!ia litteraruin raonunienlis siinl maiulata, ct qii;e- 
cuiii|uc ili gcutiliuin liisloria conscqueiitiljiis s;c- 
cuiis gesta iiarrant'ar, cum in lilicro liomiiiuin ar- 
bilrio inultirariaiii inullisiiue molis germinarct ra- 
dix vitii. Postiiuam ergo vitium pcrvenit ad suin- 
iiHiiii, ncc erat uUum geniis scclcris, (|uod adiiiit- 



Xa).ET:r; vtjjo: dv£-/a),'J-.;OT| • t; cjoe •?; t(ov AiyuT:T!(.)v 
Oeo[j.a);t'a, oijSe i] t(ov 'Anuptuv \iT.cpT^ifav'.y., oJSc f; 
ToO 'Hp(ooou T:apdvo[j.05 T:a'ootpovfa, ou5e Ti fi),).o 
•na'/Ta 6(Ja te [jtVT-^jtovEUETai, xa\ Oda tcoy tt,c ijTO- 
pia; Ev Tatj xaOE^?:: yEveat; xaT5T:pdxOT, • 7:o),'JTp''<- 
T^to," Tr,; ToO xaxoO jiijr;? Ev TaT; Ttov avOpto-fov Trpo- 
atpEOEtJi fD.aOTavou jT,c. 'E^kiX ojv T:r,h; zh dxp^iTaTov 
ScOaijE [jtitpov f; y.yxia, xa\ oOoiv eti T.O'J~pl:tc; elov; 
i'j ToT; dvOptoTioi; dT(i).;jtT,Tov tjv, ('0; dv oti T^d-TT,; 
tt;e d^|^5(o jTia? Trpo/^jjpinTEtsv f; 0£paT:£t'a, toutou /i- 
ptv oux dpxo[j.^vT,v, d),).i T£),«tii)0£Tf;av Ocpa Euet T^r,!» 
v6iov. 



icre iioii ausi esscnl lioiiiines, ut pcr omneni a'gi iuiJir.em pcivadcrel iicdioina, ca do raiisa noii 
iiicipieiitcm, scd jam pcrfccUim iiiorbiiin curat. 

CAPUT XXX. C 

Si quis autem cxislimal se pnsse rerdlcre id qui.d 



dicimiis, (iiioniani etiaiii poslquain luit adhiliiia 
uicdicina, peccandi noiKliiiii liiicm facit liiiiiiaii:i 
vita , is aliquo iiuto ct faiiiiliari exeniplo dcdiica- 
lur ;id vcritalcm. Quoiiiodo ciiim in serpenlc, si 
mortifcium aliqiioil vulnus in caiiile accepcril, iioii 
slatiiii siiiiiil cuiii capile mortc alliciliir cliam qiii 
poiic cst iractus, sed niortiium qiiidcm esl capiii, 
cauda aulcin proprio animo adliuc cst animala, ct 
vitali virtnto non est privaia : iia ciiam licci vi- 
(lere viliiim lesifcro qnidciii vulnerc coiifcctum, iii 
suis aiitcin rcliquiis vit;c exliilicre miilcsliani. Scd 
cum inyslcrii ralioiicm iii bis rcprclicndcrc dcsic- 
riiil, riirsus criininantur, quod lides non pcr 0111- 



KI'M'AA. A'. 

Ei (ti Ti? iXiyyti.'/ oieTai t6v f;,uL£T£pov X^jyov. ?ti 
xal ptETa Ti 7:poaaxOT[vat tt]v 0Epa7:etav eti T:).T;;jt- 
fjtE/.EiTat 6ti T(ov dij.apTT,ij.dT(ov 6 dvOp(OT:tvo;; "io?. 
uT:oo£fy,aaTt Ttvt t(ov yv(op!;j.ojv 6oT,yT]0f,T(o T:p6- tt;v 
dXf,0ctxv. "(iGTztp yip Erf toO '6'fio>; eI xaTi xE-^a- 
AT,? tt;v xaiptav XdCoi, oOx eOOu;: auvvExpouTat t^ 
XE^aXi; xa't 6 xaT^Tiiv oX-/.'/?, dXX' i\ [ikv teOv-.xe, ■zh 
Z't oOpcov £ti EtiOxtorat Tto iSiio 0uij.(p, xa't tt,^ J(.)Tt- 
•/■7,; ouvdptEOj; oOx e3T£pT,Tat • ou:(o<; "(jTt xa't tt;v 
;;axiotv toiiv T(7j [JtiV xatpiio TiXTiyEiTav, ev Se toi,; 
XEfydvotj lauTTi? ETt ofJxXoOiav T(p pi(.). 'A)X' 

d-y£VT£? Xa\ T'yV T:£p\ TOJTIOV t'jV X^iyOV TOij [JtUJTT,pi0'J 

[J.l[ji9£a0a(, t'j [j.t; oti 7:dvT0)V 6tf,XEtv Ttov dv0pi.')7:o)V 
tt;v 7:I(TTiv £v alTia TiotoOvTat. Ka\ tI £f]7:oTe, tpa- 



nos pervadal liomines. Cnr l;iiidem, iuquiuiit, noii I) dv, oOx £7:1 T:ivTa; riXOEv f; /dpt?, dXXi tc/ov ■Kpta- 



ad omnes vcnit gralia, scd ciuu ariqiii ad vcrbiiin 
Dci accesscriiil, noii parva pars cst eoriim qiii dc- 
siinl, cnin aul Deus iiolucril omnilnis abuiide ini- 
portirc beneficium, aut oniuino iion potueril ? (jiio- 
ruin (piidciii iieiilriim rcprebensionc carel : ncqiic 
eniin Uco coiivciiit qMnd l>o!iu'ii n.ilucrit , nciiiie 
ipio:l iioii polncril. Si crgo aliijuod boniiiii osl li- 
(les : 1 iir, iiiqniiiiil, iioii ;cl iimnes vcnil grati;i ? 
Alqiic si li;cc qiiidcm iii iis qiuc dicimus a iiobis 
aslruerciiliir, (luod a di\iiia voluntatc liomiuibiis 
dislribuerclur fidcs, ulpolo qnod alii qiiidcm voca • 
reiiliir, caileri aiitciii csscnl cxpeilos voc;ilioiiis ; 
oppiiiluneliiijusmoili rcpicliensioobjiccrcliir myslc- 



0e[J.E'/o)V T(p X6y(p, oO [Jitxp6v sJTt t'j Ot:.'j),eit:6[j.£vov 
[XEp/o;, i^ [jiT] ^ouXtjOevto; tou 0£Ou 7:acrav d-^06"/t.>; 
Tr;v EUEpyejtav Elvat, i^ (Jtr; SuvTjOcVTo; TrdvToj;; ^ilv 
oOO' ETEpov xaOapEUEt TTJ^ [i.iix']iBtii:; • oijTe yip d6ou- 
Xt,tov Elvat t'/ aya06v TTpoafjXei t(I) ©eip, oOts dSu- 
vaTOV. Ei 0'jv dya06v Tt f) 7:ijTi;, oti tI, (faitv, oux 
4u\ 7:dvTa; f; xdpt; ; Et [jtkv o'jv TaOTa xa\ 7:ap' f,uto/ 
Ev T(]) ),6y(;j xaTEUXEudCETO, 7:api tou Oelou 3o'jXf[[jia- 
TOs d7:oxXT,pouiOai toT.; dv0p(o7:ot; ttiv T:iaTtv, t(ov 
o^ [JiEV xaXou[ji.Evojv T(uv 6^ Xot7:tJJv d^jiotpouvci.jv TT,i; 
Y.\T^:iiw;, xatp6v eixs t?) TotO'jT0V Ey/:XT,[j.a xaTi toO 
|j.uTTT,piou 7:po'.fip£aOat. Ei 6i 6[x6ti[j.o^ e7:\ Tcd'/Ta; 
f, xXt,!!!;, oute d£ia;, oute f;Xtxia;;, oOte Ti; xaxi 



77 xJUATIOCAlKCIIF.TItA. 73 

t4 eOvT) Sia-yOpa; fiiax.ofvoucja. Aii tciuxo y^^P "ir^i A rii». Si auiciii p.iriler ail oninGS proccdit vooatio, 

Tr]V TifjWTTjV af'/r;v xr,pJy,aa-:o;, &;aOY'''J^''''' "aji iico :iii< loiil.ilciii, iic<; xlalciii, iicqiic gcnliiiiii liis- 

TOij EOvsiiv oi SiaxovoOvxsj iV/ Xiyov £y. Ocia? i-i- <'criiciis <Jillcrciitiam ( proplerca cniin iii piiiiKi 

mvoSai aOfOUj; eyivovxo, ib; av |Jir,o;\i x<ov (jtyaOwv initin pi;i:<lii alioiiis, diviiia iiispirationc, uniiis C'l 

djji.oipr;3£te • tooj av y.axa xb eliXoYov exi x!»v 0jov (•jiisilcin liii;;ii;c, <iijiis oiiiiics gcnles, repenle facli 

aixuovxo, xou fjiT) TidvT^iiv £T:txpax?|iai xiv Aiyov; '() sniil iini vciliiini iiiiiiislr;iliaiit, iit iicino cssel ex- 

yip xoj Tiavxi^ xr^v i|ov3!av ^/(ov, oi' w7:£p6o>.T5v xr,.; pois boiioiiiin ) , (picni.iilnuulniii fiicrit coiiscnl;i- 

ei; x?iv dvOpojTOv xij/.ii.;, dyTi/.: xt xat Mj xr]v f|U.£- nciiiii, nt Dciim ailluie ;iccnsi nt, (piod Verliiim noii 

T^pav e|oj3iav elvai, ou [livo; exaixd; sjxt xJpio.;. ii, oniiics doininalnm oblinurritV Nani (iiii iii uiii- 

Touxo H ejxtv ti Txpoaipeat?, d6o'j),o)-()v xt XP^V-^ vcrsilatcni libcrain liabebal potcslalciii, pmplir 

xa\ ouxzqo'j-tov iv xf| eXsuOcpia xr,; oia'.'o!a; x^iy.1- suiiiiniim in lioiiiiii<;s lionorcm, <liiiiisit cli;im ali- 

vov. Ouxouv eTi\ xou; [iTj zfOTaxOivxa; xji T:!jx:t ([iiiil in noslia pntcslalc, ciiiiis iiniis(]iiisi|iic no- 

5txat<)xspov dv x^ xotouxov eyxXrifjta [XExaxsOstri, oJx strum solus est doniinus. Hoc aiilein est libcri 

£T:t xiv xexXT]xi5xa T:p%cxr,v xaxdOsotv. Ouoe yip Siri, arbilrii libera clcctio, (|u;c siibjici nequit, ct siii 

xo'j nixpou xax' dpxd; xbv X(5yov ev TxoXuavOpt'jT:(;) juris est in libcrtati' inentis et co^itationis sita. 

x(ov 'loufiaitov 'ExxXrjGia XT]p'J;avxoc, xptaxtXioiv " Itaiine iii cos (|iii ail rnlciii addiicti non siiiit, cri- 

xaxi xauxiv zapaoz^aia.£vtov xt]v Txijxtv, TcXitou; 5v- niiiiatio iiiulto jiisliiis transrcrri (iiic.Tt, non iiicii;!i 

-z; xtov TXcTttaxeux^xiov ol d;r£tOf](iavx£s, e[x^j;.'iavxo qui vocavil ail consensioncin. Ncqiie enim (11111 

xbv 'At:($ixoXov e-/ oT; ezetjOTjaav. 0'j5k "(zp t;v retrns in inilio vcrbiim praidicassct iii fic(|iicntis- 

eixi;, bi xotvtti TrpoTaOetTr,; xr,? -/dptxos, xiv ixou- siuia Ju<la;ornm foncioiic, ct iria inillia sic.iiil 

aioj; dzo^oixfjiavxa, [;.!] 'aux'jv, dXX' £X£pov XTJ; 5u7- fidcm acccpisscnl, ii qiii noii orcdidrriinl, eiim 

xXrjpia; iTxatxtJiOat. plurcs csscnliis qiii crcilidcranl, iii ;\|)oslolu!ii c;iii- 

saiii coiiiiilcniiit, (|ii(iJ noii cicdidciiiiii. Xcquc eniin par erai, iit, giatia in conininne propositn, is 

qiii voliiiilaric ab ca absccsscral, iiini silii, scd alii mabiiii siiaiii sortcm ascribcrcl. 

KE'I'AA. AA'. CAPllT XXXl. 

'AXX' oOz d-opo'j(jtv o'J3i Trpi; xd xota'jxa XTJ; Scd iicqiic ad li;cc liligiosa cgcnt cdiitradiciionc. 

£pi3xtxr,c dvxtXovia;. Aeyouat ydp 6'JvaiOat t4v 0£V;, Diciiiit ciiim Dciiin possc, si velil, cos cti:iiii qiii 



£r.x£p £?;o'JX£xo, xa\ xous dvx;x'J7uo; ^//jvxa; dvaY>:a- 
cxtxto; £-j£Xx'Jaaj0at T:p'j; xt]v T:a,->a5o'/7]v xo'j x-(]- 



rcsistunt , ncccssario compcllendo atiralurc ;iil 
suscipienilam pr;cdicalionciii. Ubi cst crgo In liis 



p'Jy,;;.axo;. IIo^j xotvuv £v xouxot; -zh aJx£^o'J!iiov ; no'j C libcruin aibilrium ? Ubi aiitcm cst virtiis? Ulii cst 

S^ xtiiv xaxopOouvxtov 6 £T:atvo; ; Miivtov ■yip xtov dtl/^j- laus eortim qiii sc recte gcrunt? lisi cniiii soiiim 

/lov i^ xtov dX(5yo)v £ix't xto dXXoxpito pouXf,[xaxt rp'j; inanimorum, aiit eoriim qu;c snnlcxpcrtia rationis, 

x^ ooxouv TteptdifeaOat. 'H ok XoYixfj xe y.a\ voepi aliena voluntatc ad iil (|uod vidcliir adJnci. Uatio- 

(puii;, £av xi xax' e^ouaiav dT:iiOr,xat, xa\ xt]V /a.^^tv nis anlcin p:irliccps cl iiitcliigcns iialiira, si lilifi- 

70'J vo£po'j iuvaT:toX£-£v. Ets xt yip XPV''^"" '^Tl 2'-^' ''"'" dcposnciit ;ifl)i:iiiim , siiiiiil etia:n penlit 



vota xr,:; xo'j mpoatp^ijOai xt xdiv xaxi Yvto(A-(]v J^ou- 
oia; i'.?' ixepto xet.aevT].;; Et ok dTipaxxo; f] 7:poaip-- 
at; [tivot, f.tfdvtaxat xax' dvdyxriV f) dpexr] , xr\ 
dxtvr,aia xr,? T:poatpi3£to; ifJiTtoSisO^taa' dp£xr.; 6= 
[;.}] oujrp, 6 ^io; f,xi[jiOJxat , xa't xaO' ei[jiap;ji£vr,v 
/(op£t 6 Xi^Yo;, d'^f|pr,xat xwv xaxopOo'jvxo)v 6 £7:ai- 
vo;- d«xr,xo; fj d[tapxia, dxotxo; fj xaxi xlv piov 



graliam iiilclligiMiti;c. .\d iiuid ciiim sii:i nlcuir 
incnle ac cogitatioae, si potestas cjiis cligciidi, qiiod 
sno arbilratii consliLuil, sila cst in alio ? Si ni;iiict 
aiilem iiicllicax ct milliiis iisiis libcriiin nninii iii- 
stltutiim ct dcctio, necessario cli;iiii abolila cst 
virliis, iiiipcdita iininobilitatc libcri aibilrii. Si iion 
sil aiiUMil virtus, lionorc privala csl viia, ct f;iiii 



$ta'.fopd. Ti? T^P av £xi xaxi x>j £ijXoi'&v i] otaCdX/.ot proccdil ratio, abbita cst lans cornm qiii sc rcclc 
xiv dx(i).a3xov, r\ eTxatvoii] Tov 3(o9,oova ; Ta'jxr,^ gcriint, pccc:u'c ciiivis iinpiine licct, vil;c iiisli- 
y.a-k-h ■npij/zipov ouai]; ixiaxto xf,; dT:oxpij£toj, x4 " liicnda? discriiiicii luilliim siipcrcst. Qiiis ciiini, in 
[xr,6kv V-f' Tj'J.v/ xtTjv xaxi Yvto[j.Tiv etva'., ouvaixeia cst ralioni coiisciil:u)ciiin, aiii|)iiiis vcl iiitcinpcian- 
6k xp£t'xxovi xi; dvOpcoT^iva; T:poaipi3£t; T:p6; x^ xto lem rc|)rrlicn<lciil, vel tciiipcr:inti'iii laiid;ivcril ? 

cnm qiiilibct iii promplu lianc liabcat lesponsio- 
ncm, quod niliil corum (|iia; nostro arbilralii sl.i- 
tuiinns, in iioslra sit polestatc , inajori anlein po- 
tcntia luiinaiia iraliaiilur insiituta et proposita ad 



xoaxo'Jvxt ooxo'jv Tx^ptiY^sOat. 0'J'/.ouv ou xtj; dyaOo- 
xr,xo; xoij 0£O'j x^ £7x/.r,[ia, xh [j.t\ -aitv eYyevi^Oat 
xf]V Triixtv , d/,Xi xf,; 6:a0i(j£{o; xiTjv o^yoaivDv x^ 
xf,puY;J.a. 

id qnud liibct ei qni dominalum olilinct. Iii Dci crgo bonilatem ciilpa non cst confercni'a, qiioil 
noii iii oninibus fucril fidcs, scd in afrc.clioncm cornni, qiii pr;c<licalioncii) vcrbi andiniit. 

CAPUT XXXII. 
Qiiid pr.-cter lia;c alTcrtur ab iis ipii rontradi- 



KEI^AA. AB'. 

Tt Txpi; xo'Jxot; £x: Txapi xtov dvxtX-yovx^ov T:po- 
tpipexat : T^ {liXtsxa [j.'£v [ir] o/.to.; 6£tv £!; Oavixou 
TX£;p?.v eXO^tv xr]V UTxapi/ou-jav 9'jitv, d/.Xi xa't o'/a 
TO'Jxou xf, T;£ptou3ix xr;; ouvi[jt£o); 6'Jva30at av iji£xi 
p%TZiJj/rq -.h ooxojv xax£pYi'ajOat. Ui oi zat -iv- 



cnnt? Maviine qnidcin, quoil noii opoi tciet siMiimam 
et siipcrcniincnlcm n;itiir:iiii oinniiio niortis siibire 
expcriemiam, scd absipie ca siia insigiii ct cstcel- 
lcntc virlut'.^ possct facilliine (iiiiid viilcbaliir cllj. 



S. C1U:GUUII iNVSSl.M 



HO 



cere, Qnod si fliaiii ;u'i':iiia aliiiiia ralioiie lioc A To^i cS:: •uoOto /aTa Tiva //JYov d7:i[i,(5r,Tgv • aO.' u'jv 



uiuniiin fieri opurlcljal, niiii laiiieii ii;iu)iiiiiiiiis:c 
iiiorlis afDci dcdccorc. ^tiiiu ciiiiii niois, iniiiiiiinl, 
csl igiioiiiinidsior ea «iiia- pcr triiceni snsrnicliir ? 
Quid crgo ad luec qnoqnc (liciimis ? .Morlis cinidcnt 
iieccssilalcni cDlcil iiascciidi condilio. Kuni ciiiiii 
qui sciiiel slalucral essc |iarlicc|>s lininanilatis, 
oporlcbal iiervailcre oiiincs iialur;e pioprielalcs. 
Si crj^o ciiin diuitiiis nniliiis iiilcii cpla sil linni;ina 
iialnra, iii uiio fuisscl, cl aUeiiiiii iion :iUi;;isscl, 
sciniperrecluni niansissct piopositiiiii , ul qui iio- 
slr:B nalur:p nlterain noii atligisset propriclalem. 
Forlasse aiileiii quispiam, cuni inystcriiiiii accii- 
rale el cxacte didiccrit, niagis consciiUiiicc dixcril, 
iion evcnisse inoriein pioplerca quod natiis sit , 
scd coniia niorlis causa riiissc ab eo acccplani 
iiascendi conditionein. Neqiie cnini aieriius ille 
corpoream idcirco gcncrationeiii subiii, qiiia viia 
cgeret , sed a morle nos ad vitaiii revocaiis. Qiio- 
jiiaiii igilur oporlebal ut lotius naiuraj iioslr.-e a 
iuortuis rcsurreclio ficiet; tanquam nianiim jacenti 
porrigens, et proplerea ad nostiiiin cadavcr asjii- 
ciens, moi li lantuin appropinqiiavit, qiiaiilum csl 
altigisse niortalit;ilem , et iniliuin rcsuriectioiiis 
suo corpore dcdisse nalurae, iit qui virliilc ac po- 
leslate lotum liomincm siinul sustitaverii. Qiioiiiain 
eiiini iion aliiiiulc quain cx noslra inassa caro ciat, 
(|U,e Deuni susccperat , qii;e quideiii pcr resurrcc- 
tionem simul cxcitata fuit cum divinilalc ; qno- 



1X1] -C> atijju;) Tpimo to'j Oavd-ou JtaOuSpisOfjVa; Tt? 
yip av -^ivo^xo, 'fT^iX, Toij 5ii aTaupou OavotTo; aTt- 
|j.oTcpo; ; Tt o-jv xa'i r.fJ.i TauTi tfa[ji£v ; 'OTt xiv 
OavaTOv |Jt^v livaYxatov -fi yivEitj xaTspyafcTat. Tliv 
yip a-a; i>.f:xiyzXy eyvtaxiTa t?,; dvOptoTti5TT,TO?, 
6ii ■TiavTtov i^i yevisOat Ttjjv tStojfjtoiTtov t^^ tfuscto^. 
Et TOivuv ouo Ttepaat Tr,; dvBptouivris ^(or\i 6tstXr,[jt- 
pivr,,; , ev Tto k'A y^vojjicvoj to'j s^^^f^i (iT) T-poj- 
•f^^iaTO, f|p.;T£>>i;; av Tj ir^ooOsat; £p.etvs,TOu ^T^pou Tr,.; 
(f tjusio; ■fjiitijv tottojia-o^ oijy 4'}a(jt£vou • Td/a S" dv Tt^ 
6t' dxptCctas xaTafjiaOiov ■zh (jtu!iTf,piov, eu),oyioT£f.ov 
eVTTOt , jjiT) 6id Tr,v y^vejtv au[jt6£0T)X£vat tbv Od- 
vaTov • d/,),i t!) ^jjtraXiv to'j OavdTou /dptv itapa- 
).r,90r,vat ttjv yivetjtv • ou yip tou CfiUaiScOijievoc, 6 d£'t 
Jtov TT^v (j(0[j,aTtxT]v 6T:oSu£Tat yevvTjjtv, dXX' ■f)[i.2j 
k-A Tijv Ja>f,v cx xou OavdTou dvaxaXo'J[jtevo;. 'E-e^ 
ojv £0£t yeviiOat SXr,; tt,? 9'Jj£to; fj^tiliv ix xoij Oa- 
vdTOu -dXtv ezdvooov , oiov£\ x-'P* ''? x£i[i£vtj 
opfytov, xa't 6ti ToiJTO TrpSj tS fj[Jt£T£pov eztxu^^a? 
■7TTi"j[ia, TOJO'jTov Tto GavaTto T:po3f]yyt!j£v, Ssov tt,,; 
v£->tpoTr,TOs tifiaiOaf xa\ d,^^/T;v So^jvav tt;v ^yatv ttu 
i;a-!Ta;£Ojj T(o ioito TtoutaTt, SXov auvavaTTf,ja; tSv 
dvOpto-ov Tfi 6'jvd[t£t. 'ET:£t5r] yip oux dXXoOiv, dX"A' 
cx TO^j f,[ji£Tipou 9'jpd[JiaT0? f, (iirjoiyo- (jip5 f,v, f] 
Sti tt,? dvajTdiEO); suv£rapO;t Ja Tii DiixT^T:, wGKzp 
i-\ TO'j xaO' f|!jta; itij[AaToj fj to'j t/f,^ Ttov ctiiljr,- 
TT,p!tov lvipy£ia ■Kph; d-av tt^v auvaiaOr^jtv dyet -h 
f,vto;j.£vov T(i) [Jtip£; * oiJTto; xaOaTtip tivS; ovto,; ^too'j 



niodo in nostro corporu, uiiius ex sensuum inslru- ^ Ttdar,; ttic 9'Jj£to;, ^ to^j p.ipou; dvdaTatjtj eTi\ t6 



iiientis opciatio dediicit consensum ad univeisiim 
parti iinituni : ila ctiam pcrinde ac si esset alitiund 
aiiimal universa iiatnra, partis resurreclio Iraiisit 
ad universiini, et pro contiiuiilate conjiinctioneque 
iialurx tolum cx parte concurrit. Quid enim rciuo- 
lum a probabililale et verisinrililiidiiie disciimis in 
iiivslcrio, si qiii slat, iucliuatur ad euni qui cctidil, 
aiil ad excitaiuliim ciini ([111 jaci I? Ci ux aulciii iiniii 
aliqiiam etiam aliain profundiorem coiiliiieat ralio- 
iKin, vidcrinl ii qiii res arcanas noveruiit. Qutid 
auiciii ad nos venii e\ traditioiic, est liiijusmodi : 
Quoiiiain omnia coiivcniciitcr snbliiiiiori viUe iii 
Evangelio dicta el lai la suiit , ncqiie quidquam esl 
cjusmodi, i!t iiidc noii apcrtc appareat Oiiiiiiuo di- 



T:av 6t£5ip)(£Tat, xaTi 'h !Juv£/i; t£ xaV f]vii)[jtivov Tr,^ 
tfj(j£0j;, ex Tou [tipouj £t:1 t6 '6Xo-i auvStoopiivi). Tt 
o'jv i^bi To^j etxSTo; ev Tto [tuiTrjpioj iJtavOdvo[jt£v, ct 
x^JTTTEi TTpbr T?)v TTCTtTtoxSTa 6 iiTtl);, i^ iT:'t tS dva- 
aTf;-at T^v x£i(Jt£vov; 6 6c oTaupS; ei jjtf; Ttva xa\ 
£T£pov T:£ptix£t Xtiyov paO'JT£pOV, £'t5ot£V 5v oi TtOV 
xpu-TO,u.ivtov £T:iaT vp£c. "U o' ojv £i; f|,u,a; ix T:apa- 
6ij£io5 i^ixet, ToioiJTOv eaTtv 'ETtet^r; TrdvTa xaTi 
tSv u-iT,XST£pSv T£ xa\ GetOTepov piov ev t(o EuayyeXi^;) 
£tpr,Tat xa\ y£yivr,Tat • xa\ o^iSkv TotouTov eaTtv , bj 
iT) 0'jx1 TrivTto; [i;?;? Tt; £(j^^aiv£Tat to^j O£tou TTpS? 
T^ dv6ptoT:;vov , Tf;; [xiv ^to-jf;; f; Tf;; TTpdfctoj dv- 
OptoTTtxtJj; 6t£5ayo[iLivr,c, Toii S£ xaTi t6 xpu-Tov 
voou[iivou tS Oetov eptyaivovTO? • dxoXouOov dv £;r] 



viniUitis inistio cuiii liuin;inilate, cum vox qirnlem D xa'; iv Tto [jipet to'Jti;) , (Jr, Tb [j,'£v ^Xi-etv, T:apopdv 



aut actio Iranseat liumaniliis, id aiitcm qiiod cx oc 
ciilto inlelligitur , oslcndat divinilatem : iii liac 
eiiam parte fucrit coiisequens, iit noii ;is|iiciatiir 
iiiiuni, altcruni autciii dcspiciatiir, scd in iinniorlali 
(|iiidcm icoitalc coiisidcretnr, iii bomiiic antciii id 
quod cst divinius oiiini studio disi|uiratur. Nain 
quoniaiii proprium cst divinilalis oniiiia perv:idi're, 
ct cum coriiin qua; sunt iiatiira per oiiinem partcm 
exlciidi ( iion ciiim iiKinscrit (|iiippi;iiii iii cssiiilia, 
nisi iii co quod est inaiieal. Qiiod autein proprie 
cst et priino, divina esl nalura : quam ut necessa- 
lio crcdainusessc in ciiiictis qiix sunt, nos cogit 
corum qiri; snnt permaiisio ), lioc per crnceni do- 
ccniur, tuin ejus quadrilaii:iiii (igura sit divisa , 



ol To £T£pov • dXX' iv [j,£V T(o dOavaTto xaOopav ~h dv- 
OptoTTtvov, iv ol Ttp dvOpioTTto TToXuTTpayptovetv tS 
0£;oT£pov. 'ETTetSr) ydp fStSv iaTi Tf,; 0£tSTr,To; tS 
Sti TrdvTtov f,X£tv, xa\ Tr; cftja£t Ttov ovtojv xaTi Tt3v 
[j,ipo; aup.T:ap£XT£tv£aOaf o'J yip dv Tt 6;a[jti'/ot iv 
Ttp Etvat, (jtT) ev Tip SvTt [livov. TS oe xupioji xa\ TTpto- 
Tto; "ov, f) Gcia tfijatg JaTtv, -riv kE, dvdyxr,? TTtaTcuctv 
iv T:aatv ctvat Tot? ouatv, fj 6ta(tovT) Ttov Svtiov 
xaTavayxdJcf to^jto 6ii Toij aTaupo-j ot5aaxo[Jt£0a, 
■zz-px/ji Tou xaT' a'JTSv axf,[iiaTo; 6;r]pr|[iivou^ t'o; ix 
Toij (jtitiou, xaOS TrpS? 4auTSv auvdTTTCTOt, Tiaaapa; 
dptOijiEtaOat Ti? T:po6oXd,; • OTt 6 knX toutou iv Ttji 
xatpip TT)? xaTi tSv Odva-ov oixovo[Jt!aj 6iaTe0e't?, 6 
To ttJv 'Kphi iauTtp auv5it<jv tc xa't auvap[xtJt[iov, tij 



81 OIUTIO CATliCHKTlCA. ■ 8.h 

Siotpipwf tiv SvTwv (fujsii ispbj (iiav ou[jnivoiav xs A aileo ul cv iiiedio, qiialoiuis sibi ipsi (•oiijiin-ilur, 
xa\ 4p[jiovtav Si' Jautoij (juvavwv. 'Ev yip 101? ouiiv nuiiicrciitur iiiialiuir iinijccrioiies . ((iiouiaiii mii ii) 
T] Svu Tt voiirai, fi xaxw, ti Trpi? ti xai4 ti itXd- ca fuit cxlciisiis lcnipure niorlis suscc|il;e dispcn- 
yix Ttipata oiaCafv:'. fj svvoia. salionis, (|ui sibi uiiiversuiii cdlli^al, (■(inciniial el 

ailaplal, is (livcrsas reriini uatuias ad uiiain per se cogil coiispiratioiicin ct liaiiuoiiiaiii. In iis ciiiui 
t\ux sunt, vel sursum intelligitur aliquid, vcl deorsuin : vcl ad trausvcrsos lincs Iraiisit coi;italio. 

"Av Toivuv XoyfTii xiuv ETroupaviiov, ii tojv ui:o/Oo- Si crRO considcrcs coRlcsliuni aiit lcrreslriiiui, 



vi(ov, y) xtiJv xaO' ixaTSpov tou itavtb; TtEpatwv Tr,v 
cuaxastv , Tcavtaxoij ty Xofiai^no dou TtpoaTiavTa i] 
OeiSTrj.; , [xovtj xaTi Ttav ii-ipoi toi» ouhv ^vOsiopou- 
Iti^jr,, X3.\ sv T(p elvai ci itdvTa ouvixO'J50. EtTe 6f, 
OoOTTjxa TfjV tf uotv TauTr|V ovoiid^aaOai XP^ > ^'"- 
\6jo\/ , eVte Suvajjitv, etTs 009 tav, etT£ atXo Tt t("jv 



aiit ulroruiiH|iic niiivcisi cxlrciuoriiui constiiiiiio- 
iiciii, liia! coiisidcraliiiiii scni; cr (icciirrit divinitas, 
qiia'. sola cx oniiii parlc in iis iiuae siiiil, vcnil iii 
conlcniplationcm, et oiiinia coiiiinii in csscnlia. 
Silnc aiilciu lia'C natiira noniinanda iliviiiilas, an 
ratio, an viiliis ac pnlcslas, aii sapicnlia, an ali- 



Ci'|tiX(ov Ti xo'i [jtaXXov evSetlaiOat 8uva|jtiv(jjv Tbv qui.l aliiid cx iis qua; sunt cxcclsa, ct qiKC iiiagis 

0-spx£t'[jisvov , oiifijv 6 Xtiyof f;|j.iov Ttsp^ ytovT).; r) possunt oslcndcre euni (|iii esl siimnnis ct sii|M'r- 

ovofjtoTo,; ij T'J-itou (5Ti[jtdTiov otatfEpeTot. 'Eitel ouv j} eminens , de voce aut noiiiinc, aut figiiia verlionim 

-pb; ai-bj zdaa f] xTtstj pXirEi, y.aX Trspl a'j-6'j non iiiagna cst nobis coiilri)vcrsia. Qnouiam crj^ii 

EdTi, xa\ 01' exetvou itpb; iauTTjv (Tu[jitfuf; y''''^'™'» "'^ ipsuiii univcrsa aspicil crcatiira, cl csl circa 

T(ov dv(o xot; xiTto, xat Ttov ■n"Aai-i(ov •nrpbs dXXriXa ipsnm, et per illum sibi ipsi cobicret cl coalcscii, 

61' ixiivou su[jtcpuo[jt.'-v(ijv , kSzt. [xi] [jnivov St' dxof ^ ciini qii;B suiit siipra, iis qii.x infra, et qunc siinl 

<|;ad? ■itpb; xriv Tr,? 0;(5Tr,TOi; xaTavor,3tv xetpayto- obliqua, sibi iuviceni congcncrentiir ac conjungan- 



■jfjisOat • dXXi xa\ Tf,v 5-|tv yevitjOat t(ov 'J'i/r,XoTip(ov 
vor|[j.aTa)v otoijxaXov , oOsv xa"t 6 [ieya? 6^[>.Tfii\i 
Ha'jXo; [jtuoTOYtoYst tiv ev 'Eificio Xo&v, S'Jva[jttv ou- 
■totj evTtOdc Sii Tf,? SiSaaxaXia; ■rtpis xb Yvtovai -i 
£3Tt t6 ^dOo; xal t6 u'^o;, t^^ts ~XdTo; xa\ xh (ifi- 
xo;. 'ExdiTr^v -{a.p Toij oTaupou (;u[jtrpo6oXf,v toioj 
(iiri[iaT[ xaTOVi)[jtd;et. TtJ-o; [jtev ih u-epexov • pdOo; 
oi Tb u-oxst[jtevov, TtXoTo; ts xa\ p.f,xo; , xd.; z/.a- 



tiii-: opnrlcbat iios non snliiiu audilione dcduci ad 
divinilalis cunsidcralioiieiu ; scd ciiani visiim cffici 
doctorcm ac niagistriim subliniiorum iiitclligenlia- 
riim. Iliiic uioliis magnus illc Paiiliis in niystcrio 
Epliesiiiiim iiisiiiiiii pii|)iiliim, pcr doclrinam cis 
d;ins viitulein ad cognoscciiduiii qii;ri sil pioriindi- 
las, laliUulo, altiludoqiie el longitudo'. Uiiamqiiaiii- 
que cniin crucis porrectionem proprio appoHat 110- 



Yta; sxTdost; Xs-^-tov. Kal oatfsjTspov i-£p(oOt ih minc. Allitiidincm qiiideni, id quod supcrcininct ; 
T'jto'jTov voTi[Jta Ttpi; iI>tXt-7ur,aiou; , oruiat , ■Ttotst, of; C profunilitatom aiilcin, id quoil cst siibtns : latiluili- 



cprjGtv ■ oTt 'Er rtp crdjiati 'It}(TcD Xpicrzov adv 
'1'dfv xdji^st, e.-ici'pai-l(or xul k.iiyelur^Kal xara- 
yOoH.bJV. 'EvToiJOa Tf,v [kizr^y xo"i yatav* [jtta Ttpoc- 
T^Yopta xaTaXajiSdvst , itav t?j Sii [ijaou xdiv sttou- 
pavto)v xal U7tox0ovi(.)v o'/oijtdsa; STtiYstov. ToiJTO 
[iS[xaef;xa;asv Ttsp'i tou oToupoO -zh (jtuoTf]ptov. Ti ti 
dzb TouTou TotavJTa xati t6 dx.^XouOov Tteptsxsi 6 ),6- 
fK, i>i <5(ioXoYsiaOat xa't ■napi TtiJv dTtia-ijjV, [jtT,okv 
d"AXoTptov sTvai TTi; Oso^TtpsTtoiJ; u-oXf,i{/StOi; • xb yio 
(XT) s[/,ij.stvat T(T) OavdT(o, xa't Ti; Sii tou (jtof,pou 
xaTi Tou (jd)y.a-o; Y£vo;jt£vo? TtXr^yi';, [<.r,6Jv J[ji7to- 
Stov Ttpb; T?) dvoJTfivat ™if,3a30at, xot' s^ouaiav ts 
tfai-JsoOat Totc ;iaOr,Tai; [jLSTi Tf,v dvdjTajtv ots po'J- 



ncin vero et longiludincm, qiiaj sunl per tiansvcr- 
siim extcnsiones. Alibi aulcm liunc sensiim clariiis 
explicat, ut arbiiior, ad Pliilippenses, cum dicit : 
/i! iioiiiijie Jesu Cliristi omiie (jeiiu fltctulur, cwle- 
sliiim, lerrestrium ct iiiferorum'°. Iloc in loco nic- 
diam proniiiicntiam et velul anlcmnain iinico nomi- 
ne conipicliendit, iit qui quid iiiler coeleslia cl iu- 
fcrna iiitercedit, terrcstre noininaveril. Iloc quidcm 
didiciiiiiis de niystcrio crucis. Qii.c autcm dciiiccps 
scquuiilur, ca vcrbiim coniplcctilur ejusinodi, ui 
falcaiitiir cliam increduli niliil esse alicmim ab ca 
qu;c Deum dccet cxistiinalione. Naiii qiioil in niortc 
uoii maiisciil, cl qiuecorpori imposiUe fcrro lucrint 



XotTO, Ttapsivaf TS ouTot; [jii) 6p(o[j;svov, xo't Iv [jtsati) plag*. nihil impcdiinculi attulcriiil, (iiioiniiius re • 
yiYvsoOat, (jtT)5k Tf|? etaoSou tf,; Sid Ttov Guotov ^ surgerel, et qiiod libcre discipulis post rcsurrc- 



■TtpoaSsS^jisvov, evtsxtjsiv ts tou; [j.aOTiTi; tt) Ttpos^u- 
sf,asi Tou nvs'J(jtato;, s^TtOYY^XXsaOai TS xaV -0 ;jist' 
a-JTtov slvot, xo''. (jtr,0£'jl (jtia(;)otaTEtxib£!iOot, xa\ ttyj 
(jtsv 9atvo(iivt;) TtpJi; Tbv 0'jpav6v dvtevai, Tto 61 voou- 
(Jievti) TtovTOXTi elvot, xo\ oao TotoiJTa TtsptsxEi f, 
IsTopIa, ouSsv TT); ex Ttov XoYtsiJttov au(i.(jtaxia; ■Ttpoa- 
oistat 7tp6; t6 Osid te etvat , xai tf,; 'j'ir,Xf,; xa\ 
u;tEpExo'Jar,; 6uvd[Jisto; • 7tep\ (ov 0'J5sv o;(j.at Ssiv 
xaO' sxosTov StE^tcvai, autiOsv to'J XtjYou t6 U7tcp 
tf V (;'JTtv ex-.faivovTo;. 'AXX' erstSf] [xepo; Tt ttViv 
(j.uaTix(ov 6t6aY[Jtdttov xa't f) TtEp't ih XouTp6v esTtv ot- 



ctioncm ciim vellet, apparuerit, el eis adessct, cum 
taiiicn noii vidcrctiir, ct esscl in nicdio corum, 11 • 
iogressu qiiidcin pcr porlas indigeiis, el conliriii:i- 
rot discipiilos insiilHationc Spirilus, ct se ciim ci;' 
futnriim cssc pollicercliir, ct luillo (listiiitliiin iri 
iiitcrviillo, ct co qnidem qnod apparcbat in coDliim 
asccndtrct, co aulcin (iiiod iulclligcbatiir essct 
ubiquc, qii,TCuuque liiijusinodi coiilincl bisloria, 
nnllorationuuiauxilioindigcnt ad probaiidiim quod 
siiil divina, cxcelsicqiie ct siinima; virtulis. Qii;« 
qiiidcm nibil opus cst ut sigillalim pciseqn.imur, 



Epbcs. III, 8. " riiilipi.. 11, 10. 



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S. GRECORIi iNYSSKNI 



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cum c.T sc ips;i oratio Milis iiulicd oa csso snpra A y.ovo;ji£a • 8 Efxs ^Airzmxa, zhi 9<oT;7[ict, d-z TiaXiY- 

•isKir.iiik Sc'(l i|iM)niniii myslicormii (Idruiiirnlonim rsvsjiav poOXottci -ris dvopla^stv, oiokv Ttpi^ iriv 4v6- 

pars fsl eliam aliqiia, «inx in lavacro lil .lispcnsa- [iaciav Siav"fi(isOa, y.alw; av Sxi! •'fa\ Trcp^ toOiou 

lio: qiioil qiiitlem seii bapiismum, scu illiiminaiio- Ppax^a Si£|£).0£iv. 

iieiii, s(Mi rcgiMieraiioiicm velis nominare, de iioiuiiic non conlendimiis, benc eiil brevittT de eo 

dicere. 



(:.\l'l T XXXill. 

^ Nam poslquaiii a iioljis aiuliverint, quod cirm 
inorlule Iraiiseal ad viiam, louscqnens erat, prima 
gi-neralione ad vitam iiiorlalom dcducciile, aliam 
inveniri gcuerationeiii, qiia! ucqne ab iiitcrilii iii- 
tipcrct, ne(pv_> desiueret iu inlcriiuni , sed eiim (ini 
luissel generatus, ad vitam deduceret imuiorla- 
leiii (quouiodo eiiiui cx iiiortali generatioiie mor- 
lalo neccssario exslilit id qnod fuit gencralnm : 



KE'IiA.\. Al'. 

'f.-Mi^j yip TOp' Vi;iiov zb toioGtov lixoOjuat'!;, 
oTt TO'j OvviTovJ 7rp?j? tt;v Cwi^v pisTa6a(vovto^ , a.Y.6- 
/.ouOov TJv tr,; Tupio--!\i ysvijiti}; s-rtl t^v OvPjtbv Trap- 
ayryjTTi; plov , itipav •(iTJi\(7r/ k^zvpzOf^^/cti , [jitjts 
(i-i cf Oopa^ ipyo\i.ivr^v, [xrjte e-i? (pOopav xoTaXfji-o^J- 
aav • cOX ei.;<iO(ivatov Cwrjv t6v yEYEvvr,;jiivov Ttapd- 
Y0'j3av. "fl(j-£p yip sx Ovtjt^? Y^^JviqaJoji; GviqT^v l£ 
(XvaYJtT; tJi Y^Y'Vvr,[jiivov uTtiatiq • oOtw? ex TTij 
ita (|UOd e\ geueralioue in qiiain iioii cadit inleritus I! [jit) 7:apaoixoiJ.EVTi? cfOopav y^vvtjcjeio? tbv Ysvvtoae- 



geiicratur, mclius fueiit ac prxslantius, quam iii 
a iiiorte patiatur inleritum), postquaui, inquam, 
lixc audiverinl, ct qua; sunt liiijiismodi, et modiini 
prius didiceriut, uciiipc quod ad Elcuni preccs, et 
i^raiia; cojlestis invocatio, et aqiia, et fides, sunt 
ea pcr quaj impletiir mystcriiim regcneralionis, ea 
diflicillter eis persuadciilur, iit qiii ad quod ap- 
parct aspicianl, utpotc (jiiod id quod (it corpo- 
ralilcr, non accidai promissioui. Quoinodo eniiii, 
iuqiiiunt, prcces, et diviii;« viitulis invocatio, qiia; 
lit siiper aquam, lit diix el prineipium vii;c iis 
qiii iiiiliautUT? Ad quos, si iioii siiit niiiiis duri 
et pervicaccs, simplcx suffeccril oralio ad clTKicii- 



vov , xpeTtTov YevTjTai tt].; ex tou OavaTO'j ^Oopa?- 
ezeioiv to'Jtojv xa'*. t(jJv towjtojv axo'jja)3[ , xa\ 
TpoO'.5axOto3t tiv Tpizov , oti e^j/t) T:p?j; ©eJ/v, xal 
/apiTO? 0'jpav!a; i-Ki-/,\-r\ijt.^ , xa\ uoojp , xa\ Tiiati? 
e7t\, oi' (jjv tr) tt); avaYEVVTjdso); 7t),r,poiJTa; [fJTtr,- 
p'.ov, O'j!nt;i0(o5 exousi , Ttp?)? ■^i) ti>a!vo;j.ivov <^\i- 
T.o^Kz; , w; 0'j (j'j;ji6a!vov ttj ETraYY-'-'? T?< a(j);jiaTt- 
xiJj; £VEp-j'0'J;j.Evov. nd); yitp , <fr\aVi, euxt] xat S-jvii- 
|jiE(o; Oeia? i7t!x).Tjui? i^^t^ to'j iioato? Y'T'''^i^-^'"l> 
ftijTjc &pxr\yh; toX; [jiuou[jtivoic y''^''^°^' > npi; oOj , 
etT:Ep ),iav siyotEV avtttuitii)^ , liTtXoiJj c^apxE! Uyo;, 
Ttpo; tT]V tO'j 5oY[Jiato? iY^T''"'' suY^/iOKiiOECiiv. 'jVvt- 
EpiotriOTjj [JLEV Y^Pi '^^ -por.o:' t?,; xati aapxa yev- 



dum iit assentianliir doginali. Naiu vtcissim cos vfitjEujs raatv iivTO? 7tpo5T]),ou, TtCa; Mpwno; sxstvo 

' Y'V"oit zh ei; acpoppifjV zr\; auatdoEO); tO'j ^toou 
xata6aXXi[jiEvov ; 'AXXi piT;v oij5E't; Iti' Exeivou 16- 
Yo; ^Jt'iv, fj XoYtc;j.tp tivt to 7tiOav?jV E^EUptJXtov. T£ 
yip xoivov C7:£p;jiat! ivCptoTtou 7:p"j; Tr|V £v exEivtp 
OEo)pou[jt£vr,v 7:ot(5tr,ta; XuYxptv6,aevog 6 avOpanto; 
XoYiy-ov tt XP^1^°' xa\ 5tavor,tf/(iv EUtt , voij xa\ Jitt- 
atr,(ir|i; Sexttxov ■ exEtvo 6^ ^YP? '"''"■ evOetjjpettixi 
7:ot(5tT]tt , xal ^tXetov 0'j5ev tou xat' a!'cOr,itv 6pti)- 
[jtivou xaTaXa(x6dvEt evvoia. "Hv Toivuv ziy.6; Eattv 
d7:oxpt(J!v YS^^^^Qst' ^i^'''' ■'^otpii ttov EptOTT)0eVTtOV, 
OTt niJoc latt 7it(it?)V e? ixeivou auctriva! SvOpioTtov; 
TO'jTO xa'! TtEpl Tf,; oti TO'j 'jSato; ycJ0[i.ivr^; dva- 
YEvvTjaEtjjj Ep(jjTr,0£Vtet; d7:oxptvou[;.E0a. "Exet tE Yotp 

T.p6zzp6v £(JttV JxdtlTt;) ttOV -riptiJTri^JtEVOJV EiTtElV , ott 



iiitcrrogemus, cum modus ejus qiia; ex carue (it 
eenerationis sil omnibus manirestiis, queniadmoduiii 
lit lioiuo id quod dcjicitur, ut ox eo coiisisl.it 
aijiinal ? Atqiii iii co niltil dici poiest, qiiud aliqua 
latioue ullam inveniat probabililatein. Quid enim 
couimune liabel semeu liominis cum ea qualilaie 
"Y qnc iii iilo coiisidcratur? IIoino eompositus esl 
ics qu.edani parliceps lalionis cl iiitclligenli;B. 

lilud auieui coiisiilfratnr in qiiadam li ida qua- 

lilale, et iiiliil amplius coinpreliendil iiiculis coii- 
i-cpiio, qu;im ([uod ex scnsu ccrnitiir. Qiiod ergo 
aii iiilcrrogatis, qiioiiiodo sit crcdibileex illo consli- 
tissc lioiiiineiii, coiiseiitaiiciim cst iiobis ficii respon- 
siim, lioc ctiaiii de rcgeneratione per aqiiam iuler- 



rogati respondebimus. Nam et illic unicuiqiic eoruni d Osta Suvdptet ^xeivo; dvOptoTtos yly^jzvaii, ^? y.r\ 7tap- 



i|ui iiitcrrogaiitur iii promptu est diccre, quod 
diviiia viiliileille lii lioiiio, qtia; si noii adsit, semeu 
csl iiiimoliile et iueflicax. Si crgo illic non sub- 
jcdiiiii f.ii it lioiiiiiicm, scd vis diviiia traiisniiitat 
id (|nod 4ipparel in naluram liominis, eSktrcma: 
liicrit iiisipiciili;c iiigr:iliqne ct iiiiiiiciiioiis auiiiii, 
illic Dco taulam tribiicutcs vii lutcMii, exisliiiiare 
Deum liac in parie esse imbccilliiiu ad siiam iiii- 
plcndam voluiilatem. Qnid commune, iuquiiiut, li;ibet 
vita cum aqua ? Qiiid aiiteui (cis diccmiis) com- 
iiiiiuc liabct liiimor el iinago Dci ? Scd iiiliil illic 
csl admirabilc, si Deo volciite liiimor Iraiisit iii 
.iniuial pr;cstaiilissiiiium. Pc lioc ctiain siiiiiliti^' 
diccmus, minime cssc niiiaiulniii, si divina' vii- 



o'J3Tii;, dxivT]t5v Etjtt xal dvEv£pYr,tov. Ei o'Jv ix:t 
0'j tb ij7:oxEi[jtEvov 7-oiEr t'jv otvOpo)7:ov , dX"A' f) Oeia 
S'JvatJii? ci; dvOptJJ7tou tpuatv (JieTaTtotEt xh <faiv6[x.z- 
vov, TT]; Jaxitr,? dv eiT) dYvto[J!oauvTn , iy.zi toaau- 
TT]v T(p 0E(p TtpoapLaptupouvta? 6uva[JLiv , dtovciv ev 
Tip [jtepE! TOUTtp '.h 0£iov orcaOat iiph; tt]V ix7:Xf,ptu- 
aiv TO'j OeXf,p.ato;. Ti xotv?jv, cfaa\v, uSati xa\ s<J)Ti' 
Ti 5e xoiviv, Ttpii; autiv epou[jtev , uYp6tr|tt /:a\ et- 
x6vt 0eo'j ; 'AXX' ouOiV exet t6 T^apdoo^ov, ei 0eo'j 
pou).o(XEVou izph; zh Ti[jtttoTaTOV ?(7)0v xb uyphv p.e- 
TaCaivEi. Th taov xal e7:"t toutou (fa[j.kv , pir.olv 
Eivai Oaujiaatov, Et Oeia; ouvdp.Eij); r.opouaia 7tpo; 
dt?Oapaiav [).ctaax:ud^:! -.h bj tji (fOapx?) tpusci -^t- 
v6i).;vov. 



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oi!at;ocati:ciii:ti<"..\. 



s(; 



mlib iii.tsiMilla li;iiibrorin;il ail iiitorni|)Uunein iJ ([HOil iialuiii liicral iii iiiiliira ui (|u,iiii c.ulii iti- 
icriliis. 



'AX).i. vtiToiJjiv 6L7t65si^rj xoG Tiapsivai zh (")aov 
i-\ iYtajjjLiJJv Toiv Ytvojiivtov xaXoufjicvov. '0 5^ toGto 
Ctjtojv, dvayvwTdj T:aXiv ni xaT^Tiiv ^|r|Xao[A£va. 'H 
yip xaTaix£u^ tou tt;v 5ii aapxb? ^nlv i-i!;av:Iaav 
Suvajitv, alrfiwi Gdfav eTva:, tou rapivTO? Xoyou ouv- 
Tjvopfa YivcTa-.. A::/OivToj vip tou 0o6v elvat t!,v 
Iv aapx\ (favspioOivTa, toT; 6ii tuiv Y'vojiivcov Oau- 
jioji T-fjv (fOaiv Jauxou ScS^avTa , suvaTXcoeixOT) xh 
Ttapetvai Toij yivofiivoi; auTiv xaxa TxavTa xaip?(V 
E-txXr;j£toj. "fij-sp ^ip ixaiTou toiv iSvxtov Ist! ti; 
iSiOTr,? :f) Tr)v tpujiv yviopt^ouaa • ouxo); i'5irJv ejxt 
t?,; Oeiaj c|;uj;to; Vj iXf,Oeia. 'AXXi p.r)v asl -xp- 
issiOat Toc.; *-ixaXou|iivoi; IzfjvsXTat, xa\ iv [xiit;) 
Ttov TTtdTsui.Ttov cTvat, xat bi Tijiji [Jiivctv xa\ ixa- 



Scil riiiiiMUiit iil silii (i^UMHl.ilur, iiuinl Doii.S 
.iiUil iuvocaliis iii iis ([uiu liiinl saiiclKicarnMiiliiis. 
(Jiil aiilinn lioc ((ii;Rrit, icvoccl iii iiioiilciu ca (|ii;i! 
rcli'0 siiiil exaniiiiala. Conlinnalio onini, tiuol qirc 
per canitMii noliis apparnit virtiis, vcrc sit iliviiia, 
ilc(ciitlit itl (iiiotl (liciiinis iii pr;i;sciitia. Nam ciini 
ostciisuin sit (|Uotl sit Dcus iiui suaiii tistcntlit 
naturaui miraculis per ca qiuc rniiit, siinul ctiam 
osteiisuin est, euin atlessc iis (|ii;c liiiiit tcniporc 
iiivocalioiiis. Qiininnilo ciiini in uiioiiuotiiic corum 
qiia! siiiit, cst (Hi:cil;iiii propi'ict;is (|ii;i; iiotain rcililil 
naturam, ita tlivin;r, naliiroR proprimn est vcritas. 
Alqui iiivncantiljiis sc sciiiper aiTiilurum cst polli- 
cilus, et futurum in mctlio cretlcnllum, ct in om- 



oxto ouvctvat, xa\ouxiT' av Jxipa? eI; 'h Txapervai zh ^ niljus niaiisuritin, ct cuin unoqiioi|iic convcrsatu 

Bstov Toi? Y:vo[jtivot; iTxoSei^cto.; Txpo35jot;j.sOa • tov 

(jiiv 0ibv elvat Sti Ttov 6aup.aTtov auTtov 7:£tx;(xt£u- 

y.iTi? , iv 5c TtJ) «deucet t?,; urooxiijetij; Txapetvat t^ 

iT:i;YY£X;j.ivov oux ajxytfyaXXovTcs. Tb 2i TXpor^YetjOat 

tijv 5ti Tf,; euxt;; xXf^jtv Tf,!; Oeio? oixovo[ji£aj , Txe- 

ptousia Ti; eatt t^? OTtoSei^etoc tou xaxi Qeiv eTxt- 

TeXeioOat -zh JvepYou^jtevov. Ei y3.p i~\ tou J-ipou xf,; 

avOpioTXOTXOita; eloou? , al Ttov yz^i'JW'j-w) 6p;j.a't, 

xav [jif; eTtixXr^Oi; Txap' auTcov 6t' euxr;? xh 0etov , xt; 

Toij 0eoij SuvdjJtet, xaOuj iv Totj iij.rpojO£v £i'pr,xai, 

StoTxXaJioujt xh yevvtIi[jt£vov • f,; j^toptoOeijr;.; «Txpa- 

xxd; loTtv f; otxouStj y.3.\ (ivivr|To;' Ttdoto [JtSXXov ev 

TtTj T:v£u;jiaTtxtTi xf,.; Y£vvf|0£to; TpoTxto, xa"t 0£O'j Txap- 

ijsoOat Tot; •^•£vo[jti'joig £T:r,YY£X[iivou, xa'i Tf,v T:ap" 



runi ; ncqiie alia fucrit noliis opiis prol);ilionc, 
qiioJ Dcus adsil iis qnse liiiut, ciiin nciiiii i|iiiilcni 
cssc pcr ipsa miracula crcirnlcrinius, iici|iic iliiLii- 
lciniis, il quotl proinissiim cst ailcsse ccrtis ct 
a mcntlacio alicnis proinissioiiibiis. Qiioil aulcni 
qiiai pcr prcccs (it invocaiio, tlivinani pi'a;tc(lat 
tlispcnsationem, satis supcrque probat, (|uod id 
quoJ fit, cx Dco pcragitiir. Si ciiiiii iu altero 
gciicrc lioininiiin procreationis, eorum qui genc- 
raiit ad id incitatse appetitloncs, ctiamsi al) iis 
I)ciis prccibus iion invocelur, tlivina virtulo, siciit 
prius (lictum est, effingiint id qu-od gcncratur , 
qiiascparala incfficax ct iiinlilis ac irrita csl coruin 
oiicra : qiuinto niayis in spiriliiali iiiodo gencraiio- 



tauToiJ 5iJva[jitv IvTiOeixiTo; Tto epyir) , xaOilji; T:£TTt- nis, ciim et Dcus iis qu;n fact.l sunl se alliitiiriitii 



OT£uxa[j:£V • xa't tt;; f,[j:£Tipa? Ttpoatpioeto^ 7.pij xh 
o-ou8a.r(5;jt£vov Tf,v 6p[jir]V £y_0'jor,? • et ou^ATtapaXr,- 
^Oeh; xaOr/xiivxtoj f; 5:i Tr? e'Jxf,? ou;j:;.taxia , p:aX- 
Xov ETxiTeXi; ioxat xh oTTOuSa^i^^xevov, KaOartep 51 ot 
Eitt(pavai T>jv f.Xtov o-JToi? eux^^lJievot Tip 0etp , ou5kv 
a[j.6Xuvouot xh TtavTto? y'^^!^''^'."'".'* <J"5e [jit]v fixpT;- 
OTOV eTvai Tt; (ff|0:i Tf,v TtJJv T:pooeuxo;J.ivtov ottou- 
firjv, et T:ep\ to'j Ttavxto; eoo;j:i';ou zhv Weov ix£X£'Jou- 

OtV • OUTto; Oi T:£T:t3T£U[JtivOt , XaTi Tf,V (Jl'y£U0f, TO'J 

JTtaYYeiXa;J.evou utxoox^^'-'' '^avTto; Txapetvat xf]V /i.- 
ptv Tot; 5ti xf)? ;j.u jxix-i;; xa^JTT]? oixovop.ia; avayev- 
vio[jtivoi; , i^ T:pojOf)XT,v Ttvi T:o:o'jVTat Tr;; -/_i.p:xo:, 
1] Ti]v O'joav o'jx <i:7:ojTpi-fou jtv. th y^p TtavTOJj ouv- 



sit pollicitus, ct siiain opcri viitiiicni indidcrit, 
til crcdidiinus, noslrumqiie proposituin et inslilii- 
tiiin fcraliir ad id in quod sUidium Ct opcra con- 
IVrtiir, si eoriini quoriiin dccel sinuil piM' prcccs 
assumatiir auxilium, magis c.rit perfcctuin id iii qiiod 
confcrturstudiiini? Qiin iiioilo aiitem qni Dciini pre- 
raiilnr ut sibi sol illuccscal, id qiiod lit ncqua(|iiaui 
olitundunt ct obscurant (sed ncc iniiiile prccaiiliiim 
dixcris cssc studiuni, si de eo quo.l oiniiino futuriiin 
est Dco siipplicant): ila ii qui crcdiderunt, congrucn- 
tcr cert;c et a incndacio alicnic cjiis (]ui pnllicilus 
fiiit proinissioni, oniniiio adesso gratiain iis qiii re- 
gencrantiir pcr lianc injsticam dispcnsationem, aut 



etvat Sti t5 0e4v eivat t>jv Ji^aYYStXa.uievov T:£T:i- jj grati;c aliquain faciiint acccssioiicin , aut certc eaiii 



0T£UTat. 'HS^tfi; 0e5Tr;To? jjtapTupia oti Tr]? Oau- 
[jtaTtov eoTt'v. "flixe Sii Txavxtov to raoeivai x'j Oetov, 
0'J5£ij.iav (i;ji'^tCoXiav ix-'^ 



KE'1>AA. AE'. 

'H Z'z ei;T?) uStjip xaOoSo; , xa\ t5 Tp':j iv a^JTio 
YevioOai t^v avOpwTxov , eTepov l[j:T:eptixct [jtujtf,- 
p:r,-j. 'ET:£t5f] Yap 6 Tf;; oojTr.pias rj^jtt^ov xp6-o^ 0'j 
Tooouxov ex Tf,s xaTa 6ta6oyf,v utfr,YfiO£to? ev£pY'j? 
Y£Yovev , ooov 5i' a'Jxtov tov eTtoir,o£v 6 xr^-j Ttpo? t6v 
SvOpto-ov uifjjxi; xoivt.uiav , i'pY';> Tf,v Ctof.v ivcp- 



(|ii,ie est miiiiine avcrtnnt. Nam qnod oiuninn atlsit, 
cx co 1'oiistal, quoil Dciis sit qiii priMiiisit. C^cle- 
riiui Diviiiitatcni cssc miracnla test;iiitiir. Itatpic 
(iuiii Deus in oiiinibiis adsil, null;i cst occasio d;i- 
bilaiidi. 

CAPLT XXXV. 
Dcsccnsiisantein in aqiiam, ct qiiod iii cani lioiiio 
tcr deinissiis sit, altcriiin continct iiiysleriiini. Naiii 
quoniain inodiis nostr;c salulis ad elleeliiiii ct ojiiis 
noii adeo esldetlnctus e\ pnciMiiilc doctiiiia, qiniii- 
tuiii per c;i ips;i (|ii;e fct it qui ciiiii lioininc siiliiil 
S0ciel;ilciii, iit i|iii i'ri|is,i vil.iiii sil oper;iri-; , ut 



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ptT Ciniwin nirsiis assiiinptaiii (.a siiiuil tlc-ifioa- ^ Y^,(Jas. tva 5ii Tr,; avaATj^Osdr,; r.ap' aOtou xa\ 
l:iin siiiuil salvaretur qiiidqiiiiJ esl ei cngnaliiin (juvaTOO:(oO;i37;? aapxo; a-av auvStacJioOTivai ib 
el generc conjiincUim : necessario excogitandtis auYYsvk? aOtii xa\ d(A(5ipuXov , dvavxaiov f,v Emvor]- 
erat aliqiiis inodiis, iii qno in iis qiuB liniit essel OQvai tcva tpiTtov , iv (Ji xi; tJv auvy-v£td t; xo\ 
lOgnalio aliqna ejiis qui scquiUircnin co (jiii jincit oiJiotiTr,^ Jv toi,- yivopiEvois rapi toO ^zojji^/ou Ttpo? 
:ic diuil. Oiiorlct erjjo videre in qnibiisnain est t?<v f,you[jL£vov. XpTj toivuv iSstv £v ttaiv 6 t?,? Cojtis 



consideraliis qni diix fuii cl auctor iioslr.-e vila:: 
iii, siciit dicit Apostolus ", coiivenienter duci ct 
aiiclori iioslra! saliilis seqiicnlibus reclc prnccdat 
iiiiitatio. Quo iiiodo ciiiin, qiii ad nniiiciosain ct 
iiiilitarciii in arniis niolionein eriidiunliir, ab iis 
qui orilinaiuhe aciei suni pcriti, per ea qux aspi- 
ciiinl, deducnntur ad rite tractandorum arnioruiii 
experieiuiain ; qiii aiileni non agit id qiiod ci priiis 
ostciulitur reinaiict expers ejus experientia;: codciii 



f,,ua)V xaOr,yTjOa;ji£VO; EO£iopf,Or) • tva, XaOuj cfr,atv 4 
'ATidatoXor, xatJt t?(V dp)(r,Y!>v tr,? atotripia; f,[Jt(Iiv 
xatopOtuOri tot; J7:o|Ji^vot? f, iJtijjtTiat?. "fla:t£p ydp 
TiajOi ttijv •:tS7:aio£U[ji£vtjL)v ti taxttxJt Ttpb; trjv drXt- 
tixi]v i|jnt£tpiav dvdYovtat, 5t' tljv pXiTiouatv oi Tipbj 
tf,v £ijpu0jji(5v t£ xa't £v(5jrXiov xivTjatv 7:at8£U(5[jievot. 
'0 Zl \i.r\ Ttpdttwv tJi 7:po5£txvu(jtEvov, d[jidto-/o? tf,; 
totautr,? £(X7:£ipia; [i£V£t. Kati tiv autJiv tp^Ttov, 
tco ~phi tr]v atjjtfjptav f,[icijv t^riyo'j\i.ivii> Ttdvtci»; 



iiiodo necesse est, ut quibus siudiuin par cst ad B oT; tari 7tp'j; ti dvaOtJv sattv fj aitou5r], i\>.oiui<; i-r.- 

•Lonuni.oinninosiniilitcrscquanlur per imilalionein dvayx^; Sti (ji:|Jtf,a£(u; £7:£iOat, ih r.a.p' autou 7:po- 

cuni qui nos diieil ad sahitem, ad opns dedii- OEtxOkv ci; ^pyov dYa-c6vta;. Ou Y<ip -^"' ''^p''-'' '^ 

ceiulo id (|uod priiis ab eo fuit ostensiim. Non laov xataptiaat 7:£pa?, (Jt?; 5t4 tiSv 6[jLoi(JV o5£uaav- 

potest eiiiiii licsi ut ad parem finem pervcniant, xa;. KaOd7:£p Y^ip &i td; toJv XaSupivOojv TtXdva; 

qui noii pcr viaiii siiiiileni sunt ingressi. Quomodo ^tE^jXOctv d[jtT)xavouvt£; , st •ctvo; ^(jtitEipio; £xovto; 

cnim (|iii labyrinllii crrores iion possiint iilla ra- £nttuxot£v , xatcJTttv d7top.£vot td; TtotxiXa; t£ xal; 

lione cvadere , si iii aliqiiciii incidcrint qui eoriini drtatTiXa; tiiJv olV.cov dvaatpo^d; oiEjipxovtat , oux 

sil pcriliis, cuin poiie sequentes, varios et fallaces dv 5iE|EX0ovt£;, e1 [jif, xat' txvo; l7t(5[X£vot tco 7tpo- 



doiiioruin flcxiis anfraetusque permcam, non pcr- 
iiieatiiri iiisi ejiis qui praecedii, insisterenl vesti- 
giis : ila ctiani iiiihi cogita liujus vila; lahyrinllinin, 
(|ucm liuiiiana naliira mininie potesl traiisire, iiisi 
qnispiani eaindeni viam teneal, per quani qui in 



dYovtt" outto[xot viJriaov xa't tJiv tou ^iou toutou Xa- 
fiupivOov doi£|itr)tijv Eivat tr) dv9p(07.ivTj tpuaEt.ei 
jjtf; ti; tf,; autf,c 65ou Xd6otto , 5t' ?,; 6 h) auttji 
YEv6[JiEvo; E^dJ xatiatri toij T.zpit/^oy-o;. AafiupivOo'/ 
5£ c()T)(xi tpoTttxtiJ; , tr]v d5ti5o5ov tou Oavdtou 9O0- 



eo fuit, egressus est ambitum. Tropice aiilcin dico piv , ^ tb S^iXatov tou dvOpiortou '{iwi Tizpitay^ldr^. 

labyrintliuin, qiii perlraiisiri noii potesl, vila; car- ^ Ti ouv i:£p\ tiv dpxr^yiv tr)? a(otr,piac i6Eaad(jL£0a ; 

cerein, iii qiio dclenUiiii fuit infelix geiuis liuiua- tpif)(jt£pov v^/.ptoatv , xa'! TtdXtv scof,v- O'-'"''-^^"'' XP^ *" 

iiuiii. Qiiid ergo aspeximus in duce et auclore totoutov xa\ iv f)(jitv £7:tvor,0f,vat 6aoici)[j.a. Ti; ouv 

iiostr;e saliilis? Triduanam nioiicm et riirsus eattv f) iitivoia, ot' Jj; xa't ^v f,(itv TtXrjpoutai toij 

vitaiii. Oiiortct crgo iii nohis qiioqnc taleni ex- Ttap' sxEivou yEYovito; f) (ii[jtricji; ; dJtav t6 VEXpto- 

cngilari siinilitudlnem. Qiiidiiam est crgo excogi- Okv oixEiov tiva za'i xatd cfuatv £X5t xc"po''t tfjV Yf,v 

latiini, pcr quod ctiam in nohis cjus quod ab eo iv fj xXivetai xat xataxpuTttEtat. IIoXXtjv 5^ T.ph^ 

factuni csl iinpleliir imilatio? Quidquid est morte SXXr^Xa trjv auYYEVEtav ^x^t Y'i "^ ''•*"' ij5o)p,-'(A6va 

uCcctum, (jiiemdam propiium liabtt locuin et se- ttov atoixeicov ^apia ts ilvta, xal xatcocpEpr), xa'i Iv 

ciiiidum naiiirain , nem|)e tcrrani in qnam intli- dXXf,Xoi; (xivovta , xa't 5t' dXXf,Xo)v xpatou[A-va. 

iiatur, ct in qiia condilur. Magiiam aiilein inler 'E7t£\ ouv tou xaOr;You[jiivou trjs C<jJ^,; ■fj(itliv 6 Od- 

se habent COgnatioiicm terra et aqiia, qu.x' sola vato; uti^yeio; , xa't xatd tf.v xoivf,v j-eyove cjiuatv, 

cx elemcntis Siiiit gravia, cl ferunliir (leorsiim, fj toij Oavdtou p.i[xr,ai; f) rtap' f)[j.(Tjv ^1'joii.i'tr,, ev 

cl innncnl in se inviccm, ct per se inviccm con- tco Y^itovi d-oturtoutai atoixEtto- Kat co; exeivo; 6 

tinentiir. Qiioiiiam crgo ducis el aiictoris vita; j) dvuiOsv dvOpojjto; , dvaXaGcliv ttjv v£xp(5tr,ta [jiEtd 

nostra; luors fiiit sub lerra, et secundum coin- tf,v \)t.6i;io'; Oiatv , tpttaio; £7:1 Tf,v Ctof^v TtdXivi 



iinincm iialuraiii : qu.ie fit a nobis niortis imilalio, 
in propiiiquo exjiriiiiiuir eleniento. Et sicut iHe 
coelestJs lioiiio ciiin niortalitatein assiimpsisset, 
p'isi(|iiam sub tcrra fuisset positus, tcrlio dic re- 
versus esl ad vilam : iia ciiani qni secundiim 
natiiram corporis est illi conjuncius, ad idem (jiiod 



dvi5pa[x£V •, oiJTU 7:0^ 6 auvri()i(xivo; xatd tf)v tou 
a(o[jiato; cfuaiv £X£iv(;j, 7:p^; t6 aut^ xat6p0to,(;.a 
pXi7:tov,tii xatd tr]V ZioT^-) liyo} Ttipa;, dv:\ y'!^ 
t!) ij5(op £7:ix£d(jtEVo; , xa\ urtoou; ti atotxsiov , b) 
Tpia't T:£pt65ot; tf,v tptf,[jt£pov tf); dvaatdaEtjj; yipw 
d7::[j.t(jif,aato. 



ali ipso reclc gesluiii cst iiiUicns, ad vihc, iii(|uain, fincin, pro terra aqua ei iiifiisa, subicns clcinen- 

tiiMi, in Uilius aiiibitihus iiiiilatiis csl tridiianam graliam resurrcctionis. 

!)it tiiiii cst etiam talc quid in iis qiiae piaecessc- Eiprjtat 61 totoutov xa't sv Tot; c^Odaaatv, ciTi xat' 

riiiit, iiciiipeqiiod, priidenti cnnsilio disponsalioiiis, oixovo(j.iavEzf,xTattridvOpto7:ivTi •^uaEir.ap3tTf,;0£ta; 

a (livii.a piovidcntia ftiit iiiiporlata iiinrs liiiinaii;e 7:p-,voia: 6 Odvato; • 6>; Tfj; xaxia; ev tt) 5taXuJci 



" Ucbr. XII, 2. 



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ORATIO CATIX:ilETICA. 



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■:oiJ owjjiaTo; ajX tTi? iI/uxTisExpu:ijr,;, 7ii>,iv S'.i -r,c A n:itiii», ut ciini effluxisSPt viliiiiii, iii tlissotulionc 



avauTdjEiog swov, y.a\ «-aOT], x.a'i ii.-/:ipxw), -/.7.1 
irdjT;; tt;; xaxd y.axcav ETicjiiJts; dAAotptov dva^Toi- 
•/Jiii)OT)vai tiv dvOpwTOv. 'A/.X' eti (xev tou xaOrjou- 
(A^/ou tt;^ ato-T-,p''a<: f,|j.(Iiv, tJi t^Xsiov ^ xatd tV; 
Odva~ov s-/^''' oixovojAfa, xaxd i^v totov axoTtiv ivxs- 
X(o.;TiXT;ptoO:tia. AtsiTdXij T^yip Sti ToO OavdTou xd 
f;vw[A^va • y.a"i ndXiv auvTixOn xd Staxixptn^va " to; 
av xoOapOst jr,; xtj? (fOjsti); iv xij xtuv (jujjt-^uaiv 8ta- 
XJKt, tj-ux?;? TS Xsyti) xa\ 3co;aaTOj, udXiv f, xtov x£- 
ytopiT|J.^;cov £zdvo5o,;TTi;dXXoTpc'a; er.tiAt^ca; yivocTO 
xaOapEuouaa. 'Eti\ S'z tcjjv dxoXouOouvTtov xto xaOr,- 



(■orpoiis i!t niiiiii:o, riiisiis pcr rcsurrctlioiietu 
salvus, inipatiliilis, ct int('g(;r, ct alicniis ab oiniii 
coinmistioue vilii, lioino rclorniarctur. Scd in tliice 
quicleni et auctore nostia; salutis pcrfcctioncm 
liabuil sii.sccptai inortis tlispcnsatin, ul qiiK conve- 
niciilcr sul) scopo ct inslilnto pcrfcctc fiicril ail- 
iinplcta. Naiii cl per niorlcni tlisjuncta fiiciunt » 
quKeranluniia, cl rursus conjunctasunl quxerant 
tliscrcla, ut piirgala natura in liissoliitionc corum 
(lii:e naturalitcr coicrant, aiiiin;i', inquam, cl cor- 
poris, coruin qiuc fiicraiit scparat:i rcdiliis al» 



Vou(Jilv(ij, ou X'^?^' '^V dxptgii [jit[jiT,titv 61' oX(ov f; aliciia admislionc cssct purus. lii iis aiitciii qiii 

(f'J3i? • dXX' 610V Suvaxto; sx-'» toio'jtov vuv napa- ducem sequuntur, afciiral:im ct pcrfcctam imila- 

0£?a[jisvTi, x^ Xsi-ov sv tio [isTd TauTa Ta(j.i£'JSTat tioiiciii 11011 oiniiino capit nalura , scd ciiiii quan- 

X/iw. T! o'jv sjxtv 3 [j.t(ji£tTat ; Vj t?,; i[ji;j.ixOst3'',; '^ 1,1111 potesl nuiic acccpciit, lu lenipus fiiluriiin rc- 



xaxca; sv xri x^; vsxpcoasto; stxfivi XTJ ysvo^ji^vt) 5td 

xo'J ijoaToj Tf)v dtpavt3[j.6v £(jiT:oiTijat, ou [jltjv TsXEttio; 

d9avtT(jiiv, dXXd xtva 5ia-/o-f,v xiii; xou xaxo'j auv- 

£X£c'a;, [iuv5pa[j.'i'jTtov ouotv ■:^p?>; tJ",v tt,; xaxia; 

dvacpsatv, tt,; ts to'j ■::XT][ji;j:sXf,javTo; [i:Ta;jL£Xsc'a?, 

xa't TTi; TO'j OavdTou (j.t[jLTia£(jj;, ot' uv sxX'J£Tat tcjj; 

6 dvOptoTTo; xfj.; ■::p?i;Ti xa-xov (iu;jic;'jta;, Tr, (j£Ta(j.s- 

Xscy [jikv si; (J.t !■>; ts xa't dXXoTpitostv Trj; xaxia; /im- 

piov, T(o Sk OavdT(p xou xaxo^j xiv dyavta;j.?jv spya^i- 

(j.svo;. 'AXX' £i [j.kv riv SuvaT?iv, sv xsXei^p x(p Oavd-to 

YsvijOatxijv (j.t[jto'j(j.£vov, o-Jo' dv (jit(j.Tiai;, dXXd xa'j- 

T(5-Ti; xb •(i.v6y.£W^ TJv, xa\ £c; xb TravxsXl; tt,; tfj- 

c:to; f];jitov zh xaxbv -ri^avii^sxo ■ iii<s-e, xaOto; (f.Tiatv 

6 'ATiijToXo;, i^' ixT.aE, d-oOdvri tt; d.uiapxia. 'Et.zI d lum |icrf('clc dclcrclur, adco iit, siciit dicjt Apo- 

os, xaOio; £i'pr,Tat, Toao'3TOV (j.i'(jioi:[j.£Oa Tiif un£p- sloliis", omiiiiio morcrelur pcccato. Quonuiin aii- 

sxouar]; 5uvd(j£to;, oaov ywpil fi;j:(I)v f] irTtoxsta xr,; tcin, siciil dittum est, supremK iiruis polcslalis 

V^asto; • xb ijotop xp't; s-txsd;jis'jO!, xa\ 7:dXtv dva- l:inliim imilanuir, quantnm capil nostne nalur:e 

edvTs; dit>) TO'3 lioaxo;, Triv ctoTf,ptov Ta-^riv xa't dvd- nicndicitas : aqiia tcr infiisa, cx ea rursus ascen- 

cxaatv Tr,v ev Tpir,[ji£p(u -j-evo^jsvtjV xw y_p6vw ar.o- dentes, saUitaicm iniilaniur scpuluiram cl rcsur- 

xptji[j.EOa, xo':xo Xa6(ivT£; xaxd oidvotav, Sti ih; fi(Jtv recliouem qiuc facta cst in tcmporc triduaiio, l.ane 

T?) iiotop sv J^ouaia i:-\, xa\ sv a^iTtp yEviaOai, xa\ suscipienlcs cogitationem, quod sicut aqua in no- 

£= a':To': zdXtv dva5:vat, xaTd t^v aC-Tiv T.oteov eti' slra est potcslalc, ut cl in ca simus, ct cx ca riirsus 

e^oujia; t^v 6 xoij ■jra-jx!/; Extov xf;v 5sj7:oTsiav, tb; 

fi[ji£t; iv xtp ij5axt,oiixa); sxstvo; sv zm Oavdx(;) xaxa- 

ous^;, TdXtv £-::'t xt,v ioiav dvaX'J£iv [jiaxapfiTr^Ta. 



servalid ((uod resiat. Qiiid cryo iiiiil:itm? Qnoil - 
vilii immisli in imagine mortis, qua: facta csl pcr 
aquam, exprcsseril delelioncm, non perfeclam la- 
mcn dclctionem, scd quamdam intcrriiptioncm 
cor.tiiiualionis vilii, cum diio concurrcriiit ad tol- 
lcndiim viliiim, nempe el ejus qui peccavit p(i;iii- 
nitcnlia.ct imitatio raorlis, per quoc homo quo- 
dammodo dissolvitur a congcnita cum vitio con- 
jiuutione, pociiilcntia quidim proccdcns ad odiiim 
vitii cl alienationcni, morle autcm vilii opcrans 
dclctioiicm. Sed si ficri qiiidcm posset, ut in pcrfe- 
cta mortft cssel is qiii imitatur, non esscl id qiiod 
fit iniitatio.scd rcs cadem, et a nostra nalura ma- 



Ei ouv Tt; TTpb; ih sixS; gX£T:ot, xa"t xaxd xr]v 
Jzatdpou 6ijva(jttv Td Y'^'^^'^"''^' xpi-jot, ou6s[j.iav iv 
xoi; •(\.w\i.tjoii EOpfjast 5ta(ftoviav IxaT^pou, xaTd zh 



emcrgamus, codem moilo iii cjus, qui univcrsitatis 
dominaliim obtiiiet, csl poicslaie, ut siciit nos 
aquas, ita illc niorlcm subiens, rursiis adpropriam 
rcdiical b ■aliludinem. 

Si qiiisquam ergo aspiciat ad verlsiiiiilitudincm, 
etex nlrinsque virtnte ea qua; nunt jiuliccl, nul- 
■am in iis quK liunl invenict ulriusquc discrcpan- 



xr,; (fiOasto; [Ji^Tpov E^spvaaa.aivou Ta xaTd SGvapiiv. n li:"ii. "' 1"' congruenler modo su:e nalura; ea el- 



'12; yip SJTtv dvOptij^Ktp -b uO(j)p, :rp'j; t'j dxcvouvto; 
t7:iOtYY«''Stv, £t po'JXoiTO, dT:£tpo~Xaai(oj xri Osia 
6jvd[jisi xax' £'JxoXiav Odvaxo; %p6y.ti-an., xa\ iv 
aJT(p Y£''£jOat, xai (J.fi ■Tpanfivai Tipb; ■ndOo;. Aci 
T0'JT0 Totvuv dvaYxatov f,(j.Tv t6 sv xto ijSaTt TpO[ji£- 
XETTiaat -fiv xri; dvaaxdjsio; xoLpi^j, tl); dv eioii\[ifj, 
OTi xb lcov fi[j.tv fiii e':-/.oXiav eaTlv, iJSaTt xe pa7:Tt- 
cOf,vat, xa't sx tou Oavdxou ^rdXiv dvaSiJvai. 'AXX' 
Cij-ip £v Toc; xaxd tSv §cov •/svo(Jisvot; xtvd Ttvtov 
ijTtv dpxTjYixciiTspa, iv dvsu xdv xb •/■iv6(j.svov xaTOp- 



OcOsi 



xatTOt £1 -po; TO r.tpai '0 *PZ'J xp;vof;o, 



feccrit qiia; siia: erani polestalis. Quomodo cnim 
csl iii polcslate liominis, aqiiam, si vclit, citra ul- 
luin langere periculum, iufniilis partibus facilius 
mors esl proposita divina; virtiiti, ut el in ea sil, 
el uon convcrlaliir ad affectionem qiix ex illa ac- 
cipitur. Proiilerca crgo nobis nccesse est in aqiia >c 
pr*meditari graiiain resurreclionis, ut sciamus 
quod cx «iiuonobis csl facilc et aqiia tingi, et e 
morlc nirsus cmergere. Scd quo modo in iis quae 
fuint iii vila, suiil aliqua aliquibus priiicipaliora, 
siiic quibus ctiam id quod lil, ncqiiaquam rcclo 



" Uom. viii, li. 



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S. GUEGOIUI NYSSEINl 



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tucrcsseiil ( qiiaiKiiiain si (Uiiii (liie tonfcraliir A «vt:" oOSsv&^ eTvai Sd^ii toO itpdrtJiaxo; •?! ipxT] auy- 



piiiifipiuin, [)io niliilo cssc vidcbiUir rei piiiici- 
piuin ciiin linc coinparalnin : (inam enim liabeiil ;ii- 
(jualilalein lioino, cl ciuoil a;l procrcainluni ^iiiiin.il 
(icjiciUir ? sed tameii nisi illiul sit, lioc non licl) : 
i:a eliam qiiod in iiiagiia fil re.surrcctiunc, ciiin sil 
ni:ijus natura, liinc babct iniiia et causas. Non 
polcsl cnim licri ul illiiil lial, nisi lioc pr;eccsscrit. 
Dico aulein licii noii posse ut lionio sit in rcstir- 
rcctione absqiie lavacri regeiicrailonc, non aspi- 
cieiis aJ massae noslraD reliclioucni cl rcformaiio- 
nein. .Ad lioc enim omnino oporlct (lcvcnirc n;itu- 
rani, propria iieccssilatc cosnpiilsain cx pru'scriplo 
(lispciisalionis cjus qui ordinavit, sive lavacri gra- 
ilam assuinpscrit, sive iniiiationis liujusinodi ex- 



xpivoixsvT) T(p T£Asi. Ti yap Isov avOptoTC^, y.jX zh 
TTpb^ -r;v aOjtaitv tou ^imu xaTaO'a).X'jtjL;vov ; 'AX*' 
5,1.1(0^ ei [iT] :x£ivo EiV,, oi/o' av t&Oto yhrjixo. OiJTi.)^ 
xa"i -b xaTa tt)v (jiEYiXTjv dvddTaiiv pLslJov iiv tt) t^u- 
aii, Tis dpxi? EVTSuSsv xa\ tA; oiTia; exsi. Ou ydp 
EJTt ouvaxV/ Ixitvo ysvicjOai, eI [ji,t) touto -poxaOrj- 
yTjcraito. Mi) ouvaiOai 5iiftiii.i Sixa tt); xati t^ >,ou- 
Tp?)v dvayevvf,3j(.i);£v dvaaTdjsi ysviaOat Tiv dvOpji)- 
zov, ou iTpij TT-,v Tou 5uyxp!;jiaTo? fiJAWv dvd-/.ajiv 
T£ xa\ dva3T0i)(£it»J3iv dva6Xs-ovT£{. Ilpb; touto yip 
&£t -dvTti); TOp£uOTivai tt;v (fusiv oixxiat; dvdyxa;; 
xati TT)v Toij Td^avTo; oixovofiiav cuvioOou[ji£vt,v, xav 
TzpoTAdST) TT]V ex Tou XouTpoiJ '/ipi^J , xdv &[JtOlpO.; 
[Xoivri TTj; TotauTT)? p.uTitj£to;, dXXi tt)v i'::'^ t6 (jiaxd- 



pers manserit, sed restiimionem beatltudinis, di- ^ P'-'/v t£ xa'i Oetov xat udTT); xaTr|-.f£ia; xexwp!3[Jt£- 



vinitatis et ab onini inosrore iininunilalis. Non 
cniiu qiiiccunque per resuncctioncin rcditiiin ac- 
cipiuiii ad csscutiam, ad eanulem vitam redcuiit. 
Sed inulium iiilercst iulcr eos (|ni sunt cxpurgati, 
nt cos qui inillgenl expiirgalione. lii (|uibus eiiiiii 
in Iiac vita pi;eccssit per lavacrum cxpurgalio, 
iis erit rcdilus ad id (luod cst sibi cognatuin. Ei 
autein qiiod cst purum et munduni, proprimn est 
el familiarilale conjunctum impalibile. Quin aii- 
leiii in iiiipatibilitate sit beatuin esse, miuiinc du- 
Lilatur. Qiiiliiis auli;iii iiiduralie occalliicrunt alTe- 
r.tiones, iicque sordium ct inaculanim ulla luit ad- 
hiblla purgalio, non aqiia niyslii a, non divin;e vir- 
tutis iiivocatio , noii inconciaiue piavitatis corre- 
nio , neccssc est ui il qiio(|ue siut lii co qiind con- 
vciiit. .Maiiifcsliim csl aiitcm auro aduUcriuo con- 
fisoqiie et iion siuccro couvciiiic fornacem, ut 
cum cis inistuin viliuui fueril liquefacium, longis 
poslea s;i'cui:s Rco pura conscrvctiir niitiira. Qiio- 
iiiam ergo in aipia el Igne csl vis qiKedam abslcr- 



gciidi ct iniindiiiidl, qui pcr aqnani iiiysticam vitii 

sordcs abliicruut , iion opus babciit alicro gciicie piirgaliouis. Qiii aulcm iion 

niysiciio liiijus puigaliiuiis, igiic piirgaiiliir ncCcssario. 



vov dT:oxaTd3Ta3iv. Ou ydp ijaa Si' dvaaTdacu; TfjV 
k~\ ib £tvat TtdXtv Ir.xfjlvi Oo-/_£Tat, r.^hi -h-i auTOv 
Jiidvstat ^iov. 'AXXi TioXij ih [iiaov Ttliv ts X£xaOap- 
(jLsvtjjv, xa\ Ttov Toij xaOapiiou 7ipoaO£0[Ji£va)v saTiv. 
'Etp' U)v ■yip xaTi Tbv piov toutov f) 6ii Toij XouTpoO 
TipoxaOriyfjaaTO xdOapitc, -p^c ih auyysvc; touto:; 
(ivax(-opr,ai; EJTat. Tto ok xaOapio t^ dTiaOk; 7:p03- 
(ox£itoTa;. 'Ev Oi ZT^ d-aOeta t6 (jtaxdptov Etvat oux 
diJfytSdXXsTai. 0T« 61 Trpoa£i:wptjL)Or) Ti itdOT), xa\ 
ouok') 7:pof;/0T) tt); xT)Xioo; xaOdp3:ov • ouj( ijotop [Jtu- 
OTtxV/, oiix £7tixXr,3i; 0£ia; ouvdy.Eto;, ou/ f) £X 
[;isTa[ji.£X£ia; (jpOtOji; • dvdyxr) Ttaaa. xa\ toutou; £v 
Ttl) xaTaXXf|Xio ysveaOat. KaTdXXrjXov Sk Tto xsxtGoY]- 
X£U(jt£V(}) xpuatto tJ) xuvsuTfipiov, tb; Tfjg e[ji[jttxO£iaT); 
auToT; xaxta? dTtoTaxEiar,?, [jiaxpot; !j3T£pov attoat 
xaOapiv d7:o3tuOf)vai Tto 0£oj Tr)v tfU3tv. 'E-Jt ouv 
fuTtTixf) Ti; eatt 6uvaij:t; sv Tto zup't xa\ tio iJoaTi, 
ot oti Tou iJSaTo; Tou [luaTtxoiJ t^v ti); xaxia; ^tJTtov 
d-ox),u3dy.£vot, •zr>\> cT£pou Ttov xaOap3itov eioouj 
oOx £7:t5-ovTat. 01 ok TauTT); d[j.uT,Tot Tr,; xaOdp- 
oito; dvayxaitij; Tto 7:up\ xaOapi^ovTat. 

ucriiil iniliati 



CAPLT XXWI. 

Nain et comiiinnis ratio el Scripluraruni ostcn- 
dit doctrina, diviiinin clioruni iion posse iii^rcili, 
qui omiics cx vitio coiitractas sordcs ac niiiciilis 



KE'l'AA. AC7'. 

l\If) yip slvat SuvaTiv o ts xotv?;; osixvuat Xti-co;, 
xat f) Ttijv rpacfiTjv StSaaxaXia , evT?j; Toij Ostou yevs- 
aOat yopou tJjviat) xaOaptJi; 7:dvTa; Toij; ex xaxia? 



iioii cliicrit. IIoc illud csl, qiiod cuin sit ex sc D 3T:iXou; d7tO(i)pu'.Jjd;isvov. ToiJTo eattv o [jtupbv 5v 



parviim, inagnoriini cst bonoriim iniliuni ct fiiii- 
daiucuUim. Paivum aulem dico ol» rectc agcndi 
f;icilit;itcm. Quis cnim esl liac in rc labor, crcdcrc 
Pcuii csse tibiqiie : cuiuaulcm sit li; oiimibus, 
adcssc elliiiii invocanlibiis vitalcm cjus viitnlciii, 
prjeseiitcm aiitcui faccrc id qiio I csl sibl propiiiiin 
v^ ot convenlcns? Divina; aiitem opcralionis est pro- 
piia salus coriim qui iudigeut. Ipsa anleni lil clli- 
rax ct ad opus dediicitiir pcr eaiii qu;e in aqiia fit 
cxpurgalioiiein. Qiii csl aiitcni expiiigaliis, crit p:ir- 
li ;cps puritatis. Qiiod aiilcin vcic piiriiiii cst, cst 
(livlnilas. Vidcs quam sil parvuin, tt quain faiilc 
rcc'.e llcri polcsl id (piod csl iii prlncipio, iicinpe 
fidcs ',1 aqua : illa (|iiidcin sila iti arbilrio libcr.e 



xaO' JauT?) |.tsydXt.jv dyaOdiv dp/f) •:£ xa\ u;:oCeat; 
yivsTai. Mixpi)V S£ t()r,[ii ttj euxoXia Toij xaTOpOto[jta- 
To;. Ti? yip Ttdpsstt itovo; tiTj 7:pdy[jtaTt, 7:iaT£uaa'. 
7:avTa/oiJ t?)v 0s6v eivai • i.i 7:a3t 6k 8vTa, Ttapelvai 
xa\ TOt; £7:txaXou;jiivot; tt)V ftoTixfjV autoij 6uva[jttv, 
Ttap^ivTa 6s t?> oixeiov «oierv ; "IStov 6c -.xfi Osiac 
evepysta; f) ttov 6£0[jisvtov li-X atoTT)p!a. Autt) 6c 
6;i tf); ev DoaTt xaOixpasto; evspy%t yivetat. '0 Z\ 
xaOaptaOsi; ev [jtsTouaia tt); xaOapitT)To; !aTai. Ti 
6c dXr,OiJj; xaOapiv f) OsoTr,; kativ. lOpa; O7.(o; j.tt- 
xpov Tt -zh xati Tr;v a.ofr-i S3Tt xa\ euxaTopOiotov, 
Ttiati,- xat iJStop • f) (Jiev Jvtbj T^; Ttpoatpeaeio; fj|jttjjv 
d7:ox£t[jtcV() • xi 6i auvTpo'fOV tt) dvOpcoTtivr) ftoj). j 
'A>.Xi t'j ex TOUTtov dva-fuoiJievov dyaOov oaov 



55 OliAilO CATKCIlF/riCA. 01 

xa\ oFov, oj; r.p>j; auxii t!) 0siov S'xetv trjv oix3t(5- A noslfa! cleclioiiis, li;cc vcfo qii;c siiniil riiin viln 
17)1«; nostra aliliir. Soil quotl c\ liis boniim oriliir, 

(inanliiin cst ct ([iialc, ut ciini ipso Doo homo fa- 
niiliaritalem liabcat ct conjiinctioncin ? 
CAPUT XXXVll. 
Sed qiioiiiain hoiiio cst diiiilox, iil qiii sil com- 



KE'1'AA. AZ'. 

'A).).' ETtEtSJi SirXojv ■zh dv^^pwravov, ij-uxii "^ '^*^- 



O(0[jtatt ouYx;xf<a;j.^;ov, d.^i-{x.i\ ■zo> Ttpbi; xijv fwr;v posilus ac conlcinpcralus ex aniiirt ct cinporc, 

xaOriYou|i^;i;), 6t' «[jitjjOTipojv -oyi; a(oJo|ji£vou^ $9- neccssc cst tit qui scrvantiir, per utrumque allin- 

^Tt:aOat. OuxoOv f| tj-uxr) [JtJv 8ii ■rctatsa).; ■jifiJi; aJ- gaiit eum qui ducil ad vitam. Krgo aninia qiiidcm 

t6v avaxpaOeioa li; d(;op;jiJ!; Jvt^uOev ttjj cKoTTipiaj ciini ipso rontcinporala por ndcin hinc saliitis lia- 

?XJt • if] Yip TTp?); TTjv Jiui)v EvtuJti Tr]v Tti; s^"^? hel ocoasioiioni. Nam iinio ciini vita vita: lial)ot 

xotvtoviav ^Xot. To 6k «dipia ^TEpov Tpi-ov iv [ji£tou- sooiotatcm. Corpns aiitcm alio niodo voiiil ad par- 

o(a TE xa\ dvaxpaJJt tou oiosovtOi; YivEtat. "noTtsp licipalionem cl contcinpcrationcin cjus (luod dal 

Tfdp oi or|XT,xf,ptovoi" ii:t6ou).^^ Aa6ovT£5, aXXti) cfap- saltitein. Quo inodo cnim qni veneniini sunipscruiit 

|jtaxi;) Tr;v ^Oopo-otliV 6uva;jtv siesiav • ypr, dl xaO' dolo el ox insidiis, alio nicdioamcnlo cxslingiiiint 
6;jtot(ixTiTa xou iXsOpiou xa\ ih dXjftxfjptov bi-zh; twv viin qu;c alTert iiitoritum , (iportol aiileiii siciil cx- 

(ivOpojTTtvtov YSvioOat o-XdYXV(ov, t'o; dv 6i' sxsEvdjv iliale, ita cliani saliitari! niedioanieiitnm adinilli 

4;?' a^av xaxa;jtip!50c£ri t6 owjia ■)) xoij pOT,0ouvTo; i«Ira viscera homiiiis, nt per illa dislrihiiatiir iii 

6'jva,at^^ ouTtu xou 6taX'JovT0; xt]v ^ijotv fjfjitov d-o- universuni corpiis virtus ejus quod fert opein : ita 

Y3uod;j.cVot, TtdXiv dvaYxatov ('o; xai xou ouvdYovxo; cuin id giislavorimiis ([iiod nostram dissolvit iialii- 



x^ 6taXsXu[i£vov s~£5£f,0T,_a£v • (Jj; dv £V ■ij.ijtrv yvid- 
1X£V0V x6 TOtOUTOV dXc^txfjpiov tI]V TTpOSVT^OEtOaV XIO 

(Jto[j.aTt ToO 8T/AT,Tr]ptou pXd6riv 6ia tt,; oixiia? dvTt- 
TtaOitaj dittoooiTO. Tt o^jv eoTt xouto; Ojibj £T£pov 
r) tx£tvo x^ otoixa, 3 tou t£ Oavixou xpcTxxov coEi/Or;, 



rani, riirsiis nocesse est iit opiisliaheaiiius co (iiiod 
cogil ac conoilial id quod crat dissoliitiiin, ut cuni 
intra nos fiicrit hocsaliilaremcdioainentiiin.vcncni 
daiiiiiuin, ([iioil corpori fiierat inditiiiii, per con- 
trariani ropolhit a(l'oolionein. Qiiid lioc crgo osl '? 



xa't xf;? J(of,; fifiiTjv xaxfp|axo. KaOd-£p y^P [Jttxpi Mhil aliiid (iuani illiid oorpiis, qiioil cl inortc os- 

CiJ[XTi, xaOti); tpT,rTtv 6 'A-ooxoXo;, oXov xb (fupa[Aa teiisiiiii fiiit esse potcnliiis, et nostra! vitic fiiit 

-p!); JauTi;v ouvs^o^aotot, o'jt(o,- ib OavaTtoOcv urti iiiiliiiiii. Qiiomodo cniin pariim fcrinoiiti, iit dicit 

xou 0cO'j oto;jta £V t(T) fi(;t£x£p(|) Ysviijtjvov, oXov Tioh; Ajjosloliis ", sihi assimilat totam consporsionein, ita 

iauTi [Jt£Ta^:toi£t xa't [JL£TaxtOr,otv. 'iJ; yap to^i (fdo- corpiis a I>co niorle afriictiim ciim fiiorit iiitra no- 

poTtotou ■Ttpbf ih uYtatvcv dvaiJttxOivTo;, oiTtav to struin, toliim ad so transmiitat cl traiisforl. Quo- 

ojaxpaOoV ouvTixp£t(OTat * ouTto; y.a\ t^j iOdvaxov inodo oiiiiii cum (|iiod esl exilialo, niisliiin fiierit 

oioijia 4v T(o dvaXa66vT; auTb •/£v(5|j,£vov, Ttp^; Tr;v cuin sano, qiiidiiiiid est conlciiipcraliim, simiil 



JauToO (fuotv xa\ ■zh rtav jj.£T£^:totT,o£v. 'AXXi [jtfjV 
c-Jx loTtv SXXto? £vTo; Ti YtY"'^'Oat xoO otoij.axo?, y.ri 
6Li ,8p(oo£0); xal 7too£(o; xot; OTtXdYX"'"''-? xaxaixtYvu- 



rodililiir iiinlilc, ita ctiain corpiis iinmorlalo ciiiii 
fiierit iiitra cuin qui sumpsil, iinivcrsiiiii quoqiie 
lraiisiniit.it in suain naluiam. Sod (iori non po- 



;j.£vov. O'Jxo0v 47tdvaYXE?xaxixov 6'jvaxbv xri tfuj£t test ul sit aliqiiid arnor iiilia corpus, nisi per 



^-/•j-ov xf,v ^(ooro;?)v 6'jva;j.tv Tou nvEU[j.aTo; 6£;ao0at. 
Movov 6i xou Qiooiyou 0(o[xaTo; Exstvou TauTr;v 6£ca- 
[xivou TTiv X^?'-"''> dXXo); 5£ 6£txOEVTo; [if, £:vat 6uva- 
. x'jV £V dOavaota '(c^JSGdai t6 f;;x£T£pov o(Tj(j.a, st [ir] 
6ii Tri; ■Ttpi? -zb dOdvaxov zotvtovia? £v (i£xouoi;i xri; 
d fOapota; ^''^'^^•-"■'ov •>oxo-f;3at ■7tpoof;x£t, TttJj; iyi- 
V£TO 6uvat>jv tJ) ev J'/.£i'JO ot"Li;j.a xat; xooa^jxats xtov 



csiiin ct potioiiein iniscoatiir visceribus. Neccssc / 
cst ergo, 00 niodo qno natura potcst, Siiiritiis vi- 
vilioani suscip;'rc virtiitcin. Ciiin autein soliiin il- 
liid corpus quod Oeiim siiscepil, h:inc gr:itiaiii 
acceperil, oslcnsiim sit autem alitcr fieii non 
posse, ut nostruiii corpiis sit iii imiiiort;il:taU>,^ 
nisi pcr coinnuinioncm cniii iiiiiiiorlali laoluin sjt 



t:;ot(ov [jiupiaot xaxa -^taoav xt;v otxou;ji£VT,v £ioa£> q particeps iiicorrnptionis : oportet coiisidcrare, quo- 

xaxa;ji£piCo;x£vov, 6),ov iv *xdoT(o 6iiTou [jiEpou; Y'" i»odo ''ci poluerit, ut nnuni iiliid corpus, qnod 

virOat, xa'i a^j^b [jiiv£tv Etf' iauTOu 6)ov. 0'>.ouv lij? lani multis lidolium iniUiluis iii nuivcrso orbe lcr- 

ov T.phi; x?j dxiiXouOov fi;jiiv f; T.hx'.; pXiitouoa, ^it]- rariim senipcr (lislribiiitur, toliiin por p:irtoiit sit 

6£(j.tav d[jt!ft6oXtav ■rcEp\ tou itpox£t;j.ivou vofj(jiaxo? in unoquoiiue , ct ipsum iii se lolum nianoat. It 

Exot, (Jtixpov TtiTpoof,-/.£t 7tapaoxoXf|Oat t6v Xi^YovEt? crgo fidcs ad id quod est conseqiu^ns as|noicns, 

iriv tfuotoXoYtav tou oto[jiaTo;. Ti; ^ip oijx oioev oTt do sonsu proposilo nnllam habcat dubllalioncni , 

f) ToO o(o;aaTo; f;;j.(r)v (fuoi; auxi; xaO" JauTTiv iv ioi'a oporlcl nobtraiu oratioiiem paulisper i loiari in 

tiv\ uTtooxdoEt i;o)f;v oux t/u • dXXi 6si xt,? £-tp- naturali corporis coiisideralioiio. Qiiis cniin iioboit 

/eouot;; auxii 6uvd;jtsa); ouvEx£t xe JauTf]v xal £V xi'?) qiiod nostri curiinris natiira ipsa pcr se noii 

Eivai [JiivEi, dTta'Jox(.) xtvf;0£t t6 sXXstTtov :xp6« £auxf,v hahcl vilain iii qiiadaiii propria corporis siihslaii- 

E'f£).xo;j£vri, xa"i xi!) ■;t£piXTS'3ov drttoOouiiivr, ; Ka\ tia , S(;d por quanidaiii afllueiilcm oi virluloni 

Gjir.ip xi; dox^^ uYpou x:vo; rXf^pi); lov, -.i xaxi xov ct seipsani continol, cl inanot in csscntia , pcrp(:- 



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tua iiiDtionc :iil se aUralieiis iJ quod deest , ct rc- A ~uO;jL£va 'h iy/.ii'^j.tw/ O-e^iot, oi/. &v (fjXdaioi t6 



pelliMis iil qiioil ost siipervacaneuui? Et (iiionioilo 
uler aliquis alii|iio liiiiiioro plenus, siin riiiido c\eal 
id quod iu eo est positum, in magnitudinc suam 
11011 servnverit figuram , nisi supcrnc pro co qnod 
ixiit iiigredialtir aliiid ad id quod rxinanilur : adeo 
ii! i|ni vidit iiingiiiliiiliiie dislciitiiiii liiijiis vasis 
aiiibiliim , seiat cuiii non essc propriiini ejiis quod 
apparet , sed id qund infliiit, cum in eo Fucrit ligu- 
lare Id i|uoil conlinet inagniludiiiciii : ita etiain 
• orporis noslri construetio iiiliil quidein liabet 
propriiim nobis cogiiiliim ad sui constilulioiieiii , 
pcr eam aiiieni qux intromiltitur virlutem iiiaiicl 
iii essentia. Ea aulcm virius alinientum ct cst cl 
ilieiliir. Pr:clerea aiilem noii idein oiiinilius qius 



T.zrA tJ/v 6yxov eauxoij a'/T|[Aa, [jlt; ivTJiiiovTo; avcoOiv 
liipou •nphi ih XcVO'J[i£vov • (''jjie liv liptOvioi ttjv 
i5YxtoST)Tou d.yyilo^ toOtou irsptoxijv, ei5£vai jji^ iSfav 
etvat Tou (faivojjL^vou • 4XXi xh elapiov ev oOtio ■j'iv(5- 
[ji.evov S);ir;|j.aTtj£tv ■zh ■jzspiiym t?,v Syxov o'uTO) xai 
i) TOu ato;jiaTo; Tj^jitov xaTaaXiUT) i^Stov [j.kv ■xph; Ti^jV 
JauTTJ; aOiTaaiv oOokv fi[J.tv YVtopt[J.ov eX''i ^'^ ^^ "^^» 
STOi5aY0[jt^vr|S 6uv!i[jtc()j;, ev t(j etvai (jt^vst. 'H 5^ 
Stivaptt^ auTT] TpocfT) y.a\ is-i ■x.a.\\i'{zva.i. "ETt cl oO^ 
T) aOitj Tiaat Tot.; Tps90[j.£voi; tTtojj.aat, dA).ot Tt; Ixd- 
axt;! xaTa),XT)),oj Tapi Tou tt;v tpOatv otxovo(JiouvTOi 
<i7:ox£x),T;ptoTat. Ta (jiev yotp TtJov ftotov jitftopuxouvTa 
Tp£(f£Tat • ii^pot? JotXv f; ittSa Tpi5tpt[jto; • Ttvdiv Sk 
:?) Tpo',f7) japxe? etaiv, 'AvOptorao Sk xaii ih TtpoT|T 



;iliiiiliir corporiluis , sed quodilam iiiiiciiiqiic con- B yoO;j.evov aptos, xal elt; tt;v tou uypou StanovTjv xa\ 



griieiis atiributiim cst ab eo qui naiuram dispensal 
el administrat. Nani alia quidem animalia alunlur 
effossis radicibus ; alia autem aluntur licrbis ; ali- 
qiioriiin auteni nutiinienlum siint earnes. llomiiii 
auteiii pr.Tcipue csl panis , ct ad liuiiioris perdiira- 
tioneni el conservalionem potiis, non ipsa sola 
nqiia, sed vino snepe condita, ad opcm fercndam 
iiilerno nostro calori. Qui ergo ad ea aspieit , po- 



auvTTiprjatv ttotov YtveTat, oOx auT^ [j.ovov th uStop, 
dXX" otvt;) TtoXXotxt? e(pTi6uv(5[ji£vov, itpb? tt)V Toij O^p- 
[J.0U Tou £V ^[jitv au;j.ij.axtav. OOxouv 6 npb? tauTa 
pX£7T(ov, 6uva;jLei TTp^; t'jv 5yxov tou •fi[j.£Tipou ao')[jia- 
TO? piiT.ii. "Ev E[Jio'i ykp £X£tva Yevi[J.£va al[j.a xa^ 
atojjia Ytv£Tat xaTa),Xf)Xojs, oti ttji; (iXXottDTtxTjs 6u- 
va[J.£(o^ Ttp^j; T?» Tou a(i)[j.aTOs eI6o? ttj; Tpo'f?,? xaOi- 
aTa[i£vr,5. 



lcsliito as|iiiit ad corporis iiostri magnitudincin. Nain ciiiii illa in mc fiierinl, fiiiiit sangiiis et cor^ 

pus , iiiitiiiiionto per vim alterandi congrucnter rcdaclo ad formam cor|)oris. 

llis a nobis lioc inodo dislinctis ac declaralis, ad Toutojv fi(jLtv toOcov ^teuxptvTiOevTojv ibv .Tp(5nov, 

ca (|u:b siint proposita , rcvocanda cst cogitalio. eTtava-/.T£ov ndXtv Ttpi? Tot TTpoxEi^jtcva tt]v Siiivotav. 

Qii3erob;itur ciiim quemadniodiim qiiod cst iii illo 'ECtitcTto Yap, Ttdi; ih ev exeivio adi^Aa tou XptiTou, 

corp-iis Cliristi , vivificat omnem lioiiiiiium iiaturam , Ttaaav fojo-oiet ttiv T(ov iivOpto-0)V tfuaiv, ev osot; 

iii ([iiibiis esl fiiles, omnibus dislributum , ct ip- i) TtiaTt? eai'!, itphi TrdvTa; [ji£piso(ievov, xal aOib ou 
Mim luiniinc diminiiliim. Fortasse ergo iion prociil 



absiiiiuis a probabili ralionc. Nani si ciijusvis cor- 
poris siibsislentia initriiiieuto, niiiiiruiii ciboetpolu 
cnnslft, sil autem cibus ille panis, potusque aqiia 
viiio exbilarata ; Dci autcm Vcrbum , sicut priiis 
cst defiiiitum , quod est Deus ct Verbuiii , liiiinaiia 
esl iialiira coiilompcratiiin ; et cum osset in iioslro 
coriiore , non aliqnaiii aliam liiiiiiaiue iiatui;c iiiiio- 
vavil constitutionem , sed perca qua; sunt consucta 
et congrueiitia, suo corpori dedit pcrmansioiiem , 
cilio ct potu coiiliiicns substantiam. Cibus aulem 
erat panis. Qiioiiioilo orgo in nobis, sicutjam s;o|)e 
/ diotiim cst , (|iii paiieni vidit, bniiianiiin corjius vi- 
(lo[ (|uod;iiiiiiiodo , (jiiod ouni ille in eo fuorit , lioc 



[jtetoupLevov. Tdxa Toivuv iYY'-^? '^'^^ etxdTO; Id-fou 
YivofjeOa. Et -[ap Tayxhi ito^jLaTo,; f) OTTtjaTaat? ix 
TT),; -zpo-^Tfi YtveTat, aijiT) 6k |3ptoat; xa\ Ttoat; iaxh' 
itj-'. 6: £v TT) pptoaet apToc, ev ok xfi -ooei ■zh IjScop 
£9r,oua[j.Evov Tto oi'vtp ■ 6 ol Tou 0£oij AtJYo?, xaOil); £V 
Tot; 7iptl)T0i; 6tfipT)Tat, 6 y.a.X ©eZ»; iJov xa\ Aoyo?, Tfj 
dvOptoT:ivr) auv£xpdOT) cfOa£t, xat £v ito ato(jLaTi ii\i.z- 
Tip(o ■\-z'j6[i.ivoi , oOx d),Xr,v Ttvd 7iap;xatvOTO[jtr,a£ 
TT) dv0p(o7:ivT) (jjuaei tt)V auaiaatv • dXXi otiTwv auv- 
TiOtov T£ xat xaTaXXifjXiov £6t))XE Ttj) xaO' Jauii/V ctl)- 
[jait TT)V 6ta(j.ov7)v, ,8ptba£t xa't TidaEt TtEpixpaTcov ttjv 
07:iaiaaiv. 'II hl j3pto3i? Spio; f,v. "naTiep Toivuv 
£(()' i?)(JL(Iiv, xaO(j); fjOT) TtoXXdxi; efpTiTat, 6 t'jV dpiov 
i5(j)v, "zpi-Kov itvi T^ dvOptoTitvov pXiTiet a(j)[jta, oit ev 



lit : ita illic ([uoriiic qnod Dcum snsco|iit oorpiis , D toOk;) exeivo Y^vtJ^aEvov, touto y'''-'!''" ' ouko xdxei 



ciim panis aliiiioiiiiini acco|iissct , (inadain ratione 
idem erat qiiod ille, aliiiicnto, ut dicliim est , traiis- 
ciiiile iii natiiiam corporis. Naui quod cslomuiiim 
proprium , id (|iioquc pro cerlo ct conslanti csl in 
illa c;iriie , iicinpe qiiod illiid qiioqne coi|iiis p;iiic 
conliiiebatur. (kirpns aiiloiii Doi Vcibi iiibalnla- 
lionc addivinam traiismiilalum cst dignilatom. Ile- 
ctc crgo iiuiic quoque Doi Verb i sanctificatiiin pa- 
iicin in Dei Yerbi corpus credo traiismuiari. Eteniin 
panis eiat iiolestate illud corpiis. Euit aiiteiii saii- 
ctifii alus liubilalioiic Vcrbi , qiiod taiii|iiaiii iii la- 
berniciilo babitavit in carnc. Igilur undc iii illo 
corforc Iraninuilalii- pnnis triiiibit iii iliviii.iin 



■zh OeoSoxov a(o(jLa ttiv Tpoc;)i)V d,0T0U 7:apao£5d[J.£VOV, 
XtjYV Ttv'i laO-iv T)v £X£iv(,o, TTJ; Tpo^f,?, xaOdi; Eifr,- 
Tat, T.phi TT)v ToO a(o(jtaTo; (pOatv pi£OtaTa[jt^vr)s. 1h 
Yip TiivKov tStov, xa't Iti' Jxeivr]; tt)? aapx?)? (I)[j.oXo- 
Yf,Or,, oit dpK;) xdxEivo t6 ato[ja 6i£xpaT£tTo. T6 6c 
a(o(j.a Tr) £votxr)a£i tou 0eou Ao^ou T.phq tt)v Oe'txT)V 
d^iav (/.£i£~otf,Or). Ka),(JJ? ouv xat vuv t6v kJj A6y<i) 
Tou 0cou dY'^'^''!^^^'''*' ^9'^'' si? atii^jia tou ©eou A6- 
You (jtETaTtotetaOai 7tiaT£iJo(j,ai. KaX yap Jxetvo xb 
a(i)(jLa, d,oTo; tt) 6uvd(i£t T)v. 'IlYtdaOT) ok tt) ^Ttt- 
axvTivtbaEi Tou AiYou tou axT)v(LaavTOi; ev ttj aapxt. 
OOxouv oOev 6 iv Ixetvo) kj) odi^jtaxe (j.£Ta7toiT)0E\? 
5,oTo;, eij Oeiav (j.£0(air, oOva[).!v, oii toO kOiov xa'i 



tl7 



OR ATIO CATKCllKTIC.V. 



93 



vGv zh lacv YivETa:. 'E/.tX zt Yip f) -voO AiJyou /ift', A viiliiUMii , pcr iilcni ininr lil siiiiililor. Nain el illic 



j.yiov Imtst^o 3(Tijjiot, (Ti ex tou 5oto'j ■?) aOj-aii^ rjv, 
xa\ Tpo-ov ^(vi y.i\ aiiri apToj f,v EVTaGGii •:: t')j- 
o'JT(i); 6 ii,oTO?, xaOoj^ 9T](J'.v 4 'ATt(5(iToXo^, ayii^;- 
Tai 5ia A(5yoii 0£O'j xa\ evTsu^sto;, o'j oti Pptija;^); 
xx\ ■ndzzio^ TTpoidiv £ij xb iiiL)|xa tovJ AtSyou, oiXa' £'j- 
Oj^ ■Kph^ x^j otojjia TO'j A(5you azTa^TiOiO^Jjji^vo.;, xaO('uj 
£t'pr|Tat xiTzh to'j Aii-ou, oTt Tourv iart rd au>iui 
jiov. nasTjs 6i oapxd; xa't 5ti to'j iJYpou Tjostpojii- 
[j.ivT]^ • 0'j yip av St/a ttji; ■npi; T0'jto ouJuYla; xh 
Jv 'fijjttv Y-f"5£; Jv Tto Jf|V Sta.a^vot. "ni7:£|& 5ti tt,; 
c-tiii^ xx\ a')zx-'jr.ryj ■cpv-fT^^ xh c-tifjj^ Tou (Tto- 
[jtaToj u7:ojTr,pt.^0|ji£v • t'jv a'JTiv Tpi-ov xa't ti") 
uvptT) z^\i TrpoaOfjy.T.v ex tti; Aijtoye-jo^j; TOiouixEOa 
9'jjsto.;. "OTisp iv fjfj.tv Y£v(>[Ji£vov, oti tt,; a),"/,ot(o 



Vcrlji i;r.ili:i sam Uiiii fc( it i iir|)iis, cni cx p.inc crat 
siiLslaiilia , t'l i|ii(iilaiiiiii(Ml() ipsiiut iiiiDipii! tiial pa- 
ilis : ct liic siinililor paiiis , siciit dicil Aposloltis'', 
sanclillcatiir pcr Vcrbum Dci ct oralioncin , non co 
<|iii;lem i|iio(l cibo mciliaiiic in Ycrhi curpus cvadat , 
scil (piotl sl;iliiii pcr Voibiiiii iii corpiis tiaiisiiiii- 
tcliir, siciit ilictiim fcst a Vorbo, lloc c,s( corpus 
nieum ". Ciiiii autcm oiiiiiis caro alalur ctiain p r 
Imniorein ; nc(|uc ciiiiii nisi cuin eo coiijiiiigaiur, ij 
([110(1 csl in nobis terreslre, in vita pcrinaiiscrii. 
ynonioilo aiitcin pcr (liiniiii ct solidiim :ilimciitinii 
soliditalcm corporis riilciiiiiis ac stabiliiiuis , cii(l"iii 
modo cliaiii liiimori adjiiiigimus acccssionein cx 
naliira cjusdcin gcncris. Qui quidom cuin fuerit iii 



TtxTJ; 6uvajJi£oj; i=atijtaTO'jTat, xa't jjtaXicjTa ys £t 5'.i " noliis , pcr allcrandi facullalcni lil saiiguis , el m:i- 



TO'j otvou /aSoi tt;v 5-Jvafitv 7rp4; tt)v d<; zh 0£p[j.'jv 
H£Ta7Totr,aiv. 'Et.z\ o-jv xa\ to'jto (Jtipoj f) fizMycii 
£y.£i'vou aip^ 7:pb; tt;v auiTaatv JauTTJ; Tiap^oi^aTO • 
6 6k (fiav£pto0E\; AtJYo; 5ti toDto xaTspitlev iauTbv 
TTJ £7:rxr;p(;) T(ov avOp(oza)V (fjist, iva tt] TTJr Otrj-.ri- 
To; xotvtovfa auva7:oe£topT,0Ti xh (ivOptoTitvov • to'Jtou 
yaptv Tiaat Tot; T^ETTtJTeuxi^jt Tji otxovojxfix tt,? y^a- 
piTo; JauTiv Eva7T£!pet 5ta t^,; aapxi;, oT? ■f\ au- 
aiaa'.; IS, ofvou t£ xa\ apTOU £aT\, Toi; aojfiaat Ttov 
■7t£7ttaT£uxo:(ov xaTaxipva;j.£vo;, to; av t^ 7:06; zh 
(iOavaTov Jvtoast, xa'i 4vOpojro; tt;^ a'.()0ap3ta; [^iTO- 
Xo; yb/o-.zo. Ta'jTa oi oiotoat, tt; tt;c £'jXoYta; ouva- 
[i£t Ttpb; 'Exstvo [J.£TaaT0i);Ettu3raj Ttliv cpatvo,a;'/tov 
T7]v 9uaiv. 



xiiiic si pcr viiiuin accoporil virliilcm tiaiisimitiiii li 
iii calidiiiii. (jnoiiiaiii cri;o liaiic (|Uoque parlciii ac- 
cepit caro ilhi Doi susceptrix ad Dei coiisiiliitio- 
noin : iiianifcstaluin autcni Vcrbum proplcrca sc 
admisciiil iiitcritui obiio\i:o lioiiiiiiiim ii:itiira;, iil 
coiiimiinioiio divinilatis simul ctiaiii dcidcoliir Im- 
iiianitas : ca dc causa [icr su;c gralia; dispcns:itio- 
nem se pcr carncm inscrit omnibus cretlentibiis, 
comiiiisliis ct ( oiitoiiipir:iius corporibus crcdeii- 
liuiii, <iiiil)iis siibstaiili.i cst ox paiie el viiio, iit 
uiiione ciini eo qiiod csl iniinoriale, sit cil:iin bomo 
parlicops incorruptioiiis. Il;ec aulem dal, virlul« 
bcnodiciioiiis iii illud traiisulomenlala eoruiii qiuu 
aiiparciit iialura. 
KE-l-AA. AH'. ^ CAPUT XXXVIII. 

0J6^> oT(xat Tot; e!pT;[i£vot; evoitv Ttov T.zpi to'j lis qiue dicta sunl exislinio niliil deesse eorum 

(jtu3TT;piou Cltoujjt^vtov , rXr;-; tou xaTi Tr,v r.iaTiv qii.c ([lucriinlur de mystcrio, pra-tor rationciii fidci, 
\6yo\j, ov 5t' oXtYou [j.£V xa\ Jti^ tt;; 7tapo'jaT,; £x0t;- quam paiicis qiiidein etiam in boc pricscnti libio 
G^iiJLeOa 7:paY(JiaTEia;. Toi; ok tov teXeiotepov etii^t;- cxpoiicmiis. lis aulein (|iii ralioiiom ([lueruiil por- 
TO'jat >,'5yov, fjOT) TtpoE^^Oi^jtEOa Iv ^Tipot; Ttovot;, oti fcctioroni, in aliis operibus jam prius exposiiinuis, 
TT,; 5uvaTT,? :f[[jitv (TTtou^T)? Jv 4xpt6E!a tIv Xoyov qiiam nia.\iiiio potiiinnis studio re explicata. lii 
47:X('jaavT£?. 'Ev oT; 7tpi5; xz Toj? evavTlou? (XYtovt- qiiibiis el cuiii advcrsariis dccorneiilcs niamiiii 
aTtxtiJ; auv£7:XaxT,;ji£v, xa't xaO' ^auTou; 7:Ep\ Ttov coiiseruiiiuis , et pcr iios ipsos coiisideraviinus do 



T:poJ9£po(ji£vti)v 'f)(itv fT,TT;(jtaTa)v £7:£ax£(j/a(t£0a. TtJ) 
5i 7tap(5vTt X,(5y'o ToaoiJTOv eittEtv 7t£p'i tt); 7:!aT£to; 
xaXd)? ^x^'^ oJTlOT^^Jiev, ojov 'f) tou EuaYY£X!ou 7t£pt- 
iyz: cftovT), xa\ tV; ys.v-n')iJ.t\ivj xaTi tt;v ,TJEU[i.aTi- 
xt;v avaY£vvT,atv, eioivai Ttapi t!vo; y^"'"'^"^', y-^^- 



qiiX'Stionibus <iiia3 nobis objiciuiilur. Iii boc aii- 
tcin libro existimavimus bene esse si lantum dicc- 
remus de fidc, quantuni coiitinet vox Evangolii, 
nenipe ut qiii spiritiiali gigniliir regeneratioiie, sci:it 
a qiionain gigiialur, ct quale fiat animal. Solum 



Ttotov YivETai ftoov. MtJvov Y^ip to'jto tt)? yi-jviicEtiiq p enini hoc gcniis generationis liabet in potestalc iil 

xh £160; xaT' k.lo'ji!.3.-j t/u, oTtTTEp av £XT,Tat TO'jTO id fiat quod dclegeril. 

YEviaOat. 



KE'tAA. AO'. 
Ti (jikv Yip XotTti Ttov TtxTO,aiviov tt; opijtf; Ttov 
(i7tOY£vvti)VTO)v 0'f!aTaTat. '0 51 zvEu^iaTtxo; tt,; 
E^ouaia; 1;pTT;Tat xou TtxTO[ji^;ou. 'ETtEtSi; Toivuv bj 
TO'jTto ejt\v 6 xi'v5uvo?, fev Tto (jtr; 6ta(iapTErv to'j 
aj(i.9£povTo;, xaT' ^ouaiav 7:pox£i(tivT,(; TtavTl tt,; 



CAPliT XXXIX. 

CaUora cnim qii» nascuulur, consistiint cx iii- 
citaia appoiiiionc eorum qui gcnerant. Partus aii- 
tein spiritiialis pciulet cx [loteslalo cjiis qiii nasci- 
tiir. Quoiiiam crgo iii lioc vorsalur pcriciiliim, 1»? 
abcrreliir ab co qiiod est condiicibilc, cuni cuilil el 



otpsjEtu;, xaXto; lx-'-v tfT;(Ji-t '^h-i Ttpb; tt)v YEVVTiatv sit libcia proposita elcctio, dico rccte liabere, ut 

TT)v t5tav 6p(itovTa TtpoStaYvtovat Tip XoYujitto, t!; qiii ad piopriain incitaliir gencralionem, cogiia- 

0'JT(Tj XuatTEXf,a£t 7TaTT,p, xa\ ex t!vo; o^jtou aij.s!vov tiono priiis disccrnat quis sibi pater fiiliirus sit 

auaTi^,vat -Jr-j tfjatv. EVpT,Tai y^P oTt xaT' Ejoujiav coiuhicibilis, ct ex qiionam sit pr;cstabilius sibi con- 



•' 1 Timotb. IV, 5. " .Mallb. xxvi, 2G ; Marc. xiv, 22; Luc. xmi, 1'J. 



99 S. GREGOUII NYSSENl 100 

Slare nalui-niii. Dictum cst cnim quod sit iii ojus A -m; VcvvrjTopas i x&iouToc-aipctTat tcIxo;. Myr^ -.ol- 
potoslatc eligcrc gonilorcs. Cuui crgo ca qna: sunt, vjvi twv ovtojv iJi£iiEp;ai«vtov, £t? zh x-ia-h^ xa\ 
ilisportila sinl b lariani, iicmpe in crcalum et in- xb axTiaTov, xa\ ~t,: y.lv ixTtitou cfuacu; to aTpE- 
crcatum, ct incrcnla quiilcm naliira stabililatem irTdv tc xa\ aiXExdesTov iv iauTii xexTTijiivr,?- ir,!; 
in se liabcat et imiMiUabililatcm , ad niutalionera 6k xTtastoc r.pbq Tpoirfjv aXXoioufjt^vi-,?- d /aTa ).o- 
niucm allciclur creatura: qui consider.itc cligit id ytafibv -zh XuaiT£Xouv7rpoatpou|jiEvo?, Ttvo; otpf;a£Tat 
qiMid cst conducibilc, cuJMsnam malet cssc (iliiis, (jtaW.ov vsvEaOat texvov. ttjs ev tporT) 0;(opou[jiEVT,;, 
cJMSiie (HUT! ronsidcratiir in mulalianc, an cjusqu;o ^ tfi? (i|ji£TdaTaTi5v ts xa\ T.cnfla^j xa\ d£t ojiautoj; 
lirmani ct slabilem imiMutabilcmqiic liabcl naiuram, t'xoucav iv tiTi «^1*0(0 x£XXT)[jtivT)? tt;v (fuaiv; 'Enel 
ct in bono semiicr simililcr et eodem modo se ba- ouv Iv Tto EuavY£>.£(i) Td Tpta itapaSiSoTat TrpdadiTrd 



^lientem? Qiioniain crgo in Evangelio trcs siint pcr- 
sonx' cl iioMiina, pcr qiiffi iis qiii crcdiinl oiigo fit 
ac gcneratio '*, gcncratur auloni ex aiqiio qiii in 
Triniiate gcnciatiir a Palrc et Filio ct Spiritu 
sanclo. Ita enim de Spiritn dicil Evangeliiim, quod 
id (|iiod est gencraluin ex Spiritu, est spiriiiis ", 
el Paiilus gigiiit in Cliiislo ", et Patcr omniniii osl 
paier ". 

Hic milii sit sobria mens auditoris, ne sc clTiciat 
prolcm naturx insiabilis, cum slabilcm et inallcra- 
bilcm sibi liccal sua; vil;e principiMU cHiccrc ct 
auciorcm. Nam proiit cjus qiii ad dispcnsalioncm 
acccdit, cor aflecluui cst, id ctiam quoil giguitiir, 
vircs liabet. O.uisqiiis eign sanctam Trinitalcm iii- 
crealain osse Cdnlitctur, ingiediUir vilain immiila- 
Lilem el inalterabilem ; crcalain aulem aspiciens 
iiaturain in Triniiatc falsa cxislimaiione, el deinde 
in ea baptizalus, iiigcncralur rursus in vita inut;i- 
Lili etqu;e alieratur. Nam quod nascilur, est neces- 



Te xa"i (JvijjiaTa, 6t' uiv ^ yivEat; toi? TrtaTiuouat 
ytvETat, i-evvaTat ok xaTi t6 laov 6 Iv tt] Tptdoi vev- 
viojjtevoj mpi tou riaTpds T£ xal Tou YloO xa\ toO 
IIveufjtaTOc dylou. Outoj yip tpTjoi Tcepl tou Ilveufjia- 
^ To; EOayyiXtov, oti T6 YeY£VVTi|ji^vov ex tou nv£u[jia- 
' To; 7iV£u;j.d eiTt, xa\ t Ilau/o? Iv XptaTcTj •(ivv^, 
y.3.\ 6 naTf,p rdvTojv eaTt uaTf,p. 

'EvTauOd [xot vt;9£toj toO dxpoaTou f] otdvota, y.j\ 
'iTfi daTaTOUTT,; tfuaeojj eauTTjv Ixyovov Trotf.aT), iE,h'j 
Tr,v axpzTzxi^j T£ xa\ dvaX/ottjjTOv dpxT|Y6v Ttotfjaa- 
aOat Tr,; I5la.q. KaTd ^ip tV 6id0eiiv ttj; xapoia; 
Toij i:poai(ivT05 tfi otxovo[Jt£a, xa'i t6 YtV(i[X£vov Tf,v 
5uva[Jitv ^X''- "ii'''rs c6v [jiev (ixTtaTov 6[)io),oYouvTa 
tt;v dyiav TptdSa, et; tt]v dTp£-T(Jv te xa'fdvaA).oioj- 
TOV £tas),OEtv Cwr,v, ty]V 6£ XTtatr;v tfiuatv 4v tt; Tptdoi 
6ta Tf;; •!;7caT'(][jtivr,? u7:o),f;t{;E(o; ^XifTiovTa, eitetta b/ 
oOtt; pa::Ttsd[Jievov, TtdXtv tiJj TpeiTTip te xa\ dXXotoy • 
[A^v(p eYY'"'VlOT;vat,3t'(p.TT) ydp tojv yevvwvtojv (^uaci 



sario ejusdcm gencris, cujus c^t natura eorum qiise » xat' dvdYxr,v 6[i.oyz\i<; eaTi xa\ tJf TtXTd^asvov. Tt 



gcncrani. (Juid ergo fuerit conducibiliiis, in vi- 
tamiic ingrodi inimutabilcm, an rursus fluctuare 
iii vila iiislabili ct qiisc allcratur ? Cuin ergo cuivis 
silporspicuum, qui sit aliqiia pr;edilus iutelligeiitia, 
(IMod id quod siat non stante csl pr;cstaiitius, ct eo 
quod delkil id quod esl piMfccluui, cl eo quod 



ouv dv £i'T; XuatTeXeaTEpov, et; tt;v atpeTitov fojf,v 
ElaeXOetv, t; 7:dXtv T(p dataTouvTt xa\ dXXo.ouij.evi;) 
iY5«'JH-aToua0at ptto ; 'E7i£\ ouv 7:avTl 6fiXdv 'aTt, Tip 
xa\ (i7:ojaouv 5tavota; (jieTexovti, ott t6 Jst(1); tou [j.t) 
taToJTOj 7:oXu Ti;jtt('jTepov, xa\ tou iXXet^touj t6 -i- 
Xeiov, xa\ tou Seo^A^vou t6 jjitj 6edjievov, xa\ tou 6id 



egel, id quod non cgct, et co quod proficiendo 7:poxo7:v;c dvtdvTo; t6 (jti; e/ov ci; 3 ti TtpoeXOri, dXX' 



asceudit, id quod non babct qiio progrcdiatur, sed 
som|)er iManct iu boiii poi foclinnc : neccsse fiicrit 
iit qui sapil, ununi ex duubus cligat, noiiipc iit aiit 
iucrcaia; naliii;e sanctain crcdat esse Trinitatom, 
et iia per spiriiualeoi gcncralioneni cain cHiciat 
principem et aiictorcm sm;\; vii.c; aiii si cxtra 
luiiiii ct veri ct boni Oci natuiam, Palris, inquain. 



£711 tt;; T£XetdTr|To; tou dYoOovJ [j.£vov d£\, ET^dvay 
v.t; dv £i'T) ev £? d[j;tfOT£pojv aipeiaOat Tdv Y' vouv 
e^ovTa, i) tt;; dxTfaTou (^uaeojj elvat 7:taT£U£iv -.\i 
d.Ytav TptdSa, xat outoj? apyT^-{b'i 6ia Tr,; 7:veu[x.a- 
-zixT^; ytviazw!; TtotetaOat ty;? iota? ^io^?" fl e! i?(0 
tt;; tou 7:pcoTou xa\ dXr,Otvou xa\ dYoOou 0eou if\)-' 
as.w;, Tfj? Tou naTp6,; XeYtjj, vo[i(^ot eivat tov l't!,v 



Filium i»se exisliinat, aiit Spiritiiin sanctuni, non D t; t6 nveujjia t6 aYtov, p.T; auiJ.7:apaXa[x6dvtj)v Tf,v et; 



siiiiul assumens cam qua; cst iii 1i;ec fidciii iii tcin- 
pore generalionis, ne imprudcns scijisum liadat 
iMaMc;o di;l'ccl;o(nic natur;e, el qiiac cgcl co qiiod 
jioniiin rcddit, el se quodammodo lursiis rcdiicat 
ad id quod est ejusdeni gcneris, ut ciijiis lidcs de- 
feceril a summa ct snpcrcmincnlc natura. Q\i\ ciiiin 
aliciii ex rebiis crcatis scipsuin siibjuiixit, iinii :iiii- 
iiiadvcrlil, sc iii Dco spcm unn balicrc saliilis. Om- 
nis onim creaiura, ex co qiiod cx ;cqiio ab eo qiiod 
non esl proccdil ad esscntian), sibi ipsi est propria 
netcssiludine conjuncta ; et qiioiiiodo in corporiini 



TauTa 7:taTtv sv T(p xatpio tt;; -{vdasij);, |if;7:oT£ XdOr; 
TTJ e),Xet7:£t ^uaet xa\ 6cO[iivT) tou dYaOuvovTO? iau- 
T?iv EtaTtott^iiv, xa\ T,od7:ov tiva 7:dXtv eti; t6 d;jtoYev£; 
4auT6v etaaYdYTi, tfi; OTTSpexouar,; tf ua£(o; d7:oaTf,aa; 
Tf,v 7:iaTtv. '0 Yotp Ttvi tojv XTtatoJv iauT6v OTto^eu- 
Ea;, Xe),T,Oev 4auT6v oux ei; t6 0£tov xt]v eX7:i5a Tf;{ 
a(OTr,pia; 'ixm. Ildatx y^P ''l xtlat?, to) xaTd t6 laov 
ex Tou [J.f) ovTo; £t; t6 Etvai Ttpof^xEtv, otxEtioi; 7:p6; 
eauTfjV cxet • xot (6a7:£p e7:\ t^; tojv a(jj[j.dTajv xoto- 
axEuf,; TtdvTa Ta [j.^Xti 7tp6? iauTi aupi^u^o; I/ei, xav 
td p.cv u7to6e6r,xdTa, Ti Se u7t£pav£aT(oTa tu/t; • ou- 



coiislructionc oinnia nicmbra suiit sibi iinicem toj; f; xTtaTf, tpuai; i;v(oTat -rtpb^ 5auTT;v xoTi t6v ).ij- 



" M:ittli. xwiii, H). " Jnan. lii, li. 



I Cnr. IV, I.S. 



Pliii 



l.)l OilATlO C. ATIXIIKTICA 102 

■)'.\i tf|,- x.tijcio,-. xai cJuSb/ f; xj-i to ut.i^,:./v/ y.:>.\ A •■imi;imi<I:i M:iIiM;ililor, cliam.si :ili:i (liiiilciii suiil iii- 

ivosov *v fjjiiv Stst^ofia o;tiTr|Tiv aoTT]v t?,; nci; ^au- IV'-ii>i-;i, :ilia voro sii|)i!riiiia : ila <rc:ila ii:iliira siLii 

Tr;v aj^.9'jta?. 'SJv yip i-£(jTij irpos-ivoEr-a'. fj ost iinil;i, qiioil ad laliiiiioiii altiiiot crcaliir.ic, iioc 

dvuTTapiia, xav iv zol; aXXo;? x6 Sta'fopov t[, ouoe- qu;« in co qiiod cssiiptTal ct (lcficil cst in noliis 

[jitav xati ■zh y.ipOi tojto Tr,j yuistoj 7:apa).A0-cf,v diircrciitia, oani ili.sjiiiigil, iic silii ipsi sil nalmali 

£f£jp!jxoiJt£v. Ei ouv xTiaT'i; (xlv u)v 4 5vOpti)-'i;, CDnjinu ta conjiiiiclione. Iii qnil.us cnini cx ;c<|uo 



XT-.jTov 5i X3.\ ih IlvsjfJta, xai Tiv [jtovoYivf, ©siv 
Etvat vO'j.isOt, y.x-3.:^:; oiv str) dvsX-iSt Tf,; inX -h 
xp^iTTov [jtiTaSTasetoj TTpij iauTbv iiva).'J(ov. "O^jtoiov 
yip TaT; t-ju Nixoof,(;.ou Ci-oXf/isjiv ejti xi Yiv(5;jt£- 
vov. or 7Tjp\ TO'j Siiv avtoOsv Y£vvr,Of,vai itapi xou 
Kupiou (jiaOojv, 6ti Ti [;.f|r(o xwp?,'2t( tou nu(:Tr,piou 
T^v ).(5yov, sttX Tfiv [ir,Tp(oov xiX-ov Totj XoYt!i;j.ot; 
xaTsa^jpiTO. "iJ7TS s; [jit] Tpi? lixTtSTOV tfuaiv, aXXi 
rpij Tf,v luYysvfi X7.\ 6;jt(joo'jXov xTtJtv ^autiv d-d- 



cogilatiir qiiod non siiil ac coiisislanl, cliamsi in 
aliis dilTciaiil, coniiii iii I ;ic pailc ikiii iiiv(';iiiiius 
iilhiiii ii:iliii;c iiuil;ili(iiiciii. Si cri;(i Iiiiiiio ciiiii sit 
crcatiis, Spiriliim (|ii(i(iiic cicaluiii c.<si', ilciiii|in; 
uiiigciiiliiiii Dciiiii alliniial, is vana spc (liicctiir, 
(]iiippc (|iii scipsiiiii ab illa iii nicrms rcsiitiiti.iiic 
alieiiiiiii facial. Idriii ciiiiii iii liac rc acciilit (juod 
NiciHleimis cxistiinalial, (|iii ciini :i Doiiiiiio didi- 
cisscl supcrnc nasci oporlcrc, ([ui^i noiidiiiii niy- 



xai t'j [jtiTi T0'JT0 axo'::;;^, S ttoXXo^ Ttov ■npoT;(jvTtov 
Tf, Tou ^a-TiapiaTo; yipiTtTTapoptocrt^St' dzdTr,.; ^au- 
To-jj T.apdYOVT;;, xot; Ttji Sox3tv [jkjvov, o\jy\ Tio fjvTi 



yot, Tf,; xdTtoOsv, o'j t?,; dvojOiv eit; Y5vvf|Ci:to;. slerii ralioncm caperct, ad iiialiMiiuiii utcriim cogi- 
"trij'; 8k xi EuaYYlX;ov, avtoOjv eivat tiLv !jw^o;jl2vojv lationibiis dcvolvcbatur ". Quaiiiolcem si non :'.d 
Tr;v Y-vvr,atv, iiicrcalam naliiram, sed ad cosii;ilaiii ct conservam 

crcaturain se abducat, esl generalidiiis qii;c cst iiifcriie, noii cjiis qusecst desiiper. 1'iiil artem I-.vaii- 
gclitiin, desuper csse generationein eoriim qiii s:ilvi liuiil. 

KE-l-AA. M-. CAPLT XL, 

'AXX' oO [xoi 5ox;t [jii/pi Ttov sipTi[jt£vtov auTdpxv] Sedniilii non videlur catecliesis usquc ad ca qiir« 

try SiSa-xaXIav f, xaxf,xr,i;; ^xsiv. Ast Yip, oI,uai, dicta suiit doctrinam babcrc sunicicnlem. Oporlil 

cniiii, Ojiiiior, id (|iioqnc (iiiod postea sequitiii coii- 
sidcrarc, qi:od niiilti iicgligiiiit cx iis (iiii accciliiiil 
ad gratiam baplismatis, seipsos iii fraudom iiidii- 
Y£vvtb(jievoi. TlYipSti Tf,; dvaY£vvf,i£toj Y'''0,'J'''''''l ceiilcs, qiiod videanlur laiitum, cl iioii siiit rcvera 
Tf,s C''Jti; fi,u(~jv [j.£Ta-oir,c7t;, o'Jxdv si^T) (jiiTaToirstc, geiierali. N:ini qu* per regcncralioiuMii no3lr;c (it 
si Ev (]) £a;j.£v 8ta[jisvo;[jt£v. Tbv ^ip sv -o;; auToI; vilK Iraiisiiuilalio, noii fiicril Iiansmiilatio, si iii 
fJvTa, oux olSa izCo; £aTtv dXXov Ttvit YSYsvfjjOai vo- <-■ co iii qiio siimiis, pormaiiciiuis. rvaiii qiii in iisilcni 
p.i3at, i'f' ou (Jir,0£v t(Iiv yvK>pt.<!iKaxiov (j.£T£~oifiOT]. versatur, non video qiiciiiaiimoiUini cxisliniaiidiis 
Ti Yip £7t'i dvaxatv;3,u.(o xal Tii (xsTa6oJ.T) Tf,? <fj- sit factus esse aliiis, iii qiio niliil cst niiitaliim cx 
(T£(o; fj(;.('ov Tf,v aioTf,ptov •;TapaXa;jtfidv:<;Oa; Y^vvr,a'.v, iis qiiibiis cogiioscitiir. Qiiod ciiiiii ad rciiovalioiiciii 
T.avTl 5f,Xov ijTtv. 'AXXd (j.r]V f) dvGptoTT^jTr,.; a'JTT] ot imitationciii nostr;c iialiir:c salularis assiiiiialiir 
xaO' JauTf,v (i£Ta6oXf,v sx tou pa7iTi3[j.aTo; 0'j Ttpoj- gencratio, cuivis est pcrsiiiciiiiiii. Alqui i|isa liiini:i- 
istat, ouT£ t6 XoYtxiv, outs tS S'.avor,Tixiv, o'jt£ t6 iiitas per se niutaUoiiem iio:i adiiiiltil iii baplis- 
e7T;iTfj[jtT;; 6£xt',x?)v, ouSk ctXXo Tt Tiov xapaxTr,p;- inato, nciine vis r;iliociii:iiKli ct iiilelligcnili et 
fvjTtov toito; TT-v dvOpto-:vr,v 9'j3;v ev (j.:Ta-oif,G£i scieiiliaiii |)erci(iiciiili, iicqiic aliqiiid aliiid cx iis 
Y'iv:Ta;. Ka't Yi? av Tpi^ Ti x^^^^w 'h ('tSTa-oir,3:? qtia: liiiiiiaii:im iiatiiiani proprie cxpriimuit, Iraiis- 
c;'r,, si T;TO'JTtovoT:a(xsi'^0£ir) Tiuv ioiojv Tf,;9'J3:to;. niiitatiir ; cssel eiiiin niutatio iii detcrins, .si (jiiid 



Ei 0'jv f, dvioOsv y-'''''""i^'-? dvaiTotxsiioii? ts to-j 
dvOiOtb-ouYivs^vai, TaiJTa Ss tt]v (JtsTaSoXriv o'j Trpoa- 
isTat , cxs^^tTsov Tivo- (i.£TaT:oir,0cVTO5, svTsXf;? Tr,; 
dvaY:vvf,:;:ti); f; yifi: is-'.. Ar^lovi-i Ttbv 7:ovr,p(T)v 



delcrctur ex iis (lua; suiil piopiia iiaUine Si cigo 
qiue fil desiiper generalio, icfoniialio qiucdaiii cst 
Iioiniiiis , li;ec aulcm miilalionem iion ailinillunl, 
coiisiilcraiiiluiii cst qiiaiiam laiulciii ro iiiiil:ita rcgc- 



YV(op;T,utaTt.jv :caX:ivO:vT(.jv Tf,; (f'J-:to? fi;j.iov, f; D iieialioiiis gralia pcrliciatiir. M:ilis scilicrt iiolis ct 

TpJi; -Jj xp:;tTov ;j.£TdjTaa;; y^'''^'^^" 0'Jxo'3v £i, xa- signis ex aniiiia iiostra delclis, (it tiaiisitiis ad id 

0(b; (fr,i;v 6 7t,oo9f,Tr,j , Xouc7i|ji£voi Ttb [jtusTtxtp (|iiod cil nielius. Si crgo, ut dicit projilicta, mystico^ 

TOUTtp XouTpib, xaOapol Ti^ -itpoatpcd^i;. Yivoi(x:Oa, hivacro loti, miiiuli cHiciiimiir, pravani voliiiil;item 

Ti; rovT;pia; Tcbv ij^uxtbv d-oxXuiavTs;, xpsiTTou.; ct niala sludia ac iiisliiiita clueutes cx aiiiniis, cllccti 

Y£Y(5va;xsv, xa\ Ttpij to xpsiTTOv [X£Ta;:£7totf,;x£0a. Ei siiiiius moliores, cl transmiilali sumiis iii id (iiiod 

51 -h XouTpbv [x':v i^jtaxOsir; tiTj atb[xaTt, f) 51 tj-uxf) cst inelius. Sin aulciii lavacruiii (iiiideiii adliibitiiiii 

Ti; £[X7:aO:T; xr,X;'oa; (xf) d-Oji[i;'io;TO- dXX' o [x£Ta silcoriKiri, aiiiiiia autem moliiiini cl pcrliirlialimiiiiii 

-.f,v (x'jr|a;v ^io; au(x6aiv£t Tto d[xuf,Ttp ^itp, xdv toX- inaciilas non elucrit, sed qu;o post saciameiilum 

(XTjpSv si;t£iv ^, Xijti), xa\ 0'Jx a-oTpa7tf;ao;j;at, ot; susceptiim dcgiliir vila, convcnit ci qua; dcgelialiir 

irA to^jttov -h iJSwp, iJSojp iiT';v, o'Joa[xou tt,; SojcsJ; priiisquam sacramcnto initiaroliir : ctiamsi id dice'.'c 

TO'j dYtou nvs'J;xaToc sTticavsi-r,^ t(o Y'-vo,uiv(p, oTav sit andacius, dicani tamen, ncc avcrlar: Qii;r iii iis 

(if) [x-J-jov Tb xa-i Tbv 0u;x6v a-i/o; ';f;p''rf, Tr)v Osiav adliibita cst aqiia, aiiiia cst, ciiiii doniiiii .;i:u;U 



" Joan. 111, 2 sqq. 



103 



S. GRECORIINYSSKM 



im 



Spirilus ci qui gciioialiir niiniini' atlvciiciil, iiiiando ,\ [jtDpifi^v, r^ ih xari TiXEOvs^-av TtaOo;, xal ■?] i/.O/.a- 



lion soliiiii aiiiini tiii|iiniilo forinain ili\iiiani proliro 
allicil, aul viliuin avaritia', iniinulitusiinc cl iiilu)- 
iicstus aninius, fastusqiic, et invidia, et siipcrbia, 
sed ct liicra q\ix ferit cx injiistiiia, apiul ciiin pcr- 
inanciil, cl qtia: ailnltcrio csl ci parala iiuilitr cliani 



tjTOi ^^'^ ^i aTyjQS^uv oiivota, xa\ tu'yO?, xa"i cpO(5voc , 
xat u~£pTic^avta • aX),i xa\ xi t^ iSixia; x^pBr^ 
TrapaiJiivTl aiJTi') xa'i T) ^x (jtotysia.; auxi") xxT|0£iaa 
yjvr, Tat? f,5ovat? auxoij xa\ ;ji£xa toOto u~T;p;T£t- 
Tctt. "Eiv TauTa yx\ ToiouTa Ajjtoto); irpiJTEfyiJv tc xal 



postca cjns scrvil volnplalibiis. Si lia;c, et qiiie sniit [ji^T.i TauTa 7t£p't t6v ptov xoij panTiaOevTo; ^, t£ 
linjnsiiiotli, nou secus atque prius, sunt in vila (ji.£TaT:£TO£T,Tai iooiv oOx £vi " xbv auriv p.cTiuv, 
cjiisqui tinctus fuil baptisniatc, non possuin videre &v-£p xa"i ^rpiTcpov, i -iiStxTiiJtivo?, 6 tJESuxooavTT]- 



iiiqnonaiii sit niiitalns, ciini cniinlcin aspiciain qiiciii 
priiis, qtii fucrat injtiria an'ecliis, qiii caluiliniis ap- 
pctiius, qiii bonis suis cvcrsus ac dcjcctus, nullain 
vidcns nintationem cjus qui csl gcncratus. Non 
andicrunl ab co vocera Zacba;i : Si quem circumveni 



[jtEvo;, 6 Ttjjv tofdiv iTttoaOs^?, ouO£|JLiav ioiostv £•;' 
JauTiuv Ti-,v Tou ),£YO[i£vo'j (A£Ta6o).f,v. Oux fjxouaav 
xat ■napx TouTou ttjv Zaxxaiou 9(ovf;v , oTt El Tivor; 
Ti. icrvxvydrTi}ca , AncSISujii Tsrpa.^Jacrlora. 
'A T.ph Tou paT:Tfi(j.aTo; 'iXifOV, ti auti xa\ vuv 



per caliimiiiam, redilu qnadriipliim -\ Quai dicebant ^_crj\ -oij ouTOtJ StE^ipyovTatjix Ttov ouTtov AvoiiaTiov 

aiile baplisiniim, cadcin cliain dc co nuiic dictiiil, B y.aTOvouia^ouit, 7:).£ovr/.TT,v, tiov i),).OTpttov £-7:i0u[j.r,- 

el iisdem ctiaiii iioininibus appellant , avarum, ^jj^^ ^.^i (iu(j.(poptov ivOpioT^ivtov TputfilivTa. '0 to!- 

alicnornm bnnonim appclentcin, cx bominum ca- vuv ^v toi,; outoT; tov, ^i^EtTa i::tOpu),).(ov JauTto oti 

lamitalibiis dclicias sibi paranlein, Qiii crgo vcr- i^o pa-Ttc;iiaTO? tt]V TTpi? Tb xpstTTov (ji£Ta6o),T]v , 

satur iii iisdcm, ct dfiinlc jatlal iii vulgns suam ixouJOTOj tt); nau),ou tftovTj;- oTt Ei; r/^ fo.)f« £?>•«( 

per baplisiniiin in mclius mulalionein, audial Paiili fii)dsv tor, pfevaMTi}, iavTdr. "0 yip [xf, fE- 

voccin : Si quis lidetvr sibi esse iiliquid, cum niliil vova; oJx ei. "Ocrci eJla€cv avzLV, tpTjal itep^ ToJv 

sil, sei;)si(m (/cci/Jil ". Noii es eiiim qiiod non factus avav£';vTi0^vTtov ih EiiayyiXw , iSuxev avrcTt: 

cs. Qu cuiique eum acccpcninl , de rcgeiieratis i^ovviav Tsxra Qeov xereaOai. Th II t^xvov y£v(>- 

dicit Evangclium, dedil eis potestntem ut jitii Dci (jLsviv Ttvo?, diji.oY£V£; TrovTtoj kazl tio Ysvvf,savTt 

fieienl'^. Qui auteni faclus est alicujus lilius, is Ei ouv Qa6£? Tbv ©£'jv, xa\ t^xvov 1^^^°'-' 0^'^'J> 

est omnino ejusdcin gcneris cujiis is qiii genuit. ea^^jv oti ttj; 7tpoa:pi3£(o;xa't Tiv £v ool 8vto ©sov. 

Si ergo Dciiin acccpisti, ct fadiis cs Doi liliiis, A£i;ov ev seauT^y) tov Y£vvf,(javTo. 'E; q)v t^v 0£ov 

ostende etiam tiii aninii libero |iroposito ac clc- ■^^w^A^o^j.zy , ot' £X£tv(ov T:pocjfix£t Sst/OTJvot to-j y-- 

ciione Dcum <jui in te est. Osiendc in te eum qiii vo(ji£vou uio'j 0£oj ttjv T:p>j? t6v 0£?)v otx£t6TT|Ta. 

gcnuit. Per illa cx qiiibus Deum cognoscimiis, C 'E](giror,Aro!)-siTi\r yelpa, iia^ kii:iix^^:xavZ<i>oy 

oportet ostcndi cmn Dco coiijiinctioiicm el neces- evSonlut;, uT::pCaLV£t avo[jitac, (i£Ta'W£t £Ttt xaxto?. 

situdiiiem cjns qiii faclus cst liliiis Dci. lllc npcrit Xfi}CTi''(: Kvfici; Toiq crvjixac-i, (lii ("fri^v ij!ci;-o-iv 

tiianum, ct implet cimne animal bona voluutale''' : xaO' iiidczi\ri\nipar- svdvqKvfiioqd QEi:(:,i<tt\ovy. 

Iransilit iniquitaics, de malo agit poenitentiam. ectir dSiitia ir avT^ , xa\ 030 TotouTa aT:opa5r,v 

Suuvis Dominus univcrsis , non infert iram per ^rnpi xf,c rpa^jJTii; StSacrxi^jt^Oo. 'Eiv iv TO'JTOt; ti;, 

singulos dies " : rcctus Dominus Deus , el noii cs< d),rO(o? £Y£Vou texvov Ozo\i. Ei 6£ tcc; tt;; xaxta; 

in eo iniiiuitas ^\ ct qna^cunquc bujnsinodi spar- J7:[[ji£V£i; f^niirJ.Gii.a.ui , (jtaTr,v JTttOpu).).^!; aEouTtj) 

SMii doccinnr a sacraScriptura. Si in bis vcrsabaris, ^tjv fivtoOEV Y^vvTiatv. 'Ep£t Ttp?!; ck f) T:po!pr,T£to, 

facius cs vere filius Dei. Si autein pcrmaiies in 6-i1~ii^(:dyOfd>.rovE7,oi'xi vldt; 'TflCTCV.^AyajtiJQ 

signis nolisqnc vilii, tenicre le de superna jactas narai6zi]Ta, OjzeTi: T^-evSct:. Oux lYvto; OTt Sv- 

geiieralionc. Tibi dicct propbctia : Es filius liomi- OptoTO; oux S),).tj; ulb; 0£ou y'V"="> ^' R ^"^'^' 

uis, non filius Allissimi. Diligis vanitutem, quwris -£vrTot ; 
mendacium ". Ncscis quod liomo non alilcr fil 
Dei rdiiis, quain si fial saiictus ? 

Ncccssc aiitcm fiicrit cliani bis aildere id qnod 'AvoYxaTov ov eVt) TO'JT0t; ttpocjO^tvat xo\ zh Xzi- 

restal, iicinpi' qiiod bona qu;e iii promissionibiis Tt^^ie-^ov, oTt o'jt£ to iYoOi Ti ev l7:aYT'"'''="i '^o'? 

sunt proposila iis qui recle vixerunt , non siinl eu p£6ttox(5at T:pox££(jteva ToiouTii ecjTtv, t'o; el; ut:o- 

cjiisinodi, iit vcrbis possiiit dcscribi. Qiioinodo Yf='9V'' '■'^T'-''-' ^'■''-''■'- fto; Yo^P. ^fJUTe d90a).(i.>)i;£T5sv, 

enini, qii;c ncque oculiis viilil, nec aiiris andivil, o'jt£ o^j; f,xou!jev, o'jTe iT:\ xopOLov ovOpiuT^ou iv£6T] ; 

iicqiu; in cor liominis asccndcrunt " ? Ncqiic iiiiscra O&Te [jtf,v \ oXYEtvf, twv nET^XTKJt^jteXr^x-iTtov Co)f, Ttp<i; 

ct dolorc plciia vita coriiin qiii pcccaveruiil cst Tt Ttov Tf,5e ),UTto'JVTtov Tr^v otaOTjcstv 6(jtoTt(io); E/Et. 

similis ulli cx iis qiia: scnsum hic cruciant. Sed 'A),Xi xav ETtovo^jLoaOTi ti Tto-/ ix£t xoXaaTT;p(o)v toT; 

eisi aliquod cx iis qiirc illic siiiil lormenlis, noini- (IiSe Yvtopt,^o[)ivot; 6';(5(j.aatv, oux iv dXtYtoTTjv TtopoX- 

nnlnni fncrit noiniiiilnis (|iia> liic siinl cognita, nnn XaYf,v lyzf.. fbjp y^P li.'M<iii)^> , a),Xo Tt Ttopi to^jto 

cst taincii iiaiviun discriincn. Nam cuin igncni voeiv i5i5axOT|;, ix tou TtpoxEiaOot Tt Tto r.upt exstvti) 



" Lnc.xix,8. " Galai. vi,3. " Joaii. i, 12. '• Psal, cxliv, 10. 
•' Psal. IV, 3. «« Isa.Lxiv, 4 ; I Cor. ii, 9. 



P=al. VII, 12, '« Psal. xcii, It). 



105 



ORiVTlO CATEC.IIETICA. 



100 



8 £y TOuTip oux Isxi. Tb [i^v yip oO aSdvvuxav '«oJ- A audis, iliilicisli aliqiioin ali illo ilivcrsnm inlolligcic. 



■cou Sc TO).Xi napi tt); Trstpa? J|2'JpT)Tai Ti aSe- 
OT^qpia ■ TtoXXr, 51 TO'j ci6'iVVu;j.ivou Ttp^? Ti [xt] Ttapa- 
SiX^^iJ^-vov aCijjv :f] otjicfopa. Oijzo'jv aXXo Ti, •/.a\ 0'J/\ 
TouTd siTt. llaXiv C/!(i)Xr,xa Tt; ax'.'jja;, y.ri oii Tf,; 
6(i(ovu(ji!aj 7:p6s ri) iztYctov touto Or|piov oito^c- 
p^iOto T^ 5tavo(a. 'H yip -p^jjOvjxr) to'j dTsX£UTr,-ov 
elvat, oXXt)v Ttvi tfuatv Tapi tt)v Yi'''waxo|j.evT)v 
voctv uTioTtOcTai. 'Ez;\ 0'jv TauTa TrpoxeiTat tt; cX- 
iTtSi Toij (JtSTi TauTa ptou , '/.aTaXXr^Xto; ex tt); ixi- 
OTOU Ttpoatp^jstoj, xaTi tt]v Sf/aiav tou 0;o'j xp:stv 
dvaYUOjxeva Tto §t'io , ato:^ povo uvtiov Sv eTt], [;.t] ~pi; 
t6 :Tap!/v, aXXi tto?); t6 [iSTi to'Jto pXi-itv, xal Tf|j 
d^pasTou [jtaxapt(yTT)To; iv Tf| oXtyT) TauTT) xa\ irpoa- 



ex co qiiod illi igni aliqiiid Bit aildiliini qiiod noii 
csl in lioc. Nain illc qirulcm non cxsiingiiiliir, 
Imnc aiiU-m nnilla iiivonla siiiil ([11;« cxsliiigMaiit ; 
niayiia csl aiilcin dillciciilia inlcr ciim qni cxstin- 
giiilnr, ct cuni qni niillain ;idiniltit cxslinctioncin ". 
Est crgo aliqiiis alius, ct non liic igiiis. Rursus 
cuin verincm audicris, nc pro[)tcrca (|nod idcin sit 
nomcn, ad lerrcslro lioc aiiiinal tiia rcraliir co!;i- 
lalio. Adjcctio cniin cjiis qiiod non nioriatur, 
suggcrii aliam esse iniclligcndam nalnrain, (|iiaiii 
cain qiuc cogiioscilur. Qiioiiiain crgo lia-c suiit 
l)r(i|)iisita S|)oi vitic post liaic luiurB, qua; con- 
griicnlcr cx liljcro tiniiisciijusi|uc arbitrio, conve- 



xa!p(ij Cc^T) Ti; 4-fop[j.i? xaTaSdXXsaOat, xat tS^? nienler jiislo Dci judicio vita; cxoriunttir, fiicrit 
Toiv xaxiov T::ipa? St' dyaOf,!; Trpoaipiasw; dXXo- B sapientuin, non ad prxscns iiitucri, scd ;i(l fiilii- 

TptouiOat • vijv y.bj xaTi t6v ^Iov, [jieTi TauTa 5i ruin, ct iii liac brcvi ct leniiKirali viiii jacere 

xaTi Tf,v ai(j)v£av dvTtoojtv 6 XpiaTi; po'JXeTat nialcriam ct scnienlem beatitiidinis inenabilis ; el 

OeiopsTv, 5'Jo (puaet; o'Jatto5(JJ; f,vto[X£va; S;jtoXoYO'jaa pcr l.onuin proposiliiin ct clectioncm arn-iios lieri 

xdx TouTOu ■r:aptaT(Jjja Ti [jteYaXetov tou iXlou^, xat a in;ilorum cx|)erieiitia : nunc qiiidcni iii liac vil;i, 

TtJiv o;xTtp[jitJJv Tou 0eou Ttept T][jia?, xaTa5e|a[jiivou post liKc aulem in ;x;lcrna rcmuneralioiic, viilt ic 



5ti Tf,v Ttp!/; i][>.3-i aTop-j-f^v , auvetvat Te xal auv- 
ap:0[iei^aOai Tf, iauTou 9'ja£t Tf,v f,;jieTipav. Kal 
Xipt; Tto 0£tT) i~\ Tj) dv£x5tr|YT)Tt;j a'jToii Stopza. 
Ka\ TauTa [j.iv £t; ToaoiJTov. 'ErtstST) 5i 6 Ssufjpo; 
t[/tXat; TtpoxaOi^iTat tftovat;, iv (5T][taat -£ (jt(5voi? 
xa\ fjXOtc Tf,v 6'JaiSeiav u-OTtOeTat, xatTot yi to'j 



Cliristus conlctnplari duas iiatiiras csscntialilcr 
iinilas, conritcnles, ct cx eo cxliibcntes niagnilii- 
dinein niiscricohlia; et iniseralionuin Dei in nos, 
qiii ])roptcr noslri ainorem in animuin induxit 
iKibiscuin vcrsari, cl voliiit citm sna natura nos- 
Iram coniuinicrari. D'.:o autcm sinl graiiic ob 



'ATToaToXou XiyovTo; • Oi> yrtp er ..lo')-(!J i\ fiacn.lela donuin cjus ineiTiibilc. Et lisec qnideni Iiaclcnus. 

Tov Qeov , A.l.V r.r dvrcqiei ?ral a.X-r\Oelg,- outo; oi Qiioniani aiilcin Severiis " solas scctatur voees, cl 
Ttap' a^jTtJ) SEuf|p(-) xpdTt-To; Oe^-jX^iyo; y'''^'P''*''^=" i r i'i solis vcrbis ct sonis collocat pictiilcin, licet 

0; dv Ti; xaTriYopta; "Apta-OTiXou;, xa\ Ti Xotiri dicat Aposlolus, Non cv.im hi sermoiw cst re(jyrtim 

Ttov ^w 9iXoad-.ftov xo[nJ/i fiaxr,[jiivo; Tuy/dvoi , Dei, scd in virtiilc cl vcrilate '", is atitein apud Se- 

dvayxatov f| [la; Ta ar,[jtatvo[Jiova ixdatrj; Xi|£to; tiuv verum optiinus agnoscilur llieologus, qui in pr;c- 

ei? Ti Tp?); «'JTbv 2£uf)pov X£y(5[;.£va -/p£tt»i5(Ii; Xa;jt- dicainentis Arislbtelis , ct iii cictcris quie apiid 



6avo;j.ivtov, kr:\ xatpo'j aayr,v:aat xaTi tov V0'jv Ttov 
ixxXr,ataaTtxtov SiSaaxiXtov , xaO' 5v xauTa i^et- 
XfjCfaaiv • t'va l-/pivj ol ivTuy/ivovt£; Tot; uTroye- 
Ypa[ji;ji£vot; Xiyoi;, ix TtptoTT); i'/T£u5etjo; voetv tiov 
Xeyo^Jiivtov S'jva[jttv • "xa\ (jit) Sti tt)v Syvoiav tou 
ar,;jtatvo;j.iv3u tijJv Xi^etov :ip?); Tf,v xaTdXr,(J/tv Tijjv 
iv auTot; 0£(opr,[tdTtov rrapa-ootJtovTat. 



cxlcnios p!iiloso|)lios siiiit pr.cclara, fuorit cxerci- 
talus, nccessc csi nos significata nniuscujusqnc 
(lictionis eorniii qn;T; accipiiiniur, taiiqu;im seiilin- 
ti.T; in iis qua; dicnntur apud Scverum, opporuine 
dcclararc, cx sentcntia doctoruin ccclcsiaslicoriiin, 
in qiia ca acccpRrnnl , nt qiii in libros siibsi liiiliis 
incidcrinl, possint cuni priiiium Icgerinl, iiilellitcrc 



viui corum qu.» dicnntur , nequc projilcr ignorationcin signiricalionis dictiouum inipcdiaiitur, ue 
coinprehendanl ea quoe snnt in ipsis llicorcinata. 

" Matlb. 111, 12; .M;irc. ix,4-2; Luc. iii, 17. " I Cor. iv, 20. 

" Cf. Fabr. yotiiia, snpia, col. 21. 



r.vTnoL. Gr. XLV, 



107 



s. GUF.GOK» n\ssi;m 



lOM 



TOY AYTOY rPHTOPIOY 

EniSKonov nvsshs 

nEPi Tiii: ErrAi:TPiMY0OY 

nPOX WEOior/OA' EllirivOnOPf eiiixfoxu 



EJUSDEM S. GREGORIl 

EPISCOPl NYSSE.M 

DE PYTIIONISSA 

AD TllEOBOSllM EPISCOPVM, EPISTOLA 

Frouhme Pitcwo vilerprclc. 



Qui discipulis siiis tVml, QiKvrile el iiwoiielis ^''■'*'', 
is prociil diiliio facuitalcin eliam inveniendi studiose 
pciquireiiiiliiis , el ex prscccpio Doinini rcconrtiia 
seerela iiulaganlibus lai-nicUir. Non cnini nicndav 
cst, qui proniisil, cujus niunificcntia donoruinnue 
largilio niagnifiea petilioni corollarium et aucia- 
linmaddil. llaqiie aiiendc lcclioni, fili Tiinoiliee ", 
coiivciiil eniin, iit opinor, iit niagiii iUiiis Paiili ver- 
l)is lionilalein tuam ailoqnar, cl dcl tibi L»on!iiiiis 
inlclleetuni in omnibus, ita ut dives lias in oinni 
verbb ct in omni scienlia. Niinc aiitcm do iis qua; 
jussisli , <|iia!eunquo suggesserit Doiiiinus, opcra; 
pretimn me faeluriiin pulavi, si paueis tuo desiderio 
obsequcrer, ut ex liis intelligas , quod iios oporteat 
invicem per charitatem servire , dum aliorum mu- 
luo faciamus vohintaiem. Priinum igitiir (iiioniam 
et illa inter ca;lera capita piiiiia proposita est, qu;c 
cxquiritur de Samuele, seiitcnlia , quantum in nic 
situm erit, Deo danle, paucis verbis quid videalur 
cxponam. Qiiibusdam ante nos placiiit verain arbi- 
Irari pr;cstigiairicis illiiis in Samiiele aniiiiarum 
cvocalioiicni , atqiie ad opinioiiis su;c pairiiciiiiiiin 
cjusmodi rationcm qnamdam afferiint, quod ciiin 
propler Saulis rejcctionem irislilia aDTectiis essct 
S imuel, seniperque Dco iiroponeret Saiilem pi;esli- 
gias vciilriloqiioiuiii, qiiibiis lioniines in fraudem 
illiciclianl, de populo crasisse, ideoquc aigrc fcrrct 
prophcta, quod a sc rejeclo placari noilct , penni- 
sissc Dciim inqiiiunt, ut pcr cjusmodi inagieas aitcs 
proplieUe :iiMiiia evocarctiir, ut viderct Saniucl falsa 
se Deo iii ipsiiis defeiisionem allegasse, cuin eiim 
.dicerel infensum ventiiloijuis alquc liostem fuisse, 
"••'MalUi, vii, 7. «• I Tim. 1, 4. 



A '0 elTTwv Trji; Jau-ou [jiaOr^Taif, Zi\ze1ze xal eh- 
pilceTS , 8io!i£i TtavTO)? xa\ Tr)v itpb? xb sOpEtvoJ- 
vajxiv zoXi (fuojjiaOa); xaxi tt]v ivTOAriv Toij Kup!o'j 
8t£psuva),aivoi.;, xa\ liva^TjTouuL tjc x;>tpu;j.ia.£va [iu- 
aTr;p'.a. 'Atj/suSr;? yip 6 ETtayYeiXajjisvo?, •'>~\o ttjv 
aiTrisiv iTtioaij/Ooujjisvo; xt\ jjiEvaXoStijpEa tiT.v X'^?'" 
apiaTtjjv. Ouxoijv apucsye xTi drayrwcrei. , zixroy 
TijicOee • up^TTSt yap, oI[jLai, ty] Toij [jtEYd).ou tfwvij 
T^ph: TT]V (JT]V dyaOivTTiTa ■j^priSaaQa.i , xal 5o'j|] aoi 
Kupioj (Tuvscjiv 5V Ttajtv, ijtte s; 7:).ouTi!iOr|V(itt ^v 
TcavTl /dytij xa'*. irdjr] yvtojsi. Nuv 5t 7icp\ t'ov IniTa- 
^ac , 63a-:p av 6 Kupto; u7:o6d),t], 6t' i5).t'ycuv 

B u-r,pcTT]ia(jOat ffou ttj TTpoOu;j.t'a xa/.toj iyii^j iooxt- 
[jtaaa • d)? 3v Std TOUTtov [jidOoig oti xpi] 5'' dydTcrj^ 
d).),T]Xot; SouXstJstv •fi[iaj, Iv Tto TTOteiv Td dXXr;Xt.ov 
OcXT;;jtaTa. IIptoTov TOtvuv i-ziZr\ xa\ twv Xoizojv T]V 
xospaXaftov 7ipoTeTay[JLevovTJ) itzpX tou Sa[ioui;X ^tti- 
tr]Tou[t£vov vtiripta, oti Ppa/eojv tjj; iazi SuvaT^jv 
0cou otoivTo; ExOfj(JO[j.at. "ttptai Ttat Ttijv ■Kph :f],u.t'ov 
dXr,OTi vo[itaat tt;; yorjTptooj Jxslvr,? Tr]v iii\ Toij 
Sa;xouT]X tj^u^jaytoyiav, r.at Ttva Xoyov toioutov Et^ 
auvrjyoptav zr\^ UTtoXfjtJ/sojs auTtov TauTr,? ■Ky.pt/o^i- 
T3t, OTt Xu7LOU[tevou Tou SaptoufiX iT\ tt] «7:060X7] 
Tou Saou'/, xa\ udvTOTc Tou Tto Kuptio T^poi-yfpovTO^ 
zh OTI OeXst * Tr]V sx twv eyyaaTpt[jiuOtov ytvo,aivr,v 
yoTjTciav ^tu\ dTtdTT) Ttov dvOptbrttov JS.^xiOr]psv iy. 
Tou Xaou i:aouX • xat oti touto ouaavaaxsToiJvTo; 

^ Tou Ttpoiff,TOu e7t\ Tto [jtf] OeXfjjat Tiv Kuptov StaX- 
Xayf,vat tio d7to6Xf,Tt;) , cuyxtopT|5a! cpaai t^jv 0eiv 
dva/Ofivat tou Ttpotpr.TOu '^^xV *"^ ''^'i? '^'^'■''■^'^^i 
(la-cyavsta?- 'tva uor^ 6 2a[j.ouf;X oti t{'euSfi urtkp 
auTou t(7j 0s(o 7tposTSiveTO, Xi-j-tov auTiv TtoXejitov 



109 



DE PYTHONISSA. 



110 



etvat la:; ivYaiTptjjiJOoi; , t:!iv TrjVtxauTa 5i.i t",; A qni liiin Ifiiiiporis, (Iiim oraciiliim consnlil, iii raiisa 



riiciat, ut cjiis aiiiiii:» evocarclur. Kgo vero (lum 
niilii iii mcutcin vcuit cvangclicimi illud cliaos , 
qiiod in me(Jio malorum bonoruimiuc rirmalum csl, 
inquit pairiarclia, vcl potius palriarcli.-e Doininus , 
ila iit neqiicposMMt (lainuali ad sanctiiriim qnictcm 
asccmlcrc, nciiiic santli ad iniprobonim cocluni 
pcnctrare : vcras essc scnlciilias cjiismodi non ad- 



auTojv yoiTsfa; ttjv avoSov x?)? "^uxfi? auTOU [Aav- 

TsujavTa. '¥j-;w 51 Tioh^ ih zuoL-(yi'/.iy.hv x^'^i'-^ f''-^" 

iTtov, 5ti [jii-ov T(x)V xaxdiv t£ xa't iyj^C}'/ eSTfjp;- 

XTai, tpr,ab./ 6 TraTptdpx^i'» > [JiaXXov £i 6 toC 7:a- 

Tp'.apxo'j KOpto? , (b; (aijtti/avov Etvat Tot^ t: •xaTa- 

xptTot^ S7c'l Tt;v Tcijv otxaiiitv av^dtv <iva6f,vat, xa\ Totj 

liYtotj rpi; zhv tuiv ::ovr|ptov yopiv StaiTipajaf oO oi- 

XOjjtat d>.T,Oji;£tvai t3i? TOtaiJTa? u-oXf,'|s!;, SioaxOdi milto, utpote qui solum vcrum crcdcre Evanjjcliiini 

jj.ivov <iXr,Oks tTvat TttsTSueiv xb EuaYy^Xtov. 'EiTEtS)) sum edoctus. Quando igiliir magnns inler sanctos 

Toivuv fjtiya; Iv dYtot.; 6 -aptour^X, irovTipJ/v o'z XTf,!jia cial Samiicl , rcs aiilcm mala cst inagia el incaii- 

f) •(OT^-da, ou zJtOojjtat oti ev tojoutij) Tf,c iotac dva- latio , cum tantis Samucl in dcliciis vcrsarctiir, 

TtaiJistji)? 6 XapiouTiX xaTasTJt;, xh dotiiSiUTOv ixstvo neqne volcntem euin nequ<! invitnni profuiuliim 

Xda,ua rp6j touj d3i6ouvTaj otTjpxsTo , oOts Jxojv iHuin hiatiim vcrsus inipios ct cliaos impervium ar- 

ouT£ Sxuv iSxtuv jjtiv ouv oux Sv £Tt ui:E[jtstv£ t6 IJ.TI bitror irajecisse. ^am iiivilus quiilcm id iion susii- 

ouvaiOat t^ Satjj.ivtov otafii^vat xh xdTjjta , xal £v t(o U nuisscl, qiiod liialnm (Lenion pcrtransirc noii piis- 

Xopto Ttov djiojv YEvtijxEvov [i;Taxtvf,5at Tov dviov sct, alquc cx mcdio licatoriim ca'tii virum sanctum 

Jxtijv Sk oux dv TO'jTO E-ottjas, xtj) [Jtf,Te pouXeaOat 

£TTt[xtxOfivat Toij xaxot.;, (JtfjTs 6'jvaaOat • xtTj ydp Iv 

d-|'aOoti (jvTt d6o'jXr|TOV dri Ttiav Iv oT; iaTtv f) Trpij 

Td jvavTta [JLSTd"Taat{. Ei os Tt; xa^t po^JXEsOat oott;, 

dX"A' f, TOu ■/i.'7111-rj^ '■fJTt; 0'jx £7:tTpi~t Tf,v irdp- 

o8ov. 

Tt ouv eiTtv 3 T:£p\ xo'Jtijjv fiii.zli Xo-j-tJiijJLsOa ; 
'ExO.oi? TTJ; dv9pijjT:£vr,? (ptJjEtu; isTtv 4 xotv^i? Tidv- 
T(ov TToXfjjtto;, (i) Taad eaTtv e7:t'voia xa't azouof) £t; 



a'JTa Ta xatpta fiXd-Titv tov otvOpto-ov. Tt; ol Tota'JTr, 
xatpta xaTd t(Tjv dvOp('o7:tov dXXri 7:Xr,i'r], tb; t6 dito- 



alio Iransferrc ; volcns aiilein id non fccissel, quod 
ncqiie ciim improbis commisceri vellct ncqiie pos- 
set. Qui enim in bonis versatur, ali iis iii quilius 
vcrsatur ad conlraria spontc non transit. Qnod si 
quis ctiam iliuin voliiisse coiiccdal, noii laineu 
ipsius liiatus natura iranseundi potcstalem fccisset. 
Qiiid crgo cst, quod de liis nobis in mentcm 
vcnit? Cum iiatunc huinansc sit inimi( us comimi- 
iiis omninin liostis, id uiiuin cogilat stndclqiic, ut 
non qiiodvis Iioniiiii , scd lclalc vuliiiis inlligat. 
Quodiiam porro alind talc vulnus Iiominibus letale 



6Xr,0f,vat ^7:6 Tou GeoO Cwo7:otoGvTO?, xal Ttphi Tf,v q possn i,i|]igj^ ^„a,„ gj a yita; auctorc Dco rejician- 

: '.^ _.r n... • t.._ . _f. . ' *~ . yr? ?.• .... 



ar.L.Af.a.'/ to'j OavdTou ixouaJ(jj? auTO[jtoXT[sat ; 'Ezetof] 
Toivuv aTTOuof] Ti; eaTt xaxi tJiv ^iovTot; tft/.oatojxd- 
Tot; Yvuiaiv Tfja Ttjv [jteXXcJVTtov 'iyti'/ " 6t' rj; eXr:!- 
Couatv i| Ttov xaxtliv d7:o'.fUYf,v, i) 7:pbj t4 xaTaO'J[jt:a 
Xstpa-coj-ftav • to'jtou xap'-'>'> <^? «'^ M ~P^-|? t^v 0£ov 
ol dvOpwTTOt pXe7:ot£v , toXXou; ■zpiTzou^ t^? toCI [jteX- 
XovToj-j^vtoasto; f) a-a-r^i.T] -div oat[jtivtov STSxvd-aTo 
9'jat;, ottovoaxotTiaj, au;j.^>jXo[jtavTsia;, xp»|5Tf,pta , 
f)7:aToaxo-ia;, vsxutac, evOouataaaou;, xaTaxtoxi;, 
e[ji7:v£'Jastg, xa't dXXa TotauTa TToXXd' xa't 07:sp av 
xi; etSo; TrpoYvtoasto; ?x tivo; d7:dTr,; d>,r,Oc; etvat 
vofjitastsv, exstvo xh d7:aTr,).ov oat(j.(5vtov 7:apa;fai'js- 
xat et? otxaitoatv xf,c f]7taTr,pti'jr,; u7:oXf,tJjso); to'j 
7:e7:Xavr,[jtlvou. 0'jxo); xa't ttjv xcj dexou 7:xf)atv 7:p6; 



tur, ut in moriis cxitinm prycipites uUro fcran- 
tiir? Quoniam igilur liomiiies voliiptarii corporis- 
que plus xquo amaiiles in liac vita studio res fii- 
tiiras sciendi tenenlnr , i|iia cognitione vel mala se 
cvilaliiros sperant, vel id quod dcsiderant assecu- 
turos : ideirco iie a Dco pendcanl liomines, pra;- 
nolionis rcrum fiitnrarum varia gcnera fallax da;- 
nionum natura commenla esl, auguria, divinationes 
per symbola, oracula, aruspicia, niortiiorum evo- 
cationcs, furoris alllatns, iiuminis iiistinctus, in- 
spirationes, aliaqiic plurima id gcniis : tum qua;- 
cunque praenoiionis species ex aliqua fallacia vcia 
culpiam videalur, illa contiiiuo a fallaci dKinone 
monslralur, nl hoc tanquam palrocinio cjiis , qui 



Tf,v Tou 7:apaTSTr,pr,x.5To; eATiiSa au';Spa[isiv 7:apa- " i,, frauJem illcctns cst, fallax opinio jusla compro 



axsua.5£i Oai[j.o)v, xa"t to'j f,7:aT0; t{iv 7:aXp.?jv, xa't 
TTjv ex Toij tfuatiiSou; Ytvo!i£vr,v Tojv (Jtrivi-j-Ya^v 7:apa- 
(fopiv, xal Ttov Si.ti.tdTO)V 7:apaaTpocpf,v, xa't dxdjTr,v 
xaTa Tf,v aT)[jt£ttoO£taav ^x Tf,;d7:dTT); 7:apaTf,pr,atv fj 
Tou Saiij.o'jo; 7:avoupYia T:po5sixvuat xot; d7:aTto|jts'jot;' 
(oOT£ d7:oaTdvTa; to'j; dvOpoj7:ou; tou 0eo'j , rpoa- 
iX£tv TT) 0spa7:£ia xtov 6ai[Ji(5vojv, 5i' uiv *v£pY£taOat 
xd xota'jTa 7:taT£'Jouatv. "Ev Toivuv d7:dTT)j etSo; f,v 
xa\ -h Ttov eYYa5Tpt(jt'J0o)V , u)v f) [jtaYYavsta e7:t- 
3T£'JST0 O'jvaa0at Td; tcTjv xaTotxojtivojv t}uxi; 7:dXtv 
7:po; T^v dvo) ,3iov J^iXxsaOat. To'j Toivuv SaoijX b/ 
a-oy'/il>js.i cojT7)piag yefo^/^io; , Std t6 TravaTpaTia 
auYxsxtvT^aOat xax' auxou 7:av x6 dXX(5'.fuXov , xa't 
i-X xa'Jxr,v £X0(3vto; ttjv £7:tvotav, (JoaT^ xlv Ia;j.ouf/. 
auTO) TpiJT^ov 'Jr.oOiaOat xtvd atoTripia;- tJi 7:apa;j.£- 



lictur. Sic ciruii drcinon, ut aqiiila; volalus cuin 

ejus, qiii observaril, spe et exspectatione concur- 

ral, et ut jccoris palpitalio, ct nicmbranarum ac 

pellicularuin ex inllalione urta litnbaiilia, ct ocnlo- 

rum inversioncs, ct nnaqiuciiuc prout notata fue- 

rit ex fallacia observalio , deccplis liomiiiibus a 

vcrsutia daemoiiis cominonstreliir ; iit a Deo disce- 

dcntes dscmoiiuin culuii sc addicant, a quibiis talia 

pcrfici crediinl. Porro unum crat ex illis fallacia! 

goneribus hoc vciilriloqiioruin, seu Pytboncm Iia- 

bciiliiim,, quoruin pra;stigia; posse aiiimas coriiin, 

qui decesseraiit, rursus ad lianc superstituni vitain 

prolrabere credebaiilnr. Ciiin ilaqiic Sa.il de siia 
saln'c dcsperaret, (iiiod omnes t(i|iias siias adver- 

sns ipsiim alicnigcn.-c omncs collcgissent , sibiqno 



111 



S. GRKGORII NYSSEM 



1!2 



|)prsiiasisscl, se a S:imiielo viam aliqiiam al.nii' la- A vov -:?) k-c(a-!-p<.\).'JliM oat;ji&viov, 5i' oL t,TraTa-o tx 



lioncm cilcueri possc , (jua imolumis evaderd ; 
(1110(1 vcntriloqiue insidebal dicmoniiim, a qiio dc 
iiiore miiliercula dccipiiibalur, varias sibi formas 
iimbraiiles in nnilicrciiU« oeulis clliiigebai, ciim in- 
teriiii iiihil eorum, (iiia; coiispiciebat nnilicrciila, 
Sauli appmerel. 1 1 eiiiiii iiicanlalionem siiani ag- 
grcssa est, jani(|iie niulicrtuhe ob oculos phaii- 
tasmala ct spcctra vcrsaliantur, cx co fidiMn snis 
apparilioiiilnis conciliare voluit (bemon, qiioil ejiis 
pcrsonain, qiii ilissiiiiiihilo liabitu latebnt, dei laia- 
ril, qux rcs iiiajoicm in admiialionem Saulem tra- 
«liixit, iil exislimarct noii abciraturain (Jeinccps ab 
■ullius rci cognitione nuiliercm, ciini privati liiibilns 
inagicae lai.iiUali non imposiiisset. Posliiuam crgo 
«lixil illa se dcos ascendenles viilcre, ct viriim crec- 
tum ainictum pallin, quo paclo stabilient quod ad 
liistoriam aiiinct, qni servi sunt lillera!? Si cnim 
vcre Samiiel cst ille qi:i visus cst.plane igilur vcii 
sunt cliani dii , qui a venclica siiiit visi; nam et 
<);enionia dcos dicil Scripliira : Omnes ei:im dii gen- 
liuin damonia"'' ; nuin igilur cuin dsmonibus erit 
ct aiiima Sannielis? .\bsit. Veriim ilhid, qiiod scm- 
(ler veiufic;c obsei|uebatur, dasiiioirmm assumpsit ct 
alia secuin da;moiiia , ut cum uuilicrcm falicret, 
tum euni qui ab ipsa fallcbatur Saulem ; atque ef- 
fecit qiiidem ut dsmonia dii a venlri!o(|ua rcnse- 
rentur, ipsum autein illa sc specie indiiit quaj rc- 
qiiircbalur, et voces illius siimilavit, ct qiiaiilum 
licebat verisiiiiili asscqiii conjectura cx iis (iii;e ap- q 6 fiafiJKjjv ei-ojv -rrjV aXrfitia^/ , ox: Aijpior crb xul 



(jyvTjO^fas xb Y'Jva'ov, eI; oia-fiipou? [Jiop-joi; axitooiL? 
£V Tot; 696^5.^101^ Toij Yuvafou taj^TifjiaTijETO, oi5cv!>; 
T(p SaoliX 7:p09aivo;jiiVO'J , uiv •/.aO-topa xi •(''■^vaiov. 
'il; ykp T-^azri zt^; yoT^zda^, xal ?,otj tio Y'jva[(;) f,v 
jv li-fOaA^jiotj -i 9avT2j;j.aTa, t:'ttiv to'J a/.rflT^ Ti 
9aiviitj.sva Eiva', Ta^JTTjv 6 Saijjitijv J;jLT,xavTj laTO , xh 
TotoTov oOtou XExpu[jL[ji£vou ev T(i) ei'6£t tou Tipouyi^- 
lJ.aToc otaTa^Tjtjai, St' ou [jtaXXov 6 SaoJX y.a-ziikiyTi, 
ij; cJSkv Izi TT,; '(wiaiy.hq C9a),T,T0,!j.EVTi? , t(o t6 
iottoTtxbv (J/T;!j.a tt]v Yor,Ttxf,v 6'Jva[j.iv [.1.^ (i-,'vor,-ai. 
Eit:o6zt\; TOtvuv aiiTT;? Oeou; itopaxevat (ivaSatvov- 
Ta;, xa\ SvGpto-ov iSpOtov sv BtTrXLtSi, izw^ <jTr,30U3i 
T?j xaO- tJTopfav ot SouXot tou Ypa,tJt;xaTO.;; E! ykp 
airfihiq 6 DaiJouTjX euTtv 6 (i^Oi^c, o'Jxo'jv xaT* 
dXTjOitav xa\ 0:o£ eijtv ol i-fOtmi; irapi tt;,; ^ap^jta- 
xioo; ■ Oeou; o^ fj TpafT\ -a oat[j.'5vta XiY^t • ndrTe^ 
ylip cl 6ecl zu>v eOruir Saijidria' ip' ouv [JtSTit Ttliv 
Sat;j.ovtov xa't f, ({'UXT] tou Sa^j-ou-rjX; IMt] Y-votTo • aXXi 
To TravTOTj uTtaxouov xt^ 9ap;j:axtot Sat[j.'jvtov Tuap- 
^Xafis xa\ &XXa TtvsujJtaTa Ttph? ii7raTr,v auTTJi; ts 
[xa\] TTJ? Y"vaix^;, xa\ to'j St' exsEvt)? (i7:aT(0[JiiVO'j 
SaouX • xa't Tot [jkv cat;j.(5vta Osouv vo[j.tf£iOat Tapii 
TT,^ £"i'YO"Tpt;j.uOou i-otTjHEv, a'.,-h o'z T^ph; -zh kT.i- 
d;T]TO'J[j.£vov stooj ia/T,[j:aTtiOT) , xa't Taj ly.z'iwj 
^tova; UTTSxptvaTO, xal OTicp eSx?)? tJv sx tiov ^atvo- 
p.cVtov XoYtTasOai, tt;v ex Toij lixoXo^JOou £x6r,::s30ai 
T^poiSoxT^Oitjav d-i^aTtv, toj £v e:'6;i 7i,oo9TiT£ta^ 
e^O^Y?'^''^''- "IIXsY^s Si xa\ toj o'Jx £6o'JX:to JauT^jv 



parcbant , conformalo iu speciein prophelia' re- 
sponso, qua; ex conseqiientia eventura piuabaiitui-, 
dcnuntiavit. Porro scipsuni volcns iioleiis argiiit 
(bcnion veritate prolala, duin dixil : Cras lu et Jo- 
naihan mecum''' ; si enim vere Samuel erat, qiio- 
niodo fieri polerat, iit is qiii omnium sceleriim reiis 
crai, cinii illo esset? Veruin biiic li(|uet Samuelis 
loco drcinoniuin illud iniprdbiim visuni, cuni seciim 
futurum Sauleni dixit, meniitiim iion esse. Etsi au- 
tcm Scriptura dicat etiam, Samuel boc dixit, ne 
coinmoveanl ha;c verba periluni leetorem, sed ad- 
diluin exislimct, qiii piil;ibatiir cssc Samiicl. 
llanc cniin consuetudinem esse Scriptura;conipe- 
iiinus,uts;cperei verse loco iciqiiod apparct cnarret. 



'IwdOar jteT' kficv. Et Y^tp aXTfiH)^ tjv 6 Sa[j.ouT)X, 
TOo; evcSi/cTO tVj ev TTairi xaxfa xaT£Yvt))J[J:^vov (jteT* 
Exsivou Y-V£iOat ; 'AXXi 6t,Xov oti avT\ Toij Sa- 
lJ.oui]X li^O^v zh T.ovrrjh-^ exeivo 5at|j.(ivtov, [jeC Jau- 
TO'j c3£j0at Tf(V Sao-jX ElTTtbv, oijx Etf/euaaTO. Et Sl 
X^Y-' \ fpa^r], OTt Ka\ eTrTsv 6 Sa.aouljX, y.T\ Tapaa- 
aiTto Tiv iTtaT-rjtj.ova 6 TotoiJTo; X^^yo? " dXXi Trpoa- 
XEtaOat vo;jtt^£TDj, oTt voiJtfjOe^j elvat SaiJ.ouTiX. 
E'jpfa-/<o[j.£v Y^P ■'i^v rpa9txT,v auvfjOstav TOXXa/ou 
T^ ooxouv avT\ TO'j iivToj StE^to^jaav , ijic e7:\ Toij 
BaXaiiJi, vuv [i^v X£yovto; a'JToiJ, oTt 'AxoiKTOjiai xi 
.Xa.lqcei. ir iiiol c 0ecx' [JisTi TauTa 6e , oTt yvo'j? 
Sc 6 BaXai;x, oTt ipeaTiv rjv Tto ©Eto [jt] xaTapasOac 
Tou; 'l3paT]XfTa? , o'JxoTt xaTi t^ EttoO!)^ liiTriXOev 



iit in historia Balaam iiunc qiiidcm diccnte ipso : ^ £i- auvavTr]atv Tot^ oitovot;^ 6 y^P otve-jitaxETtTOj 



Audifim quid loquelur in me Deus ; deinde vero 
«uin iiovisset B:ilaaiTi ''", qiiod phiccrct IJeo ut niiii 
nialediceretiir Israeli, iieqiiaquam abiit, sicut con- 
suclum ei erat, in occursum auspiciis : qui ciiiiii 
inconsideratiis fiieril, ibi quoque vcruin Dciim cuni 
r.alaam colloqiii arbilrabitur. Sniie quidcm qiiml 
subjicitiir argiimciito cst, ciim qiii Balaani piilaba- 
tur, deuin sic appellasse Sciipuirani, non ciiin, (|ui 
vcre Deus essct. Sic igitiir hic quoque is, qui Sa- 
iiuiel csse videbatur, vcrha veri Saniuelis siiiiiila- 
bat, dum ingcniose daMnoii , cx iis qii.'*! probabile 
erat evenlura, prophctiam imitarelur. Qiiod aiitcin 
«le Elia interrogasii, niajori indiget coiisideratioiie : 
iion itcm in proposita qua>slioiic. Etenim qiii jiissiis 



xaxEt Tbv aXT,0tv6v 0Eiv vo,uifa£t oiaXiye.!!Oa', tio Ba- 
Xaa;jt. 'H [jiEvTot £7:a-;'toY'Ti 6Eixvuatv , OTt Tiv ur6 
TO'j BaXaijJi vo;itC(5;J-Evov 0£?)V ouTto; iJjvtSiJtoaev ■?] 
rpa^t], o^jyX tSv fivTto; 8vTa 0c(!v. Ouxoijv xa\ Jv- 
TauOa i 6(>|a; Elvat Sa;jtour]X Touc tou iXriGivoiJ Sa- 
lJ.oui]X uTTEXpfvaTO XiJ-,'ouc , eu^uijj; tou oaf[J.O';o.; ix 

TlilV etXliTtiJV [itlJOU(xivOU TT]V TTpO^TJTEfaV. Ti 61 xaTi 

tSv 'HXtav -Izio-ioq [jev X,°fl^-' "^^? O:topfa?- o'J [ativ 
b/ TiT) itpOTEOivTt fr]TT][j:aTt. Ka\ Y^p ex to'J X-'!^«^- 
(5ou !j5top TttvEtv T:,'5oa,TaxOE\c , xaTa t6 XeXt]0!)c toi) 
0£O'iJ auv£6ouX£'J£TO , Cisxz TT]V T.apa Toij 7:po9TjTou 
lx9toVT,0£taav xaTi Tti)v 'laparjXtTtov (ivo[j6pfa^ 
(iTO^aaiv, ot' a'iTO'J itiXtv avaXuOT-vat. ''i} y^P eooOtj 
Ex [j.^ivou TO'j xetfii^^pou ■ntvEiv, TOu S^ xaTi Ti!, tly.hi 



Psal. 



xcv, b. 



l Rcg. xxviii, 19. ** .Num. ixii, 17 sqq. 



113 



db; pvtiioniss.v. 



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ti -zoXi aO/IJ-^J-? oni'j;ripaivo|xivo'j , SXXrj^ tiJ) irpo- A csl aqiiaiii bibore cx loneiilo, laloiUor a Doo ad- 
(ffjTri [iT) E'JptTxo[ijvif]; T.(ihi TTiv oi'^av T:apa[jiuOt'a?, iiionobatur fore, iil a [iroplicta prolata coiUra Israc- 
fiii Ti dtTTttpfj-jOat a'JTip a/.Xax^iOiv ztstv , ^TTavayxs? lilas sontcmia siccitalis ct poiiuri;o. iiiibris ab ipso 
Tv o!Tf,iat t6v 6iJ.6pov , tva [jit) eT:t>.£t7:Ti Ti ij^jiop rursiis rcsciiiilcroliir. Cni ciiiin ilaluiii cst, ul ex 



Tbv Y.dy.J.pfjo^J • YtvETat 5"i tw irpotpTjTTi ■rcapa toiv 
xopaxujv i\ ttJJv Tz^h^ ttjv ^torjv dvaYxadov 8ta- 
xovia , SitxvJVTo; 6:i TO^JTtuv to'J (r)io\J tCo npo- 
(;titti, OTt 7:oX).ot Eiitv ol T:apa[ji£[isvr,xdT£; Tji to'j 
tlioij dXrjOtvou XaTpEia, 60;v ex^^PT/'''™ ^-^ '^'"'^ 
xopdxwv •ii tpoijir] Tifi i:pocfr]TTi' ou yJip «v Ta)v (tj- 



solo torrcnte biberct, illo quidcin, ut vcrisiinilc erat, 
a!.slibus cxsiccalo, cuin aliuiulc niliil su[ipctorct 
proplietae, quo siiiin lcvarct, quaiulo,|iii(lciii voliluiii 
illi luorat, iic aliiiiiilo p'.)tuin siiMicrct , nccessitas 
iiicuiiibcbal, ui pliiviaiii posiularot, nc torreiis aqua 
destitucrctur. Porro a corvis proplict», qii;e ad vi- 



(jiiafflJiSviov ouTiJ) T^porJYGV SpTOjv, ri ih 5i5coX(50'jTov ctuin crant ncccssaria, subuiinistraiitur , Dco per 
y.pia.:. "ilt-z xa\ 5ta TO'JTtov evaxOf,vat Ti^jv 'IlXiav, li;cc pr(i|iliol;L' dcclaiaiilc, iiiultos csse qui in Dei 
xaOu^stvai Tt to'j xoTi Ttov fia£6r]x6Tojv O'j[i0'j, (Jia- vcri cullii pcrscvcraroiit, cx quo cilius proiilictip. 
e^vT* 5ti Ttliv Yivo;jt£Vtov, oTt 7:oXXoi sijtv oi r.phi siippeditabatur : iioquc ciiiin polliitos ci p;incs, aut 
t6v0£!)V iptovTEi;, oOj oiJx SoTi 5fxatov ouYxa-aStxa- idolis iminolatas carnes porrigerent. At(|ue ila per 
(lOfjVat Tot;- unatTiot^. Ei; 5* T^ptot ^lv 4 liipTo.:, iv " li;cc iiitilabatiir Elias, ul aliqiiid dc sua in eos, qui 



Sk Tf, i^T.ipx t4 xpia.; o'JTtyj SiaxoviiTat. "Iito; 5t' ai- 
viv[iaTO? T.phg £vdp£TOV piov a7:ou37]v t6 Y''''^^'-'''''''' 
?/st, OTt xpr) dpxo[Jtivot; Ttov TeXstoTiptov, xoTi Tf,v 
TO'j no'JXou (f ojvfjV, o; 9r;3tv , OTt Te.lslur di kcztr 
-i) crzEpsa rpo^>[, zwr dih T)\r s^ir xh u\aQt\zi\p'.a 
ye)-V{iru(Tjiira i/_(!rzojr. Ti 61 xdXu[A[jLa to'j Moj'j- 
aitoso'Jx dYvof,(i£t? TTpb; 3 Tt ^li-n, Tf, 7:p6; Kopiv- 
(J(ou; 'E7:t3ToXri na'JXou xaOo[itXf|ja^. "Oja o^ 7:£p'> 
Ttov Ousitov iTTSsfjTTjia?, xoXtoj i:otf,aet^ 6Xov t^ 
A£uTTtx6v tftXo7:ovtoT£pov s^ETdja?, xa''. [ji£T3e T^Xsio- 
vo^ TTi; 7:po3£6pia; xaOoXtxtt); t6v £v TO'JTOt; O^topf]- 
ca; v6[jtov. OiJTto Y^p tTOYxaTavor,0f]jeTat Ttj) oXtp [jti- 
p.o;' k'^ iouTOu Y^P to'jTO [ji6vov o'Jx dv 5i£uxptvr)- 



iiiipii iii Dcuni fucrant, ira roiuiltorel, cuiii ex iis 
qu;o liobanl iiitolligorol, niullos cssc qiii Dcuin to- 
loiont, (luos .Tqiiuin noii sit cuiii reis puiiiri. Qiiod 
veio inaiie quidcin paiiis, vespcrc auteni carncs illi 
snbuiinistraiilur, forlasse per a.'nigma illiid, quod 
fil, stiiiliuin, sou diliyoutiani ad vilain ciini virlule 
iransigciidain proe se fort, qiiod iis qni incipiunt 
opu« sit cilio, qui cst pcrfeclioruiu, jiixla Pauli di- 
ctain : Perfectorum cmlein est soliiltis cibus, eoruin 
qui pio consneludine cxercilatos sensus hahcut *'. 
Moysis auloiii volanion, qno spoclcl, non iijiiorabis, 
si Epistolaiu ad Coriiilbios loctitaris ""■'. Quod vero 
atliiiot ad ea qua; de sacrificiis pcrconlatus cs, rc- 



i}s'.i\-T:fih zf[i TO'j i:avTb; O£(jopiai;. "Ev Sk toi; 7:£p\ ^ cle feceris, si Leviticum studiosius scrulatus fucris. 



T-; avTtx:t;j.£vr,; ouva;ji£to; E7:rj7:opr,[j.£vo;; T:poor)Ao; 
STTtv fj Xuatj, oTt o'Jx d7:Xto; ai^^tXoi, dXX' ev dpx- 
ayYeXois rjv TeTaY(Jt£Voc 6 drrojTdTr,; yswii.ivoi. Ai)- 
Xov 0'jv Sci TJi dpxji (Ju.vevSeixvuTOt xol T6'J7:ox£ip:ov 
TOYiJta, (jjjTs X£X'J50at Tf,v sf,'r,Jtv 7:£p\ to'j 7:(i);eT; 
r,v xa\ [ASTii 7:Xf,0ou; eiTi ■ Tf,; Y^p UTTOxetpiou jTpa- 
T'.a; a^JTto auva7:oiTdjr,;, j^ja^fjvtJTat t6 ^r,TO'J[j.£- 

VO'/. 'fh 51 TEX£UTatOV T(I)V e.7:t^T]TTlO£VT(OV x£'.pdXotov, 



nKijoriquc assidiiitate gcneraliin cas qn;e ad isias 
porlinent lcgcs considoravoris. Sic enini fict, iil 
cuin toto parloin intelligas ; scparatiin iiainque boc 
solnin nou facile fuerit disccrncre ac disciitcre aiitc 
lotius geiieris disquisitionem. Iii liis vero qu;rslio- 
iiibus, qu.-e ad conlrariain perliueiit poloslalom, 
Hiauifesla est solutio, non simpliciter angoluin fuis- 
se, sed interarchangelos conslitutum fuisse eum,qui 



XJYtoorjTi, T:to; r.apoYiveTat t6 IIv£'J[xa rp6 tou ^a- descrtor cst factus. Liquct ergo uiia cuin iinpcrio 
TTTts.tiaTo;, irXoTUTepa; ec^Tdjeto; te xa\ Oetopia; subdilam illi lurmaiii indicari sic, ut solula sit 
6.;6(i£vov, i5i(p T:£ptYpd'}avT£; Xoyi;), 0£O'j otoovTo;, q'i;Bstio illa, quo pacto unus fiicrit, et cum niul- 
d-oTT£Xou(jL£v souTJi Tt[At6Tr,T;. titiidinc sit : cum cnim id, quod siibjectum illi crat 

sgincn, cuni co dcfecerit, cxposituni cst quod quaM-cbatur. Postroinuni vcio oaput qiucstionnm pro- 
pDSilaniiii, quoinoilo, iiiquam, Spirilus aiitc liaptisiiuini advciiiat, ain|ilii)ri iiidigot dis^inisitione alque 
oiisidoraiiuiie, ((uod cuiii proprio libro coiiiplcxi fucrimus, Doo dautc, ad tiiam rcvcioiuiam irans- 
initlciiins. 



" Hebr. v, 13. »" I! Co,-. iii, ! 



111, ly>. 



115 S. GnECOnil NYSSENI II G 



TOY EN Anois rPHrOPIOY 

EniSKOnOY NYSSHS 

nEPI TOT MH EINAI TPEII 0EOY2: 

nPOZ ABAABION. 



S. P. N. GREGORII 

EPISCOPI NlSSENi 

QUOD NON SINT TRES DU 

AD ADLADIUM. 

(Laurenlio Sifjno inlerpreie. — Ed. lCjS, i. III, p. lo.) 



Oslendit, tres Personns divinas uun posse dici Ires dcos, sed eiis tiniim Dcum esse. Opuscntiim lioc sub 
numine « Epislolm ad Abtabium de S. Trinilate t jam olim Greijorio Nijssenu tribuil, loco indcprulato, 
conc. Laleran. anni G49, decr. v. [Mansi, t. X, cot. 1075) 



Vos quidcin, qui jiixta interniini lioinitieni oiiiiii A "i'i>.S.i iJ.bj SixaiiJv sot'. x&^j? «xjjidJovTa? tv r.aar^ 

rolioie vigetis, «qumn crat ciini adversariis veri- S'jva;;:£'. xarjc i^jv esto SvSpw-ov Trpi; ■zoli; ivavTiouj 

taiis deccrtare, eiiniqiie liaud gravatiin suscipcrc '^^■; d/.TiOsiaj oiaYojviJsjOat, xa\ ilt] xaioxvEiv 7:p6? 

laborcni, ut nos palres prseclaris filiorum sudori- zohi n6wjg, o-to? av<i|jiEr; oi iraT^ps; toTs yevvaioci; 

lius oblectaremiir (lioc cniin suggcrit Ic-X naturne) ; lopwst twv tIxvojv J-EU'.f paivto[ji50a (■:oO-o yip 6 xr\i 

scd quoniam inverso ordine ad nos niittis iiiipetus tfJJEw; uTO-iO£iai -jiy.nq)- eueiot] 51 dvaaTpi-ya; Tr;v 

ciispiduni , quibiis adversarii vcritalcm petuiit , ti^tv i'f' fjjjLa? 7ziy.T:uq Ti? TiposGolii.q twv dxiocov, 

pcsiulasque a nobis senibus clypeo (idei cxstingui al? ol dv-ixsijj.£vot TJi d),T,Oeta pdXXouai, xa\ xsasu;[; 

carbones desolatorios, et retundi lela per falsam tM OupetTi vr^!; iriaTEto? Trap'' f][jiu)v twv i-spdvTtijv xa- 

stieiitiam acula, suscipimus oiiiis injuiictuin, ac TajSivvujOat to'j; £pT;[ji'.xou? avOpaxa; , xa\ tx 

lihi ad proppnsam oliedicnliain exciiiplo suimis, T|Xovr,[j.iva oid ztic tJ.EUoo)vJ[a.ou yvtOajto; piXij, oz/^i- 

ut ctiam ipse noliis invicem parem pra;beas in si- p.£Oa to £T:tTaT(jta, <so\ vJr.oi; ttj; Eu^TTsiOEia; y'"''^- 

niillbus jussis relributionem, si quando te ad talia [J.cVOt, ibj av xat auTb; ifjijLtv dvTtTTipix''-? trjv i<rr,v 

certamiiia excitavcriinus, o strenue Cliristi milcs ett^ tojv d[j.oitov E-ttaY^JidTtiJv dvTiooTtv, ei7:oti tjs 

Aidabie. Esl aulein liaud parva qiiKstio Ikcc, qiiaiii '<:('^i tou; Totouiou; dO/.ou; otavajTT;3a[[jtEv, o) yEV- 

jiroposuisti nobis, iieqiic cjusinodi, ijmc si iion " vats to'j XptJTOu (jTpaTttoTa 'A6>.d6ts. "EsTt 5o 0'j 

convenicnler ac digne Iractala et cxaminata fiic- iJttxpi? outo; 6 'i.6yoi 8"' TiposTEtva? ^[[xtv, ou5e toiou- 

lit, non panim detrimcnti allalura sil. Necessc cst T05 ii; i/.iYTiv iflpti'/ CTllJiiav, si [jtr] ttj? 7TpoTr,xo'J7);? 

cniin cx vi Iheorematis, seciindum euiii qiii prima eJsTdaEto; Tu/ot. 'AvdYxrj yxp kx tt,? ^ia; tou Osw- 

fronte sc oCfcrt iiilellectiini, in altcrutrum prorsus pT)[jtaTo;, ev TrivTto; Ttov d:TE|j:9atvivTtov cuvsvsxOt]- 

dissimilium duoruin iiiciderc errnrein, ct vel tres vat xaTi t^/v ~p6-ft\po^i •jo-j^i, xal rj Tpst; XiYstv 

(licere dcos (qiiod nefas est), vcl testimonio no.slro ©souj (oitEp iOitjiiTO'/), t, fjtf, Trpoj[xapTupetv TtTj V!(o 

non comprobarc, qiiod Filio Spiriliiiquc sanclo xa\ t(') dY'':' nvsu;jia-; tt;v Os^Jsr^Ta • orrsp dTs6i; ts 



117 



QUOD NON SINT TULS DII. 



IIS 



xkI u('o~ov. T'j oi Xe-ivii-i-Jw '^sif.i oou tocjutov iSTt • A ili'il:'s adsit : qiioii ct ini|iitiiii cst cl iihsmilnni. 



Ili-po;, xa\ TJtxwSoL;, xal Tioavvr,;, iv jiia fiv-i^ t?) 
ivOptjj-^^iTriTt , Tpirj avOpwmi Hyo^^ia.t.. Ka\ ouSiV 
(Sto-ov tou? tJUVTiiiulvou; xaTJc tt;v 9UTIV, Et izldmc 
eTev, ex Tou Tr,^ (fJTcto; ov(5;j.a-oj -XriOuvTtxiOi ipt- 
OiJtitjOai. Ei ouv exst touto 5:'ow3iv f) ouvfjOsta, xal 
6 anaYopeuoov oux stti 6uo Xiystv tou; 5'Jo, xa\ Tp£t; 
Tou? Ci-lp 5uo • TMi; ItA tiov jiusTtxtiJv SoyjjiaTtov 
Ti^ Tp;t; uOTTTaTct; A;jio),OYouvT£^, xa\ ouSf.|A{av 
Eu' auTtov Tf,v xa-i yuitv 6:a<fopav Ivvoouvte?, \j.y.- 
Xo;j.£Oa Tpiizov Tivi Tji AfjtoXovta, (jtfav (jtsv t^^v Osi- 
TiTjTa Tou IIaTp'/5 xa\ tou VioO xa\ tou iyfou IIvcu- 
lixxoi XsYovTEC, TpEic Sl Osou? Xiystv aTtaYOpsuovTs; ; 
'0 [jtiV ouv XoYo;, xaOto; iTpo£9r,v, TtoXu t^ 6uT[jtETa- 

/iJptaTOV • •^iptSt^ 6k £t [j:fv Tt TOtOUTOV £upot[j:£v Si 



l'i)iio qiiod :il)S lo (liciHir, Uilc CSl : Pelnis, cl J;i- 
coliiis fi Ji):iiiii(s, (11111 iii iiiin siiil lium:ui:i naliir:i, 
Ircs lioiiiiiics (liiuiiliir. Ac niillo iiiodo ;ilisiiiiliiiii 
csl, n;iliii-:i coiijiiiiclos, si )i!iiics siiit, cx iioiiiiin! 
ii;Uiir:i; pliii:ililcr niii)icr;iri. Si igitiir illic lioc coii- 
suctudo coiiccdit, ac ncino vclat duos diceic, (iiii 
diio sunt, cl ircs cos qui supra duos snnt : qiio 
paclo iii mysiicis dcerciis (ics liyposi:iscs coiili- 
teiilcs, ct iiullani iii iis ciria iKitiiraiii (liflcrcnliani 
agnoscenlcs, advcrsaiiiur (luodainniodo coiifcssioni, 
unani (|uidcni dcilatcni Palris cl Filii ct Spirilns 
sancti dicciilcs, Ircs aiitcin dcos diccrc vclanlcs? 
Igitiir qiKcslio qiiidein, qiiciiiadinodiini niodo dicc- 
baii), ti:ulalii iniilliini dlllicilis cst : iioljisciiiii 



oj. T?) a;ji^.f£SoXov TT^; Stavofo? :?i;jitov £p£tt;0£tit[, [iTjxi-t vero, si qiiidciii aliq;iid t:ilc possiiiiiis iiivcnirc. 



~rjhi ~h 5:dXT][ji[jta Tb T^? aTOTiia^ £7it5tTTdrov xa\ 
xpaSatvi;ji£vov , fj Sv £Xot ' et Sl xat dTOV(oT£po; 
£J.£YxO£tr] Toij TrpofiXf|[J.aTo; 6 ■f;;jti-£po; Xoyo.; , Trjv 
|j.£v rrapaooTtv fiv uapi Ttov TTaTEpoiv 6i£5£§dij.£0a, 
(;uXd^o;i.£v s:.; d£\ psSafav te xa\ dxfvrjTov • t?;v Sl 
cuvr;Yopov tt;^ TtfTTEio^ XtJ-i-ov , Trapi TOU Kuofou 

sr|Tf,3lO[Jl£V • 3^ £t [tiV EupiOEfTl Tapd TtVOJ TtTlV 

l/jSvTcov T»)v /iptv, euxapiTTfiTo;ji£v Tto 0Miy/.6~i Trv 

XipiV • St Sc [Jtrj, OuSiv f^TTOV £-\ TtOV £YVt03;j.£VliJV 
Tr;v -fTTtV d[J.£TdO£TOV ££o[l£V. 



pcr quod incnlis noslr;i} aniliigiiilas firniarclur, cl 
iioii aiii|iliiis ad alisiirduni dilciiinia diiljia vacillarct 
alijiic pi'iidcrct,pr:i'clare agcrelur : sin aiileni iioslra 
or;itio proposiia qii;cslionc iiifirinior argualiir, tr.i- 
dilioiicni qiiidcin, qiiaui a patiihus pcrsiiccossioiicni 
acccpiiniis, scrv:iljinius iii pcipcliiiiin finiiani et 
iiiiiiiolniii : oialioncni vcio, qn:c lidci palrociiiclnr, 
a Doiniiio rci|iiircnius : qii.i; si ab aliquo coruiii, 
qiii gratia pradili sunt, iiivcnta fucrit, graiias agc- 
nius ci, qui graliain dcdcrit : sin niiniis id noliis 



( (iiiligcrii, niliilo sccius in iis qu;c dccrcta ali|ue slatiila siint, ridcni stabilcm ct finnani retincbi- 

iniis 

Cui' igiliir tandcni in nostra consiictudiiic ciiin 
Eigilhitiin iiuiiicravcriiniis cos, qui iii uiia natuia 
dcmonstranlur, pliiiali noniiiie iitiinur, tol lioini- 
ncs, el non unuin omnes esse diccntcs, in divina 
vcro iiatura ratio decieti deorum niultitudincm 
cxpellit, el liyposlases numerans, et pluralcin signi- 
licalionem non adniittcns? Et quideiii arKiuid di- 
cere viilcalur, si quis siinplicioribus id qiiod iii 
promiitu est, dicat, quod ralio decreii dcoruni qui 
a Gr;vcis celebranlur, mullitudinis siniilitndinem 
vitaiis, deos plures niiincraic nolucrit, nc qiia 
dccrelonini quoque exisliiiictur esse coniniunio, si 
non singulariler, sed pluraliter ctiam a iiobis lui- 
Micn numeraretur ad similitudiiiem consuctudinis 
apud illos oblincntis ; atquc lioc, siiiuideni iiilc- 
grioiibus ac sincifiioribus dicaiiir, forsitan alii[uid 



Tf 6f|T:oT£ Tofvuv £v TT) xaO' fi;j.a; iTuvr,0£fa x(jO' 

Eva TO'J? £V Tli (f)'ja£t TTJ 0i\izfl 55lZVU[J.£VOU; dTTapt- 

0;j.flcavT£; TXTjOuVTtxio.; SvoiJ.d^O[j.£V, totou; XiyovTii; 
To-j? dvOp(JJ™u;, xa\ ou/^ Jva tou; irdv-ar, £7:\ 5h 
Tr,? Oifac tpua£(.o; exSd/.Xst xh irXfiOo; tojv Ostov 6 to-j 
6(jYp:aT0j X(5yo?, xa\ dpiO[jt(!ov Ta; u~03TdT£t?, xa\ 
Tr.v 7i:Xr,f)uv-txTiv ar,;j:aifav 0'j TipoTS£x(5[Ji£vo; ; "ETtt 
[j.£v ouv xaTi t6 T.p''j'/i'.po'/, touto Toi; dr.XouTTipots 
EiTctSvTa, So^at Tt XiY£'v , OTt ^euywv 6 XSyo? Tr,; 
'lO.Xrivtxr,? ■noXuOEta? ttiv 6[i.oi'5TTiTa, Oeou; ev izi.rfitt. 
dpiO;j:£iv TTapTlTf,JaTO, tl); dv [Jifi Tt; xa\ Ttov 5oY[Jtd- 
Tiov vo^itTOefTi y.ovjo-:Tfi, £1 [xr\ [jtovaotxto?, dXXd TtX'!]- 
OuvTtxto; xa\ Ttap' fi[jtiov dpiOiJtotTO to Ostov, xa6' 
6,utoiSTTiTa TTJ? Ttap' a'jTtjJv duvr^Oefa; • touto 6k toi; 
[i\v dxepatoTipoi; X£Y(i[Jt£vov, 'tTto; &'/ t: Si^zic '/,£• 
YeaOoi, £-::\ 6i Y' ''•'^'' ^XXtov t^j iT£pov a'JTo:; Tf;? 
T.po-.aizu>; TTfivat Ct]to'Jvto)v, ti iir\ d,u.oXoY£tv c7:\ q dici vidcatur, apud alios autcm, qiil alterum cx 



;tov Tpttov TTiv OeiTrjTO, ii TpeT; ■ktjxu); 6vo[;idf£tv 
Tou; TTJ; aiJTfi; xotvtovo'jvTa? 0£(5ttito?, oCirto Toto'j- 
T^iv iazi ■zo £ipTi[jtivov, oTov qjtTtotfiTaf Ttva X'JTtv tou 
^r,Tf,[jtaTO^. 



(J'Jxouv E-dvoYxe; oti ■7iX£:6vti)v TiotfTaTOai Tf,v 
d-(ixpiTiv, o7:oj;dv oTiivTE ^, to iXr,Oc.; dvtxvE'JovTas. 
0'j Ydp 7t£p\ Ttov Tuxi^vTtov 6 Xi^Yo;. ^ay.^v Tofvuv 
7Tp(JoTov xaTdxpTidfv Ttvo auvr,0£fa? etvat -h to'j; [xt) 
6fr,prjj.ivou? Tii tf 'j^et xot' <x'Jih t6 Tfj? tfJTEuc ovo;j.a 
■rrAr.OuvTtxto; 6vo[jid^£iv xa\ XiY£iv, oTt noXXo\ ixv- 
OptoTtot • ihmp 6;jtotov Jtti tf> XiY^tv, oTt 7toXXo\ 
<f'JT£:; dvOptuTTtvat. Ka\ oTt Ta'JTa ouTto; exst, oijXov 



propositione sibi firmum ac stabile inanere dcsi- 
derant, aul non confitcri viuclicct dcilatcin in iri- 
biis, aut trcs piorsus noininare eos, qiii (>jiisdcm 
participes el socii sint dcitaiis, iionduiii talc cst 
id, qiiod dixiuuis, ut generarc ct iinliiccrc possit 
aliquam quacslionis solulioncm. 

Quocirca necessc csl pluribiis respondcrc, quo- 
niodocuiique poicriniiis iiivcsiigando rci vcritaicin. 
Non ciiiin dc rebus frivolis ac vulgaribus qua-stio 
cst. Dicimus igiiur primum abusum (iiiemda^n essc 
coiisuctudinis, uteos qiii nalura iion divisi sunl.per 
ipsiiiii natiiric nomcii plinalilcr iioniiiicmus ac 
dicainus, Mulli liomincs : cui siinilc esl, si (|iii.s 
dical, iniill;e iialiii:e biiii);iii;c. Qiiod ;uilcm h;vc 



<to 



S. GUEGOUII NYSSLNI 



120 



iia seluilioaiil, liiuc nobis planmii lieri possil. Giiul A av f)uTv ^/-;00jy ycvoito. nf.03xa).o'j|ji:voi vi? tiva, 

oiiim appellaimis aliqiicm, non cx nalma euni no- oix ix xf^^f^jrizwi aJTiv 6vo|jid;oij.sv, ib^ av jjLf, Ttva 

niiiiainus, ne forle crrorein coiiiiiiunio noiiiinis zu.mriw :f] xocvixr;? ■zou M^ia-o; £[jnto'.f,(i:t:v , Jxa- 

Imlucal, nnoiiiioque qul aiidial scipsuin appellaUiin jioj twv dxouovitov iayiiv elvai 'Jj^j 7;fjoix"/,r,0ivTa 

csse cxislimanlc, quod non propria appcllalione, vo{jiiCov:o?, oii (jit) tt) iStaCoucTi irpoaTii-opia, &\V U 

sctl cx coinnuini nomine nalunc vocalio fiat, scil Toij xotvoG zt^; (fOasu; ovo^aaTo? f] xXr.it; ytvcTai, 

prnpriam ci imposiiam (sigiiilicatricem dicosulijccli) dA/.i ttjv ioiav e7rix£t[j.£vrjV auTto (Tf,v sr,uavTtxT;v 

vncem profcicntes, ita cum a vulgo ac iniilliliuliiie '/.i-(Lo tou uT:ox£t[jt£vou} ^ojvfjV eIzovte;, o\)its)i auTbv 

spparamiis. Ut mulli qiiidcm siiit caindcm sortiti Ttov roXXiliv d-oxpivofj^Ev. "QdTs toXXou.; fjtkv slvai 

naluram, vcrlji gralia, discipuli, vel aposloli, vcl toj; i).s-tTj(^T^Y.6-c3.; Tf,; tpOjsw;, tfeps eiiTstv [jtaOTi- 

inarlyres, uinis vcro in omiiibiis sil liomo. Qiio- Tij, i) d-oiToXou;, i; [jidpTupa;, Jva Sk Iv Trait t?.v 

iiiam, ut dictum est, noii singularis (alicujus), scd avOpiji-ov. "ET.tlT.zp , xaOoj; ei'pr,Tat, ouxl tou xaO' 

tommuiiilatisiiaturoe est bomo. llomo enim esl vcl Exaaiov , dXXi tou xotvou xf\i ^unjtij? Istiv 6 av- 

7 Lucas, vcl Slc|)l)aiuis : non taincn si quis lionio Gpiu-or. "AvGptijro; yap 6 Aouxa;, ij 6 STctf avo; • 

cst, prorsus eliam Lucas vel Stcplianus est. oJ [jLf]v st xt.; avOptoTO.;, TidvTwi; xa\ Aouxd; ia-iv fl 
Scd liyposlascon qiiidcm ralio pcr cas , quiu ^ IxtfTJo;. 'AXX' 6 [Jisv TtJv urtodTaKtjv Xiyo? 5ii 

ii; iinoquoijuc considcrantur, propriclates, dispcr- -^; £vO£tijpou{j.iva; iStiTr,Tas ixdciTto Tbv Sta;j.£pi3p.tv 
titionem adniiltit, el juxla composiiionem in nii- 
mero consitlcratur. Naiiiia vcro una cst, iiisa se- 
cura iinila, pcnitiisque ac prorsus unilas individiia 
est, qua; ncijiie adjectioiio augetur iicqiie siibtra- 



ETTio^/eTat, xal xaTa TuvGsatv Iv dpt0[jttj) GetupstTat. 
'H oe tiuit? [Jiia isT^tv, auTr; T.ph; iauTTjv fivto[xiv7), 
xa\ dStdT[jir;To; dxptSdi; [Jtovi;, oux au5avo;j.evTi ota 
7:posOf,xr,;, ou [j.etou[ji£VTi oi' Ci^atpeaeiij;, iXX' 07:zp 
otione diminiiilur, scd qiiod csl, unum ens ct esTtv ev ousa, xdv ev TcXfiOet tpaivrjTai SaxtaToc, xa\ 
unum permaiiens, etianisi iu nuiliitudine esse vi- auvexfj?, xa\ 6X(ixXr,po;, xa\ toT; [jieTexouitv autfi; 
dealur, sectionis expers, contiiuia, intcgra atquo Tot; xaO' exajTov ou auv5iatpou[j.ivTi. Kal C>:!-Kzp li- 



pcrfecta cst, quoe non iina cum singiilaribus qiii 
cjus parlicipcs sunt dividitur. Ac quemadmodum 
plebs, populus, exercitus, concio, singulariter om- 
:iia dicuntur, unumquodi|ue aulcm lioruin in mul- 
liiudir.e cssc inlclli"itiir : eodem modo secundiiin 



YSTat, Xa'j,-, xa\ of,[j.o;, y.al jTpdT£U[j.a, xa\ ExxXt;- 
cia, [j.ovax'JJ; T:dvTa, exasTov 51 TouTtjjv iv 7TXf|0ei 
voeiTat ■ otJTto xaii t6v dxpi6eaTepov Xdvov xa\ dv- 
Opoj7:o? eT; xupitu; dv pr,GeiTi , xdv oi ev ztj cfujei 
TJi aJTTJ oetxvJ|jtevot T:Xf,Oo; ujjtv , t'a; 7:oXu [jtaXXov 



cxacliore;n ct exquisltiorem rationem jioiiio quo- „ xaXoJ; exetv Tf,v eTcpaX^JievTiv itp' fjijttuv J-avopOou- 



qiie uniis proprie dici posset, ctiamsi hi, qui in 
eadem naiura demonslrantur, niullitndo sint, ut 
ir.ulto rcclius fueril, lapsam in nobis corrigcre 
consuetiidinem, et non ampliiis natur;c nomen ad 
inuliituJinem cxtendcre, quam consuetudiiii ser- 
vientes, errorera qui hic latei, ttiam ad divinuni 



aOat juvf,Oetav ei? t6 [jtr,x^Tt ih tt;? tfuaeto; ijvoi^a 
7:06; 7:Xf,0o; exTsivetv, f, TauTT] oouXeuovTa; Tf,v toSs 
7:Xdvr,v xa\ £t:\ t'o Oetov oi-;\j.a [rr; [ji£Ta6t6dC£tv. 
'AXX' £7:£tor; d[if,xavo; Tr,? auvrjOcia? f] izavipOtoat; 
(7:10; Y^P dv Tt; TTEtaO^iT], ei pir; t:oXXo'j; XsYet dv- 
6ptij7:ou; Tolg k'/ tfuaet tt; auTr] 6£ixvu[Jiivou; ; 



dogma traiisferre. Sed qiioiiiam coiisueluJinis cor- 5ua;ji£TiOeTov yip e7:'t TcavTo; fj auvf,0£ia ), e7:'t y.h/ 

Tr,; xdTDj 9iJ3i(j)j Tr; xpaTOuar; auvr,Oeia [Jii; dvTi- 
6aIvovT£c, ouS^ dv ToaouTOV d[jtdpTOt(jisv, {ir,5e[).taj 
ouar,; C^ [•'•'«* ex Tr,? f,[jLapTr,[i£VTi? Ttiiv 6vo[idTiiJV 
Xpfjaeto;. 'E7:\ 5k tou Oeiou ^oy^jiaTo;, ouxiTt 4[i.oito; 
dxivouvo; f; Stdtfopo; xf^^i'^'^ ''^'' ovo;a.dTtov. Ou yip 
;jttxp?jv evTauOa t6 7:api p.txpiv. 



rcctio dilficilis est (qui cnim aliciii persuaderi pos- 
sit, ut non multos dicat liomiues qiii in eadcm na- 
liira dcmonstrantur? etciiim in omni re coiisuc- 
tudo mulatu diflicilis est), quantiim attinel ad lianc 
iiiternam qiiidcni natiiram, si olilineiili consuelu- 
(lini iion advcrsemiir, nci|uaquaiii tanluin pcccavcii- 



iiuis, cum nulluin exsistat detrimentunt ex piavo iioiiiinum iisii. lu divino vero decrclo non ampliiis Kqiie 
iiitus et a periculo vacuus, promiscuus et indiffcreiis nominuiii usus est. Non cnim parvum hic quoil pci ji.u- 
vuin csl. 
Igitur unus nobis confitendus est Deus juxta Scri- D Ouxouv el? fj^iiv 6p.oXoYT^T£o; ©eo; xaTi Tr]v ifpa- 



pturae lesiimonium : 1 Audi, Isracl, Dominus Dciis 
iiius Doiuiiuis uniis csl ' : • ciiamsi vox dcitalis 
pcrmeat sanctam Triniiatcm. Ukc aiitcm dico se- 
cundum rationem rcdJltani in liumana natura : 
ijiia didicimiis non oporterc plurali dcsignationc 
dilatarc appellationcm naiiir.T;. Sed exactius nobis 
exculieiiJiim cst i|)sum nonien deitatis, ut pcr 
eam, qu;« iiicsl voci, sigiiificationcm aliqiiod 110- 
l)is adjunienlum sccedat ad declaralioneui propo- 
gjtae quKstionis. Vox igitur dcitalis vulgi quidera 



(fixf]v [jtapTupiav • «"Axoue, 'IapaT]X, KiJpto?6 0e6; 
oou Kupio; eT; JaTi • » xdv f; eptovf] tt]? 0£(5Tr,TO{ 
otfjxet Sti Tfi; dyia; Tptdoo;. TauTa o^ XIyij xa-i 
i>r/ d7:o5oOivTa fj;jitv eT:"t -f;; dvOpto7:ivr,? tfuaeto; Xo- 
yov • iv v [Jie[AaOf,xa[Jiev [Jif] oetv T:XTiOuv-txio X»?*- 
XTfjpt Tf,v 7:poar]f opiav T:XaTUV£tv tt]? (fuaetoj^ 'Axpi- 
6eaT£pov 0£ f][J.tv auT?» xb (ivo[jta tt]; ^-Jr.t-.oc, i^sTa- 
aT£OV, 07:oj; dv Sii tt,; ix'--^V-''-">'^S '^Ti f"'"'ii '^V-^- 
aia;, Y£votT6 ti; auv^pyia T.ph; Tf,v tou 7:pox£t[<.ifvou 
aa'ff]vetav. Aox;t [Jikv ouv Toi; 7:oXXot; i6iaJ6vTii»; 



' Deul. VI, i. 



121 QUOD iNON SINT TRES Dll. 122 

xa-ji xr,? (fUT£(oj •?; tfiovT] zr\: OiixTjto; xEtiOat, y.iX \ opiiiiDiie. ii:iliii':r peciili:iriior iiidila cssc viilL-liir, 

{!>~Titp t) 4 0'jpav!<i, tJ 6 f,).io;, f^ a),Xo ti xtov xoii ;i(: qiU'iii:iiliM(Hliiiii vel cu;liiiii, vcl Sdl, vel :iliiul 

x'jay.ou TToi/iiuiv ioiat; otovat? oiaJTjiJiaivETat Tai? qui(l|ii:iiii cx iiiiiiuli nlriiiciilis |)iM:iiliaribiis vorilms 

Tiov Cn:oxii;ji£v(ov ai;;jiavT;y.jii • o'jt(i) <fa.<:\ xa\ etcI sulijccloriiiii sigiiilicalricilms (leuotaliir : ila aiiiiil 

T>;j dvtoTiToj xat Oeta? cfjiiio,;, toinsp Tt xuptov iii siipieiiKi (iiiO(|ue aliiiie diviiia naliira laiiquam 

5vo;jta 7Tpo39'jto^ 'tfr;p;A(iiOat T(o6-QXo'j[i6/ti)TT)vtf(ovT;v propriuin qiioildam noiiien vorem deilali aplc ac- 

TT^s 0;!5-r|Toj. 'Il[i3t.; 5i Tat? tt;? rpa^^fr;; \j-oOf,xai? coiiiiiiodalaiu csse ei, qiiod (pcr caiu) dccl:iraliir. 

ir.!i;jL^vot, otxaTtjivo^jtaiTtlv t£ XJtt a-.f paiTov a-JTijv ii.z- Ncs vero HcripliinT! (l(icuriieui:i sei|iiciilcs iuiiomi- 

[iaOT;xa;.t£v ■ xa\ Tiav ovotta sits uapi tt;? (ivOpto- nahilem et iiiexplicabileiu eam cssc didicimus : el 

7::'vt;; oJj(a; £^iJpr,Tat , eTts itapi Ttov YpxfCiv omne nomen sivc ab liumaua consiietudiiic a.liii- 

TTapaSiSoTat , xtov Tt 7tsp"t tt;v Oiiav tpJTtv voou;jtiv(ov venliini, sive a Scripturis traditiiin fueril, a!ii|ui(l 

4p,!jtTiV£'jT:xiv slvat )i"op.sv, oJx aJTr,; S's tt;; tf jn:io^ dciiotaiiili viiii liabcre diciiiius eorum, qu:c circa 

Tr^ptJx^iv tt;v ar,[jta:t{av. Ka\ 0'j -oX).f;j aVTt; OiTO^tr; diviii:iiii iKitiiram csse iiitellii^uiilur, ipsiiis vero 

Tcpay[iaT-ta.; Ttphi tt;v iTrtiOEi^iv tou Ti oijTio.; ^X'^-'''- ii:itiirae non coiitineic signilicalioncui. Alqiie ha;c 

Ti (ikv yipXotri T(ov (ivo[jtaTo)v, oia e-\ tt;; xTisjto; ila esse, liaiid iuagno ncgotio demonstrari polest. 

x:tTat, xa\ ot/a '•.•/h^ ETu^aoXoytaj supot Tt.; av xaTi Nain c:i'lera quideui nouiina qii:e cieatiiiis iiupo- 

t'j cj'.ja6iv £9rp;wj[jt£va Tot; uTTox£t;ji^vot?, liYaTTtov- sita suut, vel absqiie aruiu:i origiiiali nol:ili()iic. 



TO)V f,;jiov 6-ioJO'jv Ti 7rpay;jiaTa 6ti Tr,; ir.' auTtTjv 
tftovf,; (jTjtjteiioaaaOat , TTpo^ to (iT'JYX'J'^'J''' '^uJ-'^'' Y-' 
vs-jOat Ttov a£3r,;jts:io,ij.£VD)V tt;v Yvtijjtv. "()ja o^ -p'j.; 
oOTjYtav TT,^ Osia; xaTavoT;j£(o; saTtv (5v(j[iaTa, to:'av 



qiiaui clyiuologiam diciiiiiis, roperiat alii)iiis lor- 
tiiilo a('(oiiiiii()d:U:i cssc sulijcclis, cuin coiilculi cs- 
seiuii.? qiiociiiu|iie nioilo pcr iis iiiipiisilas voces res 
sigiiilic;ire, nc couriisa uobis essct rerii;ii sigiiili- 



£X2t sxaTTov E[jt-=pt.£tXr,[).[xsvr,v otavotav, xa\ o'Jx av catarum cogiiitio. Koruiii aiiteui (|u;e idcirco pro», 

Xtop\; voT;(jiaTi; Ttvo; o'J6s[jit'av siioot; cftovf;v i\i toi; dita siiiit iit nos dediicereiil ad Dei cogiiitioiiein, 

Oso-ps7T£aT£potj T()jv 6vo[jtaTtov. 'ili Ex TouTou Sst- pccuiiarem nnuiiiqiiodinie coiilinct in se sentenliam 

xvuaOat [jtf; auTf;v tt;v Oslav tp'jaiv uz6 Ttvo; Ttov cooiprclieiisam ; iiec nllam iii diviiiis iiomiiiibiis 

6vo[j.aTtov asar,p;st(I)aOa:, aXXi ti tcTjv 7i£p\ auTf;v oti voeeiii ri p:ri;is aliquo carciilem iiitcllcctu. Lx lioc 

Ttov Xsvo^asvojv vvojpi^saOat. AoYo;j.£v y^^P sivat t6 itaqiie demonslratiir, qiiod non ipsa diviiia natura 

OsTov atpOapTov, si o'jTioT'Jxot, f, 5uvaTov, T^ oaa aXXa per aliqiiod eoriiin iioniiiiiiin deiioletur, sed ali- 

- c'Jvr,Oi; siTt XsYstv. 'AXX' E'jpi3xo[jtsv JxaiTou ti^ov qiiid coriim, qiuu ci adjuncta snnl, per ea qiioe 

dvo;j.aToiv iotafouiav i'fi.-^azi.v, TTps-ouaav 7:£,o\ Tf|; diciiKtur, iiiilicctiir. niciiuiis ciiiiu, vcibi gratia. 



0£ia; ^'Jaiai; vo£tjOat xa"i XsYsaOat • ou [jli;v sx:tvo 
ar,[j.a!vouaav, 6 saTi xaT' ojaiav f; 'y'jat;. A'JTi yiip 
Ti 7:0TE eaTtv, ayOapT^v saTtv f; os to'j a^Oi.oTou 
Evvota auTr; , t6 [jf; ei; tfOopiv t6 Bv 5taX'Jsa0at. 
0'Jxo'jv iStf OapTov siTtovTE^ , 6 [Jifi Triaxet f; tpuat; 
et7T0[Jt£v. Tt 5£ JjTt t6 Tf]v ifOopiv [jif; Tza^^^/pv, o'J 
7Ta,o£aTf;aa;jtsv. 



si rns ila fcrat, uuiueii esse iiiconuplibilc, vcl po- 
tciis, vcl qiiaxunque alia dicere inos cst. Sed repe- 
riiiins cujusijue nomiuis peciiliarein esse significa- 
, lionciu, quam deccat inteUigi ac dici de divina 
iiatura, qiix signilicalio l;iiiicn nim illiid sigiiilicel, 
qiiod natiira juxta esseiiliam cst. Nam ipsiiiii, qiiod-^ 
ciiuqiie taiidcm esl, iiicorruplibilc est : dictionis 



aiilem incorruptibilis notio alquc iiitcllectiis liic esl, qiiod id qiiod csl ad corriiptioiieiii noii rcdigatiir. 
1^'oiude ( III11 iiicorruptiliite dixiuiiis, id qiiod iii naluram iion oadil, dixiuuis : (luid auleui sil illiij, 
quDil corruplioiii obiioxium niiii sil, iioii cxprcssimus. 



CcJTO) xav roj07:ot6v ^'intiJiJ.EV , 3 7:oi£t oti t?,; 
Ttpoar,Yop!ai Gr,,u.avav-£j , t"j 7coto'jv tiT) X6y(;J oux 
iY"iooiaa[ji:v. Ka\ Ti aXXa 7TavTa xati tov a'JT4v 
XiY^v £x Tf,; iyx.ziy.hT^!; Tai; OsozpeTieaTspats tjJiovaT? 
ar;;jtaaia? supiaxofisv, f] t6 [Jtf; 5sov £7t\ t^? Osia; 
CfUaso); y""^^''-^'^ d^raYOpsuovTa , f^ xh osov otSi- 
a'/.ovTa , a'JTf,; o^ Tf,c tfjasto? ^p[jLr,v£iav o'J 7T:p:- 
^/ovTa. 'E7:E't Toivuv Ti; TtotxiXa; Tr,; u-spxst[jtsvr,; 
ouviiJLSto; lvspY-''3i; xaTavoouVTs; liy' sxiaTr,.; tiIjv 
f,;j;tv Yvtop!;jojv lv£pY£ttTjv Ti.; 7:poar,Y'opia; ap,u.6^o- 
[i£v • [jiav 6^ xa\ Ta'JTr,v slvat Tf,v £vepY£tav Tf,v 
e-TioTTTtxfiV xa'i 6paTtxf;v , xa"t t'o? av Tt; si'7:ot OsaTt- 
xf,v, xaO' fjV Ti 7:ivTa Etfopa xa't TtivTa i7:iaxo-st, 
Ti; £vOu[jL'r,a£t; p.irM^t xa\ i-\ Ti iOsaTa Tfj Oso)- 
pr,TtxTi ouvi[j;si 5ta5u6;jt£voc , 'J-stXf^tfa^Jisv , sx tt;; 
Osa; , Tf,v 0s6Tr,Ta 7:apiovo;j.aaOat, xat t6v OsaTf,v 
•?;;jttTiv 0£6v, •J7:6 TS Tr;? auvr,Osia? xa\ Tfjc tiov Fpa- 
(f(I)v 5:5aaxaXiaj TTpoaaY^Jp-^J^aOat. Ei iz -•.'•f/Mpi'. 



Eiiilem niodo si vel vivificum dixcrimiis, ciiiii id 
quod cllicit pcr appcllalioueiii sigiiiricavcriuius, ip- 
suiii cflicicus, ac iiatuiam cflcctriceiu (co) vcibo 
I non iiidicaviiiius. item iii cajteris omiubiis cadcni 
ralionc ex ca, qu:c iiisita esl augiistioribiis vocibus, 
signilicaliouc, repei imiis aul ea, qua; id, qiiod iion 
0|ioitcl, dj diviiia iiatura seutire iiilcrdicaut, aut 
qii;e sciilire decoat, iios doceant, iioii aiileui ea, 
(iu;i; contineaul ipsius natiir:c signilicalionein. 
yuoiiiam igitur varias supcrn:!! poleiiti;c ellicaciasy 
aiiimadverteulcs a qualibct nobis nota cllicacia ap- 
pillalioiics ad;ipl:iiiius, atque uiiam iiiiiiiruni etiain 
hanc erficaciain iiispcclricem ct visitatriccin cl nl 
aliquis dicere possit, OsaTtxfjV, id esl, speclatricem 
cssecognoscimiis ^quaiininiainspicitjOmuia intueliir 
cogitationes viilciis, cl iisqiie ad ea, qunc spcct.ui 
non possiinl, coiilciiiplatricc viriiile penelrans : sx 
Tf,;';':^;, id cst vhior.c ct inspccrwnc, 0;6Tr,Ta,id Cil 



1-23 S. GilEGOmi NYSSENl ' iU 

deilaUm JiMio!iiiiial;iiii osse cxislimaiiius, -vj Ity.- \ ■:'.; TaJTiv slvai, xh OiijaiOa'., xat to SXi-i'.v, xai 

TT-.v fjiiwv Id esl iiispcclorem contcmplalureni iwilritm tJjv r.fipwvTa TiavTa 0^>jv, e-^ooov tou TcavT?)? }:aV 

el CKifl(oiem, 0-(iv, i(l esl Z)c'n»!, cl a coiisiictiuline Elvai xa'i XevzGOa'., XoYuaiOio tt;v iv^p-eiav Ta'JTr,v, 

ct a Scripliirai-.iim (locliina appellaii arljiliamur. T.6-.ipo^i ir. rp^iusTi tuiv sv Tji &yi% Tpia5i TcsTti- 

Quod si quis concedil, ideni essc, Tii Oeaia- OTsujjLfvtov TrpojtoTOov, j) Sia Ttov rpituv TrpoaT;x£i :f| 

cOai, id est speclare, et xb pXsTisiv, lioc esl i'i- 6Jva;j.'.c. Ei yap d).TiOT;s ^ tt); Osi^-T^To; 5p;jiT;v£ia, 

dere : alque oiiinia JY'^f'JJ"''"'*< ''Oc esl i)ispicic'»/ci/i xal tjc 6po'j|ji£va O^aia, xat -h OetJj^jiivov 0£o? Xiye- 

0£6v, id csl Ueuin, S^opov lioc est iiispeclurcm ct ■zm, o\i-/.i-i av s^j/oytoj «-ozpiOeiT) ti tiuv £V Ti) 

pra;l'ectuin suminiv rcrum el esse el dici ; conside- Tpiaot ~po3tI)T:ojv tt;; Tota^jTr;? TLpoaT^fopia? oti ttjv 

lel lianc efflcacia^n, ulriim uni adsil ex iis, qun; in iyy.tt\i.i\ir\v tt; (ptovT] 3T;|jiaiiav. T6 Y^p pi~zv/ iTil- 

saucia Trinilalc crediia; suiil, personis, an ad citij [xapTupEi -1) rpa'.fT] xa\ IlaTpt xa'i Yito xa't aviti) 

oiniies ea virlus perlineat. Nain si vcri cst, tt;; nvi'jjiaTt. i 'VTrspaj-tiTa f^pttov, tOi, 6 0c'j;,> ^r^^^iv 

0£6tt;toc, id csl (/t'i/rt(is fxplicalio, et ca, quse vi- 6 Aa6i3. 'Ex Sk to'Jto'j iJLavOavo^.EV, toiav 0soO, x:i06 

donlur OiaTJi, id est visibiliu seu spectabitia, ct &zh; vottTat, toiav evipYEtav toj 6pav, sx to'j eIteTv, 

t6 Octojxjvov , lioc esl id quud videl el spectat • t"lSt, 6 0£6;.» "AXXa xaV 6 'Itiao^j; 6p3 Ta; ivOunf,- 

0s6i;, id cst Deiis diciliir, niill.i jam probabili r:itio- B oci^ Ttov xaTaYtvtocix6vT(ov 6'.6Tt Guvytop;! tj!.; oi.uap- 

> iie aliciua pcrsomriiiu, i|ii;i; iii TriMitale sunt, a tali Tia? Iq auOiVTia; Ttov dvOptoTrtov. « 'loiov yip, tfr,Ttv, 

appcllaliouc separ.diilur, propli-r iusilam vuci si- 6 Tr,aou.;Ti; £vOu|jititoi; a'JTiJov.> Ka\-!i;p';ToCi nv£'j- 

gnificationeni. Nani qnod videaut cl iuluoautur, [xaTo; X'y£' ~P^j; ~''''J 'Avaviav 6 Ilirpo; • iva Tt 

Scriplura suo testiinonio ex a^qiio altribuil ct Pa- £-Xf,ptoT£v 6 i^aTavS; Tf,v xapoiav gou <liJzaL-(ia'. i£ 

Iri et rilii) et SpiriUii sauclo. c rrotector nosler, Tb nv£'j[j;a tJi iiiYiov ; Sstxvuc, oTt Ttjjv £Vxpu7:Tto 

aspice, Deus, > iiiquit David '. Nam ex lioc disci- T£ToX[AT;[Jiivtov Tiapi tou 'Avaviou, (jiapTu; riv aivj- 

Hius spcciein Dei, qualeniis Dcus iiitclligitur, liabere of,? sTttijTtop t6 IIv£u,u.a t6 txYtov, 5t' ou xa\ t(o Xli- 

peculiarem efficaciani videndi, ex eo (|nod dixit , Tpto Ttov XsvOav^vTiuv i\ tfaviptoct; f,v. '0 -^.1'; y^P 

t Aspice, Deiis. > Quin eliam Jesus videt cogila • ey£V£T0 xXi^TiTr,; auT6f lauTou XavOavojv, t'o; Citzo, 

tiones daninanliiiin , quod pro potcstale pcccata ::a';Ta?, xa"t Tf,v 4,L'.apTiav £x:txpu-::T6[i£vo;. T6 6^ 

hioniinuin condonarel. i Vidcns enini, inquit, Jesus nvsu,uia to iiiYiov, 6,aou t££v nitpi;) f,v,xa\Tf,v £X£!- 

cogitationes eorum ^. » Itcm de Spiritu Petriis ad vou 5tdvotav Tipb; Tf,v 9tXoxpr,piaTiav xaTaTjpEiiav 

Ar.aniara dicit : j Ciir implevit Saianas cor tuum, Ec^topaa^, xa\ 5t' ^auToj oioojJt tu ricT,o(;) iSstv tji 

ut nicnlireris Sjiirilui sauclo ' ? » osieudens, quod XavOdvovTa • oux dv or,Xov6-t touto Ttoto^jv, £;'Tr£p f,v 

coruin, qiiffi in occulio ;iusus eral Anaiiias, tcstis TiiJv xpu-yiojv dOiaTov. 

verax et arbiler esset Spiritus sauclus, per (lucni ciiaiii Pt>iro proilchaiilur occiilia. Alquo il!c quidiTn 

sui ipsius fur erat, falleus ouines, ul piil.ibat, et peccatiiin occulliiiii liabens. Spiritiis auteiii sanclus 
siiiiiil et iii Pclro erat, ct illiiis menlein ad av;uitiaiii pmjectain tlcprclieiidil, ct pcr scse Pclro l;i- 
lcnlia videndi facultatein dal : hoc videlicctnon f.aturus, si octuila vidcndi virtutis expers esset. 



Al iiomhini iii(|iiiet aliiiuis ad id qiioil ;iii.critiir, 
orationis speclare siruclurain. Ncque euim si d;itiim 
fiicrit coinniuue nalur.e voc;ibuluin csse deitatis, 
jani (protinus) per lioc probatum fucrii, qiiod non 
oporleat dicere deos : qiiiniino coiilra ex liis niagis 
coginiur dicerc deos. Itcpcricuiiis enini in consue- 
iLdine ijoniinum, iion soliiin cos, qui caiiulciii n;itii- 
ram coinniuiiem liabent, vcruui eiiaiii si qui siiil cjiis- 
deiii stiidii, et ofTicii, non singiilaritcr niiillos iionii- 
nari.Qua ratione oratores nuillns elgconictias dici- 
nius agricolas(|ue et sutores : ct iii catlcris oiniiibus 
codeni moilo. Acsiquideni natuiievocabuluindcitas 
cssct, niagis congrucrct atipie convcniret juxla 
anlc rcddilain rationem (oinncs) tres liypostascs sin- 
giilaritcr coniprcbeiidcre, ct uniiiii Dciim diccre, 
qiiippe cuin naiiira lalis sit, ut iii partes secari ac 
dividi noii possit. Scd quoniam per ea, qna; dicta 
sunl, aflirniatiiin esl, (piod oriicium cfficaciaiiiquc 
cl non naturam significct nonn^li deilatis, ad coii- 
trariiim qiioibiniiiiodo scnsiiin cx iis qiuc affirmanl, 
oralio icdigilur, ut idcirco niagis Ojiorlcat dJccrc 



'AXX' o'jT:ti) Tt; £p£t 7:p'j; nh fr,TO'J;j.£vov ,SXir:£tv 
TT^v xaTa-TXEuf;'/ to'j Xoyiau. 0'Jo'£ yi.p £t ooO^iT; xotvi] 
Tr,; cp'J<j£to; f; xXf|(ii? T^? 0£6Tr,To; £ivat, ffir\ t6 p.T\ 
6£tv XsYsiv 6£0u? 5id toutou xaTinxEudciOTj " TO'Jvav- 
Tiov [jiiV ouv £x TOUTOJV dvayxas^ijtsOa piaXXov XiY^tv 
0£O'J;. EiJpi5xo[jt£v ydp £~'t Tf,j ivOptoKivT;; (iuvr,0£ia.:, 
ou y.6wi Tou; tt;; auTfj; cf'jj£to; xotvtovia; , dXXi 
xdv TtviC TO'j auTO'j oiJtv £7:tTr,0£'J;jiaTo;, 0'j/ ivtxto; 
Tou; toXXou; [jivr;[jiov£UO[j;lvou?. Ka06 (pa,a£V (j^Topd; 
^ T£ 7:oXXou; xal y£to;j.iTpa;, y^tiipyo^j; t£ xa't (5xutot6- 
[jLou;, xa't Ta i"/.Xa Tcdvta toiauTio;. Kal e; [j.kv cf u- 
c7£to; TJv f; Oe^tt,; 7:pojT;Yopia, [jtaXXov av ^'■yt xa;pov 
xaTa Tov 7rpoaT:oOEVTa X6yov Evixio; Ti; Tp£t; utto- 
OTdJot; 7TeptXa[Jt6dv£tv, xa't £va 0£iv Xiyciv, 6ti zh 
Tr,; cfua£(o; dT|Jir,T6v t£ xa\ d5;aip£Tov. 'E-etSi] 6i 
xaT£JX£udjOr, oti Ttov £ipr,[ji£viov £vipY£tav (ir,[jiai- 
V£tv, xa\ ouxt t?'J3tv t6 tt;; OeotTjTo; 8vo[jta, 7t£p;Tpi- 
7:cTa! 7:(o; 7:,oo; ToiJvavTtov ly. Ttijv xa-a3X£ua^0[j.i- 
vtov 6 X6yo; , to; Szl-i m^-T^ [idXXov Xiy^tv Tp£e; 
0:ou;, Tou; iv ti; au-:f, £v£py£!a O£topou;jtivou; • {■>; 
cfast XiycjOat Tp£t; cf^Xorf^ou;, t; [5f,Topa;, f\ ci xi 



Psal. Lxxxiii, 10. ' Luc. IX, 47. 



Acl. 



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•^^ Qi;OD NON SINT TKES l>ll. I2i; 

so-ctv Htepov z\ E7r:Tr,5£0[iaTO? 5vo;jia, otsv w.tlou; A t'''''' ili'os, cos fjiii in c:iiIom cfHcacia vcisari >i- 

a^iv oi xou ajToO i^ExJxovxe?. Tauxa Si <f.).o-ova)- dciilur ; (iuciiKuiiiKuliiiu aiiiiil dici ircs p!iiIoso|ilios, 

Tipov i?sip-j'a^itii",v, tiv Tiov 'jirsvavTftiiv ivOu-o- aiit oralorcs, aiil si (iiioil ost arnid ox sliidio aliiui! 

(fipcov Xciyov . tj; av psSafiTspov fj|jiiv Taysir] t>) oflicio nomcii, cuni filiircs fiicriiit sooii (jiisdcin 

Siytia Tai; Eu-ovtoTspai.; twv dvTcOesstjjv xparjvi- vit:^ liistiliiti. Alqiic lia-c diligcntius ac iua};is iii- 

(iivov. Ouxouv £ravaXr]iTT£o; -aXiv 6 XfSyo?. 'E7c-'.ori duslric aniplificavi, advcrsarioruni cx opposito in- 

[ACTpfto; f,[itv £x tt;; xaTasjxEUTi^ (X7:£8:!x0'i. ou cpu- fcrciis oralioncui, iit (irmius ac ccilius nolds dc- 

0£to,-, liXX' iv£py:!a; elvai Tr^v (;tovT;v t?,? 0£!jTr,To;, crcliiiu coiislaliiliaUir validioriliiis opposiliiuiilius 

X^YWV Taxa Tau-T^v &v Ti; ai-!av EuX^Jvto; ef-oi, ToiJ niiiiiiliiui. Proindo cx iiilcgro nobis oralio rcpo- 

■nXTjOuvTtxiIi; ^i^v tn' (ivOpwTTtov tou; tcIiv auttov eTtt- ie„,la csl. Qiioni-ain iiobis jicr oralioiiis strucliirani 

Tr,S£u;xdT(ov xoivtovoi^vTa? dXXf,Xot,- dpiO[i£rjOat xa\ nicdiocritcr dcinonslratiiiii cst, r|uod non nalur.-B, 

ivo.adC£ciOat • [lovaotxto,- oi ■zh 9£tov tb; £va C-hiv xat scd cllicicnti:u vocabuliiiii dcitatis sit, si (|ui'; fiirle 

[Aiav 0£(5TriTa XeyeiOai, xav at Tp£i; u7:ojTdi£'.; Tf,; lianc cjus rei causam allcrat, aut alisnrdc dixciil, 

e;acfaivo[t^vri; Trj 0£(!Tr,Ti {jrjixaaia? [ir; dnoxpivoivTO. qnod in liominibiis quidcm pliiralilcr cos, qiii co- 

"OTt (av0,oto7iot [ikv, xav [iia; ujtv IvspyEia; ol rumdcin sliidioruui ct oriicioruiu intcr sc participcs 
■nXeiove;, xaO' eauriv «xaaTo; dTtOTe-ay^iivo; ivEpyEt B jg gm.ji gi,,!^ nuiucrciiliir cl iioiiiiiicntur : siugnlari- 

xb 7rpox£i,aevov, ouoiv-e-txotvfjvtov £v Tri xaO' iau- ter vero nuiiien divinum linqiiaiu nnus Dciis ct 

tiv ev£,&Y£ia Tipi; tou; t6 Ijov £7:tTr,3£uovTa.;. Ei una deilas dicatur, ctiamsi tros liyposlases ab ca, 

rdp xa"t TiXefove; etev ol ^fjTope;, t^ [a'£v £7:iTf,5£U[.ta quse in deitateiippurct, signiricatioue non scrcrnan ■ 

Ev 3v, T^ auT^ ev Tot; 7:X£io3tv 8vo[<.a ^x-' ' ^'^ <>'- lur. Quippc cuiu liouiiiics (piidcin, ctiamsi pliires 

(.ieTtovTe; xaO' iauTiiv exaiJTo; evepYouscv • tStto; pr;- cjusclcui siiil oriicii, sigillatiiii quisi|iie (taincn) sc- 

Topeutov 4 Setva, xat ioito; 6 ETSpo;. juiictiis agit ct operatnr id quod sibi suiiipserit 
eincienduin, nihil commiinicans iii siia actionc ciim iis, (|iii cjiisdcin snnl oflicii alqiie institiili. Nam 
etsi plures fneriiit oratores, sludiuin qiiidem el ofliciuin ciiiu sit iiuiiin, idom iii pliiribusnomcii lia- 
bcl ; qiii aiitcm id Iractant, sigillatim quisqiie soliis siium iicgoliuin agiint : scorsuin ille, ilcnuiuc aiter 
scparatim oratoriain cxcrcentcs. 

Ouxouv ev [(.'sv Tfji; dvOptbrtot;, £7:£tor; Sta-/.£xpt- Igitur in boniiiiibiis qiiidcui, qiiaudoquidcni dis- 

jji^jr) ^jtIv fj Iv TOtc auTot; e7itTr,S£u,aa3tv ixdiTou creta cujiisqiie est in iisdcin olliciis ct iiistitiilis 

Ivipyeta, xupioj; t:oXXo\ iivo;xaCovTat, ivtdiTOU auT(ov actio atqiie operatio, proprie iniilti noiuinantur, 

ei^ iSiav 7:£ptYpa'.j:r,v xaTa ih tSt(iTpo7:ov Tfi; evep- C cum quilibet eoriim intra suos tcrminos pro rationc 

Yeia; d7:oT£p.vo,u.£vou t(')v dXXtov. 'E7?\ 81 Tf,^ O^fa; siii peculiaris ncgotii ab aliis scparctiir. At iii di- 

(fujeto; , oux ouToj; £;j.dOo[t£v, oTt 6 naTr;p 7:ocst ti viiia natiira iioii ita didiciiniis qiiod Palcr faci:'.t''^ 

xaO' iauTbv, ou [ir; auv^tfdTiTeTat 6 Yid;. "H 7:dXtv 4 aliqiiid pcr ee solus, quod Eilius iion nna cuiii co 

Yioi; I6taC(5'jTto; £v£pY£t Tt X"p''? '^o^ nv£'u[iaTo;. capcssat.AiitFilius rursus pcculiaritor aliqnid opcre- 

'AXXi Ttaja £vipYeia f; O^iO^v Irtl ttiv xxi-tv Sifi- tur absque SpiriUi. Sed omiiis actioad crcaturain a 

xouia, xa"t xaTi Ti; T^oXuTp^iiTou; evvoia; ovo^jtai^o- Dco pervcniciis, ([lUiKSceuudiiiii varias iKitioncsaliiue 

[ii-jt;, ex riaTpi; d-.fop,aaTat xa\ Sti tou Yiou 7:po£tJt, coiisidcralioncs nomcn accipit, a Patio proliciscitur, 

xa\ £v Ttjj nv£'J[i.aTi T(Tj dY''!' T£X£:o'jTat. Ati to'Jto etper Filium progreilitur,elinSpiritu sancloporliei- 

ei; 7:Xf,0o; tiov evepYouvTtov tJi Svo^xa t?,; £v£pY£!a; lni'- Idcireo in miilliludincm opcrantiuin noineii 

ou otaix!,£Tac , oTt o'Jx d-0T£TaY,u.£vr; ixdiTou xa\ cflicacia: non scindilur, qiioniani noii scparaUiin 

tStdCouud ejTtv f; 77£pi Tt (I7:ou5t) • dXX' 07:£p av y!- ciijus()ue atqiic pcculiarc circa aliqiiain rcin stiidiiiin 

v£Tat Ttov efTe £i; ttjv f,;jt£T£pav Ttpovotav tfOavov- cst : sod quidquid (il, qiiod vcl ad nostri |irovidcn- 

Tojv, ei^TS 7:po; Tr,v Tou 7:avTb; oi-/CO'JO|jiiav xal auJTa- liam, vel ad siimni;e rcruni atliniiiislralioiicin cl 

otv, 6ti Tuiv Tpttov [jt£v Y'v£Tat, o'u [if)v Toia ejt^ Ti constilutioiicm portincal, (icr lics quidcin lil, iioii 

Ytv(5,a£va. No-,^ito|jL£v (k t'j XjYojisvov, £9' ev;; Ttvo; taiiion tria suiit, qiue fiiiiit. Inlclligciuus aulcin id 

7:pdY[JiaTo; ■ d^r' o'jto'j X^Yto tou x£tpaXa!ou Ttjjv x«- qnod dicitiir pcr unain aliquam rcin : ab ipsn, iii- 

pia[jidTtov ?tof,; t£tuvtix£v, oia [jtsT^IXr^^e xf,; -/Ji-p'-' 'iuam, capiie bcnoficioruin, viiain eon&ecuta sunt, 

To; TauTr,;. 'E^eTdJovTe; o'jv TtiOev f);jitv yi^o-jz t6 qiuiecuiiqiie in biijus beiieficii socictatem veneruul. 

TOtouTov dYaOov, £up!jxo;ji£v otd Tf,; t(ov Tpa^iov Si scrutciiiur igiliir, uiiile nobis lale bonuin conti- 

6Sr;Yiia;, oTt z/. Ilaxpo; xa't Vcou xa't nv£'J[jLavo; dYiou. gcril, ex comiiionslratioiie Scrijitiirarnm rcperinins, 

'AXX' oux eTtetSf) xpia u7:OTt0i[i.£0a 7:p(JJto7:d t£ xa\ id nobis conligisse a Patrc et Filio el Spiiilii san- 

ov6;jLaTa, Tpet; y.a^ ftoa; iSito; [tiav 7:ap' exdiTOu tto. At non qnoniani Ircs personas ac tria noniina 

a'JT(ov S^SojpfiaOac f,;j:tv XoYtv5,u£0a • dXX' f, auTT) proponinius, tres eliam vilas, separatim nnain ab 

^tor; xa't 7:api to'j IlaTpo; £v-pY£:Tat, xa"t 7:api t-/j unoqunquo eoruin largilain iioliis cssc arbilramnr ; 

Ytou jTot;tdj£Tat , xa'i Tf,; to'j IIv£'J[jiaTo; £;f,7rTat sed oadom vita ct a Patrc prsstalur, ct a Filio 

Po'jXfja£to?. cxpeditur, cl a Spii itus iiondct vuliinialc. 

"ETtstSJ) Toivuv xaO' o^jiocjTTiTa -ou etpr,[A.i'/ou 7:5- Qiioniajn igitur ad simililiiilincm ejus, qii0'l /^ 

ffav evipYEcav ou 5tT;,(jT;;jt£vto; evcpY^' y.rixx ~hv tojv modo dicluiii («l, ikui di'isim pro iiuiiicro byposta- 



127 S. GKEGOnil JNYSSEM ISS 

sooii santla Triiiilas oinncni aclioiieiii opeialiir, A urojrijswv af.Ofiiv ^ ivia Tpii;, iXXa (ita xi; 

sid iimis (Hiideiii Loiirt; voliintalis nioliis, iina ilis- yivsTai xou dtYaOoO OiXrujtaTOj xivT^^'.; t; *:a\ 6ta- 

p^silio est, qnae a Patie per Filiuin ad Spiriluii' x(lT[XT,cr;;, ex natpb; oti xoj Vioj 7:pb; Tb Ilvcjfjta 

usiiiio tlcdncitiii- atqiie diriyitiir : (iiuMuailiiiotluiu o:zE,xyoii.i'jr\ • tli^ ykp ou It^oij.vi Tpft; rtooTTOtoijc 

iiou diciiiuis lics vivificaiilcs eos, (|ni niiain vilaiu lo j? triv p.!av lv£pYOuvTaj s^^jjv, ouok TOct; ayaOobj 

prscstaiit, nctine tres bonos, ((ui in cadeni bonitale toj; ev aj-f, tt) (iYaO<iTi]Tt OstopojiJievou? , oJo^ Ti 

considcraiilur, nce reliiiua oinnia pluralitcr enuii- aXXa ravTa t.XtjOuvtixo)^ e^aYysXXoiJtcv • oijTtjj; oJok 

tiainus : codcin inodo ncqiie ties dcos noiniiiare tpu; Gcou? (jvo|jLaj£tv ouvaasOa , xolt; tt;v Osixrjv 

possiiinns cos, qni iianc 0;;xr;v, id cst, tiifiHam sive TJCJTr,v, V,coi E-::07TTtxr;v oJvajJtJv ts xot EV£p-;£tav 

inspcclrkcm viiliilcin cl aclionoin liiin iii iioliis, auvri|j.(jifvtus xa\ dota^ptTO)? 6t' dXXf]Xtov ecj;' fijjttjv ts 

tiiiii in oinni crcalura, conjiiiictiiii ct non separa- xaX Trdar,? ttj; xTisetjjj IvspYouvTa;. "CaiTEp ydp 

lini pcr scse invicein c.\cicciU. L't enim dc Dco jJiaO(jVT£g iiEpl tou 0£oij toiv oXiov Trj? Fpa^r,? Xsyou- 

* siinnna; rernin docti Scripliira diccnte, qiioil jiidi- or,s, xptvctv auTiv ndaav Tr;v yiiv, xptTr;v tou Ttav- 

cct oiniicin tcrr.iin, judiceni cuiii iiniveisai uin renini t6; auT^jv elvat otd xoij Ytou cpa;jiev. Ka\ TrdXiv dxou- 

pcr Filiuili esse diciiiiiis : ac nirsus ubi audiveri- oavTEc, oti 6 IlaTrjp xpivet ouSiva , oux fiyoujjLeOa 
niiis, quod Pater neniineni judicet, non cxisliinainus " [idxejOai Trpb? JauTr;v Tr]v rpa9f,v. '0 ydp xptvojv 

piiyiiarc seciiin Scriptiiraiii. Nain qiii jutlicatoinncm Tiajav Tr;v yf^v oti tou Tloij , (Ti rr.^jav 6;6(,,x£ ttjv 

tcrr.iin, pcr Filiuin, ciii oinnc dedit jiidiciuiii', boc xptatv, touto TOtei • xa\ -jrav t6 rtapi tou Movoye- 

facil : ac (|iiid<|iiid per IJnigcnitiiin (it, ad Patreni voiJs ^'"■'«S.u^s^^ov, ei? tJiv [laTepa t*)v dva^opiv l/et, 

rclationcm liabcl, ut et ipsc judcx niiiversaruin re- iuJTe xa"t xptTr;v auTiv to!j TtavT^; stvat, xal xpjvetv 

niin sil, et neininem judicct, quippc cum, ut di- p.r,06va 6ti ■zb rta^av, Ci^ ei^pr^Tat, Tr;v xptatv T(p Vtto 



(tnin est, jiidiciiim oiiiiie Filio dcilcril, et oiiinc 
jiidiciiiin Filii a Patris voluiilale divcrsnm iioii sit : 
ncc recle quis dixcrit, vel duos judices, vcl alte- 
riim privatuin ac spolialiiin es<e virlule ac polesiate 
jiidicaiuli : ita eliain in divinilalis ralionc, Cliristiis 
Dei virtiis, ct Dci sapiciilia cst : atque inspcctricein 
:ic 0£aTf/.f|V, id esl, spcrlnlricem virlulcm, quam 
iiimirum OeoTriTa id csl dcilaUm sivc divimlalem 



oeotoxivat , xa't Taaav Tr,v Toij Vtoij xpicjtv tovj t.h- 
Tptxou [jLr; d7Tr|XXoTptiI)30at pouXr;|jtaT9; • xa't oux dv 
Tt; fiuXiyoj;, i) ouo xptTij £i'zot, r; Tiv 'eT£pov t/aXo- 
TptoJjOat tt;; xaTi Tr;v xptsiv e^ouGia; t£ v.aX ouvd- 
[j.£(ij;' oiJTOj; xal £n't Toij tt,; O^iTriTo; Xoyou, Xpt- 
GTO^ 0£oij 6uva[j.t? , xa\ 0£ou oo^ta* xa't Tr;v ^rto- 
TtTtxfjV T£ xa\ 0£aTtxr;v 6uva;jttv, rivrt^p 0T\ 0£(5Tr]Ta 
X£Y0[J.£V, 6ti Toij MovoYsvoiJj 6 naTr;p JvEpyet, Toij ok 
Vtou rtajav ojvaaiv ev t(Tj drtt,) Uv^uua-t T£X:to'jv- 



dicinuis, pcr Uiiisciiitiini P:itcr opcraliir, Filio aii- _ 

Icin oinncin virliitcm iii Spiritu sancto pcificiciitc, toj, xa't xptvovto; [liv , xaOi; 'Kjdta; c-TjS^tv. ev 

ac jiidicanle quidcm , ut Isaias dicil, iii spiritu jii- 7tv£U[JLaTt xptKtoj, xa\ nveujjtaTi xauKoj^^ ivepYouv- 

dicii, et spiriiii aduslioiiis" : opcrante ilem secim- to? 65 xa-d Tf.v EuaYYS^-iou ^wvrjv, f,v r^ph- touj 

diim Evangftlii vocein, qiiam ad Jiidxos edidit. Di- 'louSaiou; 7t£-ot'r,Tat. Kiye:yip- Et 61. £^('0 ev Ilveu- 

citeniin ' : « Si autem cgo iii Spiritu Dci ejicio da:- \j.i.:\ 0£O'j exSiXXio xi 6at[j.ovta • b.%h [jtepou; Ttav 

Mioiiia : » a partc totain spccicm bencficii coinpre- eIooc cuspYS.ita; 7t£ptXa;j.6dvtov, 5ii tt,? xa-d Tr;v 



licndens per eaiii qiiae circa efficientiam est unitatem : 
pi-r qiiain unilatem miitua opcra crficieiuia exerce- 
liir, iiiiiim iiomen cl!iciciiti;v iii inullo dispcrliri ac 
dividi iion potcst. Qiioni:iin ciiim iina iiispcclricis 
cl speclatiicis virtiitis r:itio (cst) iii Patre ct Filio 



evipYstav JvtJTrjTOs • oT^ y^P ^'' dXXf)X(jjv svepYsiTat t6 
2v, ei; toX/.ou; xaTaix£[ji£pttxOat zh 8vo[jta Trj? evep- 
yeta? ou 6uvaTat. 'E-£t5r; yip ^'^i tti; JTt07tTtxri.j 
T£ xat G^aTtx?,,; 6uvd[Jt£to; Xiyo; ev IlaTpi xa't VliJ) 
xa'i nv£J;j:aTt dYtto, xaOiJj; ev Tot; ^jj^rtpojOev el^pT;- 



cl Spiiilu s;incto, queinadmodiiin in superioribus Tat , ix [jl^v toij IlaTpbc, oTov ex ~riYri; tivo; dyop- 

dicliiiii csl, qiia; ex Palre qiiidem tanqiiam a fonte [;.(''j;jl£vo;, urti 5k tou Viou £v£pYou[jL£vo;, ev 6i Tvi 

qiioclain |iri)liciscitiir, a Filio vero ad aclioiieni dcv 6uvd;j.£t tou nv£U[iaTo; TeX^tiiJv Tr)v yi.pvi, xa\ ou 
ducitiir, ct iii virliile Spiritiis graliam pcificit ct f) 6taxptv£Tat ■itp^j; Td; urtotiTdTst^ ouo£[j.!a evipyeta , 

consunimat : ac non sepaiatnr jiixta hypostases i5taC6vT(o; :tap' ^/isTrj; xa't d-OT£TaY[Jiivw; 5t'/a 

iilla efficicntia, quae peculiariler ac disjiinctim ab ti-; t:uv0£ojpou(jiivr,; £7;tT£Xou[jtivr) • dXXi itaaa Ttpii- 

iinaqiiaqui' liypnslasi absqiic ea, qnx iiiia conside- vota xa\ •/.r,o£ij.ovta , xa't tou navT?;; ETttaTaita , t('jv 

ralur, pci fici;itur : sed oiiinis ciira providcnliaquc, t£ xaTi tt)v ai-Or^TfjV xTtJtv, xa\ Tijjv xaTi Tr,v u-£p- 

i'l iniiversarum rerum modcralio, tam caruiii, qua; -xiTiJttov cfjtiiv, t)ts auvTr;pr,Ttxrj tiLv ovt(ov, xa't otop- 

rirca sensibilcm creatiirain.qiiam qu.t: circa siipra- GojTtxr; Ttov itXr^iJtijtgXouiJti-.tov , xa\ 6i6axTtxri' TtLv 

iiiundanam naturam spcctanliir : eaqiic virlus ([luc xaTopOou[J.£V(ov, [lia Im xa'i oux"t Tpet;, rtapi |X£V 

ct res coiiserval, ct delicta corrigit, ct rccle f.icta tt,; dyia; Tp;i5-); xaTopOou[iivr,, ou |j.i;v xaTi t6v 

docet, uiia esl ct noii Ircs, qii;« (|iiidciii a sancta dptO[i'jv tojv ev tt] •KtjTet 0£topou[ji£V(ov 7tpoa(o-(jjv 

Trinitale pcragiiiir, non tanicn pru iuiincro pcrso- tptxn T£(j;vo;xivr) , di; 'ixaiTov t(ov *v£pYr]p.dTtov dt?' 

naruin, qiia; in fidc considcranlur, trirariaiii divi- ^auTou 0:(opoJ(X£vov, 1) tou IlaTpi; elvat (j.(5vou, i) to'J 



» Joan. v, 2-2, ' La. iv, l. ' .Nhi.ltli. \\\,-lb. 



f29 QIODNON siNTTarsriii. i:o 

RIovovsvou; loiOi^)i-n(<); , r^ 5ia toO aylotj riveu^axo? A tlitur, iil iiiiiisiniisfiui; ;h-1iis, cl iiiiuiiiq;in(li|iie oi>iis 
x£x<i'P'J;-t^''io;aX"/,i5iaif>5i[i.kv toia^/tdJTwTi dYiOi, si pcr scipsiiiii cnnsiiliTclur, ;uu Patris snliiis, aiil 
xaOw- (fr^jiv 6 'ATriaToXo,;, t6 2v xa\ -h a'JT6 nv:0;jia • liniyciiili pcciiliaritor, aut Spiritiis saiicti se|)ai ;itiiii 
ojx avap;(o^ ci ^ ToG liYaOou xivT|(i!; Ix ToO IIvEJ- sil : sc<l dividil qiiiilcni cuique singiilaliin boiia, iit 
jiaTo;- oXX' £'Jp!axo[jisv (iTi Vj Trpos-ivooujjLivTi TaOTrjj iiiqiiit ApnstoUis ", iiniis cl iilcin Spiritiis : non 
ojvajjit^, fi Ttc EiTtv 6 [jiovoYsvf,^ f^^?, rivTa Tiosei, aiilciii absi|iio priiicipio lioiii iiiotus csl cx Spirilii : 
o\> yMgXq oJSiV ei,- vivETtv Tiov fjVTOJV SpyjTai • aXX3t scd icpcriiinis qiiod ca, qii;iiii aiilc iiac iiicutc pcr- 
xalouxT) -dXtv TdivayaOtovf) rrjvr], £x Tou TcaTptxoO cipiiiuis cl aniiiiadvcrtiiiiiis, \iiHis, (|ii;i' csl iiiiigc- 
pouXrjuiaTo; dyopjjiaTat. iiitiis Dciis, oninia facit,siiic qiio niliil coiiiiii (|iia5 

siint ad gcncratiouciii provciiil : (|iiiii et ipsc niisus 
Loiiormii foiis cx 1'atris dcstiiialione ac voluiilale 
cxsistit. 

El 5fi rav (XvaOiv npayjJia y.a\ 8vo;ia , t?,c 4vip- Si igiliir niiiiii,s rcstioiia, et oiniic Iioiiiini noiiicii < 

■/ou 5uviiji.£tj'j,; T3 xa\ pouXfi; £|r,|A,aivov £v Tf, o'jvi;Aci ali ea, (|u;t; piiiici|)ii cxpcrs csl, polcslalc ac. coii- 

ToO IIvEijfjiaTO? oti ToO [jiovoYsvou; 0£ou (ixpiivio; xa'i silio pendeiis, in virlutc Spiritiis pcr uiiigciiiluiii 

(ioiaJTiTO)? eU TsXeitoiiv a^iij.t, ouosjjtta.; T:apaTi- " Deuin sine distinctione ac spatio lcniporis ad pcr- 

<szix>; iv TTJ Tou Gifou pouXf, jjiaTOc xivrjtTst i-Kb toO fcctioneni el consuinnialioiicin dcdiiciliii', iicc iiila 

riaTp^j; 5ti tou 1'itjO , iT:\ t?j nv;u;jia ■ytvo^jtivT,; i^ mora in diviiii proposili ilcstiiialioiiisijiic iiiolii a 

Vjouptivr,? • £v ok Ttov ayaOtov ivoptiTtov t; xa\ vor)- P.ilrc per riliiini ad Spiriluiu iiilcrccdit aul iiilol- 

jjtiTiov xal f) Ozi-.T^; • oux av dvA-wi di iTXf|Ooi; xb ligilur : ;it(|iic iiiuiui liDiinriiiii tiiiii nniiiiiiiiiii luni 

llvojjta StaxiotTO, Tf,? xiTi xfiv *vipY£iav 4v6ttito? iiilcllocUuiiii ctiain deitas cst ;liaii(l rcde iii iiiulti- 

X(oXuou3T,? Tf,v ttXtjOuvtixtjv apiO;jn)3tv. Ka't tonrsp tiKlineni id noiiicn dinundilur : qiiippc ca, qii;c 

eT? 6 -toTf p T:ivT()jv ivOpto-tov, iJ.iXtiTa 7:i3TtJjv, circa clficicntiam csl, unitalo pluraleni nuineralio- 

u-b Tou '.\-ojT(jXou iovi5,u.a'Tat , Y.a.\ o-joz\; £x tt,.; tieiii proliilionlc. Ac quoiiiadnioihiin unus scrvalor 

9tovf,; TouTr,? T) ■zh-) Yibv Xiyst [>.i\ ato^Etv Tour -tcj. oinniiiiii lioiiiiinini maxiiiio riddiiiin ;ib .\poslnlo iio- 

TsuovTo;, i^ Siya ToO nv£u;j.aTO,- tyjv stoTTipiav Toi; iniiiaiiis cst % cl iiullus cx liac vocc vel Filiuin di- 

[jt£T£y_ou!jt 1-ivciOaf liXXi Y'v£Tai ixivTtov S(,oTf,p 6 tit iinii servare crodentcs , vel aljsiiue Siiiriiu sa- 

im rivTtov 0£b;, iv£p-,'oOvTo; toO Vtou ttjv <j(OTr,- luieiii coiisequeiilibus cxsislcrc : scd cst servator 

piav ^v TT) Tou U.vvJ]j.a.zoi x^P''^'> ^^^ ouoiv [.ta/.Xov ninniiiiii, iiui siipcr oinnos cst Dciis, oporante Filio 

6ti TOUTO Tpstj (i(ij-fip£; 'iTiJi TTj? rpa'.i)fi? 5vo;j,i;ov- siiliiteni pcr gi;itiam sancli Spiriliis : aliinc iilco 

Toi, £t xa"i 6;joXoY£tTat Tapi tt,; iY-*? Tptioo; fj ■" „i|,iio nnigis tres servalorcs a ikriplura iiomi- 

oioTTipia^ ouTto; ouo^ Tp:t; 0£o\ xaTi Tf,v i-oS£5o- naMlur, ctiaiiisi alisqiic controversia salus exsi- 

[jt£Vt)v TT,? 0£OTr,To; (;r,;Aaiiav, xav kifctpiid^Ei. f; ^i;,i a saiicia Tiiiiilate : cndciii niodo ncque 

TotauTT) xXf,7t; TTi iyia Tpiiot. MiyEjOai ok r.p?j; ,,.,,5 jjj (s;„„ij sccuiidiim rcddilain deilalis signi- 

Tou£ avTtXivovTa-: , [J.T) 6£tv lvip-^£tav vo£tv Tf,v 0=6- (icalioncni : qiiaiiqnani coiivenil talis iippollalio 

Tr,Ta, ou -ivu Tt tiLv ovayxaitov y.o: 5ox£t, to,- T.fo; ^;„tax Triniiali. riignare aulcm cnin advcrsariis x 

Tfjv ■jrapoujavToO X5-,'ou •/.aTa3X£uf,v.'IIii£t; [ikv Yip ilieeiililuis noii npnrtere eflicaciam intclliucrc pcr 

aipitiTov xa\ oTT^piXTiTtTov Tf,v 0£iav tfu!jtv Etvat st- deitatoni, iioii adinodiim niilii necessarium csse vi- 

aT£uovT£;,ou5£,atavauTf,,-£-ivooO[;.£vrt£ptXr,'|tv, a"AXi ,i(.t„,., quanlum ad procscntcm sermnnis altinct 

xaTi TiavTa TpoTCOV £v i7::tp!a vo£Ta0at tJ)v cfu3iv probalionoin. Nam nns qiiidem indcrmitani ct in- 

6topt;6ti.£0a. T6 6k xaOiXou a-£tpov, ou Ttv\ y.hi opi- coiiiprolicnsibilein divinam naluram cssc credciiles, 

CsTat, Ttv't ok ouy!' oXXi xaTi TtivTo X6-fov ixtfsu- „„ii;,„, ,.j„s aniinadverlimns foniprolionsionem : 

Y£t Tbv opov Vj a-£tpia. Ou-/.oOv xh £xt6; opou, ou5k sed omnimodo in infinilale inlolligi (cani) natiirarn 

oviiioTt irivTto; 4ptC£Tai. 'Sl; av ouv otaiiivoi , s-'t tonsemiis et arfirmamus. Qiind auicni prorsiis est 

Tqs 6££a; tpuu£to; Tou iopiciTou i) Evvoto, u-kp nav ^ infinilum, non aliqiia qiiidcm rc dolinilur, aliqua' 

Evoiii ';a;A£v elvat t5 Ostov, f, 6= Osott,; £v Ttov ovo- vcio non ; sed omni raliniie infinilas effiigil dolini- 

[liTtov ESTtv. Ou-/.oOv ou SOvoTa: zh ouTb xa\ 8vo;aa lionom. Qiiod igilur expcrs csl dcliiiilionis, ne no- 

Etvat, xo\ uTi^p Tav 8voi.ia vo;j.IjE30at. „ii„c quidem prorsus dermitur. Ul crgo pernianeat, 
jn divina natura indefiniti intcllecius, snper omne iioincn tlieiinus cssc diviniim nomcn : ai dciias " 
unum de nominibus cst. Non potcst igiiur idom nonicn cl essc, ct siipcr omiie nomcn esse cxistimari. 

nXfjV EtTouTOTOt;£vavTiot;api-xot, ;af]£v£p-c£ia; ■Vcninitanien si advcrsariis lioc placet, quod a, 

(i"AXi 9uj£(o; sivai Tf,v (7r,;j.a3iav, E7:ava5pa;iou,i.t£0a nnii cfricicnlix, scd nalurse significatio sit, rccurre- 

■7:p6; t6v £| ipy.f,; "t.i-io^/, o-i to t^; oiitu); 5vo;j.a mus ad eam, qiiani in inilio posuinius oralionem, 

f,;,wpTT,[i£vt>)? fj auvf,0£ia e£? ■::Xf,0ou? ar.^iaaiov ayEt, qiiod consueludo perpcrani natura! nomcn ad mul- 

oOt£ [J.£ttoi£to;, out£ au|f,3£to^ xoTiTov aXT,Of, >,6-'ov liliidinis significationem traliat, nciiiic incremciito 

T:,oo3Ytvo[i£vr,c Tr, 9U3£t, otov £v •::X£io3tv i) EXiTToit ullo, iicque diniinutioiie, secunduiii veram ratio- 

» 1 Cor. \ii, 11. 'I Tim. iv, 10. 



«51 



S. CllEGOr.ll NYSSENI 



1>2 



neni, accedeiilo :\il nauiram, cuni vil iu [ilurilnis A Ozio^f -.%'.. Mova vip xati auvOsaiv af/iO;ji.£t-ai, oaa 

val paucioribus speclelur. Ea nanuiiie sola sccuii- xax" ISiav T:£p'.Ypa9r]v Osupsrxai • •?) 6J; ■:i;piypa'^f, , 

diiiu coinposiuonoin luimeranUir, qua; secuiuluin £.v£7^;9av£.'a ct;j[ji.a-:o;xa\nEY^0cixalTi5TO;) xaVxiiSia- 

propriain circuinscriplioiiem consideranUu'. Cir- (fopizffY.xxkxhT/riii.aixa.\)(^pG}[i.a,-xa-:ciX7.ii.(J6L^^-:aii.'lih 

cuniscriplio auU'in iu supfirficic corporis, iu nia- ol 'iB,ixi irouxwv Oeiopou[ji.svov, kxftxiyu xijv Sii xtJJv 

j;niun)iuc, iii loco, iu (lillcrculia ligura; cl coloris xoio'Jxwv7:Epiypa'jf|V."OSs |ji.r]Ti3piYpa'.f£xaioOxipiO- 

comprelieuilitur. Al fiuoil cxlra lucc cousiclcraUir, [j.sixai,xo 5i |j.ti aptO^xou^isvov, Iv 7t/.ri0st 0E(opii)07jvai 

eflupil caui, qiia! per lalia (il, circiiuiscriptioncm. oj SJvaxai. 'E-r.eX xa\ xV/ypucrSv tfa[>.sv, xav si?7:oX- 

Quod aiilcin niiii circuinscribiuir, iion nuiueralur; ),ou? 8i.axsp[jiaxiCrixat xunou; , '^va xaV elvat xa\ 11- 

ct (iU"d niin numcraliir, iu nuilliuidiuc considerari YscjOai • TO).Xi S^ vo[j.tn[jtaxa xat toXXou? axaxr,pa; 

non polcsl. iSaiu ct aunim, etiamsi in iniiltas for- ovo[j.aCo[x£v, ou-jifva xr,? cJasoj; xou xpuuoij TiX^ova- 

/ mas et .liguras scindauir, niiiiin ct csso ct dici af- a^jtbv sv xtTi ■^xXfjOst xtov <JxaxT]ptov supijxovxs?. At>i 

firmamus : niiiumos vcro niultos ac luultos statercs xa\ TtoXiji; 6 /puj?); ACYsxai, oxav '6yy.M iiXsiovt, i^ 

nuiniuamus, uullam auri natura; rcdiindautiaiu in sxsusaiv, -i^ vo[ji.ta[jiaat Ostopf,xat, ■::oXXo't 6e ot ;;puoo't 

riiuUitudiuc slak>ruui rcperieiites. Indc inuluiiii 6ti xb T:Xr,0o5 xri; uXr,c; oux ovojxa^ovxat • si [jif| xij 

quoiiue aurum dicitiir, ciiiu maj*ri poudere vel in " oiixo) Xsyot , xpuaoui; -noXXou?, ioq xouc Aapstxou; f^ 

vasis vcl luimniis spectatur, nitilta aulemaura pro- xoui; axaxf,pa;, etp' oiv oux fj uXt], iXXi xi xipiAaxa 

pler muliitudinem matcriae non nomiiiantur : nisi xf,v xou -XfjOous ar)[j.oafav s5i|avxo. Kupiio; y^." 

quis ita dicat, aiireos mullos, vcluli Daricos, aiil ^jxtv oux't xP^J^ou? , liXXi xpuisoui; xo'Jxou; stTtstv. 

slaleros : in qiiilius uounialeria, scd monota nuin- "fla7:sp xoivuv T.oWnX [ji^v oi xp'JTSO! axax-iips;, xP'-!- 

iiiique mullituilinis sigiiificaliouoiu admitlunt. ao^ ok si;, oiJxu xa\ 7:oXXo't (jtliv o! xaO' Ixaaxov iv xrj 

Nam proprie lios iion yp-siWj;, id est axra, scd ^usst xou avflp(I)-ou Ssixvujjlevoi, oIov nsxi5oc xa\ 

Xouasiou;, id cst aureos, diccre licel. Qiiemadmo- "IdxtoSo; xal. 'Itoavvrii;, sT? Ss iv xbuxot? SvOptoTto;. 

diuii iyitur nuilli quidcin anrei sunt slatcrcs, aii- Kav f) rpa'.fr] TiXaxuvT] xi 8vo[j.a xaxa xf,v t:XtiOuvxi- 
ruin vero umiui est : eodoin luodo nuilli qiiidoui 
siiigulares in natura liomiuis osloniliiiiuir, ut Pc- 
irus, Jacobus, Joanncs : uiius vero iii liis liomo 
esl. Quod si Scriptuia nomeu dilatat ct exl(Midit 



xf,v ar,iJiaaiav iv xto XiYstv, < "AvOpto-ot xaxi xo'j 
[isi^ovo; oiJLVJou!Ttv, » xal, t Vto't ivOptoTitov, > xa\ 
oaa xotauxa, y'«ojx£ov oxt xrj auvT]Os£a x'!]? entxpa- 
xo'Jjr,.; StaXsxxou xsxp^iM-Jvr, oux^ vo[jtoO£xst xh Sstv 



ad pliiralcm siguificatioin'!», diiin dicit, « llonii- ouxto; -i^ to; Ixipto; x£xpf,aOat xot; ^f,[j.a5tv • ouS^ 

lics per niajorcin jviraut '", » ct < Eilii liouiinum", • xiva x£xvtxf,v 7:£p\ ^r,[jta:tjov StoaaxjiXtav 7:o:ou;x£vr] 

ct cxlera similia, jiidicauduni cst, qiiod coiisue- xauxa Sti^statv, iXXi xaxi xf^v STxtxpaxoucav auv- 

liidine obtinentis liiigua: proprietatis, quain ota- f/Jstav xp^ixat xtTj XtiYw, itp!)? xoOxo pXdnouaa [xiJvov, 

Xsxxov vocaiiius, iitaUir, iiou legem pr^iascribat, oTxtu; av e7:to-.f£Xf,; y^'"^''^^ "^o'? 5£xo[j.ivot; 4 Xoyo;, 

([ua sic oporloal potius quain aliler vorbis iiti : nec ouokv axptSoXoYoupiEvri xaxi xt]v Xs^tv, sv oT; o'J0£- 

ailificiosamaliquam de verbis doctrinam instituens [j.ia pXa6r, xaxi Stivotav kx. xdv (ir,;j.ixa)V cuv- 

lisec dicat, sod sccundiim obtiuontein consuctuJi- iaxaxat. 

iiem vcrbo utaiiir, id solum spcctans, ul accipientibus niilis sit oratio, niliil adaiodiiin disquirens 

circa dictiouem, iu (iiiibus lotis niilliim dauinum circa seiiteuliain ex verbis conflalur. 



Ac longuiu fuerit ad dicioriim probaiioncm c.x 
Seriptura (•oHigeie con>tinclioiics soloecismi spe- 
oiciii liabciiles : in qiiilius aiilem pcriciilum csl, 
ne delriiiiciUuin paliatiir verilatis aliiiua pars, non 
iicin pioiuiscuus ct indilforeiis iisus, nec iudili- 
gcntia disciiticiidi cl cxaminandi iu vcrbis Scri- 
ptur.TC reptritiir. Idcirco lioiuines quidoin iiluiali- 
lcr noiiiiiiare conccdit, quippe ciiiii iieuio propter 
hujusmodi figiiram vocis ad inultitiidiuoin liuinani- 
latuin suspicione prolabatur, nec iiiiillas luiiiianas 
naiuras sigiiificari cxistimel, propterea qiiod iiomen 
natiiia; pliiralitcr oiiiiutialiiiu sit. At vocein Deus 
cuin cautionc ct oliservalione pcr siiigularem fi- 
guram enuntiat, lioc prospiciens cl cavens, ne di- 
vcrsx natnra' plurali sigiiificatione deoruin in divi- 
na essciilia siibintroducantur : (luamolirom, « Do- 
iiiiiiiis Deiis, > iiiquit, « Doiniiius uiius cst '^ : > 
qiiin cliain uuigcnituin Deuiii voce deitatis pioiiun- 



Ka't [iaxpbv av cl'ri xi? aoXotxotpavsi? xou 16you 
<iuvxa?£t; sx xfi; rpatpT]; xaxaXfYstv si; xl]v xtov 
Eipr,iJ.ivojv aTiiSstltv ev o^.q Si xivSuvd; ^axt pXa- 
6fivai xt xrj; aJ.r|Osiai;, cJxixt x^j aSaaavuxov xs xal 
_ iitota'.?opov sv xot; •(pj.^f.mli supiaxsxat (5f;[j.aat. Aii 
xouxo avOpti)-ou; ouYXwpst 7iXr]0uvxtx(Jo; Svo(jiiisetv, 
Sti xS ij.r,3£va xio xotouxo) ox^ii^"'^' ''^iS tftovTi; si; 
TtXfjOo; ivOptoTtoxf,xtov xat; uTiovoiat; sxTitTixstv, 
[>.Tfih vo[iiCEtv 7:o'AXi; avOpto7:tva; tfuast; aTiiJ.aiv£- 
aOat, Sti ~h 7iXr,0uvxf/.(o; lc,a-{ye.X0i\'/7.i -6 TTi;9ua£to; 
8vo[j.a. Trjv 51 ©£?»; <f(ovf,v 7rapaxsxr]pTi[j.£va)i; xaxi 
xVj Jvtziv s^aYYEW^si ■zCr.o-j, xouxo 7:po;j:r,0ou[j.svr,, ih 
lj.f] Statfiipou; tfijast; e7:\ xf]? Osia; ouaia; iv xfj 
TtXriOuvxtxii aT]iJ.aaia xtov Ostov 'TrapsiaaYsaOat. At^ , 
<fr,s\. « Ktjpto; 6 ©e^;, Kupto; sT? ia-.if » iXXi xa't xbv 
lJ.ovoYsvri ©sJiv xrj xfi; OeSxtixoj iva^/.ripuaoei ^tovii, 
xa\ ou 6taX'j£t tb ev ei; 5u'txr]v aTi;j:aaiav, ioaxe 5uo 
Osou; xiv Ilaxipa xa't xiv Tiov ivo;j.a';at • xav Jxd- 



'• Ilcbr. VI, 12. " Psal. iv. 3. " Deiii. vi, 4. 



r, QIOD NON SlNTTRESnil. »5» 

cf.o; &Ehi rapi T(uv aySwv xr,pus3r|Tai. 'AXXi 0eJi; A tial : ac iion disSdlvU id ipiod iiniiin osl iii diialciii 
iJv 6 na-r,p ■ G);>i.: Si 6 Ylo^- eT? ol iv tiTj autio sigiiilitiUidiicin, iil diios dcos ralreiii et riliiiiii no- 
iTjpJYlJ-aTi 6 050» • 6ii -b |Af|-£ cfJuiti);, (Ji.f,TS ^vsp- niiiicl : laiiiclsi uIckiuc Dcus a sanclis piviMJiccliir. 
'jia,- JvOjwpEtiOai Ttva Sia9o,5iv Ti] Os^iTTiTi. Ei Y^P Sed Deiis qnidcni Paler;Dciis Item Filins : iiiins 
TapTjXXaxTo xaTi ttjv twv -i^zaTTiijiivcov u-ovoiav iirV vcro in cadciii pncdicalione Dcns csl : qnippe rniii 
:f|? 4y-*? '''P'*^''» ''l t?'jst? , ixoXojOu; £t; K),f,6o? neqnc natnra;, nef]ne elficaciaj aliqiia dilTciciilia iii 
•Isiov 4 ap'.G[Ai; iz/aT'Jv£To, Ttj iTcpoTTiTi t?,; oCijia? dcilatc considcrcliir. Nani si variarct ct divcrs;i 
:(7>v uTTOXEijjiivtov (juv5iaipo'J[i£V04;. ^Er:t\ 6^ t.xjtj cssct in sancla 'li iiiitatc naliira, proiit snspicanliir 
iiraoOstTat Tf,v xjt" oCiaiav J-Ep(5Tr,Ta f, 0£ia ts y.jX nonnulli errore dcccpli, conscqucntcr in miiltiludi- 
jcn/.TJ xa\ avo/AoitoTo; ^usi^, tlj; av [jiia fj, ■nXr;Oou; neui dcoriini nuincriis dilalarctnr, al(|ue una ciini 
ir,ij;aTiav Etf' JauTf,; oj irpojisT^at. 'A>.X' Cos-tp [A'a divcrsilate cssenti.T, siibjcctornni dividcrctiir. Scd 
(,£'y£Tat vu'ic, oiJTto xa\ Ti a'A"Aa itavTa Jvtxto^iivo- quoiiiam omiicin circa essciitiaiii divcrsilatcni rc- 
|jia^£Tat, 0£i; , ayaOi.;, ayto; , atoTf,p, oixato^, xpt- jicil diviiia, siniplcx, ct vaiiare altcraiive ncsci:» 
Tii?, xal ef Tt fiXXo tiov OsoTtpETitov i5vo[JiaTtov vo£t-ai, naliira, iit uiu sit, niiilliludinis sigiiificationem iii 
E!T£ ■jrpijtfujiv, ctT£ TTpiriv^p-^-Etav pXiitEtv T'.c Xf-cifi, scse non adiniltil. Scd iit uua diciliir natiira, il.i 
oCi oiotiipiEOa. D cactcra qiioqiie oniiiia siugnlaritcr noiniiuinliir : 

Dcns, bomis, sancliis, servator, jiisliis, jiidcx, clsi qnod armd aiigiisUim ac Dcn coiivcniciis noiiicii iii- 
icllii^ilur, qiiod sivc ad natniain sivc ad criicaciain spcclare qiiis dicat, noii contcndcmiis. 



Ei 6i Tt; ouxotfavToiT; tJiv X^^yov, dj; Ix tou [^t) 5i- Qiiod si qiiis calumnicliir orationein, qiiasi cx 

•/EiOat Tf,v xaTi tju-tv 6ta'fopiv, [Jtictv Ttvi t("jv co qiiod noii admill:it dilTcrcntiiiin circa iialurani, 

u7ro3TaT£tov xa\ avaxuxXr,!itv xaTaJxsuaC^ovTa" TouTO niisliouein qiiamdain ct confusioncm liyposlascoii 

•r£pl -T]^ TotauTT;; 4-oXo^/r,3'i[j.£0a [jl£[a'.{<£(jo; , oTt To facicnlem : lioc ad lalpin accusalioiicm respoiidc- 

irapiXXaxTov Tr,; tfUKto; 6(jioXoYoiJvT£;, Tf;v xaTi liinius, qiiod nos qiii divinam naturam differenliac 

T?) atTtov xa't aiTtaT^jv 6ta-fo,oiv oux a,ovou[jt£Oa, £v q) variatioiiisve cxpcrlcm cssc conlltcniur, cani (]u;i; 

jjtovi;) 6taxp!v£i0at tJ) '£T£pov tou itipou xaTaXa;j.6a- circa caiisam ct causalum coiisidcraliir dillcrcn- 

vo,ui£v, T(p xh [jikv aiTtov ■rttJTEustv Etvat, T6 6i£XTou liam, non ncgainns, pcr (luod soUim disccrni alli!- 

aiTiou-xal Tou i^ ahlixi iv-oi, ■rilvj aXXr,v 6ta-fo- riim ab altcro deprcliendinuis, nimiriim ih) qiiod 

piv £vvoou[jt£v. Tb [jicv yip 7tpo(j£x(o? ix tou arptiJTou, crcdimus aliud quideni cansain essc, aliiid vcro (!\ 

-h 6i 6ti Tou 7:poT£-/_(o; iy. tou TtptoTou, toJT£ xa't ih causa : ct ejus qnod ex causa cst, rursus ali;ini 

MovoY^vi.; ava,a'y!6oXov £t:\tou VloO [jLivEiv, xa\ Tb £x dilTerentiam considcramiis. Nain aliud qnidcni 

ToO IlaTpb^ETvatTO nv£u;i.a [jtii <i[jt9i6aX)£tv, tt;; To-j conlinciUcr (el sine nicdio) cx priino cst, aliiid 

YloiJ [X£3tT£ia; xa\ auTto t6 MovoYEvk? tfuXaTTouaTj?, vcro per id qiiod immedialc at ex conlincnti cst, 

xa\ Tbnv£uy.aTf,?tpu3f/.f;';Tp%? xiv naTipa tj-/i3£0j; nt et Uiiigcuiti proprietas absijue ainbiguitale in 

[jif, a-TTiipYoujr;;. AtTtov 6£ xa\ -h i^ aiTiou Xi-;ovT£j, Filio mancal, ct cx Patre Spiiiluin csse nou dulii- 



ou/\ 'yuitv 6ti TO'JTtov Ttjjv 6vo[jtdTojv (jr,[jiatvo;ji£v.O'J6k 
Yip Tbv a'jT6v av Ttc aiTta? xa\ tsudEtoj iTtoSoiri '/.6- 
YO'7, d),Xi Tf[v xaTi Tb ■:Tto; Etvat oiatjopiv iv6£ixv0- 
[j.£Oa. Et7T(5vT£; yi.p t&v ijtiv atTtaTov, t>jV 6k Sv£u ai- 
T:ac, o'u/t Tf,v (f 'j jtv T(p xiTi T^ Xov^i) 6;:x(opi ja,u.£v • 
dJ.Xi [j.6vov t6 [Jtf,T£ t6v Vi^jv dY£vv(;T(o; Eivat, (jif,T£ 



tclur ; Filio, qui inediiis interccdit, ct sibi uiiige- 
niti proprictalein scrvanlc, et Spiriliim a naturali 
ad Daircm liabilu non arcente. Causam aulcm, cl 
id qnod ex causa csl diccnlcs, non iialiiram pci 
li;vc noiiiina signilicamiis. Ncqiic ciiiiii alicjuis cam- y 
dcm caus;ie ct iiatiine rationein reddidcril, scdeam, 



Tbv IlaTipa 6ti -(^''''V-^^i ev£5£t|i[jis0a. n,o(5Tspov quae cst secnndum aliqualiler esse differenliam iii- 
6k f,[xaj sTvat TttTTSustv Tt EitdvaYxs;- xa\ t^Jts Tid); dicamus. Dicenles enim aliuin quidem causatiim 
EiTt To 'X£T:tTT£u;jt:vov TT£pt£pYd'ajOat. "AXXo; ouv 6 ct ex caiisa ortiim, aliiiin vcro sine cansa esse, 
ToiJTiEJTt, xa\ SXXo; 6 to'j -to; etti X^^yo? " t6 o'jv non naliiram verbo caus;c scparamiis ; scd soliiin- 
dYevvfjTO)? ETvai Tt XiYEtv, TTtoj [Jtiv £3Tiv 'J-OT!0£Tat ■ p iiiodo neque Filium ila se babcre, quasi gcnitus 
Tt6iejTtTii tpwviiTauTTiou(juv£v5£ixvuTat.Kolsi 7:£p\ non sil, •neqiie parlem per nalivitalein cl gcncra- 



6£v6pou Ttv?i; f|ptoTT]iia^ t6v Yeoj^oY^v, £"ts tfuTSUTiv, 
ei'TS a'JTo;jiaT(u; ejriv 6 Sl d^rsxpivaTO, t) d^^JTsuTov 
eTvat ■zh Si-j^p^j'/ , fj £x tfuTsiaj^ apa Tf,v tpuaiv 5ii 
TTJi; d^Toxpijsuj; EV^^si^aTo; Oii [jtlv ouv. 'AXXi r.Ciq 



lioneni csse indicamiis. Priiis aiHcm ncccssc csi 
nos crcdcreqiiod ali(|uid sit : cl liinc qiiomodo id 
qiiod crcdilum esl, sil, scrutari. Alia igitiir ratio 
est cjus, qiiod quid esl ; alia itcin ejiis, qiiod qno- 



*jT;vE!7:tbv,d6Ti),ov xa^dvEp^LfijvEUTovTovTf,; (p'Jti£to; niodo est. Quocirca si qiiis dicat aliqnid ila cssc, 

d7:iXt7:£ Xoyov. Outiij; xa\ 5:vTa'jOa dYivvr,Tov piaOov- quasi noii gcnilum, quoiiiodo sit, ponil : qiiid aii- 

T-.;,oTto; [xkv o'Jt6v sTvat xa\ 7:pojf,x£t vostv EOtoi- leiii sit, bac vocc siniiil noii iiidicat. Etcnim si da 

xOt)[j;£v • t6 51 Tt 5ii ttji; ytovf,? o'Jx fixo'Jja[j;:v. Tf,v arborc aliqua intcrrogavcris agricolani, utriiin sa- 

o'jv Tota'JTT]v 5iacfopiv i7:\ TTJ; dYtasTptd6o; Xivov- tiva sit, an sponie provenerit ; ille vero respon- 

Ti5, (ijjTo [jtkv otTiov, t6 51 iq oiTiou eTvot 7:tj-S'J£tv, dcrit, vel non sativam csse, ve! plantatani succre 

oCixst' ov £vt(T) zotvtp Tf,; 9'jj:to; tov Ttov u7:ojTd- vissc ; nuni|uid iialurani pcr caiii rcsponsioncm iii- 

CEtov )oYOv (juvTi-/.TStv oiTtaO£iT,;x£v. "Et^eiot; Toivuv dicavit? Miiiiiiie. Scd ulii dixcrit, qiiomodo sil. iii- 



ti; iihj 'J7:ojTdj£t; Tf,? dYio; Tpii6o 



'ju ccriani ct incxplicalam natura; raiioncm rcliiiuit. 



\r,ii s. r.REr.oRii ^ysskm 15G 

lla eliaiii liic, ciini liiiliccrimus non sciiiluin, qiio- Siaxpfvst Xi5yo?> ti [Ji^v otvafuioK elvai, ti 51 Jx xou 
njodo qiiicloin ipsnin csse alqiie iiiti-liit^crc conve- ahtou TpiiSiiJtov ■ <) ok 0:ia (pjui^ d-apa^.Xay.ti? •:: 
niat, C(lo( ti suiiuis : id anlcin qnid csl, ])cr eam xa\ doiaipoTo^ oid ■rtadir)? evvoJa? xa-:a).a[J.5dv£Tai • 
voconi 11011 aiidiviiiius. Kjusinodi igiliir dilTcrenliam 6td touto xupiw; (jiia OcO-rjg, xal eTs Qcoj , xal xd 
in saiicla Tiinilale edeiites, iil armd (inidciii cau- dXXa ■ndvta tojv Oso-piriuv dvofidTtov [jLovoSixtu.; 
«am, aliud e\ caiisa esse credanius, non jain ani- eSafYeXXcrai. 

pliiis accusaii possiiniis, quod per coniiiiiiiiionein nntuia; ratioiiein liypostascon coiiriinilannis. Quo- 
niaiii igitur liyposlascs quidcin sanitjc Trinitatis caus;c ralio disceriiit, aliiid quidcin alisciiic caiisa, 
aliud vero ex causa csse poslulans : diviiia :uitcin n:itura ci variaiionis et divisiouis per oinnem 
considerationcm expcrs esse dcprclicnditiir : idciico proprie uiia dcilas, ct iinus Dcus csl, cl ali* 
oiiinia Doo coiivcnicnlia noaiiiia siiieularilcr ellcrnnlur. 



TOY EN AnoiE rpiiropioY 
IIEPI nilTEOI 

npoi: lYMnAmioiw 
S. P. N. GREGORH 

DE FIDE 

AD SIMPLICIIJM 

SEU 

DE PATKE ET FILIO ET SPIRITU SA?<CTO. 

Laurciitio Sifano inierprete. 



Dciis per Proplioiam prKcipit ne ullum dcum no- A 
vuni Dcuiu cssc exislinicuuis, ncqiic dciini adore- 
nius alieniim '. Manifcstuni est autcni quod noviini 
dicitiir id quod a senipilcrno iion esl ; ac rursus ex 
conirario, sompiternuin dicitur qiiod novnm non 
cst. Igiliir qui non cx scnipitcrno Unigcniluin 
Deuin cx Patre esse crcdil, noviiin eiim esse non 
iipgat; quod cniin non sempitcrnuin, novuni pror- 
sns esl ; quodciinqiie autciii novuni csl, Deus non 
Cbt, queiiuidiiioduin dicil Scriiiliiia : t Non cril in 
lc Dciis iioviis. ' > Ergo qui dicil, quod alifpiaiido 
Filius non eral, is noijat ojiis dcilaloin. Uiirsiis 
alicnuni Dciim vclal adorare, qui dicil : « Nnnqiiain 
adoraljis deiiin alicnum ' : i alicnus auleni collata 



KcXsL^si (5 @t>>; 6ta tou Hpo-ff^wj iJ.vfii'^7. r.pia-fa.- 
ivi Oe'jV t):?)v eTvxi. vojj.ijeiv, pLT,5i xpojxuvciv dX- 
XoTpto) Oe(p. OCixouv orjXiv i^Tiv, 6-1 7rp(ia'jaT0v \i- 
yz-a: 'i [j:t) £? dWiou I^JTt " za\ ix lou Jvav-iou TtdXiv 
dtoiov XiiyeTai 6 [i.t\ TipdTtfaT^v sjtiv. '0 Toivuv y.r[ 
k^ dioiou t.'jv MovoYcvr, Bihi ex tou [laTp^? elvai te- 
(jT£'Jwv, Tipii^yaTov auTiv elvai oux dpv:iTai • t?i yxp 
y.ri diotov, Ttp^ja^aTOV TtdvTuj • Tiav 5i t4 ■KpCafazo'/, 
0:6; oux esTtv , xaOt^o; elrev :fj Tpacf tj , oTt « Oux 
EaTat b/ ao\ 0ei; ■npiTfo.zog. t "ApK i '/.iywi , oti 
iT-jTE oux f,v, ouTO; dpvEtTa! a'jTOu tt;v OeoTTiTa. Ild- 
Xtv dXXoTptov 0c?yv •npoaxuvEiv xojX'JEt 6 XiytDV, i 0'J- 
Ji-OTS 7c,oo(ixuv?;OEts 0c(ij dXXoTptio" > 4 oe dXX^Tpto; 

Tf, T.ph; t'jV fO'.OV l^iilUV @£0V dvTlOtaSToXf, = liJp£fc«l. 



'Psal. Lx\x, 10. « E.\od. xxxiv. 14. ' Exod. xx , 3, 



157 



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0;i,-. Ti? Si i aXXirpto; ; llavtco; 6 -f,; tou oXt,Oi- 
voO 0;ou 90ci3(o; aX/oTptoj; t');iov. Ei ojv toto; f;(jL(I)v 
£j-iv6aXri0cv4; 0:i;, 5v (jlt; fj tt,; tou dXTjOtvouQjoJ 
tfjjj(ij; 6 MovoyEvr;; W^oj, xotOoj? Xivouiitv ol atp^Tt- 
y.'i\, dXXdTptof &i6; ioTt, xa\ oOx f,ptiTEpo;. AEv^t 
Si T^ EuayyiXtov OTt Ti •Kpofjy.za dXXoTpttij oj |j.t] 
uTtaxouar;. '0 Xiytiiv xxtUTbv ouT^v elvat, dXXoT.otov 
Trjc Tou dXr,Otvou 0;ou yujit;); elvot y.aTj;jX£ud3:t. 

Tt OUV TOtOUJtV oi XeyOVTJi, OTt XTtJTlJs EJTt ; IlpOT- 

xuvouTt Tiv XTtiTiv out^yv, 7; oux' ; Ei lii'J yap ou 

TTpOJXUVOUJtV, "louOat.^OUJlV, dpVOUj^EVOt TOU XptJTOU 

TT,v 7:poaxuvT,atv £1 oi Tipojxuvoujtv , eioojXoXo- 
Tpouji • tiv yip dXXoTptov Tou d).r,0:vou 0;o'j TTpOJ- 
xuvoujtv. 'AXXd jj.t;v s-jjt,? djeB^j, xa\ [xt; Kpojxu- 
viiv tiv 1'i?jv, xo^t zpoixuvsiv ih'> dX"A(5Tptov 0£(iv. 
-Xpr; «150 Tou dXT,0tvou naTpi; dXT|0tvbv tkv ViJiiv Xe- 
V51V, i^vo rpoJxuv(7jp.iv auT^v, xa\ |jtr; xaTaxp'.OtJi)[x£v 
('"; dXXfjTpiov T:pOJXUVO'JVTE? Osov. np>)i Zi tou.; Xiyov- 
Taj Ti^EXTr;.; IIapo:[j.(a;oTt « Kupto.; sxTtji jx: », xal 
0'-i ToiJTO vo^it^ovTo; ijyupov Tt Xeyxtv rrsp^ tou xTt- 
j-.fjVsTvot Tbv -dvTiov XTtJTriv xa\ STijjttoupyov, TouTa 
•Jtpojfixsi XsyEtv, oTt •TToXXa 5t' f|iia; eycviTO 6Movo- 
1"vr;; 0s6.;. Ka't ydp xa't Aoyof (ijv, jip^ syfviTO • 
xa^ fisSi; U)V, dvOpojro; £-,'ivsTO • xa"t dito;j.aTO.; iijv, 
C('),aa EyivcTO • xa\ eTt 7:ph; to'Jto;; xa'i d;jiapTia, 
xa\ xaTapa, xa't XtOo^, xa\ d3tvT,, xa't ipTO;, Tca\ 
T^prj'6a-0'i, xa't 6'ji;. xa't 0'jpa, xa't iriTpa, xa\ TioXXi 
ToiaiJTa syivsTo, ouosv TouTtov tt; tfujst iijv, dXXa 6i' 
f;;j.a; xxt' oixovo;j.!av YSv6,utsvo;. 



.\ I iiiii iKislid pn)|iiiii Dio ilistiiirrimic ooiisincr.iliir. 
Qnis ii^itiir Uiislcr pn [iriiis csl Drtis? l'alaiii Psl 
(|iioJ vonis Doiis. Qtiis ilciii aliiini!,? (iiorsiis is, 
(|iii a iiatiira Dim vnri aliciiiis cst. Si igiliir pniprirs 
iiostlM- Dciis, D(!us vcrus cst, si l!ni;^ciiiliis Deiis 
c\ iialiiia vcri Dci iidii sit, qiiciiiailiiiiKliiiii lia;re- 
lici (liniiil, aliciiiis Dciis Cst, ('t iiiistcr Dciis iioii 
cst. KvanKcliiiiii aiitciii cli( it (iiind oVcs aliciio iiDii 
oliciliaiit *. Qiii cicjiluni ciiiii cssc dicit, aliciiiiiii a 
vcrl Dci natiira lacit. Qiiiil i^'itiir raciiiiil (pii (iicnnt, 
(1110(1 crcatiis sit ? Ailoraliiinliifi ciiiii; (ini crcattis 
sit, aiiiion? Naiii si iioii adoraiii, Jinl.cos scquiintiir, 
iic^iiiilcs atiorationciii diristi ; siii autciii adorant, 
idiiliilalra! suiit, adoraiil ciiiiii ciiiii, qni aliciiiis sit 
a Dco vero. Alqiii :cqiic iiiipiiiiii cst vcl iinn ad- 

B oiarc Filiiini, vd adnrarc Deuiii alieiniiii. Oporlct 
crgo vcri Patris veniiii Filiiim diccre, nl adorciinis 
ciiiii, et noii coiideiiineiiiur tan(|iiain Dcuiii alio 
iimii aih)r:iiitcs. Adversiis eos :iutciii qiii diciiiit 
illiiil cx Provcrbio, « Doiuiniis creavitiiic ", » ct pcr 
lioc piitani, se aliqnod (iriiium alTcrrc argiiiiiciituin 
ad proliaiidum qnod creatus sit omnium coiidilor 
ct crcalor, li;cc convcnit diccrc, qnod iiiulla pro- 
ptcr nos lactiis sit Iinigcniliis Dciis. Klcniin ciim 
Veiliuni sit, caro f;ictus cst, ct ciiin Dciis sit, lioiiio 
factiis csl; ct ciini incorporalis esset, cnrpus 
factus cst ; alquc liis ctiam aiiipliiis ct pcccatuiii, 
el nialcdictio, ct l;ipis, ct sccuris, ct p;iiiis, ct ovis; 
ct via, ct ostiiim, ct petia. ct cjiisniodi iiinlla f;i- 
cliis cst, cniii iiatiua iiiliil lionim sit, scd pioptcr 

^ iios pcr dispciisationcm cl ailministinlioncni l;ilis 
cvascril. 



"iJj-sp ouv Aoyo.; ojv, 5t' f,[jta; syivsTo jdpl- xa't 
P>i>ji ojv, SvOpfjjTTo; E-,-ivsTo' o'JTto xa\ XTtjTr;? tijv, 
ci' f,;j.a; XTt-;j.a s-,'svsto, •/TtJTr; -^ap f; ai.pl. '^i 0'jv 
£tT:sv o:i to'j ~pO'jf;Tou, oTt « OuTto; X.iyst K'Joto;, 
6 TtXdja; [is ex xoiXia; oo'jXov a'JTO'j, i oijTtjj; elTisv 
xa\ oti T0'j SoXo[ji(ovTo; , TO « K'jpto? sxTtji (Jis ip- 
Xr,v ootov a'JTO'j, £t; l'pya o'JToiJ.» Ouxoiiv xa\ 6 ev 
tr; xotXia tt;.; TtapOivou TtXa jOs'tr xati t6v Xi-^-ov Toij 
T:po:ff;TOu, 5 oo'JX6; sjTtv, 0'jx 6 K'jp:oj • TOUTSJTtv, 
6 xaTi jdpxa SvOptoTto; iv (jj 6 0s6? i:favsp(oOr;, 
xa\ JvTauOo 6 •xTta0s\j eI; dpxt;v 6S(Iiv o^jtoij, ou/ 6 
^ti; sjTtv, dX"/.' 6 4vOpo)T:o; • ev (Tj f;[jitv 6 0s6; E'.;a- 
vspti^Or;, et:! t6 Tr;v xaTa'TOapEtiav 666v tt,? dvOptii- 
rivr;; jtoTT,p:a; TrdXiv dvavstoJajOat. "fijTS ET:si6r) 



Qiicmadn:0(luni igitur ciim Vcrliiini sit, prnplcr 
nos caro factiis csl ; el Doiis ciiin sil, lioiiio factus 
cst : il;i crcalor ciim sil, propler nos crc;itiira fa- 
cliis cst, ipiippe ciim caro rcs cre;ita sit. Qiicm- ^ 
aduiodiim igiuir pcr pro|)liclani dixit : « Sic dicit 
Domiiiiis, qni forinavil meex vciitre scrviiin siuiiii ',» 
ita etiain dixit illiid pcr Salonioiicm : « Dominiis 
creavit nie principium viariiin siiar-.iin ad opcia''".» 
Omiiis ciiim(l) crcatura servit, iil iiii|uit Apostolus. 
rroiiidc ct is qiii in vcullc virgiiiis lonii;itiis cst, 
sccuiidum verbiim proplicta', servus est, noii Do- 
miniis : lioc est, is qui sccuiidiim cariicm liomo 
cst, in qiio Deus inanifestatus est, ct is, 'lui illic 
creatus csl iii principium viariim cjus, noii Deus 



(I) Omnii eniin. II:cc nnn agiioscit Gr.TCiis liber 
cxcusiis Lii(;diiiii Dalavonim apiid Uaplieleng. 
anii. t.')9.'5. pag. 17(1, iicqiie ;ilter c;ilanio exaratiis, 
(jiiciii nobis iitciidiiiii ilcilil V. C. Tlieodorus Can- 
lenis : nci|iie ailco rcpcriiintiir apiid Eiitlivniiuni 
iii Pnnopliu, qiii p;iile i, lil. 2, inajiireiii partcni 
libri cjiis iii ea (lescripsil, ct lit. 12 partis scciin- 
i\v. : scd nciiuc iii Fpiilolis Panli occiirnint : tan- 
tiun est ad rioiii. viu,21 : Crcntura libcnihilur a 
serviiule corruptwnis. Dc lucit tainen liaiii: eauidcm 



propositionom ex alio Sciiptiir;c loco Basiliiis 
lib. V Contra Eunomiiim, Ilav XT;j[jta oo'JX6v JjTt 

TOU AT,[itOupYOU, XOTiT^V 0'JT(O XiyoVTO TI^HSIJ Ilpo- 

!ff;Tr;v • T4 a'j[j.7:avTo6o'jXd jou • t6 5s nvs'j[jia eXsu- 
Ospiov 6piyst xa\ uloOsjtav. Oninis creatura Crcato- 
ris serva esl secunduni 1'rnplietam, qui sic De.tm 
nllnquiiur {Psnt. cxviii, 91.) i Quouiam omnia ser- 
viunt tibi. Spirilus vcro libcrtateni el adoplionm 
prKitnl. » tr.ONTO Duc. 



' Joa' 



Prov. (III, 2i ' Isa \i.ix, ."i. 



PiTuoi. Gb. XLV. 



Prov. VIII, 22. 



559 



S. CREGOUII NYSSKNJ 



iiO 



esl, sed lionio : in qiio nobis Ooiis nianifi'sl;itiis osl, A oJo 7:£f,i toj Xf.iTOj Ytvtuixoasv, t6 ti>v GsTov, t^^j 



ul connpla ac labefaclala via saliiiis luimaiuc ile- 
riim renovaiclur. Iiaque quoniain rcs duas de 
Clirislo slaliiinnis ct sCntinuis, unuin quiilcm divi- 
luiin, alienini veio liumanuin, iii natura (luicliMii 
(liviiuiiii, in adiiiinisiralionc ac dispensaiionc id 
iliiod seciiiidiim liomincm csl : conscqucntci' scm- 
|iiiernuin deiuiti ailestamur, crcatum vero liumana; 
iialiinc assigiiaimis. Qiiciiiadmodiiiii cniiii seciin- 
(hiiii proplietain iii vcntre foiuiatiis csl scrviis, ita 
ciiani seciindiim Salomoiiein, pcr hanc scrvilem 
(■reatniam in carnc manifesiatus cst. rorro cum 
(liciiiit : Si erai, noii cst genitus ; et, Si nalus est, 
non orat : doceantiir qiind iion opoileat canialis 
iialivitatis pioprielales accoininodaie divina' iia- 



£i dvOpia-ivoy , iv y.hj xf\ ^uasi t6 Sstov, iv 51 zf, 
oixovofiis t6 xaxi ovOpto-ov, dixoXoOOio? xb [ji.£v i3Eio:ov 
Tji 0£OT-r;T: 7:poi[xopT'jpoiJ;j.Ev, tJi Sk xTisTiv Tji dv- 
Opu)-:'vTi ),oyi^o;jieOa tfjaet. 'il; f^P y-^"^ '^'^ vpo- 
9t;tt,v bj TT) xot).;'(i ETiXdjOr, SouXo;, ouTto? y.aX xaTJt 
Tov So).o,awvTci, otd tt-,; oouXixtj? TauTT]; xTtceio; sv 
aapxt E^aveptOOT). "OTav S^ X^YioJtv • Ei f,v,o'Jx Jysv- 
vTjOt] ■ •A%\, Ei iye.Yjrfiri, oux tJv, StoaxOTjTtojav Sts 
oj xpT] Td TTJ? aapxtx?,; yEvvfiUsco; t5iwpiaTaetfap;jto- 
Cstv tfi Geia tfuaet. -tb,aaTa (jtlv ykp jji^ Kvta fev- 
vaTat • 6 Ss 0£?>; xd [it) SvTa elvai Tiotet • oux aiTi>? 
Jx Toi} (Ji^ SvTo; Y-^^J^ott. At?) xa\ 6 IlauXo; dTCauya- 
a;j.a 5(j^r,; out?jv Svorj.djet, iva St5a/0tt);jiev, OTt Ci^r.sp 
•zb ex Tou Xu/vou 91I); xat ix ttj; tpuaetj''? eiTt Totj 



tiirii;. Nam corpora qiiidem qna; non eraiit, gi- d-auvd^ovTo;, xa't ptiT' exefvou JttIv ('5;jiou t£ yip 



t-Miiintur : Heiis autcm elTicit iit ea qiiM non suiit 
pxsistant : non ipse ex eo qund non est exsistit. 
Idciroo Pauhis qiioqiie euni spleniloieni gloiiie 
iioininal', ut doccaniiir, quod sicut lumen dc Iii- 
cerna ct ex natiira himen edentis esl, ct uiia ciini 
illa cst {siniiil oiiim atqne cmieuit luccrna, luinon 
qiioqiie qiind ab oa cxsistit paiiter effiilgel), ila 
liic qnoqiic jiiliet Apostohis inlelligere qiiod et ex 
Patrc sit Filius, et ahsqiic Filio nunquam sit Palcr : 
iiam ficri non polest, ut gloria sit absque splendorc, 
qucmadmodiiiii fieri non poiest, nt alisiiiie sploii- 
dorc hioerna sii. Manifestnm est anteiii quod siciili 
splendorom essc, tcstimoninm est ejiis quod in 



eletfdvT) 6 Xu/vo;, xa't ■zh ^t"!; ■zh k^ ouToij cuve^EXatJt- 
4/£v), ouTtjj xeXeuEt xa\ ivTauOo voetv 6 'ATtiffToXo;,- 
oTt xo't ex TouOaTpi; 6 Yi6;, xa't ouSeTtoxe X'^p'^? '''''^ 
Viou 6 IlaTfjp • oux eyx^^P'' T^^P dXofJi-ii etvat 
T7]v SfS^av , (j; oux IfxtopEt &veu dTtouf dajjtaTOj 
elvat T^v Xux'.'Ov. AfiXov Sc oTt toSTrep Tb Etvat dTtaiJ- 
YOTjjLa [jLapTupia £3t1 tou xoTd ttjv So^av Elvot l [i.t\ 
■jdp 0!j3r,; TTJ? Si|T|? OUX dv EtT) Tb kx TOUTr,? dTtau- 

Ya^6[jt£vov), ouiio; tS XeYEtv (jit) ctvai T£ d-auY03[Jta, 
dT:65£t'tj ejTt tou [i.rfi\ tt)v So^av etvat, ote oux f,'> 
Tb dr:auYa3(j.a ■ tt;v ydp S6;av oveu dTrauYddfjtaToj 
etvat d;jif)xavov. "flaTtep ouv oux lattv l~\ tou d~au- 
Yia[JiaTO.; XlYEtv oTt, Et t)'J,oux eyIveto, xa't, Ei ^y^' 



gloria csl (si eiiini non sil gloria, non fuerit is qiii q v£to,ouxt)v, ouTto; jjtdTaiov eaTt TteptTO^J Tiou touto: 
ab liac cdilur splendor), ita si (juis dicat qiiod XiY:tv, StoTt 6 'Vi^; ejTi to dTtauYaa^j^a. 
iuiniiiiam cral splendor, dcnioiistral (]uod neqtie gli)ri:i esset, cuin non csscl splondor; ficri cnim 
iioii polcsl, ut gloria sil absqiic sploiidore. Ut igiliir de s|ileiidore dici iion polcst : Si erat, nnu 
cditus esl, el, Si editus esi, noii oral ; ila vaniim et alistiidiiin est Ikcc dc Filio dicere, quippe cuni 
Filius sil splcndor. 



(..i'lonim qiii niiinis et majiis dc Filio ct Patrc 
(liount, discaiii a Paiilo nc mctiantiir ca r|iia; ncnio 
polest raetiri '" ; nam Apostolns Filium dioil cITi- 
gicm cssc Patris subslaiilioe. Planiim cstigiinr qiiod 
qiinnta liicrit snbslanlia Paliis, tanla est eliaiii 
clfigios siibstanlia! : fieri cniin non polest, iil ii>i- 
nor sit cnigies quam substantia quae pci cam con- 
sideratiir. Qoin etiam magnus Joannes eadem docrt 
ciiiii dicit, < Iii principio erat Verbiiin, et Verbiim 
oiat apiid nciiin ". > Kx eo naniqne qiiod dixii, 
quod in prinoipio erat, cl non post principiiim. 
ostciidit qund luinqnam absquc Verbo principiuin 
cral. Ex co voro quod oslendit, quod Vcrliiim 



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Xou [iT) ;j.£Tp:iv Ti d;j.:Tpr,Ta • 6 Yap 'AitoaToXo; t?>v 
Tiov xapaxif,pa Xeyei tT); to'j IlaTpf); uTtoaTdaEto;. 
AfjXov ouv oTt (2) oar, av fj u~6"Taai; ^ tou IlaTp^j;, 
•toao'JTo; Y.ix: h xapa-/.Tf)p£aTt t?i; u-oaTdaeto;' 0'j YOp 
EvSi/.ETai elvat [jttxp6T£pov tSv x«paxTf)pa Tf,; Oeio- 
pou|iEVT); £v auTto uTtoaTdaeio;. 'AXXd xa\ 6 (jtiYa; 
'l(odvvT); TauTo Siodaxsi Xeyiov, « 'Ev dpx^ f^v 6 
A6yo;, xa't 6 .\6yo; f,v Ttp^; ihi 0:6v. > '\\/. Ydp tou 
£:~£tv, OTi t £v dpxT) fjv, I xal ou [j.ETd TT)v dpxf,v. 
SSetlsv oTt ouoi-oTE a/.OYo; f,v \ dpxf). "Ex 61 tou 
d-ooEicat oTi xa't 6 A6yo; f,v -p6; tSv Oebv, %h dveX- 



{2) A/J.Jcir ovr i'ri. liane peiiodiini noii cxliibe- 
bat cdilin Hapliclengii, iie(]iie liber qiin iisiis fiiil 
Eiilliyiniiis, fc.d cx iiis. rantcri expiess:i osl : iieque 
eiiini absqiic seiilcmia: tntiiis doLiiiiioiilo abesse 
poterat. Loeus cst apiid Paiihim ad ilobia-os i, 3 : 
Qui aimsil spletidor gloria' el ftijurn tyttbilttttliK ejns. 
Quo oliaiii ulitiii .\tliaiiasius :ulversiis Anaiios ad 



liicnihim To 6|jtoouatov Filii Dei, nrat. i, Ka't y-^P * 

d;t6aToXo; ou {JouXf)aE(o; • dXX' aJTri; tt]; 0'jata; Tr,; 
TtaTptxT); iotov dTtauYaa[j.a xa\ ^^^'^^''-tfipa T''jV Kuptov 
xT)puTTet. Siijuidcni .I()us(»/».s tioii voluitlalia, scii 
ipsius piiierita es»i'iili«' proiirinin nplendorein el ftgn- 
rtim Fitiuin priidical. ot liniiiil. de Deipara : Ofo; 
Yip oiXTu/iou xapaxTTjp, oic. Id, 



» Ucbr. 1. 5. " Rom. xi, 5i. " Joau. i, ♦. 



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oOat T.(,hi o).ov t!/v tl:6v Elvai , dvavxrj raia itXoYov 

elvai Toij 6coi; vojjiljitv xb u-spTtinTov toO A^Yt''-'. 

'AXXi j/.r)v T;diTi xoO ©sou [jtsYaXstoTYiTt i\ xoij AiYO'J 

(ji£Ya/.£tOTr); auvOjti^pctxat. "Apa oOx E/et ;(topav iTi\ 

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T£pov. 01 0£ ).JYovT£; x6 ffj-/r\-:6v xto dYivvr;xi;j sl- 

vat xaxi Tf,v 'yuatv dvi5[Jtoiov, Si5ax0rixa)*av (jtr; [jtto- 

patvetv £x Tou xaxd xfjv "A^eX xat xiv 'Aoin u-ooi!- 

YfJtaxo;. Ka\ y^P ''^^- ^ 'A5Jc[jt xaxi xr,v cfjatxr;v xtuv 

dvOpidztjjv YiVvriatv oux 's.yvj'iTfiT, • 6 5i "A6sX £x xoij 

'A6i(x eYJvvf.Ori. 'AXXi (jttjv 6 [Af) Y^vvriOd; dYivvT\- scciiiuliim iialuraleiii lioininiim nalivilalcm iion ^e- 

to; A£YETat • oiJS^v 5» £-/.tbXus£ xov 'A5ijji -zh [jtr] y£v- nilus fiiit (3) : Abcl vcro cx Atlaiiio gciiitus csl. Ai 

VTiOf|Vat T:pb? t6 &vOptorov £tvat ■ ouo^ fj Y^''''"!'-? <|>ii gcniliis non fuil, dY^.^VTiTo?, iil Chl jicjji pcHCivi/H.s 

tov "Afi£X SXXo xi T^api xf;/ dvOpco-cvTiv tiuitv i-ocr;- ct (iiii geniUis cst (4), Y£vvr|-:i;, id csl nalits, iliciliir ; 

cj£v, dXXd xa"t oLto; &vOp(ji)7;oj xdx£tvo;, s: xa't i p.oV sed iiiliil proliibiiit Adamuin cssc liomincm, (|iioil 

YevvTjOels Tjv, 6 5£ Si/a ^'^vv^^jcto;. gimitus iioii crat; iicque naiivilas Abelrm aliiid ac 

diversuin (|uiddaniab liiimaiia rcddidit natiira, scd tain liic qiiam iilc lioiiio fiiit, ctsi liic qiiidcm natiisei:il, 

illc vcro absciue iialivilale e.vstileral. 



Filio in comparalione Talris ; ciiin lotn naiii(',-.i(> 
Dco toiiim siniiil consideraiiir Vcrlnim. Naiii si 
qiiid Vorbo dccsscl iii siia magniUidiiic, ut noii 
poasei npiiil loiiim cssc Deum, prorsus nccessi! 
essct iit cxisiiiiiareiiiiis absquc Vcrbo csse caiii 
Dci partem, qii:i Verbo siipcrior ac m.ijor csscl. 
Ali|iii cum tola l);i uiajeslale Vcrbi iiiajcslas siiiiul 
coiisidcraliir. Eigo iii diviiiis doclriiiis locuiii noii 
IkiIicI, iil vel iiiaj:is vcl iiiiiius cssc dicaiiiiis. Naiii 
qui diciiiil ()iiod ucniluiii iioii gciiilo iiatura dis.^i- 
mile sil, tl Siinilitiidiiic et cxeniplo Abelis et Ad.iiiii 
discaiit liaud stiiltc judicarc. Etcniin Adain quoiiiit; 



"Apa xa't £-"t xtov 6s;'o)v ooYjjiaTwv To (j.t; -^iM-jrfif^- 
vat xa\ T& yi^pjrfiT^^i^i Stac^opiv oux E^spYaJiXat ccu- 
c;to.;, dXX' CnsT.ep £-\ xvu 'Aoiy. xal tou "A6=X dvOpto- 
T.o-T^; [jica, ouTO) xa't6r't xou llaTp?,; xa\ i7:'t xou Vtou 
t}z6x\; [ifa. Ilip^ Ss xou IIvJuiJtaTo; xou dyiou xa't oi 
pAa39 r,(j.oiJVTE; xi auT'i XiYOustv 9 xa't 7:£p't ;ou Kuptou, 
OTt £Jt'i xa\ TouTO xTcaxov. 'FI 0£ 'ExxXr^ata iTtfar)?, r 
(h; T.ZpX xou ^'tou, OUTO); xat 7:£p\ xou dYtou IIvsu- 
(jtiTo; TiaT£cJii, OTt i3T\v fixTtaxov, xa\ oTt 7:aaa f) 
y.-'.z'.; £X TT); xoij u7:£px£t[x^vou dYaOou (jtExouata; 
Ycvsxat «YaOf, ( xf» 5£ nv£up.a xb aYtov, dTtpoaSsE; 
eaxt xou di'';a.Q'Jwjzo^ , d-,'aO?jv y^P ^ii tpuaet eax^, 
y.aOc}); f| rp*9'; (lapxupet), xa\ oTt f) xxtat; o5r|Y£:- 
-:at 7:api Totj IlviO^jtaTo;, -zh S'e IIvEupia Tr;v d5r|Yt'av 
Xap(^£xaf f) XTtai; f,Y£(Jiov£U£Ta:, t6 oe IIv5i5[jta f|Vs- 



lyiuir iii divinis qiio(|ue doguialiljus iiiillain iia- 
tura! dillcrtnliam cHicil gciiiUni vcl iioii i5Ciiitum 
cssc, scd qiieniadiiiodum iii .\ilaiiio ct Abele iiiia 
liiiiiiaiiitas, sivc iialiira buiiiaiia, codem niodo iii 
Pahe (|uciqiic ac Filio deilas, scu divina iiatiira iina 
cst. Ati)iic idcm dc S|iiritu quoqiic sancto oliUc- 
ctanlcs ci diciint qiiod de Domino, ncmpe quod ct 
ille crcaliis sit. At Ecclcsia ex sqiio siciit dc Filio, 
ila dc Sjiiritu qiioque sancto credil, quod crcatiis 
iioii sit, lum qiiia omiiis creaiura cx parlicipa- 
tioiie superni boni bona Dt (Spiritiis s:iiictiis autciii 
biiicfactore (5) iiiliil opiis liabcl, quippe cum na- 
tiira boniis sil, qiicniadmodum Scriplura testatiir), 
lum quia crealura dediicitur ac dirigiuir a Spiritii 
Dei, Spirilus vero bcneflcium deduclionis ac dire- 



(5) Geniins non /'«((.Lcgcbaliir anica, genitns fnii, 
cnnlra Gra^ci tcxtus ct ipsiusevcmpli ratioucni. (|iio 
ulilur cliain Grcgoriiis Na/.iaii/.eniis orat. 5!! iii 
saiicla I.iimiiia |ia^. 67>\, Oi 6': xfiV dY£Vjr|a:av xa\ 
xfjV Y-vVTiaiv ouasi; Ojcliv 6[j.ti)vu;j.tov TtO^:jt£vot. Ty.ya. 
a.'j xat Tbv 'Aoiij. xa\ xov Zrfl, oTt o [tkv oux d-b 
crapx^j; (7:Xda(ia Y^p)» ° ^= ''^'^^ '^'^^ 'A5i(Jt xa\ ttjc 
Eua^ , dJ.Xf.Xtov xaxi Tf,v Cfuatv d"AXoTpttoaou- 
a:v. Qui autem incicnilufnni et genLratiancni deoruni 
hoinomjinoruin, nnlnnis esse sialuunt, iidcin, ciedo, 
Ailainuin quoijue el Selli {tiusniain itle non cx carnc, 
titpolc a beo ejlictus, liic aulcni ab Adaino cl Eva 
procrealus est,) diversa natura prirdilos cssc conlen- 
denl. Inlerprcs Eiilliyuiii Panuplia^ idciiiii Grcgoiii 
sic; Laiiiie rcd.lil : jW«»i riiidj nalnrali liuniuiuni 
leqe non estfjeneratus. Fit. Dic:. 

(4) £( qui geniius est. Iloc iiiciiiiiriiin qiioi)u.! 
iii Gr;eco dersl cxcuso el nKiniiscrifito, neqiii' ab 
Kiitbymiocilaliir : scd iiccessariiiiii cst, xa\ 6 ^^'■'vr,- 
0;''<; Y£vvr,Tf5.-. Iileiii cxciiijiliiiii .\d:iiiii, Ev.e cl lilii 
iitriiisqiip piobMt Gregrniiis Naziaiiz. oral 57, 
p. 599 : Tt ojv f, Eua xat 6 If^O ou/\ tou auxou xcu 
'Aod;jt ; xtvo^Yip i~'-Xou ; f, xa^i^jicfjTcpa Yivvf,|jLa:a ; 
ouSajttT);. 'A).XiTi; rh [jkv T|jif,[j.a, xb o"; -^ i'>-jr\[iv. , 



y.%\ (jif.v d(jt9ox£pa xauxiv dXXf|Xotc. Quid igiiur Evd 
et Selli, nonne ex eodein Adamo sunt ? E.r quo cnini 
alio ? IJlruni outein ainbo c.r co ysiiiti suiil ? MiKiine. 
Quid igilur ? allera scgincnluin, allcr fdius. Al/iui 
ainbo iiiter se ideni .'.unl. 1d. 

(.")) Bcncfaclorc. Corrigcnduiii niiiiuierniiiiis, San- 
D cliis nnlein Spiritus allero, a guobnnus rcddnlur, ni- 
liil vpus liabel ; p;isl (cinijici iiiiiis iiilcrprcleiii Eii- 
lliyiiiii vcnisse, .S;)iri(um sanciv.in aulain ncniitic a 
quo bonus jiat iitdigerc : a.-{a.H'j'Jzi'j aliqiiando ideiii 
valcl, quod £u£pY£T£cv, lieiiclacerc, bciiclicioalliccro 
ul 1'sal. L, 20 : 'AYdOuvov. Kupt:, ev xrj eucoxca aou 
Tf,v Sttov. Ueiiujne juc, Duniiiie, i,i bonn cuiuntute lua 
Sion : iibi Syiiiiiuicliiis cdidit iu;pYi:r,aoc ; cl 
Psal.cxxiv, 4, 'AYdOuvov ■zrA;a-{o^(irj:;,bencf(ichonis ; 
neque enini malc scripliiin cst pio ayj.li'Ji<j'j, iil 
piitat auctor Jhcsauri Unrei. Aliciiiando idciii qiio.l 
lionuin icddcie, iit lioc loco, ct coiiinioiliim rcd- 
dcre, ut Rutli, iii, 10. "Oxt f)YaOuva? t'j £.\z6; acu 
xo 'iTfxxvj. Qnia cominoduin rcdaidisli vel bonam 
[ecisti niisericurdiain luani postrcinain. Porro Spiri- 
iiim bniiiiiii ajjiell.il Sciipluia Psal. cvlii, 10: 
Sjiiritus luus bonus deducel luc iii lerram rcclam. ]i). 



14 5 



S. GREGOIUI N*SSEM 



m 



ctioiiis iargidir; creatiira suljilila (0) cst, Spiriuis A JJiwsOsi • t) y.ttcri; TtapaxaAtiTai , zh ok IlvEuiJia 
veio pr;ccsl, nalura consolalioneiu el exliorlalioiiem TtapaxaXs:- if) xxiji? oouXeuei, x6 5i IIvEOjia eXsuOs- 
accipit, Spiritus vero consolatur et e.vliortatur ; na- poT ■ f] xtEui? 5ot|j[s£i:ai, xb Se nveiJjjiaTiiv t^? ootpEa^ 
tura servit, Spiiitus vero liberal; nalura sapicn- ScSujjt xiptv ^ xicji; [ietaXajjLeavsi ttLiv /aptaiJid:- 
tiain (locelur, Spiritus vero sapicntix bcneficium Tiov.TiSi nvsGjxa xaTsfouaiav xap^sxau iIIavTa vip 



largitur : naiura bcnelicioruin ac ilonoruin paricin 
capit, Spirilus vero ad arbilrium suuni largiiiir. 
(iniiiia nainqiie hsec operalur uiius et idcm Spi- 
ritus, disiribuens cuiq'je singiilaiiin queiiiadiiiodiim 



TauTa EVcpYEc to2v xa\ t6 auTb IIvEojjia, otatpoOv tota 
^xijTtij xaOdi,- poOXetat • j xal ptupia; &XXa; ix Ttliv 
Tpatptijv gaxtv a-oojf^st; £upE?v, ott TrdvTa Tot u'|l^i 
xa't OtoTzpiTiT] 6v(![jLaTa, Sua xijj naTp't xa\ tio Tli]) 



Ac sexceiita alia Scriplurarum loca licct ■KCipx zT\i rpcfffi<; JcfapjjKifeTat, TaO^a xal Tt£p\ xb 

avtov OstopctTatllvEOfjta • ^ d^Oopta, i) jjtaxaptiTr)?, 
xJi dYaOJrv, zh ao^^hv, zh SuvaTiv, ■zh Sixatov, f) i.^16- 
Ti\(; • Tiav T![xtov ijvojxa ouTto; XeyETat £nl toO 4^'°" 
nv£'J;jiaTo;, tl); xat i~\ toO IlaTpi.; xal kTi\ toO VloO 
Xi-j'£Toit, t:Xt;v toutojv 6t' uv al uTOJTdieti; Tpavtjjj 



vult 

invcnire, quibus demonstratur tiiiod oiiinia siibli- 

niia DcuiiKiue deceniia nomina, quKCunque Palri 

ct Filio a Scriptura accomniodantur, ea circa Spi- 

ritum quoquc saiicium considerantur : incorrupti- 

bilitas cl intcgrilas, bcatiludo, bonuni, sapieiis, 

potens, justuni, saiictitas, omne dcnique pretiosiim H te xal dsuYxuTw; dTi' dXXriXojv Staxojpfsov^at. M-{(j 

el lioiiorabile nonieii taiii dc Spiritu saiicto, quam Sk 0-: oOTe IlaTrjp XeyeTat zh IIviO[jta ih ixyio-J, oOts 

de Patre et Filio dicitiir, cxccptis iis, per qua; Vtd; • xi Se dXXaoia i IlaTTjp xat 6 Yt!); SvojidCsTat, 

liyposiascs perspicue, clarc ct absqiie confusioiic TauTa xa't Ttp dYlqj nveujjtatt ■jrapd Tr,{ rpo'.pTi? if- 

ab invirem scparantiir. Pico aiilein qiiod ncquc apjjtiCeTat. 

l'ati'r, neqiie Filius diciliir Spiritiis sanctus ; ca'iora vcro qnibuscuiKiue nominibus Pater ei Filius 

appcllaiitur, ea Spiritui quoqiic SJ.ncto a Scriptura adaptaiilur. 

I'er lioc igitiir dcprcliendimiis, quod Spiritiis .i'.3t toOto ouv xataXa^iSdvojjtev oti 5vo) tti? xit- 

saiictiis cst supcr naturam : quociica iibi Pater ct aeto; eitt zh nveOpia t6 d-j-tov ouxoOv otou naTr,p 

iibi Filius inlelligitur, ibi Spiritus (luoque sancliis y.a't otou Yibi; voetTit, exet voetTat xa\ t^ IlveO^jta t6 

iiitelligiiur : nam supcr naturam Pater et Filius aytov &vti)Y'ipt^? Jt^ttijso),- 6 naTrjpxaWt!);, onep xa"i 

esl, qiiod Spiritiii quoque consequeiitia sermoiiis tiTi dYt'i) IIvc^jjjtaTt ■?) d'xoXouO!a toO XiYO'J T^poiejj.ap- 

attcstalur. Qui ijjilur siipra nalur;ini Spiritiim san- T^jprjiev. '0 Totvuv uTiepTtOe'!? ttJs XTiseo); -.h nveO[jia 

ctUMi piiiiil, consfqucntcr et rcctiiin el saiiuin ac- C 'h dYtov, dxoXo'JOu); t^v opOov Te xa't 'JYtTJ^napeSe^nTO 

ccpii sermonem el opinionein. Unam enim confite- U-io^k Mtav Y^p 6[jioXoYT)aet tIjv fixTtaiov (p'J5tv, Tf,v 

biliir i\atiir;ini non creatam, qua: el in Palre et ev IlaTpl xa"t Vitjj xa\ nve'j[xaTt dYttj) Oeo)pou[jLE'jTiv. 

Filio cl Siiiiitii sancto considcraliir. Quoniam au- 'ETre\ Sk ei; d7i6oetSiv, tb; otovTat, toO xt:(Jt?jv etvat 

teiii aJ dcmonslrandum, iit puiaiil, qiioil Spiritus Ti riveOjia zh Srtw. tt]v toO TrpotfifiTou tftovTiv fijxTv 

saiictus creatiis sit, proplictx' voceni nobis profe- irpotp^poujt tJjv XiYouaav • « '0 UTepetJjv ppovTTjv xa\ 

ruiit, qii:i! ila liabet : « Qiii lirinat tonilruuin, ct XTfJtov irveujia, r.a.\ i.Tia-c(iX/Mv ilq dvOp^i^Styj? t6v 

creal s|)irilum, et annuiitiat iii lioininibiis Cliri- XptOTiv auTOu, > toOto :tpo(if,xet vorisai, oTt dXXo 



Stuin siium '■• : 1 lioc convciiit inlcHigcrc qiiod aliuiii 
spiritum iii lirmitiidinc lonitriii prophcta crcari 
dicil, ct non Spi:iluni sanctum : tonitriiiim eiiiin 
••nvsticus sernio Fvangelium nominat. Qiiiliiis igi- 
liii firiiiu ac sl;iliilis de livangcliu fit fidcs, lii pcr 
liili m traiiicuiii ;ib co (juod caiiics suiit, ;id liui.' iit 
s|iii .lus finiit, quemadinodum dicil Uominiis : 



xTi^eaOat 7rveu(jia :v Trj (iTepe6TT]TtTr); ppovTT);, 6 Tipo- 
(ffjTT); X^Y^t» ^•'^^ °'-'X'- ''" sfj^tov IlveOjia • pp-jvTTjv 
Ydp 6 [Jiu3Ttx6; X6yo; zh E'JaYY^Xtov 6vo[jtdJet. 'Ev 
oT; 0'jv Y'^5Tai pefiata xa't d[jieTdOeTo; f) ei? Tb E'JaY- 
YiXtov TtiSTt;, ouTOi Otd tt); TtiiTew; [xeTafiaivouJiv 
d.T^ ToO elvat aipxe;, et; zh YiveiOat «veutia, xa- 
(iw^ Xevet 6 Kupto;, i oti t6 Y-T^^^vTJ^Jtevov kx Tr;; 



« Oiiod iialuiii est c\ carne, caro est, ct quod iiatiini " (S3.pv.hi adp; eiTi • xa\ -th YeY£vvr)[ievov ex toO Ilveu- 
esl cx ^^pirilu, spiiilus Csl '''. > Ucus igiliir est qui [JtaTo; iTveO(j:« esTt. > ©eb; 0'jv 6 Sid toO oTepeoTOteiv 



(0) A'«lMi-a siibdiUi. KTiut; legitur in his locis 
iitiP.ce, ct iii cxciiso ct iii ins. Caiit., noii (;uit;, ulii 
el inlcrprcs Kiilbyiiiii, lics jirocrcatas dltci, les 
creulus CDtisuliiliuiiem (iccii>cre, res crealns csse scr- 
vas; eotlciiifiue iiioilo p;iiilo post : "Av(o tt),- xTt- 
aewc, su; ra naltiram, Kutliyniii iiitcrprcs, Spirilitm 
saiictiim rcbus creatis esse privsluiiliurcin. Mux 
eliam cilalur lociis Ainos iiro|ilicta; iv, 13, 'U 
(j:£p:(jjv pipovTfjv. Qui jirmo lonitrnuin, et creu S;)i- 
rituin, quodqiK! sub fiiicin libri euaYYcXtXTjv (f(o- 
VfjV, vcrlil Sifauiis, Eianijelicnm tunilrnHni, ;ipiid 



Kiitliyniiuin sic clfcrtiir aptius, tiofciii evanijclicam 
creUciilibus confirinans. Solvit eamdcin objci tioneni 
ex Prophct;c loco dcsiini|)taiii advcrsus S|iiiiiiis di- 
viiiitaleni Atlianasius iii cpisl. ad SiM'aiiii)iiciii ct 
Aiiibrosiiis iib. 11, dc Spiritu S;incto, cap. 7, 
(|iii lcgit aiit cllorl liiiiic veisiim iit cst in Vaticana 
eilit. ft in Gcriininicis Hililiis. 'loo'j iyio iTep.itov 
ppovTTjv, xa't XTiCwv T:veu[jia. Kcce eijo lirmans luiii- 
truuni, et crcuns spirituin, iion ul lii Coinpluiens., 
el Plaiitinian.,5:6Tt Kupto; el aTepetOv. t|uia Uuminui 
es lirnians tunitruuin. Id. 



•' 1 Cor. XII, H. " .\mos iv, 15. '■ Joaii. 111, (r. 



iM 



COiNTliA IMI i.M. 



iseL 



Trjit £ja7y-),ixr|V ^tovrjv toi; Tristeuoujt , ■:iv£0[ji.a A |'i'i' iil ijiiod cvangcliKuii) Idiiitruiiin fiiMiiiiiii cie- 



TOtiJJv xiv TTta-cuc/VTa • 6 2a Jx Tou nveuj;iaToj ycV- 
V7)0$"ij, xa\ iTV£u(jia oti ttjj Totauti]; ppovTT).; y£v6- 
(j.svo^, (i-ayY^^''^' t^-^v Xpt3T?jv xaOw? 6 'AtojtoXo.; 
Xiyjt, oTt ouo3'ii; SuvaTat eir.zX-j < Kuptov 'lr,ao'jv 
Xptotbv,» d jjtr) £v nvsujjwtTt iytiij. 



lioiililjiis lacit, spiiiiiim eliicil ciiiii qui crrtlil ; 
qiii autcni cx Spiiitu nulus cst, ct pcr lalc toni-< 
tiuiiin spiritiis ractiis cst, aiiiiuiitiat Clirisliiin, 
i|iiciiiaiIinoduiii ilicil Apostolus, qiKiJ luilliis possil 
diccre iI)oiiiiiiiim Jcsum Cliristum, i nisi pcr Spiri- 
liim suiicluiii ". 



" I Cor. xii, 5. 



TOY EN Xnoil riATPOI lIMilN 



rpiiroPiOY 



EniSKonov nyssiis 



KATA EIMAPMENHE 



S. P. N. GREGORII 



EPISCOPl NYSSEM 



COJNTRA FATUM 



DISPUTATIO CUM ETHNICO PHILOSOPHO. 



liicorlo iutcrprclc. 



Mcnvrisat TOivTw; 8 t£ (JLOt v-^^wsv, ot: rrpwYiv 6ii C Meminisli liaud dubic accidisse niilii qiiidpiani 
toaXou TTap' upta; Td idya z7\(: dxiaziw: cpcr; , quaiulo luipcr apiiil vns ;V((iy«i(s t//c' moiis, nt cvaii- 
fjviy'{i\>.'KC]i siiTitv, e/c nlczir jiszExiri]i}i} ■ toO gclico verlio utar, jicrjidia: tandciii nd fidcm nm- 
aocpioTaTou Eu356toy t^? TzoUi; o^do; ev ytP? P'''-'- plcclciidam liadiiclus Cil; cum ■\'idclicct sapicntis- 
)£uia;jt£vou- ciTiatv ^-.lOpioTOu.Sou/.r/vi ctva; xfr; t:cj- ;mus Euscbius liignuiu caiiis consiliuin in scne- 



147 



S. UREGORll N\SSEM 



liS 



ctiilc susccpil, silaniciiid lioiiiiiiis liiisso<'(iiisiliiim A tn'' ^■o-;-i3a30a'. , xai (jir| Ostav Tiva (Juti;aa);cav to 

censendiiiii csl, ac non ilivinuni iiiioililani aiixilinm 

cjns, qiii liiiniaiiimi gciius noslnc iuililatis causa 

yiibcinat. Ciini erjo niagniludine rci Inm obsUi- 

jiuisscm, (jiii lanlus ille vir, iiiagna prius iinbiiius 

pciTulia, cvccllciilia lidci mmliiiii pcrlidiic siipc- 

rasscl, alquc in progrcssu colloiiiiii noslri de fato 

incidisset sermo: pr;ccepisti milii, veacrabile et 

sacruin capiil, ut dispulalioncin dc hoc arguinciito 

in inagna Constantini urlie ciim qiiodam pliilosn- 

pl:o habilaiii libi pcr liltcrascxplicarciii. Qiiod |iau- 

luiii otii nactiis, paiicis, orationc (niaiitiiin licii po- 

tesl coiilracta, simplici minimeque elaboraia iiai- 

ratione fatiani, id(|uc vel maximc eavebo , nc cpi- 

stoliC niodiim c\ced:il, atiiue ad liislori;c loiigiludi- 

iicm prolcndaliir. 

Ycrba leci iionmiUa de nostra religionc viro ciii- 
daiu exlernse pliitosophix , nl ex dictis ejiis conji- 
cere licebat, liaiid iiidocto, eiqiie perauadeie coiia- 
bar, ul a Gricca supcrstiiione in iiostrani concede- 
rcl senteniiam. Miiltis enim conliiniabat non iii 
iiostra potcslate essc senleniiaruni aniini delectiim, 
scd pendere hominum vitam ex necessitate qiiadain, 
sine qua iiiliil ficri possct eorum qu;B riercnt in iio- 
bis. .\tquc in hunc inodiim orationem meam clu- 
debat, si quidcm ipsi fatale essct fieri Christianum, 
futiirum se omnino vel nolentibus nobis; sin lati 
iiecessitate prohiberelnr, falo sc viin adliibcrc niilla 
ralionc posse. H;ec ille cum diccrct, id eum agere, 
iiti verisimile erat , arbilralus suni 
|iersiilionipeniius addiclus, nihil dc 
;idiiiitlcrct, atque ita cursum nostra; orationis im 
pcdirel. Eadcm cniiii ociupcr inculcare iioii dcstilil, 
oiiiiiia falali siibjccta essc necessitati , doiiiiiiic re- 
vum, cujus nutui obcdircnl universa, vitx modus 
ac finis , dissimiliiudo lerum , diversa geiiera vi- 
veiidi, corporum coiistitutio, iiK-equalitatcs liono- 
rum , ut imperio quisque politus in potcstate ha- 
icat omnia, quaeei sint falalia, atil servial eamdem 
ob causam, dives item sit aut pauper, valeal cor- 
pore vel xgrolct; brevisquc cl longa: vit;c caindem 



SioixoiJvTrj^ tr.' dyaOij) ■xh avOpioTiivoy. td-t Sr) jjioi 
zfi^ xb -apaoo^ov £xTS7iXT,Y;jiiv(!) tou Gs'J;jia-o; • 
mo; 6 toioOto^ £v azilTla xh "piJTspov, 7:oAXar).<3t- 
(itov 1(0 (lEYsOsi xiis TritrTEtoi uTOpi^aXe zt\^ (JtTTisTiaj 

th piiTpOV , ETIStofj TtJ ';tpO!iO'J3T|? '''i!'^'''' ~^ii (JDVOtJjia^ 

T(jjv xa-i Tr,v e![Jtap;jLivT,v jT|Toup:iva)V "/.iyoi v/i-i- 
aev, s-cTa^a;, w Ttjjtia [lot xalhpi xscpaX^;, tjjv v;- 
WJ.ivT^v 7[p6: Ttva toiv 9tXo3(!(fti)v fiiaXcltv Jv t^ 
[i;yaXT| tou Ku)ViTavTtvo-j ■ziXti T:ip\ ZTfi uiroOijcw; 
TauTT,^ EYYpayW; cot 6;' E-tjToXr,? otTiYfiOaiOat. 
RltxpS; 'zobj^rj £-tTuy_tuv tjyoXT^;, Si' oXiYtov, oj; oIov 
T£ , auvT£[ji(l)v t6v Xoyov, exTiOejjtai aot Iv dnzlCo xa't 
dxaTaaxiuaaTti) StTi"cfj;jtoTf (fuXaia(5[jtcvo? oti jjtdXtata, 
T'j ijiri Tiop^tju TtTiv i:tt3ToXi;iaiojv jj.iTptov iy.T.zczX'/ ■zhv 
" \'jyo'/ st; Xo-,-oypa9;x^jv ptrjxo; d7TOT;tv'i;j.svov. 

npo3^Y0v iytu Ttvaj tt;? xaO' f)[jia; cjJsCiia; 16- 
you: dvopi Ttvt ■:T£T:aioeu[jtivto Tr,v e^to ao^iav, u/^ 
ivfiV kx. T<T)v Xeyo^Jtivtov aTO);daajOat , xa't TcsiOetv 
iTzi-j^tipo-j'/ ex Tou 'E),XTivtT[jtou Tip!)^ Tr^v suYxaTdOe- 
atv Tou xaO' f|;jia; o6f [1.7.-0:; [jteTaTd^asOat. 'E-et Si 
raXu? T|V xaTaJx:ud,^t)jv [jit; xaT' e^ouiiav TrpoxeiaOai, 
Tot; ^ou/,o;jLivoi; TtiJv xaTi ^'■"^M'' 'V' atpejtv • 
dXXi Sti Ttvoc e.^iTrTtijv dvdYxr,; Tr;v Ttlv dvOptj-iijv 
Ctor;v,f,; dveu (j.r) dv Tt yeviaBat twv ev f,[jtiv Yivof;.i- 
vtov , xa't TOUTtu Tto Xiyo) Tbv i[j.iv rrapexpotJcTo Xo - 
Yov • (I); ei [jtev ei[j.apTai a'jT(}) YeviiOat XpuTtavt), 
Y:vf]a£Tat •rtdvToj? xdv fi[jt£t; [Jtri pouXtofieOa • sE Se 
xtoX'JotTO Tr; tt,; ei[jtap;j.ivT;; dvdYxr;, ij.r5 dv YivisOat 
, iit Graecie su- p ouvaTiv e^etipeiv Tiva [j.r,y_avliv fj Tf,v etpiappt^vTiv 
Christiana fide ^tdaeTat. TaiJTa XeYOVTo;, k-(ui [>.h/, biztp dy.hi f,v, 
9£'JYetv t';)[jir,v a'JTiv ■:h [jiaOeTv Tt ntpX tti; TitaTstoj 
Tio 'EX),rivt3[j.(o oii pdOou; iY^^^-^P^-svov, xa\ to'JT(;) 
Tto TpoTTto Ti^v dxoXouOiav T0'J fi[J.£Tipou r.apaxpo'J£- 
aOat '/.6'(0'j, 'Eze't Ss 0'Jx dvi£t toT; auTot; i7tt[j:ivtov, 
5:ivTa Xiywv urreCeux''"' '^ ''i? £t;xap[jievT,i: dvdYxr;, 
xdxeivTjV c^nitaTaTETv Ttov SvTtov, xa'i Tfj Tpo-f, Ta'JTT,;; 
■TrivTa Ci-oxuTiTetv Ti ovTa , s''-'^'j ^- |Jii"pct > >tot\ 
■r.Otov Sta^opi;, xal ^itov atpiasi;, xal ato;jtdTtov xa- 
Taaxsui;, xal Ti? Ttuv d|tti)[jdTti)v dvto[j.aXia; • tbi 
dpxetv T£ TtdvTto; t6v xaO' eliJiap,u.ivT|V ItX Tr,v dpxv 



esse causain. Nain sive quis exigiio teuipore vive- •naptdvTa, Sou"A£'J£tv Te xaTi t-^v a'JTfiv atTiav, xa't 



rcl, sive vilinu longius produccrct, non ex impetii 
aut affcctionc quadani propria, sed e.x illa necessi- 



TtXouTeTv tl)(7a'JTti); xa't TiivsjOat • epitoaOai T£ Tta/.iv 
Tto atujJtaTt, xa'i daOevtlJ; e/etv • to ts (l'X'J;i.opov xa't 



laie cam :ctatis diversitatcm exsistere. Tam vo- D t^ IJ^axpSetov, Trjv a'j-r]v E/et [v] ahiav.^O Te y^P ev 



luntariam qiiam coactam morlcm ab eadem ne- 
cessitate soriito dcciiriii. Varia gcnera violcnta; 
iiecis propter inccrtos casus, sivc suffocationeni , 
sive scntcntiani judicum , sive insidias imminen- 
tes; clades prxtcrea his magis commiiiics , et uni- 
\crsales, tcrrx molus, naulragia.inundalioiies aqiia- 
rum , inccndia , ct oniiiia id gciius alia mala cx 
illa causa pendere dicebat, addcbatque vit;c etiam 
iiislituta iie(|uaquain csse iii capicntis arbitrio , scd 
oiiines potciiti fato scrvirc, sive iii nliilos()|)liiaiii , 
sivc in eliiqiientiain incumbaiit, sivc agros colani, 
bive naulicani facianl , sivc conjiigalcm, sive cceli- 
bcm vliam instiluaiit. El virtiiiis ci vilii eamdcni 
esse tausam , nt pro itiimuiubili iP.a sorlilioiic alius 



SXiYt;) [jtsTaaxiliv tti; Ctufi;, xa't ev [jtaxpto tdj ■/ptivt;) 
TtapaTsiva; tV; ^iov, 0'J xaTi oixeiav op[jtf]v, dXX' ex 
TTi; dviYxr,; £-x£i'/ri; ev ixaTipt;» ixiTspo; Y'veTat • 
16'/ Te ouTiiiJiaTOv xa\ Tiv fivaYxaa[j.Evov OdvaTOV \i.r\ 
fiXXoj; ^ Tiap' r/.£tvTi; d-itoxXr,po'jaOat , tou Te ^taiou 
Oavdxou Ti; rtoXuTpo-ou; Sia^opi;, £v au;jtTr:to[j.aatv 
i> dYX^ivat;, f) (j/fl^t;) otxaaTixf,, r^ xa\ xaT' er:t6ouXT,v 
^•TtaYOjJiiva;. Ka\ Ti Itt toutojv xaOoXf/.oJTspa xa't 
Tcip^.XTi^TtTtxtbTspa TtdOri , aeta[jtou; xal vaud^ta , xat 
eT:f/tX'Ja£t; 'JodTtov, y.T.': Ti; ex Ttupb; au;i-fopi; , xal 
oaa TOta'jTa etori xaxiov itivTa tt,; otTia; exe!v';i; 
't\a.T.'zw/, rpoasTiOit xa't TtlJv xoTi t'jv ^iov imTr,- 
0£U[/.aTtov [j.r)5a;wj Tbv AOYtoiJiV/ tou aipouij,£Vju xu- 
ptov etvaf TtdvTix; h\ Tto xpd';:^ trjf :i[jtapnivT,- 



!;•> 



CONTHA IWTUM. 



15'()r. 



iTtr,peToCivTa^, f^ (fUOUocpiiv, f^ ^r)TopE'J;iv, i^ •(ztop- \ viveiidi gciius colal siibliiiiiiib , iiiops, et lil)oiuiii : 



Y:;v, t) vauTiXXjiOa; , i) iv T^i^^V Cfr^ >! "'-'"■' a;'ai;iov 
aipsijOat piov, apsxf;; xs xaV xaxia? triv ao-T;v iva- 
Yxr^v elvai SuT/ypl!^txo. "ilixi xaTJt ttjv ai:apdCaTOv 
xaJTr^v dTOx).T;pto-jtv, Tiv [ilv tt) iJ'}r,XoT£pa irpoi- 
a-iiyizvi ftoij ev axTf|[jtovt xa\ tXs^jO^ptio JtovTa ptio ■ 

ETSpOV Oi , T'J|JL6t.op'JX£tV, T^ -JtpaTEUJtV, T^ dsiOTElJi- 

dOat, i^ Ttp iTatptxtp Pttp d7:oOr,X'jv:sOat. KaV TrdvTa 
Ti TotaOxa Sii^tiLv, !r/upJv toeTO tou jjiti rapaoi^a- 
aOai -^•■j ).V(w ■fjutojv aiTiav STTtSiSitj^Oat , xh [/.r; £9' 
f;ijttv slvat oTtsp dv OsXto[jtsv xaT' l^o-jila^ alpsraOai, 
dXXd Ssiv dva;jt£tvat Tfjv dvdYXTjv sxslvriv , ^.j t?> £v- 
5(iii[tov 7rp?)j TT]v TOtauTTjv ippifjv TtapaaxoiJST;; et:' 
dvdYxr,; etvat ■repoiOsaOa; Tto Xoyt;), xa"; pif] pojXojjts- 
vov • dv;u oi. sxstvT;;, xal a^fSSpa T:poatpo'j;jiivo'j, 



alius scpulcru viulct , uul piiuliiuiii cxericut , iiiit 
proilige vival, aiit nicrcliiciti vitae geiierc clTciiiiiie- 
tiir. Qiiil)us oiiiiiilius pcrcciisitis , lirinam sc piita- 
liat iioii ailiuittciiila^ noslrx' oratioiiis reddiilisse 
raiioneiii , 1 uin noii csscl iii iiiaiiii nostra , i|iii)d 
libcrel,pro arbitratu suseipcrc,scd illa lorot exsfic- 
ctaiula iiecessitas : quic si qiicm in eaiii iiieiilein 
tanquam signo dato iinpulissct, oraiioni neccssc 
cssc nt vei nolens assenlialnr : qiiod siiie illa, qiiiiin- 
vis inagnopere vcllet, fleri iioii possct. l'oslqiiaiii 
ha;c illc cl cjus generis alia disseruisset, sciscilalii.'» 
ex co sum, Deuinne qucnipiam csse pularet , lali 
noiniiic appclUituin, ([ui oinniiim rcriiin potiretiir, 
ct ciijus voluntalc univcrsa credcrot adiniiiislrari. 



ijif; o'jvaTov slvat YJviiOat. 'Eyto o^ Ta'JTa a'JTO'j xa\ ^ Al illc iiie ob eain inlcrrogationeni igiioraiitia; 110- 



Ti TOtauTa Sts^tdvxo? , fpo[jtr,v auTbv, s; OsiJv Ttva 
otSTa; tV/ xaTi TtdvTtov e/ovTa xpdTo;, tV/ Tto ov<5- 
(j.aT; Tr,.; st|;iap[jtivr,^ d-oxaXo'Jijt;vov , ou Tto fJo'jXf,- 
[jiaTt Td xaO' sxaiTov o;'/.ovo[jisrjOat ::srtsTS'jxsv. '(• 
5i 7:oXXi)v [jio'j xaTayvoJ; dSsXTr^piav sv tip eptoTr,- 
[jt3Tt, 0'j [«.ot Soxst; xaTavEvor,xiva;, <pT;a\, Ttov o'J- 
pavftijv ouSsv. ''II i-dp dv sy/tOi; Tr,; £taap[;.ivTi; Tf,v 
0'Jva[jitv , xal ortij; xaTsXf^tfOTi Ttov xaO' sipijilv 
dzapa6dTto; Ytvo[jtivtov f) Suva[jtt;. 'E[iO'j Ss xa': 
Tipij.; TOjTov 5si'ocftovou[.t£vo'j t'jv XSyov, xai Tt aa^fi- 
<s-igm d^to-JvTo; [jtaOstv, ■^idTspov Suva.atv Ttva T:po- 
atpsTtxf,v a'JTOxpaTfi Ts xa't dosa-oTov, sv Cntspxst- 
[x£vTi Ttvl s^ouatqt Ostopou;i.Evr,v Tf,v sl;jiap[jtivT)v £t'jat 



inine noii levitcr accusabat. Non vidcris , inquit, 
inilii quidqua:ii '.'aMesiium rerum perccpisse. Alio- 
i|iiiii enim cognovisscs profecio vim fati , uiido 
sciliccl el qiiomodu deprcliensa sit vis rcrnm iin- 
iiiiilahili quadam scrie iicxuiiiie cvcnieiitiuin. Ei^o 
scrmonis novitate obstupefactus, cum rogassem ut 
inepaiilo clariuscdoccret, utniiii fatiim qnod aniino 
lingerct, vim quamdam volmitariam , libcrain, sni 
juris, sunmKcqiie potcnliK, aii vero aliud quid|)iam 
ab illa diversum esse statiiercl : cadeni repeiita 
oiatione : Qui, inquit , conlomplalus cst coeleslium 
corporum niolum , zodiacum circnluin , ejiisque 
duodeciin , qua", in eo conspiciuiitiir', segmcnta 



(pavTd?sTai, 1] dXXo Tt irapd touto uTTStXr,^;, TrdXtv n ajquabililer iiiter se dissila : nec non siiigiiloriim 



tiv aijTi)v iiravaXaStbv Xoyov, '0 tojv oupavttov, ifi\- 
aVi, ETC£(;xs,a[jivo; Tf,v xjvt)jiv, tov te ijtoototp(i,oov 
X'Jxaov, xa\ Td iv a'JT(p Suoxaiosxa T[jif,p.aTa, zr\ 
TTsptfpaYT) Ttiiv EvOsojpou[jt£vtov ^ojSttov 6t' 'tiou d::' 
dXXfjXtoV StSJTT^XOTa, JxdiTou ts TtoV diTptov Tf,V 
5'Jva(j:;v xaTavof)aa; , ttva ftsv J9' iauTou sxaOTOv 
ly. 9'Jti£to; h'/'ji £;/s; • Tt Sk f, auvoSo.; auTtov £x Tf,? 
'TOtd; 7:pi; dXXr,Xa xpijsto; drsp;'dj£Ta;, Tr,; xaTd 
£'jva[jitv ixdiTou a'JT(I)v :5i(jtt,to; [i;)(0st3T); ts Ttp 
TtpojsYY^fJi-V '^phi Tfjv i-spav, xa\ d7:oxp;0star(;5td 
tf); dTtojTdastoi; • xt ts 7tdXiv f; tou xattoTipou u7t'5- 
Bait:; spyd^STat^ xal t£ f) to'j u7tspxst[Jt£vou xatd 
Tf,v 7tdpoSov ExXsfyi;, xa\ 7tdXtv dTtoxaTdjTaat;, te 
TtotxiXo; Ttov auv.tivTojv te xaV d'9;jTa(Jtsvtov a/r,|xa- 



aslrorum facultalem ac vires quas per sc quodque 
in ortu suo babet : quid cornm elTicial congressus, 
propriis siiigulorum virlntibiis iiilcr sc tempcratis, 
sive ea; coniinisceanlur, ut ciiin astriim alterum 
appropinqual alteri, sivc secernantur, ut cuinatte- 
runiaballero reccdil : qiiid itcm iiiforioris rcccssns, 
quid superioris in transitu defectio , quid cjusdem 
restilulio : qiiid varia fongrcdientiiim et digredieii- 
tiumforuia, sive trianguli, sive scaleni, autsi quani 
aliani geometricam figiiram rcferunt : qui lia;c, in- 
quit, el hujusmodi alia perspexerit,scietfaiinoniinc 
id signilieari, quod seiic qnadam imniutabili pro 
slcllarum conjuncliciie iiecessario cllicitur. Cnm 
id quoque iiiilii inaudiluin el noviini accidisset 



Tta[ji6;, £v Tptyojvtoic, i) axaXr,vot; xaTaYpa9(5(jisvo; D (non eiiiin qiiidqnam coriim qua; diccret, intelli- 



5/f,[jiaa;v, i) xa't dXXo t; Tiiiv xaTd Ysto[jtsTpiav Osij)- 
pou(i.£vo)v <3-/r;;i.dT0jv d^toTsXdiv • 6 TauTa xa\ xd 
To;a'JTa xaTavo^rjja;, siasTa; ttis £lpiap(jtcVT)<; zh ar\- 
[jia;v(j(tEvov, ot; xb Eip[Jttp T;vt d7tapa6dT(i) xaTd Tf,v 
Ttotdv au[ji7tXoxf,v 'cijjv dJTspiov dvaYxaito; d7toT£Xo'J- 
(jt£vov T(p 4vi5(jtaT; tt,; El(i.apjji£VTi; otr,p(if,v£UTat. 
'E7t£\ Si [jiE xa\ to'jto 7tdXtv s^ivtsEv • ou Ydp {iuv;r,v 
TUJV X£YO(Jtivti)v ouSkv, dTS (if; 7ts7ta;o£U[jtsvo; TatJTr,v 
Ti)v TtaiSsuJiv • f,;iouv, S;' tliv f^v (to; SuvaTiv '('jiii^/ai 
•tf)v TT)? si,aap(jtivT); 6td'jotav, 5td toutojv y.01 tpavs- 
piiv Ttotstv Ti XsY(5(Ji£vov. ToJ; Y-^-P daTp^oou; x-j- 
xXou; d'AXov dXXtj) EYXStjOat, xa'; Tf,v svavTiav xivr, j;v 
TT) d7tXavEt 7i£p;'.popa xaTd ■zh evt5; dvsXiaasaOat, 
xat TtivTa; to'Jtou; TtJ) Jtootaxtp £v5;v£tj0at x'JxX(iJ • 



gel)ani, quippe ea disciiilina non eruditus), rogavi 
iil co inodo milii vim verlii dcclararcl, quo fali 
iiotionein assequi possem. Nam coelestcs circulos 
alinin in alio esse, ct motii contrario convcr- 
sioni firmamenti seu aplanis inlerius cieri, eosqiie 
omnesin zodiaco ciicumvolvi : hxc, inquam, eiiam 
ab aliis audivi, ae proinde luminarium splciido- 
rein pro conversione cuique coelo propria tum 
atcedere tum rccedcre, alque inferiore astro sub- 
eiinle lolli e coiispectu noslro superius, si quidcm 
iiiferiori directe oppoiiatur : ct quaecunque liinc 
a|)tccolligerenlur, sive formam aliquam cfficercnt, 
iit cuin circulus spalium quod in se conlinel, 
ila niotu siio aiiibii, ul sidus in transitu anl recla 



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objicialur supeiiuri, aiil dccliiicl ; sivu brcvi lem- A Tauia y.yX ■khij' JT£f.(ov eItov dxrjjcoivai , xa; k/. toO 
poris iiilervallo, sive longiori cujusque circuitus dxoXouOou jjit; (i;jtyi6dXX£iv, ti? Tiv cfioatrjjxov aOyi; 
alisolvcrctur, quaii(lor|ui(!cm pio singuldniiii lua- xa-ri tt;v iStdroujav ixiiTio tuv TiiJXtov xvxXovopiav 
gnituiliiie nccessario vcl celcrior vcl tardior essrt TpojsYY'?-'^ "- ''■"^ dcfiiTajQa'., xal iJ-oSa:v£tv t?jv 
(•onvcrsio. xaT(i)T£pov, xai xpO-TiiOat t?/v ij-£px£i,u.£vov inl 

T(0V ^|i£T£ptOV 6-J/£tOV, ei XJTa VtOTOU Y£VO(TO TOU U-o6aivOVTOC * Xat 'TiaVTa 03» Etxd; EX TOU ctxoAouOou 

/.oytjaiOai, etTE tt Tx^iiJia 8ta toutojv d-OT£).£TTat , oTav 4 xOxXo; ■::£pt3TTi 6ta ■zr^i t6;a; xtVTJieto? ih e'/ 
iauTO'j x£t[j,£vov SiTpov • W3T£ i) xaT' euOitav to'j 'Jir;pxct!jtivou yfviaOat, i) ■:TAai'taiat xaToi tt;v Tiip- 
p5ov, erTS 5t' 4/ti-ou to-j xpo''"'^'^ 5iaaTi^|iaT0? , et-£ 6ti TrXetovo; SxiiTou toutiov f) 7t£pio5o; yiveTat, 
<(aTi T>j [j.£Y£Go? T?,; xaO' IxasTov T(I)v x'JxXtov ivaXoyta;, ivavxatto: i^ OJtTTOv i^, ppiotov ttj; ivaaTpo- 
9?!; xtvou;jtivT|?. 



His omnibiis silciitio prajleritis orabani, iit taii- 
lum fati viiH pcrspicue milii explicnrot, Dciisiic 
;ili(|iiis fati uoiinuc iiilelligorctiir, Inijiis univcrsi 
inipcraior, siimiiia potcstatcprajtlitus, (luiqui' oiiinia 



TauTa T:ivTa xa\ t» Tota^jTa Of/av f^^touv, [idvov 
5i [iot na'fto; £xxaX'JT:T:tv ttjj £i'a.ap;jtivr,.; Ti^v 6'jva- 
[iiv, 0£o; Tt; eiTtv 6 t(o ovojJtaTi -.t\; £i[jtap;jtivr,s 
voo'J[i£vo?, xa^ Tou ■navTi; 6;T;(ji(jtivos ■zh xpdTo^, xjtl 



iiabcrcl iii iiiaiiu siia, et pro arbilratii gubcriiaicl : B ■ndvTa xaT' f^outitav Tio uTiepixovTt Tf,? 6uvi[jt£tjii; 

7ip6; t6 Soxouv 6totxou[ji£Vo; • ij SXXr,? Ttvi? uTZEp- 
xetjiivr,.; evspy^ia; uTioupvbv £lvat Tf,v xr^q £l[jtap[Jti- 
vr,; u7:oTtO£Tat 0'Jva[Jtiv , toJTe xa't a'JTf,v TpiTiov Ttvi 
•jT.h JTipav el(/ap[X£VTiv xataOat, ti^ 'jTr^pexouaT) auv- 
6taTiO£(jt£vr,v otTb. Ei [lev yap auTT) t4 xaTi Triv- 
T(ov exetv xpiTO; TicTttaTeuTai, -zh. [tT;5kv uiroxetaOai 
Ta'JTr,i; i] dxoXo-jOia tou Xoyou otooiaiv O''ea0ai. Ei Ei 
Ti; xivfjaet Ttov SaTptov dxoXouOouaav tt]V ei[Jtap[j:i- 
vr,v, xpa-£tv a'jTf,v piata Ttv"i iviyxr, TOJv 7:ivTojv 
5ttaxupt.^£Tat , dac^aXeaTepov f,v tiTj 7:por,youiJ.iv(;J 
[jiaXXov i] T(p l7t0[j.iv(p tt;v 7:avTo5Jva;jLOV Ta'JTr,v 
7:poa[j.apTup£tv i^ouaiav • xa\ Ti daTpa TouTtov at'Tta 
Xiyetv, i) Tf,v dT^Xavf) 7t:pt'fOpiv, i^ toij; ivTi; Tau- 
TT,; ^vO£topou[j.£vou; •/'jxXou;, i^ tIv lo^Cii eyx^xa- 
paY;j.ivov tio 7:oX(o xuxXov. Et ydp Tt; 5otT] xaO' 
67tiO£aiv ij,t; xiV£ijOat TauTa, [i-Tfil 5ti Tr,; d'i6tou 
xu-z.Xooopia;, i^ ev dXXf,Xot; * i7c' dXXif;Xtov Y£v£aOai , 
dXX' eTt't To'j a'JTou ax^rjiJtaTOf ibaa'JTt'ji; ^ysi^J d££ • 
o'Jx Sv ii ei[j.ap,a£VTi auaTaiTj. Ei ouv f] x£vr,at; TiJJv 
fiaTpoJV TtxT£t TT)v £![jiap;jiivT|V, dpa [a.iTr,v eTtixpa- 
T£iv auTT) Ttov dXXtov vo;ji;^£Ta; , f] ttj uT:£px£t,tx£vin 
atTtot 6ouX£'Jouaa , y.oX [xi] Sv ouaa, el p.T) fj xtvTjatj 
rjv. 'AXX' o'J TouTO, cfTja^tv 6 tfO.iaofOi Ixetvo;, oijx 
o'uTO); 6 fj;jtiTEpo; vo(j.;f£i y.oyoi;, Tb eivai a'JTTiv etp' 
JauTf,v TTjv £ip.ap;jtivr,v £v u7:ojTia£i Ttv't O£topou[j.£- 
vT,v dX>,' e7t£toT) (Jtta ti'; laTtv Jv toT; ouat au(j.7:d- 
0£ta, xa'; auv£xi; eaTt th Ttav ia'jT(p , xal Ti xa6' 
'exaaTOV £V T(J) ^^avTt 0£tjipO'J(jt£Va olov l7t"t atojiaTO^ 
Jv6; iv [Ji;a au;j;7:vota xaTaXa[jt6iv£Tat , TtdvTtov r.pbi^ 



an vero lali viituicm alterius aliciijus superioris 
virlulis iiiiiiistraiii stutinTct, ut ct ipsa (iiiod;ii!i 
iiiudo allcri f;ito sulijccla sil, pneccIIcMlioi is cau- 
s;i; in adiiiinistratioiie socia. Nain si cam iii rcs 
omiics imperiiim obtiiiere crcdcndiim cssct, ra- 
tionc nos indiici, ul niliil illani supcrciiiiiicrc 
<ciiseamus. Siii caiii astrorum iiioiiim seqiii, ac 
ita deiiium violenta qnadam neccssitaie iii ros 
omncs doniinari assevcrarel, satiiis fuisse proe- 
cedcnti qiiam scqiicnti niiiiiipolcntcm illam vim 
atti ibucre, ac vcl sidcia rcru n islarum causas 
csse diccre, vcl coiivcrsioiicin (iiinamcnii, vcl 
circiilos qiii iii ea conspii iuiitiir, vcl ccrlc circii- 
hiiii (pii ctclo obliqne iiiscribiliir. Si qiiis enini 
coiiccdcrcl asira iicqiio pcr se moveri , noque 
pcr|ictua coiivcrsione intcr se aut coiijiingi aul 
liihjuiigi, scd eanidem seniper rcfcrrc rigiiiam , 
fatiini iion exsislcrel. Quarc si ex siilcriini iiio- 
lioiie t.itiiiii oiitur, fiuslra profcclo id doiiiinari 
in ca'ter3 piilatur, qiiod supcrinri caus;c scrvit, 
jiequc omiiiiio csscl iiisi moiiis csset. At non 
co, inquil pbilosopbus, iiostra spectat oratio, quasi 
ipsuin fatuin per se csset aliqua iiatura, sed cum 
sil quKdam rerum mutua conveiiientia et con- 
junctio, atqiic iiniversiiin oinni ex paite colwreat, 
queiiiaiUiindiim criain iii iiiio tiliquo corporc qiia;- 
liam oinniuiii membrorum inter se coiisenlientium 
cernilur concordia, ciiiiique superior muiidi poriio 
sit pia;staiilior: idcirco inferiora siiiiul iiim pri- 



„ ■ i . ■ . • ■ 

iiiaria portione reguiitiir, ad ejuhqnc vcliit niilum " dXXT,Xa Ttov p.£p(ov auvv£'jivTajv, toOtou xdptv dpxr, 



ftulcsli moliii scsc fiiigiinl ct accominodanl, qiniii- 
tloqiiidem neccssario ac iiiiiltifariau), uti diitiim 
esi, vi cujiisqiie sideris una moventiir. Ul in 
medicaiiieiito specicrum qiialilatcs artifiriosa qua- 
(biiii ralioiic cnmiiiisl;c, commiini illo loinpcramcnto 
qiii[ipiam efficiiinl aliud, iicqiic lalc qualis iinai|ii;e- 
(iue anle mistiiram fueral, : sic ccclestium virluliim di- 
versa; siinl proprietates, qiiariiin varia ex aslroriini 
vel accessu vcl recessu prolecta coiijiiiictiov:irias ac 
divcrs.is vil:ered(lil actioiios, taiKpiam inlliixiis qni- 
ilam iiide ad iiossiiic iiitcrriiptioiie dorivctiir. Qm;c 
etiam causacst quamobrcm ii, qiii iixc diligentiiis 
invcsiigaiii, fiitiira iiiininic falso pr dlir ant, Qiicniad- 



YtX(OTipa; o'Jar,; tt;; dv(o Xf^^eoj;, Ti 7:£p[Y£ta 7:dv-a 
T(p 7tpoTiYou(jiiv(o auv5taT(0£Tat • xat Ttpi; ex:Tvo 
v:0£i xaTi Tf,v av(o x{'/T,aiv , xa't TtTjv Tf,5£ TtpaYiJid- 
T(ov i^ iviYXTj; auYXtvou[j:ivtijv • iv Sia-^fjpto 5k , xa- 
0(^o; etpTjTat , tij 5uvd[j.£t ixdaTOu Ttov daTpojv 0£oj- 
pou(xevou. "JlaTtep e7t\ Tfj; ta-ptxf,; (j;ap(iax£iaj , al 
Ttov £l5tov TtofSTTiTec XiSvto ttvl Texvtxto; au(X(j,txO£t- 
aat, dXXo ti to k-x Toij xoivou auYxpaOiv dTt£;pYd- 
cavTO, xa\ 0'Jx 07:£p 'ixaaTov TJv 7:pi tt,; T.ph; dXXr,Xa 
(j.!;eto;' ouTto y.ai twv daTptJjojv 6uvd[ji£tov iv Siaifo- 
poi; t5t(5Tr,a; O£ojpou(j.ivtov , fj TtoixO.Ti xaTi tou? 
7:poa£YYta(/.0'j; a'JT(Tjv xa\ Ti; iTtoaTdiei; y.-mi^.ivri 
-m ota^iJptov iotoJtJtdTiijv au[j:r:XoxT;, Ti; 7:o;xtXa; 



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iC^ xa-i Tov piov ar:&-:e"AOU|jL=vo)v oiacfopa^-s^-pra- A "■•oiliii" '■iiim |"iiliis moiliciis, si mciliran.cnlMin 



Cscai • olov iivo? a-opioT^i dSias:caaTu; exsiOsv C9' 
tiH3s SiT^xousr,!;. Aia ttoi xoij-o xa\ Ttapa ti.jv et:;- 
[j.cXcStepov ti TOiaCiTa <fi/.o30-^ouv:iov , ai T.poiifj-r- 
ast; 'wv ^joia.£vo)v o'Jx a[ia,oTdvov:at. '11; f^.''-' "^ ''''.' 
!at,&cxii; S7:ijTf,[i(.)V, si tJ. 0:p[ji>iv i^ vapxwSs; 'Td,o- 
jjiaxov. ivaxpaOsiY] xio dXjjiiiJvTt r) irapaiTVYOVT; , 

i:po),SY£l TT)V aU3TT,(J0[A£vr,V JX T^? XOJV iTSpOtfUOJV 

(jtiliijj; ioti-TiTa, xa"i xt xaTcpydsSxai , xa\ lic/pt 't- 

VO; TT)V ij/UV 'dJst, •XaX Tivt [JtiV i),iOptov, TlVt Sc d),i- 
5tTf,ptov YtvsTaf 0'JTtoS xa\ 4 to:; dvio Si' £7:t[j.£- 
Xsfaj Ttpoaeaxi''-'""^?' "'"'^ '^V ^^"'"t^'^ '^'i'^ ijvTwv 9O- 
ctv xaTavof,3a; , etasTai tt;v Iy. tt;; Tcota.; aCiTiov 
<juixT:),oxf|; SOvajjitv Tt dT:oTsXsaEf aiJTT] S^ f) dT:op- 
for) oC/Oc ev iXtyi;) Tcpi; ia'JTT;v d[jtoto)s ^X'-- '^'■'■^ 



Citruhim iiiil cjiismotli (|iioiJ (lissohitioiicm, sUi- 
porcm, lorpoiemve coiicilict, ciim ali^pio alio com- 
iiiisccatiir, proprictalem cx illa (livcrsaium iiiiiin 
misliiia oriiindam pra-dicit : i|iiiil ilciii cllii iat, cl 
(liianiiliii vim rclincat, Cdi pciiiiciosiim, cni salii- 
tarc sil : ila is ctiam, (pii ad rcs cu.dcstcs aiiiniiini 
scdnlo applicavil, cl cnjusipio iiatnram pcrs|icxil, 
scicl conjnnclionis carum qtia! sil vis cl cfficac't- 
tas. Torro islc iiilliixns no ad l.rcvc qiiiilein li'in|)o- 
risspatinm silii siiniliscst; scd (inia coiis^rcdicnlinm 
sidcrnin iiiniqiiam siabilis est niotus, innuxns qiio- 
(|uc iina ciiiii illa motiis divorsitaic varictur seinpcr, 
ad camqiic efficicnliam siiam ai coinniodct ncccs^e 
cst. Ciijiis inflnxns portioncm nasccns qnisqiic in 



Sti xh diTaTstv ds\ t(T)v £TiiT:Xsxo[Jtsvojv dXXfjXo); " co tcmpiiris momcnto sortitur et qnasi spiriln at 

traliit, ac lalis cvadit, qualem eum portionis illins 
proprictas et prxsignificavil ct cfTccil. Prorsiis cniin 
ncccssc csl, nt qiioiiiodo clfi^ics sigiio insciil|)ta 
cer;c imprimitnr : sic liominis qnoqiic vita, in 
quam parieiu influcnlis ex astrorum motw virlu- 
tis incidil, ad illius propriclalcm conformctur, ac 
lalis Gat, qiialein iii se contincliat illa iiinii\iis 
porlio, qnam (piisqiic initio vila; vcliiti spiritu 
attraxisset, el qua virlute scmci vclut iiisignitiis 
cssel, cum ca ncccssario dcinccps convcnirc, iis 
rebus tuni gerendis tiiin ferendis, quaruni priii- 
cipia causasve sidcrcns ille el fi.riniins iiifliixus 
contulisscl. 



d"p(ov Tr;v xtvTjjiv, dvaYxai(i); xdxsivT] Tfj cjuvexsia 
TT,; xati Tf,v xtvr,!7tv STsp(iTr,TO^ <juva).XototJTat • ds\ 
auiji[jtSTaxtpva[JtsvT) zf^ 7:otxtXia tt,; xtvf,(j£(u; , xa'i 
Ta; svspysta; auTf|S tr\ xtvfjast TtJJv diTpojv cuv- 
E|a"AXdaaouaa. '^I!; tuiv £t:1 Tiv piov ■Kapayo^jt^vojv 
'sxaaTo;, xaTi Tf,v i'j Tto dxapsi tou 5iaaTfj[jtaTo; 
s-tTuxouiav auT(Tj [jtoTpav mtdaa; , exstvo yivETat , 
c-sp f) iStoTT); Tou [jtipou; £X£tvou irpoE^jtfiVuaf ts 
xA dTcsTiXeasv. 'AvdyxT) yap raaa xaOd-ep ev ex- 
p.aYsio) atfpa^jtSo; t(T) evTsOsvTt XT)p(Tj xh xaTd tt)v 
yXu(pT]v elSo; TtsptTUTOuTat • outoj; xa't tou dvOpo'j- 
TOu t6v piov, (p dv auvsvsxOr) [Jiopio) tt); d-o,4(5sou- 
cr^i 6uvd[j.so); ex t^; tiov daTpo)V xtvf,asoj; , xaTa 



TTjv exeivou Tou (jiepou; t5ti5TT,Ta TunouaOaf xdxetvo yivsaOat, oTrep Eixevev JauTT) tt)j dito,^jj5otaj f) p.otpa, 
ijv SaTTaasv e'jOuj Toij piou dpx/i^Jtsvoj • ^ 5t::a| evacfpaytaOs^^ xati Tf,v Jxst 0£O)pr,0eiaav 6uva[jtiv, 
dva-,'xaio)j ev Ti) xati xh-i ^iov loiizr^zi au[ji[).optfouTai • TauTa Troitov i] irdaxfov, ojv Tic cipx^i ^ Ti; 
oiTtac i\ i:po)TT) evTsu^t; tt); da-ptpa,; exsivr)? dTro|iiof,; xaTsSdXsTO. 

'Evtb 6i TouTO)v Xsyo(Jtdvb)v, Ou TtauaT), 7:p4; au- C Qu* ci"" i"c dicerel, ^on dcsines, inqnam, nii- 
tJiv £l7:ov,(pXr,vd9ou; ^[jtol XoYou? xa't Xfjpou; 5t£5t(;)v, gas et ineplias milii commeinorare, ct confirmarc 



ih d[jtspk; exstvo jJispo,; tt;; bj dxapsi ;j.£TOuaia? , tio 
4vo)0sv f,;j.tv, d)j <pf,j, ETttpisi^v T(Tjv 7:avT0)v atTtov 
ttov ev f)[.ttv xaTaa-/.sudCo)v , outs ei s;j.'^uxov tguto 
xa\ TTpoatpsTtxiv eaTt X^yojv , oGts OT^to; xaTaxpaTst 
ttuv ^[jttj/uxwv T^ d'}ux<5v Ts xaX a.wr.6^-a.-o'j , y.jA 
|j.T,Ss[Aiav sx tpuaso); ioiav sx.ov 6p;jLY;v 5£t|at 5uvd;jis- 
vo,- , d).X>. T.i.-t\i pouXf,,; xa\ tt,; sx t(T)v XoYt3[j.tT)v 
T:po[jtT,0£ia? , TOi3£ua£(o? ts xa\ jTCt[jtsXs;ag , xai. 
T(T)V xaT' dpsTf,v iTTtTT/jSupidTojv , xaOd-ep Ttvi tu- 
pavvov f, 5s3-dTr,v , zh &!^'j'/m ts xa\ i-poaip£TOv, 
dJTaTdv T£ xa\ TapoStxiijV , xa>. d[jt£pk?, xa\ dvu-5- 
OTaTov §::taTf,aa? T(Tj Xdyto; Ttj; exsivou 6uvd[jiso); 
JliTTTSt; Tf|V TtTiv SvTOJV auaTaatv ts xa\ 5ioixT)atv, 



iiidividiiam illain portioncm inomentaiici innnxns, 
qno in iios, ut ais, causae omnes e coelis inniiaiit, 
cum tamen neque dicas animalumne sit, ac voliin- 
tatis arbitriii|ne particeps, nec qiia ratione rcs 
animatas rcgat id (iiiod neque pcr se subsistit, iic- 
que aiiima, neque nllo nalnr;c inslincui pr;ciliiinii 
possis oslendere , scd oninibiis consiliis, cogii^iiio- 
iiibus, providenlia!, insiitutioiii, cnrie, siiulio vir- 
tntis quasi qucmdam Ivrannnm aiit dominiim pcr- 
ficias inanininin qniilil:uii, arl.itrii cxpcrs, insla- 
l)ilc, nnxnm, insccabile, nec pcr se snbsislcns : 
ad cnjiis potentiam rcrum conslitulioncm et gii- 
bcrnationem oraiionc tiia refcrs'?An noii vidcs 



xat oux opa; t'.c, ota; 6 Xtjyo; dTo^Ttiac £X'^ip£Tai ; '^ quain lioc aiiril.iis aiiimisqne lioiniiinin sit absiir 



Ei yip ToaauTTjV t/tt. Suvaixtv £X£ivT); tt,; d-o,o4of,; 
■fj [ioipa, iii xaT' auTr)v tou; Trapi Tr]V 7Tp<oTT,v 7:dp- 
oSov ■^^'(otfjzci.c, dnoT£X£tv • TrdvTOj; oTt oux £7:axo- 
Xou6T)Ttx(JJc , dXXi TrpoT)-cou[iivoj? tt)? Ttov fSvtoJv au- 
CTdaeo); lEr^^/f, jsTat. Ouxoijv ^xeivr) Trpoa^ei xaTi 
tfjV iSiav 6uva[j.tv t^v TtxTd[ji£vov , xa'i oux^ tt) tou 
d7:oxur,0£vTO5 auvTuxta u7:T,p£Tf,a£t. "A5r,Xov fip 
ivTauOa 7:oTov Tivo; dpxT,YtxtjjT£pov , ijjtyOTspojv ev 
Tc^p dxap£i xati to laov dXXf;Xot; au^jttfspofjtsvojv. 
"0 T£ yip avOpO)7:oc xa\ 7:0') tt c scooou TtLv jT^Xi-,'- 



dum ? Si eniiii liiilam vini babct forlnitus illc iii- 
nuxns, iit non sciiiiciido scd pr;rcedcndo rcrnm 
constitiitioiiem niodcrctur : ccrle pnccedet iiascen- 
lem, ac non jam nali casibus scrviel. Inccrtuin 
cnim Iiic cst (|uid qiio sit prius, ciiin ail piinctnm 
lcmporis ct icqnaliter inler se ac siinnl iiioveaiiliir. 
Nam ct lionio necdiim in Incem cdiius molu qiio- 
dam ciclnr, dccrenienli videlicet ct iiicremcnti 
natnralis, qu;c quideni spccics motus siint ; ct slclla 
niovclnr, iiCjucqiiicscitpriiis ciiaiiiqnani lioiiio <pi- 



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m 



ritum diical. El quoniam oequalilcr ac siuiul moveaa- A X^"'' ^^ xivrjsst r.tlii isx:, 5ii [j.z:i1}szu); zz y.aX aii- 



mr, ccilo juilicaie iion possunnis, niei' iuicceilat, 
tuni et ille circuloiniii convcisione, cl liic luitnr^c 
niotione feratur. Quod si in una parle teniporis 
conveniuiil ambo, quod in eis discrimcn esl, ut 
aliei-nm ab altero pendere crcilanius? Si cnim 
astia lioiiiincni progiijncient, orlns rcrnm csset 
conlinuus, neque vel ad niomeiiluni teniporis iio- 
minum procreatio iiitermilieretnr. Jam vero cum 
iiiler nascentes crebra intersint intervalia, pcrspi- 
cnum fil iKiininnm oilum iion sei|ui nioluni side- 
luin. Uic eiiiiii perpetuus cst, ille inlerninipilnr ; 
ac suo quodam peculiari nexu atqiie ordinc lani 
bomiiics quam astra pcr se moventur, fum iiulla 
necessitas inter se copiilet ca qu;r! natnia disjnii- 



§r]a£i.o; £v TJi Cfuaji jttvouiJ.evo; (IttsI xa\ toOto y.t- 
vfjjsiu; elSo; kzx:) • zi t; Sa-fov xa^ T.[jd tou T&vav- 
GpojTtov TOu dipo; a~aaai, ^spsTai xai oCi/ 'iTzazai- 
T) Ts <juv-'j);(a xaxi xh laov tojv Sii xtvrjaeto; aX/.f,- 
Xoi; auvTUY)(avovT(jjv , a-opov toieT tou TtpoT;You|ji£- 
vou Tr)v xptjtv. Ka\ y3tp xdt/sTva xivitTat Sti Titiv 
xuxAiov, xa'i TouTo Sta t?,; cfuoiio; oSiilov tffpsTat. 
Li 8i iv ivl |j.£p£i Tou xpovou api^oTipot; <) Trpo.; dX- 
/TjXou; auvoSo; YtVcTat , tI; fi ■npii; a).Xr,Xa toutuiv 
Siacfopa , (ioaTJ tou ^Tipou t6 ST^pov aiTttoTzpov ots- 
crOai ; Et Yotp Stot TJt oiTpa 6 avOpw-oj, TtotvTOTs av 
£|4,iEt f] tfudt; Sta YEVvf)iEio;, ouS^ sv ixapEt Tt Sta- 
X£iiji[j.a Tr|; dtvOpioutvT); ■Ttapooou ^TctSEtxvijouoa. Ei 
(i'z r,'jX).3.\ Taiv y;vo;j.Eviov ai [j.£Ta5u StaataaEt; , oa- 



sil. At si id vcstia sibi vnll oratio, ut in illa leni- g t;iT); d-ooEt-/.vuTai to, y.^ Tfj xivf,3Et twv aar-piov Tr,v 



porisparticnla silanicsse credamiiscausam oiiiniiiin 
qu;e iii hoininum vita commluuntur, vide qnot ni yi ia- 
das doininorumaciyrannorum iii dies singulos, in 
siiigulas ilcni noclcs pcr iiiinnias illas ctindiviJnas 
teiuporis sectioiics exsistant, dic ac noclein viginti 
qualnor, ut dicitis, boras divisis, quavis liora in 
se.vaginia niinuia, quovis miiiulo in sciiaginta sc- 
cuiida, quovis sccundo, nt asserunt cx vobis ii qui 
bxc sublilius perlractanda susceperunt, rctento 
codem se.vagenario numero, in se.xaginta tertia. Ex 
quibus in nniiin collecii monientanei illi dii sive 
lyranni,sivencscioquibusaliisnoniiiiibusafriciendi, 
aniplius unain etviginti inyriadas conliciuiit. Jainsi 
una liora tot nobispartium niyriadas suppedilat, vi- 



dvOp(o-tvr,v E-siOat YEVsatv. 'H (ikv yitp, az\ xtvEt- 
Tat • f) 6c , oux at\ Ysvva-at • dXX' tott.j touto eip[i(o, 
xdxEtvo TtdXtv iotaCivTw; if' Jauxou ^ipsTat , ouSe- 
[jita; dvdyxr,; auva-Touir,;; 7:p'>; aXXr,Xa xi otEj-diTa 
TTJ (fujEf si Sc TouTO 6 ufiETEpo; -/(aTaixEudjEt Xd- 
Yo? , x6 eiT' ^xeJvtj ttj (iotpa xoO xpovou ttjv atTtav 
Tojv xaTd xbv p£ov dTcdvTtov -/CETiOat , axiJTrricov oaa; 
[j.uptd5a; SEdTOTiliv xal Tupdvviov, f][j.Epa ruaja xa\ 
vu^ lojauTio; xaTi Td; XErtTi; J-/.£tva; xa\ dxapEt; 
TOu xp^VGU TO(j.i^ diUpYi^^SvCitt* si? tijaapa; xai 
Etxodiv topa; vuxTb; xa\ f][jtipa; , to; tpaTE , SiT]pr,- 
lJ.6V(ov • iy.atJZTic, 8s (opa;, e|f,xovTa T;jtf];jia(it [Jicpt- 
fo[i£vri{ • — dXiv 6t T(ov T[jir|;j.dT(ov to'Jt(i)V J/.diTOu 
xaTa t6 tadptOpiov XEp[iaTtfo;jtevou • uiq oi tpaiiv 



ginti qiialuorproportioneuniusoinnino multiplicala;, ^ u[j.iov ol el; Tf,v XeTCTOTipav tiTjv ToiouTtov 7capaTf,pTi 



iiilinitas faiorum inyriadas proferent. At enim quod- 
vis e.v illis inevitabili potentia praiditum esse con- 
firmatis ; cx quo eflicitur nullum eorum cssc qnod 
iion agat. Neiiue enirn potenliai proprium csse di- 
:;eris ul noii agat , quandoquidem potentia oninis 
iii adione peispicitur. .^qiialia sunt igitur etiam 
piilcnlix cllecla : quarc quot sunt seginenla lcra- 
poris, lolideni quoiiuc liomines Iioris singnlis na- 
scaninr, nccesse est. Porro si ciiivis fato Kqiialis 
potciitia assignaiida cst , cruiit omnes ex anquo rc- 
ges, loiiga'.vi , potentcs , fortiinati , lclices, ct 
t|uidquid |ii\cterca in boiiis nunicratur, acquirent. 
Naiii si qiiib curuin dcreclns est , aliquod ceite iin- 



becillins ct imperfeclius judicaiulnm cst. Neque j. evspYeta TcdvTtoj xaOopaTat f] 6uva[it; 



enim a!i|iialeiii puleiiliain tribueris , lain ei qiii nia- 
gna , qiiaiii ijiii parva prxstiterit. Excnijili cansa , 
alius ccntesiiiiuni su|ieiavit anniiin, sciie.x , opiileii- 
lus , felix , oninibiis iii rebus secundain cxpci tus 
fortunsm, nepotibus stipatus , pronepotum aspcctu 
la:lus, saiiiis, incoliimis , honuratus , doloris ex- 
pcrs , opibus afllucns , ct si quid aliiid in liac vita 
prctiosum est, rebus oninihus bcaiiis. Aliussiiiuil 
attiue ex raalerno utcro prodiit , sufl^ocatur. Multi 
qiiippe cx meretricibus aul adullcris iiasciiiiliir 
infaiites, (jiios utpole notlios siiis ips;e maniliiis 
malics obtriiiieanl, cieileiiue flagiliiini siip|iriiiiunl. 
Qii;e fali potentia in bis cnitet? an islis .a:que ac 
illis diuluriiain vitaii! darc noii polcst ? Si asserilis 



crtv Tiji X^Ytp 6ta8u6[xevot , oTt xal toutcov SxasTov 
r:dXtv Ttov XEYO[j.Evtov T[j.Ti[jidTtov t(iap(0[j.(;) StatpetjEt 
^TitXsTCTuveTai. T6 Totvuv ix TOuTtov d0poi.^6[j;Evov 
TrXfjOos Ttiiv dxapta!(ov ixstvtov Oeiov, f, SEaiTOTtov, )) 
Tupdvvojv , f] oux otS' o-to; XP'1 X^y^''^ > ['■'■^i TtXiov 
xal eTxoJt [/.uptdSoJv ic-lv. Ei 6t ,a!a ojpa ToiauTa; 
[j.otptov fi[i.tv (j.upid5a; irotsT, al Tsoraaps; xa\ eiV.ort 
xaTd X6yov tt,; [J.ids rtdvToj; TtoXXaTtXaataaOsTaat, 
Ti; dTtsipou; Ttliv [toipuJv [iuptdSa; ditoYsvviJJatv. 
'A"AXd [j.fiv TOUTOJv JxdsTTjv d-apd6aTov ouva(jtiv 
£;(£tv 6 u;xiTspo; Stta/upiJsTat Xoyo;. Ouxouv dxo- 
XouOov [jir,SE;j.tav auTtJJv ditpaxTov etvat. Ou yo^P '*'•' 
Tr,; 6uvdp.E(o; iotov Tr]v drtpa^tav sTitot; , dXX' ev Trj 

Ouxouv laa 
xa't -i TTi; 8uvd[J.sto; ^aTtv dT:oTEXEa(xaTa • 6Ja-s Saa 
T[xf,[jtaTa , ToaauTott xa\ Ttov dvOptoTttov yiviiE.<.; l§ 
dvaY-/.r,; xaO" ^/daTr,v topav auaTf,aovT.3'.t. Ka't siTtEp 
£-/daTTi [AOtpa t6 SuvaT^v 6[j:otto; Tcpoa[j.apTupETaOai 
Ttpoafjxsi , TtdvTa; eit' iTt]; paatXia;, (iaxpo6iou;, 
ouvaTou;, euxXf,pou; , eu5ai[j.ova; , xa\ oaa iri; Tt- 
[jtttoTspa; Xfj^stjo; elvai voii.l^exai , "zh zr\; Suvd(J.:to; 
6;x6Tt[j.ov dTtepYdjETat • f] ^ip ^XXsf^t; Toijttov Tt';6;, 
Tou xaTi Tf,v 5uva[j.tv dTS/.ou; xaTTjYopia YivETai. Ou 
Yip dv Ti; Var)v 7:poa[iapTup^(iete 6ijva(jitv , Ttji ts 
[jEYdXa )ta't [J.t/pi evepYf]oavTt. Olov, 6 (Jtsv uTtsp6e- 
6ri/Ev d/.a-iv Stt] ^v •[r^pa XtTtapiJ) xa't £u5ai;j.ovt, 
TtataV.» £uOtivou;xsvo; , ixY^vot; 8opu(fopou[tevo;, xa'i 
T(o (jisTi TouTou; iTf^yjVxnvi; yi^iz:, Svoao; , dTcfj- 



ISf 



CONTR.V FATUM. 



I.i8 



(jiijjv, eT:t-c'.;jLo; , aXuTO; , -"/.ouxou oad'.),tj; t/iov, xa"t A pi'SSO, oiiiiiibiis iii lobiis ex ;cquo vis pjus clutebil. 



ef xt aO.o Tuiv xa-i xiv pfov xoG-ov iv ttiJitoti vevo- 
[jttijTai, 6ta TTdvTwv [jtaxapt^i5,a£vo;. "Exspoj , 6[xo'j 
TtT) ■njtpaxOTivot Ei; tpijj^ , xatsTtviYT) " oTa 5i) ™XXi 
T<T)v Ytvojjtivojv ETT'tv iTatpixi T^ jjiof/to:a ^pi^T;, aTTip 
Tiov jjLTjTipiov at -apavopojj x'jT;ja3at , Tat; ia'jT(uv 
XEpal StaxsiptC^^fisvat , OavdTtjj t6v 'ilifyo^t y.'/d- 



IScqilo cniiii aliinl poleiil , aliinl iioii jidleril, si ro- 
vcra p!)tenli;i v;ilel : at potciilia ex clleetis cogiio- 
scitiir. Niilla crgo cxsistet vila: (iissiniilituiio , scd 
siiiniiiaiii sibi feliiilatcin [jarilcr oiiincs pollicebiiii- 
liir, co qiioJ cv vcslra seiUciilia oiiines lato siiil 
siibjccti, ipsiiin(|iic raluiii bcnipcr oiiinia possil. 



■nT0'j3t • wj f) Suvatitj e-\ to'Jt(ov Tr,; fJtotpa; ; llCiq eI; xb a\i-Jj tt,? swtj? [xixpov :f) t^? cI[Aap[j.lvt); l<syyi 
0'jx Efif;pxsi£v ; Ki yap t6 Suvatbv a'JTii zpoj[xap-'jp;'v 6 u[jtiTjpo; U';^; oisTat Sstv , iTcicTi^ rait Toi; 
0'jitv ii 'i^yyi aJTT,; 9avf,a£Tat. 0'j YJtp t6 (jiIv !i/Oj:t , ih Zl o'J 6jvf,7£Tat , stTTEp d.'/.rflMg tv o'jvd[jt:t 
xaTa).a;jt6dv£-:at • fj 6i 6uva[xt; , 6!d t(ov d7:oT£X£a[jidT(ov y^''JP'Ce*o"- Ouxcjv ou62[j.!av dv(jj[jia).;'av 6 
pto; l^u, TtdvTOJv 6[Jio[to^ ti dxp^TaTOV tt,; E'J5at[xovt'aj (xiTpov iv iauToij 6Eixv'JvTtov , o:i ■:>j TidvTa; 
|jt^v xatd xiv "^.ixo-/ 'jijttlv , u-b tt;v El[j:ap[jtivT|V xETiOa:, -dvTa 6b Ta'JTr,v aE'i 5-JvajOat "Ai-j-Jtv 'j[j:d;. 

Et ouv xa\ TtdvTa xaV d£\ 6'JvaTat t) £:[iap;j.ivT) Si crgo et oiiiiiia ct seiiipcr pntcst fatiiin istiul, 

ouTT), Tdvta 4-1 icdvTiov 6uvf;(iETat. 'jV/.J.d [at)v -o"/,- oiniiia in oiiiiiibus polorit. Ati(ui niiilla inler lio- 
/,a\ xa't notxi/.at Tot; dvOptoTtots Tou p:'ou S^acfopa':, " iiiincs et varia vivoiuli siint gonera , tuiii dignilatc, 



xaTd TE xd? d^;a; xa\ Td; 7:Eptou!Jtav, xa\ Td Ttuv 
ypi-jio-j (jiiTpa , xa\ Ta; tojv so)(JidTO)v xpaTst; , xa\ 
TrdvTa oia 6t' (Lv i^ (jiaxaptiT^; Ttj i) ctO/.to; 6vo[Jid- 
fExat. "Apa xh (Jit) TidvTa 6'JvaaOat T7)v dvaTtXasOEi- 
(Tav EXEivfiV Tti) XoY(i) [xotpav i^ El[jiap[JiivT)v , •?] xtjjv 
«t-OTEXEj(jLdT(ov dviadTr,? (ia;f("o; i^rctcEixvuitv. Ei y^P 
t6 [jiaxpo6tov 6uvd;ji£0J? sp-j-ov vo[jitjo[j:£v , dsOsvEia; 
■JtdvTto,; i<:-\ -h (ox'J[j.opov. 0'Jxo-jv, tijv (jtiv diO:v£tv 
TtTjv £i[iap;jiiv(ov tJjv 6^ 6'j'/a30ai ^o-j-^jtaTtCEiv ■::po'y- 
T]XEi. 'K-£t6T) yap EvavTiov xto jioXuxpovi(;) x6 6Xi- 
Y66tov , 6td Ttijv ivavtiiov utf idxaTat r.i-nug xoOxojv 
JxdTEpov. 0'j Y^p a-j T'.g TTJi; a^jTf,? aiTia; E;i'}£t£ 
jjtaxaptT[jL6v te xa\ dOXtiiTr,Ta , dXi^' etnEp toIjxo xaT- 



ct ojiibns, Uiiii icinporuiii coiporiiinqiic tcmperatii- 
ra, oiiinibiisqiic aliis rebus, '|iiibiis bc:ilMS ((iiispi:iiii 
aiit niiscr halieliir. liaiiue cniiiiiiciititiuiii illiid vo- 
slriiin faluin non omiiia posse , clTectoinin divcr- 
sitas li(|nido dcclarat. Etcnini si vilniii Inngani a 
potcnlia proficisci exislinianiiis , l)ic\ciii (irorcdo 
ab iiii|ioleuIia proiiKin;iro dnccri oporlct. Ii;i fjiiinii 
alitid iurniiiiiiii , arnid potcns slaluciiiliiui crit. Qiiia 
eniiii vil;c longiliido ejusdcin brevitnli co!ilrari:i 
csl, (iiiiici[iia iili(|iic intcr sc coiilrari:i sil.'i viinli- 
c;ibuiil. Si((uidcin ncino ad canuloiii t:iiisain rctu- 
Iciil cl lH';ili:iii!iiiciii ct niiscri;iiii ; scd si illa |icr 
|Milciiliaiii poliaiiiiir, luec ouiiiiiio |iroplci' defoctilin 



opO(oO£[T] 5td ToiJ SuvaiOa; , xh ^Tspov o'J Guvi-vt] « )mtcnli;c iioii crit. Miscria ((iiiiipo in co vcl nia\iiiio 



■ndvToj; ■Tiapd t})'J zr^i 6uvd[i£to; IXXEttJ^tv. 0'J5£v\ Yip 
&"/,X(o ■?] dOXtoTT); xaTaXa[jt6dv£Ta( , i) ev Tt'o y.r\ o-jvr- 
OTjvat YEviiOat (jtazdpiov. 'AXXd [j,f,v TXEiou; 7;apd 
xov ^tov oi aOXtot. OJxo'jv , itXEiojv :?] diOivEta xf,? 
£t[jiap[j,ivT); Tzapi tt;v o'jva[j,tv i-niSxixvuTat. Iloij ojv 
^j &'j.ay_o: £X£:'/ti xa\ -avTo6'Jva[jio; xa\ d7:apdCaTo; 
dvdYXT) , io-TE ETc' sx£(vT) TiOEaOai rdvTtov xdiv xaTd 
'iiv piov otxovoijtouiiivov -t;v j^ouaiav, f,Tt; dT:r,XiY- 
xOt) 6:d XT); d'/.oXouOia; xou X^ivou diOEvr,; *v Tot; 
■TtXEtocitv ; 'AXX' JpEt; , oTt TO'JTto [jkv to-jto Poj/e- 
xat • T^o 6k *Tiprr) xb Itov 0'j po'JX£Tat • 6'JvaTai xa\ 
i~' d[j,'jotv OTiEp ^SoJXsTaf TtdvTto; o'jv xa\ xt;v atTiav 
Tcpo30f;7£t; Tr,; Ttijv 7:poaipii£tov to'Jt(,ov otatfopa;. 
"AvOptoTTo; ouTO? xa\ ouTo; , o'J6£;jitav xaTd tt;v (^'j- 



coiisislit, qiiod boatitiulinoiii qiiis conscfiiil iioii 
possit. Fniiiivcro |ilurcs vil:ini (lcgiiul niiscr;iiii ; 
f;iti crgo iufirinitas qiiaiii potontia est iiiaior et ef- 
(icacior. Lbi nuuc est iuvicta illa , cl oiiiniiiotous 
aiquc iiicliictabilis ncccssilas, iit iii ea oiiiiiium 
rcriiiii Iiunianariiin polcstalcni cssc pnsilaiii piitc- 
iiiiis, qiiain iiiajori cx pailo iiilirniani cs.^^c louipio- 
b;iviimis? Sod dices hoc istum , aliuiii aliiid vcllc, 
iii iitroqiic tanien id valcru quod vclit. Qux vcro 
bujiis voluiilatuin divcrsitalis esi causa ? Facianius 
csse diios lioiuines, qiii nibil inlcr sc dilloiaiit , 
iiculcr sivc boniiin sivo nialiiiii iillro sit ainiilcxu:', , 
scd liic paiilo aiite ex matrnio iitero proJieril, si 
casii sic euui natura effirdciit, ille vcl coiiliniio vcl 



<7tv 7:apa"aaYf;v U' djitjioTEpo^v p.ir:£t; , o!jte xouxi;) D paulo post. Non eadein ambobus vit;i sorte obtin- 



zh xaXiv , f, 9a'jXov ix 7:poa;pi3£(o; , oute T(p aXXto, 

dXX' 0'JT0; [itxpiv Tt TO'j /pivou 7:poXa6('jv , xf,? ij,r,- 

xp(;ja; vr,6'Jo; EpOopEV, outoj y.a.xi. -h 5u;j.6dv auT- v 

OTTOJXEuaaajiivrj; xf,; <f)'J(i£io; • exeivo; 6^ (jiETd to-j- 

xov , ^ £'JO'j? f, (jiEx' iXiYov. Ka\ (j.£Td xo'jxo o'j/ 6 

ct'JT>j; d[ji'.poTipo;<; ^io; d7:oxXT;po'3Tat , dXX' 6 [i^v, 

£'J6at[j.(ov , T) ^aatXcu;, dv outoj T'J;(T) , "/puKp xat 

TTOp^upiot Trapdxfjv 7:p(oTT,v Y^VEStv £VEtXo'J[JiEVo; • 6 

6k, xtv6; xtjov TTEVf/ptliv ?, 6o'j"/,(jov, o'j6i liaxiot; uapd 

Twv yfjvrii^miti-io^-j a-jxh'j a7TapYavotJt/.£'/o;. Tt 0'3v 

f6;xT)a£v , i) rpoXa6'')v Tf^ E-fujTEptia; Tto /p^vi;) y.i- 

*>v, 0'j xaT' oixEtav TtpoOEiiv , dXXa xaTd Tf;v xf,; 

Ja£t»? xi'/r,atv, jIj; auxoij tcjtou 2v£X5v d7:ox"/,Tip(o- 

,va: TO'j Siou xf;/ dxtpiiav ; 7:oiav Tr,; Si-iTtoivr,; 



i;il , seil allcr fcliv aiit oiiiiiiiio rox forlassis, aiiro 
ct piirpura nalus niox involvilur, alter paupciis 
aliciijus, aiit eliaiii servi lilius iic biceris quidcni 
pnnnis a parcnlibiis iiiicgitur. Qiiid ergo dcliqiiil 
quod paiilo ciliiis vcl tardiiis allcro sil pro^oiii- 
liis , idqiie non siin consilio , se.l n:iliir:c iniiln , iil 
idcirco vitani sortirelur iiilionoratam? Qiiain vos 
hic dofensioiiem pro vcsira illa doiiiina afforctis ? 
libi j"iislilia , ubi pielas, iibi iiiimcn ? niiin dicos 
f:iliini niliil lioriiiii ciirarc , ncqiie virtiilis ralio- 
nem lialvcre , iieqiic boiio cuiqiiain providorc ? si 
non islis, ntirjue coiilrariis sliiliis vacabil , tjuia 
coiislat quod a bono abliorrcl, id ciiin iiialo essc 
coiijnncluin. Ncdiic Imc , in^inio? , ncquo illuti 



1-;9 S. GRF.GORll NYSSEM m 

i'i ciirsD est. Inaniinum crgo , ncque vohinlario A u|J.(uv IxcIvtj; Jt:i xot; xoioutoi? i-oXoYfav cj,cr,j;T:£ ; 



jmlicio, nc(iiie boni n\alivc cogiiiiione imcdiuiMi 
csse aflTirnias, si auinia, ralione, et vohinlalc carct, 
neque per se subsislit. Et adliuc lantam ci largi- 
inini potoslatcni, ut aiiinianles arliilrii caparcs 
niodcrelur, ct rcg.it ca qiue sulisislunt, id qiiod 
niiniine siibsistil , e.vpers viia! participcs vila', 
animatas inanimum, exsors consilii ct virtutis, 
consortcs ; denique, enti:i non cns. Nam quo reriim 
gcneie continelur islud, cujus nonicn lantoperc 
jacialis, falum ? Aniiiial non cst, in zodlaco non 
ccrnilur, Ueus non babetur. Qui cnim Deus csset, 
qui neqiie virtutis, neqiie sequilatis ducat raiioneni '.' 
Quod vcro nibil ex bis rebiis cst, quid tandcm est ? 
Sed vjdcliir a vobis falum dici quodvis teniporis 



rioO zh Jfxaiov ; IloiJ 16 Euis.Sii ; rioO zh oiiov ; 'H 
Toij-MV o'J03v!); y.ilziM tf^j Tf) el;jiap[jiivTi, o\i5h Tcp!); 
<ip2T}jv pXc-iiv , oCioe Tivo; tcov OYaOiov {.nijxEAeiav 
iyivi ; OJxoOv ei [jitj tauta Six ar^ryjorii ea-tv auxii, 
T.:p\ tJ» evavTiOV TiavtoJC i-T/_'j).rfiTi^exa.{. • fj YJtp to3 
iyafio-j liXXoTploji'.; , itjv Tcpb; t6 xaxiv oixeidtTiTa 
na^oJ; eTTiostxvuaiv. 'AXX' ouie toijto Tuxbv , ouSc 
ixetvo oix 9pov:(oo; eTvai Xefetc au-i^ ; Ouxouv 5}u - 
yov auTi (ff^c eTvat xa\ «TrpoaipeTov, xa\ xaXou xat 
■/etpovo? ave7Tat30r,TOV • ei oe \>.r,-i (luxijv ;jif,T£ 
T:poa(peatv c)(Ei, [jl-qts x^t' iSJav GeupetTat OTtoiTa- 
ctv TzSii ToiauTTjv [jtapTupet-at Tirap' u[jtiv ^xeiv tt,v 
5uva[jiiv , tuJTS Twv TTpoatpexixaiv JtJiov e-tJTaTetv, 
xa\ xpaTeiv twv u-fejTtiJTtov t!» dtvuT:(5j-axov , Ttijv 



niomentiim : siquidem tcmpus sese ad omncm " [jteTe/iSvxtijv CtoT;; xb (i[jLeTO)(ov , Tdiv l(jL'|uxtijv ih 



nioluin sive fluminum sive stcllarum sive liominum 
cxtendit. Neque refcrt sive fluvii molu designcs 
iiisecabilia ciijiislibel inslaiilis temporis segnicnia, 
sive navis vi ventorum agitat;e, sive liomiiuim ilcr 
facicntium, siv(j astrorum qiiaj movcantur. Uiuis 
cniin est omniura quse loco movcntur terminus, ut 
niigrcnt ex co in qiio sunl, vel in id in qiio non 
sunt. Quod si neque nuniinum, neque navigioruin 
nuilus, ncquc bominum ainbuUuio inlcrvalla tem- 
poris designanliiim elbciunt faluin : cur temporis 
punciis ex moiione stellariim ortis fatum Deri 
fiiigilis? cur dicilis motus ca;teros csse vel lenipora 
vel indicia leinporis ; at vero ex inolu siderum 



^(J/u/ov , Tu)v ev Txpoaipidei auftivTtjJV Tb ditpoatpe- 
Tov , TtJv <itp:TT;v [jtSTfJvTiov T?> dpeTT,? liTTapaoexTov • 
xaOiiXou TtJjv ovxtov xh [ii) t-r, 'Ev Ttvt yip xaxaXofi- 
fiivexat tou OpuXXou;ji^vou xouxou dv(i[j.aTo; ii uTctj- 
axaat? ; Ziliov o'Jx eaxtv , iv ■^xsptYpatfT) o'jx (5paxat, 
QAq o'j vo^AiiTexai. Iltij; "jkp @th; , h [jit) 7:p6; apz- 
xt;v xa\ x?j ofxaiov §XiT:a)V ; "0 o\ [j.r,oev ka-i xo'Jxtov, 
Tt eixtv; 'AXX' 'ioty.z T.a.p' u[jttov xb a.i\ evsaxtjjj to'j 
Xp(Jvou, e!|jiap[jt^vT] XoYsaOai • Txt^T^ yip xtvi^aet eixe 
7:oxa[Jitov , ei'Te liaxfpojv, ei'Te 4vOptJT:tuv, 6 xP^^voj 
au[ji7:apEXTetveTai. Ata^epet ok oCiSev , r) iJSaTt 7:poa- 
xaOr;[Jievov t?) x:vT)aet to'j j5e'J(jtaTo; iiT:oar,[jteio'j- 
<;Oat Tjt (ixapT) 6t,i to'j ds\ ^vsttioto; ip't'mi T[jif,- 



latum cxslslere observatum esse?Gurnon singulis c [jtaTa, \ vetb; 5t' iive(jtou xo[j,tJo[ji£vr)i;, \ (ivOpojT:tov 

oootTxopouvxtov , i) xtvou[Jtiv(ov aaxptov. Els Y"^? ^'^^ 
TTXJTOJV Ttov |JLexa6axtxto; x:vou[jlsvojv opoi xivf,astij;, 
T^ aT:o xou sv tTj iaxtv, \ ztX xb hi ijj cjx sixt, [isxi- 
axaat?. Ei 5^ ouxe \ xtiiv [ieiOptov tfopi, o'jxe \ xtov 



niomcntis singuli bomiiics nascuiUur? repelam 
enim superiorem oraiionem. Quoniam cadein causa 
Csl ut liomo sit bealus vcl miser, ct ut omnino 
sil;siastra siiiit causa; eventiium, qui bominis 
orlum scquuntur, prorsus el ipsius eliam ortus 
(■aus;e suiit : sin liujus causse non sunt, nec illo- 
lum ulique sunt. At \ero astra non csse causas 
orlus, vcl ex co liqiici, quod tempori coiUiiicnicr 
fliieiiti nci[iiaqiuim continens bomiuiim ortiis rc- 
spondcat, sed inierrumpaiur : illa autcm fata ex 
iluenti tempore :ie sempilerna sidcrum motionc 
sinc iillo naseiuitur inlcrvallo, quod vcl sciisii vcl 
inlcUigcntia percipi qucat. Quodnam igiuir est 
istud faium ? quod unumne £it geiicrale, an plura 



T:XoItiJv xivTjot; , ouxs \ Ttov «vOptoTxiov TTOpsia ar, - 
pLeioufjtivTi TO-j -^pvmi xa 6;a3TT][jjxTa ei[j.ap,i:iva; 
TTotst, Txto; Ti xpcvtxa ar,[jtsta Tr,; Ttov b.(s-ipwi v.:- 
-jT^izwq si; ei[jiap[jtlvr,? Y^vsatv TrXaaasxs, xat ifx'.£ 
xr;vos Tf,v liipa-j, f^ xf,; (Ijpa; zh T:oXXoaxrj[jt(jpiov OTxep 
T(j)3s Tt^o aTi[j.s£tjj TT); TLJv i5a-p(ov x'.VT)asojs ^ai)- 
[jtsttoOq , si;iap[j.evT]v YtveaOat ; Tt ouv oux\ liivtto; 
T:avT\ ar)[ietto xa\ ai Yeviaet; TtiJv livOptoTTtov ou[jt- 
(f£povxat ; IlaXtv Yap t?)v auxliv iT:avaXf,'|o|jtat /.ifo-j. 
Hap' tl)V x^P ^i aixta xou eu i^ xaxio; eTvat ihw Sv- 



scclionibus tcmporis niinute concisa , nondum p OptoTxov , Trapa xojv auTtov xa"i f) tou sTvat TravTaif 



ratione colligere polui. Movcri aslra dicitis, nos 
(jiioiinc vicissim niiiiiiiuim niotiim proferimus ; at 
illa sempcr, ba;c itideni perpetuo, at illa in tcmpore, 
iieqiie bxc cxlra tempus ; at in illis moius initium 
iiivenirc non possuinus; ncqiic in bis. Par iiaquc 
cst illorum cl liorum eadeinque ralio. Ncc vcro 
cnntrariiim moluiii qiiis|iiain bis assignaveiit, ciiin 
aqua naiiiralitcr semper g supcriore loco in infc- 
riorcin defluat. Qu:c cum ita sint, aut fluminum 
qiioijue inoliim fata quadam edorc conccdite, aut 
ni'(|iie nos cam viin astrorum iiiolui coiiccdcmus. 
At ea vis cst, iiKjiiil illc, Ariclis, Taiiri cl ciijiisvis 
planclx, ut si (|uis siib aliquo ex iis nascalur, sivc 
aliijuod crraticum sidus solum, sivc eum aliis in 



aixta eaxiv si 0'jv xb [JieTi ttjv Y^veatv T:ap' fxsi- 
vojv , 7:avxto; T:api Ttov auTtov xa't f[ Y^veat?' si 6^ 
xo'jxo oux ev ixetvoi; , T^avxto; ouos t!) [/.STi touto. 
'AXXa (Jif,v zh (J.T) ev ^xsivot? stvat xrjv Y^vsatv , ex 
xouxou 6f,Xiv sattv • ly. to'j (jtTj ii6ta>.s!T:T0j? , 7:oxa- 

[J.O'J oixTjV , T(0 OUVEXSt XT^i T:apo5lxf,i; TO'J xfjvou 

(iof,; , xa\ Tis <ivOpto7:tva? au,i[5istv TtJJv Ttxxo;j.^vojv 
Ysveaei? , (iXX' Iv 6taXe![jt(jtaii [Jtkv sTvat tou? t(>xou;" 
xf,; Se Toiv (jtot,o(ov Ixeivtov yz-iicEU); , St; 6 XP^J^"? 
(Jeojv T(Tj (ietxtvf]Tt;j tt)? xoJv fiaxptov tf opa? i|epYi,s- 
xat • ou6' 6xtouv Eaxt 6tiXet[jt[jta o'jxe xax' a"aOr,atv, 
o'jts xrj 6:avota XaCetv. Ti? &'jv exslvr) eI[jtap[J.£vTi, 
ctt" ouv (Jiia Y-^"5WTepa, ett' ouv itoXXal a! i~\ tot? 
TO'j xP'jvou T[j.-r][jiaa! au/.XET:Tuvi{[Jisvac,o'J7:oj xaxaXa- 



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6iiv 6i' (iy.OAo00ou tiv'j; 6 X^yo; SESOvr,-:»'.. KiviijOa'. A oilii'. i'irciiinri'i:iliir, vil.i illlii? ipii iii faiii iiiciilcril 



Ti Saxpa <fa.zi ; Kal y^P ^*"^ ^il^-'» '^'i^ '^'"^ TOTa- 
(iGJv ivTtTipocff pofjiEv y.tvTidiv. 'AXXi 5'.a uavTJi? ixci- 
va , xal TauTa ajsaOTio^ 5'." oXou. 'AXX' ix;tva ^v 
■/pivii); OCiSi TauTa ^o) to'j /pivou. 'AXXi ypovtxr,v 
oux 5aTtv tn' ^xsfvajv (xpxr,v i^s\>pzi-j t^: xivrjjiw; ; 
riotav Si TOUTOt; Itiivotjsei? ttjv ditb xpivtov apxTjv ; 



lim"iiii, iiilcrccilcnlc viiliiliiin conjiiiiclii.ni' cniii 
orlii consciiliiil. vaiiilnfiiiciiliain ! in(|iiaiii ct;!). 
'raiiiiiinatlcoscivilciii forlc proplcrca dicili.s, «inia 
iil aniiiKil jii;;o (loiiicliir, Aridciii contra bciicliciiiii 
qiioil laiiain fcral : ac si qiiis siib istoiiiiii altcio 
naliis, aiil alitis vicissini e iiicilio siililalns fiicril, 
'AXX' exjTva xaTi Ti a'JTi xa\ ('ujauTt.i; az\ xivEtTai; coininislis iiropricuitilnis ccriani (|iiaiii(l:iiii sortciii 
()u5i TOUToi; 5v Tt; Tf,v evavTtav 7:poT[jiapTupf,Tsts nasccntiliiis olivcnirc. Oiiiil cr^o? ilic iiiilii , sponlc- 
x{VT)(jtv, cfusixiu; at\ Tou CiSaTo; cmh tou uTcepxstjjif- nc aiit laiiriis siili jiigis cst, ant arics ^';iiiilct, fiim 
vou T^phq xh r.pn^A; xaTa^piovTO?. "Ujts t^ y.3.\ T7)v loiulctiir? Daiiini ilcni ac lorporis ;inirciiili faciil- 
xivTjTiv tCiv i:oTa[Awv eijjiapiJiiva? Ttvi? (iTOYevvav tas cst ci qiii obit siiprciiinin cODliini, vcl c;iliilitais 
(juYX'')pV°''- ' 'l ou5i :fiii.et^ tt) tiov aiTpiov xtvf,aEt Marli, vcl ciiivis alii slcllje volcnli Siia vis incsl, 
T?,.; ouva|jic(ii.; Ta'JT-Qi; ':2paxo)pf,ao[ji!v. 'AXXi Tf|ao£, an invila! ? Sl (|iii.lcin vdleiites iii inalis siint, ac 
9r,a\, Tf,s 5uva[ji£toi, , 6 Kptbj i^ 6 Ta'jpoj, xa\ Tf|i6: volnntaria noccndi vi pr;c(lit;c, (jiiisquis iil falctiir, 
Ttov 7:Xavr,T(Iiv '^xajToj. "OTav ouv iv 4v\ to'jtiov yi- " palaiu infcliccs proniiiitial, qnotl nieliorcm sorlcm 
VTiTai, T^ xaTi y.6yai t) [;.eO' iTiptov TOpioStxio; Tt; jn sua polcslale cniii lencanl, (lcterior ipsis voliip- 
Ttijv TiXavr,T(ov ui:5 tcj xuxXou ■T:iptaY'i[jiivoc , f] tt,? tali sit. Siii liaiul siia spoiilc talcs siiiit qinilis 
JuviijLsio.; O'jvo5o; T(jv5i tJiv p[ov t(o auvsv^xO^vTt Tr, cxisliinanlur, scd ncccssario talcs qnales facl;i! 



wpa TauTr) xaTa Tf,v yl^zaiv &.TZBip'(a<S3.~o. "11 Tf,j 
[jtaT«io).oYia? ! SouXstov 5v ouTto; tuxt) t^v Ta'jpov 
Xey^"-> 5ti -h u::() CuYtj) t6 ^(oov touto 5a[j:ajca0at • 
xa\ suspYiTtxbv t'jV Kp'.'jv, oii Tf,v Ttovipt^ojv cfopiv 
sv bn 51 TOUTtov ysv(J[j.£VOV , i) T!jv6j tiov xa^a t'j 
E.vavT[ov 4v£tXou[Jt^vijjv , xaTi Tf,v ^uatxto; evuT:ap- 
Xouaav «'JTto 5'Jva[jitv Sti ttj? TtJJv !6tai[j:aT(ov ET:t[it- 
Cta?, Totdv55 T(j!)v TtxTO[Jie'/o)v [lotpav xaTaazeudJctv. 
Tt ouv ; Et-£ (jiot , ixt'ov 6 Taupii; ejtiv u7:oJ'JYio.; ; 
xa\ xaTaO'J[jitov t(o xpt(p to xiipsaOat X^Y''i > Tots 
pXa-TtX(jv xal vapxtooi; Ttj) t^v dvo)TdT(o ■nept 



siiiit -. ;ili(|uod ergo aliud superius faluin Iiis quo- 
qiic naliiiain ac virtutiini proprict.iics dcstiiiavit. 
Qiio (it, iil alia sidcra his siipcriora qit;i'rciula si:il 
rdia ciiiii niotii (iiieiii sibi vindiccnt, qiioruni ccil;i 
coiijniictio lalali (jiiadam iicicssitalc, aiit laiiiiiiii 
scrvilciii , aiit arictem damnosiiin , aiit c;iiicriiiii 
capile miitilum clTcccril, aiit si qiiid aliud ilc sin- 
giilis aslris soiiliislie iiiis:iiitur. Ac si ea qiiic nc- 
bis apparciit, ncccss.il;ilc ciijiisdam fati siiiit cjus- 
iiiodi, ccrte cliam sii|>crioris illius nccessilatis iii- 
siiiicr ali;i libi caiisa necessaria cxcogitanda ciil 
XioTfA ^ ciiisiiiodi coiistiliiiionis, et liiijiis alia, ilcruniqiic 



oosuovTt T^oXov, i^ TO 0:p;aiv -(]i 7:up(ievTt, i] aA/.ioTtvt ~ c|ii 
Ttov O50)pou[j;^v(ov, f) svu-dpx/juao 6u';a[jtt; ixouaio);, alius alia, atqiie ita iniinitc faliiin fati, sorlis sors, 
T^ xaTi T^j dxouaiov T:p(ja£aTtv ; Et [jikv oTt sxovts? iicccssitatis ncccssiias alia seiiipcr coiiringcnda. 
tv xaxoi; stai , xa"t pXa-T'.xo"t ly. T^poaipiaso); Y'''''°"''t^'i SuaTUxiav avTtxpu; auTtJov 6 ■za.Zzx X£yo)v xaTa- 
({■Ti^tJsTat, TO) xaT" i|oua:av auToT? ■npoX£![jti'/r|^ TTJ? xpsiTTOVo; Xijfcio;, iv f)So'/Ti ~h d:t[J.'3TSpov TiOiaOai* 
ei tk 0'Jx ex T^poatpsasoj^ to'Jto)v 'ixaaT^iv f.aTiv 07:Ep vo[jt[^sT£, dXX' ^x tivo.; dvdYXT); ^y^'''-'^''» ^P* "^'^ "'^ 
TouTOt; UTTSpxeijiivT) 7:dXtv a'JT(ov ci;.tap[i.£vT) ET^pa, Ti; tojv tfuaetov TS xa\ ouvd;a.E(jv ETrixXoiasv iotoTr- 
Ta;. "flaTS i^r^-tl'/ £7:d'/aYX2C SXXa diTpa to'Jto)v u7:ipTcpa, xa\ xtvT)atv stp' JotuTtov ioid^ouaav , (liv fj 
T.oid au[i7:Xox7) xaTd Tt'/a £i[jiap[ii'/T){ dvdYxr,v, f^ So^JXstov sivai t?/v Taijpov, f^ £7:tCf,[itov tIv xptV/ 
OT^EtpYdaaTO, r) t6v y.apxT'/ov dxi^aXov, f^ elf Tt a"AXo 7:e,o\ ^xdaTou toutojv oi XT)poi twv ao'.p(uv StipxovTat, 
Ka\ ei Ta'JTa Td tpat'/6[X£va f|[j.tv xaT' dvdYxr,v Ttvij eip.ap[jtev7); itTTt TOiaiJTa, 7:dvT(o; xa\ Tr^; 'jT:epx:'.- 
(/.ivT); txetvr,; dvdYxr,; Jripav atTtav dvaYxaaTtx7)v Tf); Tota'JTr,; xaTaaTdaeto; 7:poa:7:ivof)a;t 6 X6yo;, 
xdxetvT)? dXXr,v, xa\ 7:dXiv dXXr,v Tr,; dXXr,; , xa\ outo); et; d7:eipov 7:pot(jjv 6 \6yo; , 0'J6a[J.ou CTr,aeTa'. 
e:;j.ap[iivr,v et[jtap[j:ivT); , xa\ piotpav [jtoipa? , xa\ d'/dYxr,; dvdYxr,v 7:poaava7:Xdaao)v. 

Ta'JTa 6i [jiou ote|t6'/To;, xa\ 6'.i Ttov Toto'JTO)v D Il;s a nic ila disputalis, pliilosopliiis qiiiciiiii 
vor,[jtdT(ov T:ph; xh &xot:ov t6v Xoyov ex6d"/.Xov:o;, disjiulaliam Iiiijiisniodi ralioiiiliiis iii c;is ;iii,^iistias 
i7:ix6'|a; [jtcTa|u 5;i xaTa-^opa; 7:pot6vTa t^v Xo^ov redactus, oralionis longiiis provect;e riliiin iii iiicdiu 
6 7:poa6:aX:Y6[J.£'/6; piot tpiXoaocfo;, Ti [/.dxT], 9^,^"', incidit, ct Quid, inqnii, piigiias cum vi? cur iioii 
TT) evepYcia ; Tt 5k o'Jx 'i7:r) Tot; 5ta T(uv dptO(jt(I)v 7:a- scqiicris cos, qiii rcriini vcrilalein per iiumeros 
paTeTT)pr,'x6at Tf,v toiv 6X(ov dXf^Oetav, oTc et T.ph; imlagaverunl, ac tcmpore acciirate cognilo lolam 
dxp[6:tav f) (opaXr,c|;0£[T) TT); ToiJ d7:o-/.'jr,0i'/TO^ Y^"''- dcinccps nasccnlis vitani pr*dicuiil, .Ttaleni, in- 
vf,a£0);, 7:aaav 6t' d-/oXo'JOou Tf)v Co)f|V to'j T£xOi'/TO? geniuni, morcs,pcricula, casiis, coiijiigia, procrea- 
7:poaYopeuouat • t6v xp6'/ov, T?iv Tp67:ov, Ti TO)v f|0(ov tiones libcroruni, bonores, aut contra lilierorniii 
t6ioj[xaTa, Ti; xtv6uv(o5:t; 7::ptaTda:t;, Ydp:ou; xa\ orbilalem, morlios, igiiominias, vil;c brevilateiii, 
7:atoo7:ot[a; xa\ d^toj^jtdTtov £7:tTux[ar, t) xa\ t6 l[jt- incoimiioda paiipcrt.ilis ? Qiia; ciiin accuraie prae- 
TTaXtv, dT:at5[a; xa\ vdaou?, xa\ d-i[Ji[a?, xa\ ^pa- sigiiifiiciitiir, evcnlusqiie sit l«slis verilatis : qiicB 
X'J-:T)Ta p[ou, xa\ Td ex T^evia? xaxd; Toutojv o-jv 6'.' tibi rdiqiia csl ratio, quamobrem fali neccssilalcm 
dxpt6e[a; 7:poar,(jtavOivTO)v, xa\ tt) ky.SazsizT\i dXr,- cssc non crcd:is? Tiini cgo cjusmodi prsdictioniini 
0:ta; ;aapTuprjO:[ar,;- Ti; cTt aot Xoyo; eaVtv d::t^ causas ine paulo pr.fl allatiiruiii pollicilus, rogavi, 



ur, 



s. r.Hrr,dP>ii 



riiim lnijiisrfiiiocli PvonHuim oiiiisa fortiiita csscl, .\ 
iioiiiie oiim corta r;Uioiic cniijimcla, an vcro sinuil 
eliam rationcni a!iiiiiam invenisscnl, ul consciiin- 
ncnm csscl ticii qii.K ficrcnl. Imo vcro, inqnil, ra- 
lione niuinlnr qn;iD finnl, qnia cnin cx ccrlo siilc- 
vo;unm qualilaliim cnncursu ccrlani conslilnrHincni 
nasccntis corpiis sil>i vindicct, qiii acciualam 
coclcsliiim rcrnm coghitioncm liabtl, nasccnlis 
conslilulioncin p::vnnscl, nccnon qiianiliii vivcre 
possit, (liuliiis qiiiilcm s> firmior sit corporis con- 
slitiilio, nnn ilcm, si inlirmior. I!is dictis ariisi, 
ot, Nescicham, iiiquam, f;ua tihi Galeni el Ilippo- 
cralis ;ic similiiim parcnliini pignora viilcri ; qiio- 
iiiaiii illi quoqiic, missa sidcniin iiiolionc, qiiantnm 
f;iota cx proposilo corpnrc conjccl^ira conseqiii 
p:)lcraiit, fiiliira pra;niiiuia!iant : nt oiim siint 
(wiili cavi, tcmpora conlr;icl;i, fidiis iiuliiiata ct 
\i\ pclli aillKvrcsicns, nioriem pi;c,liriint. .\\ nuiliis 
l:iii.cn a'gris ac morlem jainjam imniincnteni pr;e- 
stolanlihiis, ars medica luijiiscc faii fila iiiiasi 
iclcMiit ac rctractavit : qiicmadniodiiiti Platn dc 
pHMlotiilia IIcro;lico scriptiim rclifpiit, niinqtiani 
illiini qnidcm gymnastico evcrcitio inlegraiii s.iy.i- 
talcm rccuperare pnlnissc, qiiod morhus ess;'t 
lctalis, semper lavcn pticseniem nioriem solcriiu 
&ua protraxissc, iici|iie pcrfecissc iil spciire vive- 
rcl, scd iil l;irdi:is morcrelnr, ac lcnla innitc 
lisipic ad seiicclulcm pcrdurarel, illo reineiiio sa- 
piciiter inveiilo. Qiiod argiiincnlo esl noh indissn- 
hihile esse fali vinciihim, si qiiidcm arie qiiaiSam q 
dissolvilur. At !ioc argiunciiliim, iiiqiiit illc, pra'- 
dictioncs fit;ilcs non confiita!, (|iiia ficri potcst ul 
id qnoqiic pricniihliciit ii, qiii cililestcm nioiiim 
aocnratc coiilcmplati siint, alqiie alii certam. alii 
(liiliiam innrlcm prardicaut. Ilie cgo, ]\on cst, in- 
quam, ila, id (iiind cx ipsa rationc neccssilalis 
conslal , alia qiiippe est ciililingenlium lalio, 
alia iiiimiitahiliiim , qna; niiiiiinc convcnit in 
contingentia , qiiorum altcrnlrum omniiio ficii 
iieccssc csi, ila lanicu iii in utramquc cvenliis 
parlcm opiiiinnc ckuidiccmus : quod a nccessitatis 
ratiune longi-simc abesl. Vernnitamen quaesivi cx 
ro, quo liiiidamento nilerclur futuroruni evcntuiim 
pricdiclin: Qiind, inqnil ille, sacpius j;im cx inc 
.'uidisli, dc co elianinnm pcrcontaris? Sunt virtutcs D 
qii;i:(lain sidcrum propria;, qua; prn infinitis divcrsis 
( (uijnnclioiiihiis a pcrpetua motionc pruvcnientihus 
inliniias easque diversas prodiicunt facultatcs. 
Qiiaiis igiliir csl pcr id lenipiis aslrorum coiifor- 
inalio, ac vis lioiK, iu quam ciijiisqiic nrlus fnr- 
liiito incidcrit, lalem cjus vitani fnie necesse csl, 
ncqiie alitcr se res liahct. Quid, inqiiam, calaniita- 
ics hellicc, lerr» motiis, urhiuin ruinac, maxiiiia- 
iiiin naiilra','ia onciariariiin, iiiiindalioiics, dcda- 
gr;ilioncs, hi;iliis tcri;i', :dia(]i;e liiijiisceniodi cxilii 
gftnera? (|ui isia cuin pr;vdicrionc cnnscnlicnt? 
qiiani iniilta nostra, i|uain nuilia patriim nicmnria 
rniiligcrniil, nl diliivinm aclale Noc, cxiistio Sodo- 
niorum, snifocalio iEgyptii cxcr:iliis iii inari lliihro, 



M'ssr:Ni ig; 

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xo;0'JT(o'/ npopir^^ttMV ti; ahia^ [Jif/pi)V u^xspov d- 
■niov tr,-:f;TStv, -fipdy.riV • Tiiixspov d.\oy6i lari Y.a\ 
G'jvT'j'/'.-/.r5 '.Cn Toto'J-:(ov exOotJctov :?] attfa , f^ xtva 
xa\ ).OYOV TT) ■:TapaTr,pT;5ei Ta'JTT] J'jve9eijpt'j'/(0'jatv, 
(b; [jtT] t|oj Tou Eiv.oTo; yvdzfix'. -ib •(iv6ii.ewi. Kal 
[jtdXa [t£v TOt, (fr.ji, y.a\ Vjyo; 'insc:-:: zoli Yivo[jtivo[j. 
"OTav yxp £x Tr,;; TOta; t(I)v xaTi xi a"pa TotoTT)- 
Ttov (TujjtrTtoJsto; TOiaos xpajt^ cr(o[jiaTo; t(o TtxTo- 
[jtevtp auoT^, fi xaTeiXr,(fto5 6t' dtxpi^Etaj TtJJv oijpa- 
vt(ov Tf,v CEtopfav, xaV tb (HJ3-r;!jE(iOat xiivSs xr,v 
xpaitv 7i£p\ tbv if/fiiv:!x Tpoxa-svi5T](js, xa\ Tb 8'j- 
vaiSat [Jt^xpt Toijcs ToiJ iJtTpou -r;v t^t>r^'J l^apxliat • 
•jT/.stovoj p.£v, k-\ Tf|? E^ji^opisvsTTipas, rAaTTovo; 8i 
■::a).tv, iTit tr,? vootuSsaTipa? to'j ao')[j;aTO^ xpaostoj. 
'E-v^tJj Sk TQi? ^rfizXai-j l7:i-'E),a3a?, 'E).£X:f)6£tf i)[i.S.i, 
7:p6? a'jTbv eiTiov, FaXTivou xa't 'lT:TOxpaxouc xa\ xtjjv 
Toto'Jxtov ^yyovou; sTvat xa.; £l;jtap|j;cva? So^a^cov. 
'E~z\ x&xstvot xatpsiv i-j^jTs; xr;v Ttov aixptov xt- 
vr,-jtv, ix X0'j u7:ox£t[j.lvou <jxo-/aoxtxto? xi [is).),ov 
■TTpoayops^Jouotv. "Oxav 4-.fOoX[jo't xotXot xa't xp^Jxatfot 
ou[iT:s-x()jx6T£r, xa't xa [li-oiTza. nsp'sox),r,xiixa xtji 
5ip[jtaxt, xiv Oivaxov ■npopir^vjtoot. IloXXot,; Ss, sItiov, 
vootoSsoTspov otaxst[jt£vot; xi 0(o;j.aTa, xa't ooov o^j- 
6s-(o TpojSoxto^jtEVot? xeOvT^^EoOat, Tz^jh; -zh SiinaXiv 
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■r:stpt'a;, et; ::avT£X'?i y.lv 'jyetav, £:tiOavaT!ou toO 
waT]ii.ato; Bvxo;, eitavoyaY^tv ■xh oto;j.a o-r/ oTi? xe 
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Gi;j.svoc, 0'jy\ t^tor,: i-';dXstav, iXXi Oavixou ■::apd- 
xaotv iauTto T:ap;oxs'Ja Jev. "OOsv xa't sic yf,pa^ 6tT;p- 
xsoe, [(.axpii) Oavixt;; xb [Jtr] dTroOavstv co'.ftod,a£vo,j. 
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£!p.otp;ji£vr, xaxaXau6dv£Tot , efcp £'Jpioy.sxa£ xtj 
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p.ap;j.i'.'T]; i-^ToSstciv ivaX'jSi. Auvaxiv yip «v yiw.xo 
y.a\ xoiJTO T:po,UT]Vu6f,vat -«pi xoij 6t' ixpt6£t'a^ feit- 
£oxsij.[j.svou Ttov 0'Jpavitov Tf,v xivr,oiv • toOTS TD) y.1-) 
dpapiyxwc, X(t) 6k ipicf tGoXov 7:pop.T;vuOf,vai xov Oiva- 
Tov. 'EYtij6e,Oux6uxto^, £tT:ov, 4 xf,c dvdYxr,? 6ttoj(u- 
pi^'sxat Xdyo;' aXXo; yap xo'j evSsx'^,^-^''"'^ 6r(ixspov 
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ov o'Jx coxtv e7:'t xtov £v6s)(0[j.ivtov Xa^stv d"AX' i] 
xouxo 7:dvxtoj, fj x6 exEpov • -h ol T:p!); «[x^oxipaj 
xi; Jx6dost; xai^ sXttioiv £7:ixpa5alv£o0at, ■ndpput 
xtov Tf,r dviy/r,; XiyfJJv eoti • 7tXt]V xoiJT^ (fT;|xt ■npli; 
a'JTUv, IIoOsv oi'£xat th 7:tox?iv ^X^'^ '^''''^ i7:o6T]oo- 
[jiivojv xr[V TzpoppTjUi^; '0 61, IloXXixtc, (fT]o\, 6t- 
e|t(ivxo;ixoijoai;, Jrt xo\ vuv 7-.£p\ xtljv oixojv sptoxaf,' 
Sxt xivi? etotv i5ii^ouoat 6uvd[ji£t? Ttjjv &jTptov • -zh 
>jk d£txt'vr,Tov x^; ^opa;, [j.up!a; cx Tf;; Tfjta? a'jTtov 
ou[ji7tXoxf,;, Ti; X(ov 6^jvi;j.S(ov 6ta'.fOpi{ epYiJexot ; 
'0 Toivuv 7:apax0s\; E7:\ x!<v piov 6ii Yeviosoj? , xaxi 
xr]V ou;jt7:£00'joav oijxtp xo'j ^^'''•'ou [jtotpav, xi]v ut:!» 
x(ov 0.7-pMV T0t(oo6e axT,[JtaTtoO£roav svtu7:(oO£\; , 
ciiTTsp a.v f, 6'jva;j.t; ttj; topa; ixsivr;? k'xouoa xoxa- 



Xri'^Ofj, Ta'j-a xa'i :i:;p'i '.(/v Siov -/x-:' dviYXT,v ■s^si, A (■onsMMila ;ili<'iiii:cii:irii;ii jii^iil:ili<i rl c^rilcr., natii- 
■/.jX iu.wi oOx lyti. Tt ojv, Et-ov, ol xaxi -<lX£iJ.ov 



ovjjf-fcipal, xal ol <j£tj[jio't, xa'i xiiiv tioXjiov al xa-a- 
uTiijjct.;, xal ti aOxavopa loJv iiupto-yopdjv AXxarli.r; 
vauJYta, £7:ixXua£t?, xal exiruptbjsic, xa\ ■/dT;a.aia, 
xa\ 03a Toialia -avtoXsOpia; iVjT\ ; lUIi; Ta^na 6ta- 
(71U3SI, T&v 1?,.; 7:pofi(l:fl3eio; Xiyov ; n^isa £v toi; -po- 
Tspoi;, rJiisa. tl xat ev Tot? xaO' if|!i.ai /f''^'"*'-' '^ P'°' 
I8;t|s TTiOT^; t!)v £-\ Nio- xa-axX'j7;jt';V , xal Tr,v 
iloSo.aojv £xiijpw-;v; f, xtv AiYu-ttov iTpa-iv Cinn- 
Cpv/tov Ev TJi 'EpuOpa OaXaKiri ysvopiivov ; i) ib.i 
[jijTa TaiJTa TiJiJv aXXotfuXtov s^ava;, Tac (JiupEai exii- 
va; avSpoxTaata.; ; i^ Tiv aiT&ti-stTOv ev oXIyw t<T) 
Xpfjvto OivaTov ToO 'Iapar,Xt'TO'j XaoC iv TioXXat^ [vj- 
ptait OpaujOivTO^ ; t^ Ta; ixatbv Sf^^^r/.ovTa Tiiv-s 
)(iXtdoa? Tijjv 'Ajtxuptcov, ptta ;(p<ivou ioTTTJ vsxptuOjf- " seiies, liljcri el .servi, vittiires cl vicll, divites, 



i-alis niors Israelltici pnpiill lii infiiiila illa niiilli- 
liuliiic coiifcdi, rlailcs <iiia rpiitiim ocloginla 
(|iiini|iic iiiiUia Assyrioriini inoiiiciito lonipniis 
piM-iiTiiiil, calanril:ites el iii:ihi ipi.e Meilis, .liiil:eis 
et Gr;ecis aeciileninl, alrocilms lcrra iiiarifiiie 
coinmissis pra;llls : cl qiia;ciinqiic id geniis alia 
nieiiuMl:»: proilil:! siinl. Qiilii etiaiiisi Ii.tc omiiia 
pr:elere;witiir, satis niiilta liiijiis rcl tcstiiiionia iio- 
liis siippeilit:inl, f|ii:e nostro sicculo contigeriint. 
QiKS cniiii ncscit inaijnani Uilliynkv, melroiioliin, 
miam ox prxstanlissimartiii) iirljliim iiumero , quis 
laiaiii ac spatiosam igiioral Tliraciam, illam terrx- 
niotii ac l^iie, li:inc liello repcnte riiiiditus css(5 
eversam'? Quot ilii pueii, (luol infanlcs, juvenes, 



ca.;, Tiliv TS etfi^T;.; xaxwv tJ; Ijtopta;, ev I\'Ii()5txar; 
T£ xa\ 'E),Xr,vtxai; lupitfopat; (iu;jt7:£aouia;, £V vau- 
(xa/iat; T£ xa\ 7t;Jo,aa/tat^ \).z';a.'i.a.:; , xa"t zdvTa 
Saa TOtauTa, div if) \i.'ir,\i.T\ Totj i^c^f,^ otod3xa"Ao; fi.- 
v£Tat; Kdv TaiJTa 7:apiX0ojja£v TidvTa, txava yivotTO 
■Trpi); Trjv xojv XeYojjtivojv i/.apTup!av, xa\ oia 6 xaO' 
•fjlJta.; iiT0pr,3£ ^wi. Tt^ yip oux otS; Trjv [iiydXr^v 
Tf,; IftOuvta,' (jti)Tpii:;oXtv Tat.; i^ifo-JQO.ii tcuv T.6'/.ziirj 
evaptOfjttov; Tt^ dyvo^t Tf,v 7:XaT£tav xa't. Eupu/topov 
6pdxr,v, t.Cj; Tf,v jjtlv 6 Tzole^og, ttjv 51 astdfjib; y.fZ3. 
Tou 7:upb; £v dxap^i tou /ptjvou apoTjv i^iTpttl-s ; 
n<J30t 7:ato£j £X£r, t:6c3. VTj-ti ; ol (j.i30j^ c/ov-£.;, 
ol 7:apf,Xix£j, EXiuCepot t£ xal SouXot, xpaTouvT£^ xa't 



(lauperes, valenles, a;groti ilcniqiie oiiiiies |uincto 
teiiiporis Inlerieriiiit? Omnos e\ ^eqiio assumpsit 
i^uis, cloimis loco sc|uilcroiiim fucie omniluis. LUii 
suiit sUleriim conjunctioncs, qu;c ilivcrsas vit:c 
foriuas lioniiniljus prwliniiint? niiin oiiines 1111 ea- 
dcm astrorum constitutione nali fucrunl? nuiii 
omniuni ii:il;ililium siilus fuil Caiiccr, oniniliiisque 
eaiii sorlem deslinavit ? Atqui diversitas, pciie rii- 
cam inlinlla, xtaliim ct lionorum testls cst, uoir 
oiiincs uiio iciiiporc fulssc progenitos. Quocirea si 
diverso qiiisqiie tempore naius, in parem niliilo- 
iiiiniis calaiuit^ilem liieiiirit: iioniie vcl li.TC cvenla 
iHa;dlctii)iieni levilalis et iiicoiistaiili:c coiivincuiil? 



iirco/£ip:oi, 7:Xou3iot, 7:ivTjT£?, Jji,itojj.ivot, voarjX£u(jiJievoi, 7:dvT£5 ev pitd xatpou porrj xaTE-yOdpr^aav. 
lldvTa; iT.isr^i Ti 7:up £v£ij.f,Or, • 7:d3tv ot oixot Td^ot eYevovTO. Iloa at t<jJv diTptov ixetvojv ota7:Xox.a\, 
ai Td? ota^opd.; tijjv flt(j,v toi.; dvC'ptio7:otj 6pi^o'j<sji, ; 'Apa rcdstv ixiivoi; (xia TtJJv dsTpojv cuvooo? Tdj 
('ooiva; Ttov Y'vl3£cov eXuje, xa't Tciitv 6 Kapxivo; tljpojxo-cov ttjv [jiotpav £-e6aXe; Ka'1 [J.f,v oi [J.up!ai 
TciJv ViXtxttov T£ y.o.\ d^tcotjidTtjjv Sta-yOpal., ih ^r) r^m-aq a.'u.T).'Ai ■/.a.zx tjutov Tji y£V£a£i auv£V£/Or,va: 
6tap.apTtJpovTat. Ei ouv 6 [jtkv Tf,.; Y£vi3£(jj; t9^jwi ixdaTto Sidvopo; , f; oi Ttliv aun^optov TauTOTr,? ouoe- 
[j.!av 7:apa/,Xavf,v £x Tf,? xaTd Tf,v viv^atv alTia; Eoi^aTo- dpa xa't Sti ToJTtov tS 7:£p'i Tf,v 7:p(;^4r,atv 
d::a7£; xal dau^taTov l:ii.v(/i-3.: . 

'AXX' £3Tt, 9r,3't, xa't v£<jj;, xttl 7:6X£[)J?, xaHOvou; C 
T.-j.'1-zhc, £i[jtap;j.ivTi, xaTd Tf,v 7:ptbTTiv Oeatv "zh etp- 



ecf,; e~txXcoOouaa, xa"i Ttp TTepti/ovTi Ta £[ji7:£pvetXr,;ji- 
[jtiva xaT' dvdyxr^v auvSiaTiOeTat. Tt; ouv f; tt)^ 
vaur.r,Yta; EiXf,Ouia; Ti; ok 6 Tf); T.Ci.iiui Tiixoj ; 
'Ex 7:oia; 6k dp/f,; ToCi ^Qvou; xaOopcoiJt£v Tf,v -{biz- 
civ ; Te[iv£t o 6puoTO[io; Tf,v iJXT,v, e[JiT:op£U£Tai Tau- 
tt[v 6 t6 ^uXov e,a7:op£u<5[i£Vo;, /pr,[idTtov 6 vau7:r,- 
y{»; u'4Tiv cbv£iTat, (jt£pis£t Tr, epvajia ttjv Ti/vr,v. '0 
[jiiv vap ''■i oiaip£t tS ^uXov £t? aaviSa? Tto 7:p!ovi • 
Oc, Tf,V TpOT^tV T£XTaiv£Tat • £T£po? 7:£,o't Td u7:o- 
j!i;j.aTa Tf,v a7:ou6f,v Tfj; xaTaaxeufj; e/£i, dX>,o? Tfjv 
7:ptopav , xa't CUM^ Trjv 7:pu[Jtvav i-xopu^toiaTO. Tou- 
Tto Toij taToO [neXet, xa't Tf,? xepaia,; Tto eTipt;) • oi 
6^ t6 Xivov ei; xdXoj; 7:Xi-xou3iv • oi oi au/ive; Tto 



Sed esi, inquit, cl navis cl iirlus et gonlis et 
ciijiisvis rcl fatum, quod ex priiiio astrorum siln 
tutuiii deinde slatum conseqiieiilem consliluit, ei 
causam coiilinenleni ac piipcriorem iii giilicrnamlis 
rebus coiiteiitis ac iiiferiorilius nccessario juvat; 
Quis crgo, inqiiam, est navium orlus?quis civit.t- 
lis?uiuleorlgiiicra iraliil quxliljct gens? C:tditma-^ 
leriariiis materiara, eam venalem lialiet negotialof 
lignorum, iiavium opifex pecunia redimit, |iaitiluf 
oiiirieium in operarios. Aliiisenim serra ligiuiiii secat 
in asseres, alius carinam falirlcauir, alluscrlgondis 
laljulatis dat operam ; liic proram, ille puppim 
cxstruil; liuic malus, illl anlennacura! esi; quidam 
ex lino riidenlcs tcxunt, claviim giiliernalor eurat ; 
quidam foros et velum conficiuiit, iiiiidaiii iiavem 



xu6epvf,TTi otd (fpovTiooc vivovTat • dXXot Td xaTa- D etiam picturis exornant ; nonnulli pice junetnras 



aTpco[;.aTa xa\ Tf,v oO<jvr,v evEpYo-ustv • dXXot xal t6v 
cx Tf,; s<^Ypa'Yia; xa/.Xoj-taiJiijv £7:d-,'0U3tv. "ET£pot 
-£ au 5ia/pio-/T£? ttj 7:13371 Td? dp;jtov!a;, xa''. t6v 
dvTXov ev Ttp •(iiatp xaTa3x£ud^ovT£;. IldvTOj; ov xaTd 
TaC:!,v 'ixa^To; ih xaO' ^auTSv evepvoiJatv, dX/.' 6 
jt£v, vuv • ot 6;, [1£t' oXiyov ■ xa'i tio (jtev f,Sr, Tiepa; 



periingunt, cl iii niodio senliiiam constfiiunt. Ne- 
que oiiincs simul suum fiiciuiit opiis, sed alius jaiii, 
alius paiilo post ; ille ciEptum jani ad liiiem iKMdiixit, 
isleetiamnum laborat. In quo igilur lompore ratiir.! 
navis saplcnles collocabunt? num In eo qiio lignum 
eiiiiuir, i;ediuir, aut liacl;Uur, aii quo ferruin ad- 



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veliiliii', an qiioclavls asscrcs compinguntur? Nnm \ x>j i-vjSa^oiiivov £-x:v 6 oi ev -w ivipYsiv xsO- 



ciini iiiulla el diversa divcrso lcinporc sltiJia cona- 
Uisgiio ailvcrsiis naufragiiim atlliibcanlur, quoilnnn» 
l( III1UI5 iiavi laljle assignabis, ul iiislanle inlciiUis 
iiccessilale vcilorcs uiia sccuiii pcrdal? Quiil jain 
diccs (le civiuuibiis? an uiiii in eas (loininari faliini 
putant, cum ii qiii caiii iii rcm incumbuiit, dc con- 
dciiilis consiliiim eapiiiiit, an ciim naiuram loci 
considcrant, an cuni cxcuiplar clTorniaiU aut fabris 
lerriiiii advcliiinl, aiit lapidcs rcponiint aut nialc- 
riam coinporlani? Qiiiilnaiii ex liis cst priiicipium 
constiluenda) civilatis? Quid porro dices dc gcntc 
bcllicis calainitaiibus allrila ? Qwx tandcm aiit 
niidc oila adversa sors alios inleriiiiit, alios capli- 
vos iii scrvitiilcin redigil? Qiii lacluin csl ut Aiiiii- 



opaxa'.. IKt: toivuv zf^ viit -:f,v £l;iapiji.^vTiv ol ao^ol 
ErnT-iQjousLv ; "0-z tovit-ai zi ^uXo-i, i^ o-£ t^ [ji.v£- 
•ca'., i] 5-J [jiiTayeipiCiTai, ii ote i-:za.-{z'. Tbv aiSTipov, 
Ti '6-t Tjvy.ry^xi^z: Toi; Y^Six-foi;; no),X(ov yip za\ 
o^.a^iipwv fjVTiov T("jv xaTi Trjv va'j7i:r,-(-iav aTO^jSa^o- 
iJiivt>)v, xal oj xaTi Tbv aCiTbv ci\\-f\\nii /povov (juv- 
HTafJifviijv, 7:"jtov dvaOrjiJi xpivov TJi sijjLapijtivTi, iva 
Trjv dvdyxriv Trj; xaTaovjiio; Si^aijLivi], auvoiacijOitpi] 
[jicO' iavTrjj Toli; £;j.rt).iovTaj ; Tt 5' dv Etrto'..; ■n;pl 
TtiJv t:o),;(ov ; II-jt^ a'jTTjC xpaTJtv Tr]v El;j:ap;ji£vr,v 
oVovTai ; "Ot; ^o'j),:f) Tt; tO'j otxtj;xo'j toi; ario^joa- 
Co'Jit ytvETa: ; 'O-OTi to'j to-0'j Tr;v £'jy'jiav e:Tt- 
Xoyi^rj-jxx'., ?i OTJ xh TX^ilJta xaTaxapaJJO^jatv, r^ oTdv 
e-dyfjjstv tjot) ttj EpYaita Tiv at3'(]pov, i] tou; XtOo'j? 



bal, ant Cajsar, aiil.-Vlcxaiidcr .Maccdo fala rcqiiarent B iva-OTiOjvTat, i] aupttpopoujt xa; ij),a; ; Tt TO'jTtov 



oiniiium (piibuscum bellum gcrebant, usqiic co 
necessilate illa valcntiorcs, ut lisdciii plaiic cl ;cqiia- 
liliiis liostium inalis oiiinia diriperenl ? Sed 
cniiii iiiiuiine vcrisiinile esse , eadem civiuituni 
faia, eusdemqiie slcllaruin silus cllicere, ut tcr- 
ra;moiibns qnassauc ruina oppriinantur , ex co 
perspiccre iiiiivis poleril, (juod nciiio nesciat bu- 
jiisccinodi lerr;e aliectioiics iion soliiin in locis h:\bi- 
latis, sed eliamin inliabit;ibilibiis exsislere. Si quis 
Sanga^oruni monlem in Bitliynia; linibus situm vcl 
ipseviditvel aliis refercnlibus audivit, qiiod dicam 
veriim esse comperiet, loliim jugiiin iii viain siib- 
scdisse, ac lcrribile prxlcreuntibiis pra;bere spcc- 
taculiim. Ejusniodi quoque sunl Paplilagonix af- 



eiTtv dpxr] tt;; (i'j(iTdj£tu; ; Ti Sk. dv dmK; itspl to'j 
20vo'j;, 6 Tat; xaTa T:o),3p:ov cj^x^opat; Es^TpiGr) ; 
Tt; i*, 7:(jOsv xa:" a'JT(iJv ttjv dp-/iiv ).a6o'JCJa ^ j^.orpa, 
Totj; [Jtkv y.y.-i-^6')zu'St, to-j? 8i ot" at/[jta),ti)jia; xaT- 
£5ou),(oaaTo ; Ilto; 'Avvi6a; i^ K.aTaap, ij xa\ 6 ix 
MaxsSovta; 'AXi^avop:); rap" oT; dv SYivovTO u-pa- 
Tsuii^Jtsvot, -ijtv outOTtptiav sl;j.ap;j.£vr); EipYdaa^jTO, 
T030'JT0V tt;; dvdYxr]; EXitvr]; uTTEptJxuovTs;, to; toi; 
«•JTOi; TO'j xaxoij [jtiTpot; ■:tdvTa auvdYEaOat ; 'A'A)i 
[jtr]v xh olcjOat Ti; -wj TTiXsojv Et;jtap;j.iva; , ev toZ; 
TtLiv <j£tT[Ji(JJv xaTa-Tto;j:ajt Ti; uuvaJTpia; TOtetv, 
tb; ^^to TO'j eix-jTO; 6 liyo; i-zvi, evteuOsv dv Ttj 
xaTioof Ti; 0'jx oIoev oti Td Tota'JTa r.M-q Ti]; yt];, 
ou [jtovov bi TOt; oixou;j.i';ot; TtJTTot;, dX),i xa"t ev toss 



fectioiies : ubi eliam liabitaliones liomiiuim bis "^ dotxrjTOt; auvijTaTat; Et Tt; t6 Ttov SaYYiT^v opoj 

T^ TZoh^-oXi Opiot; TtOV BtOuvioV XEtJJlEVOV, i) TT] xaO' 

EauT^v lyic) TTEipa i] ex StrjY^^JtaTo; fjXOuiEV, Eupri- 
JEt tt]v to'j X(JYou d),-fiOEtav, oTt xaT' a'JTi; Tfj; ooou 
-i; 07:£p6oXi;, 7:aja i\ dxptopeia u7:ovojTTiiia(ia, 
ooSEpiv G£a[iia toi; StoSE^Joujt ^'''-tat. Totau-a xa"i 
7:£p\ Ti; X'''^^' "^^"'^ Ila-yXaYovtov Ti 7:dOT) ■ EaTt oi 
o-ou xa\ otx-fjaEt: d'jOpto7:tov toi; );dcj;xajt TO'JTOt; 
5UYxaTE57:daOT]aaV • 7ToXXa-/fi 61 Ttov otxr|Ti5ptov yu- 
[J.VO; 6 y.ijipo; ev Tto Toto'JTto SeixvuTat raOet. Kal 
Ti ypT) xaO' 'ixaJTOv KuTTpiou;, 3i:a\ IltjiSa; xal 
'Ayato^j; • ev o;; t.oX/.o. Ttov ),£Yo,ai"/tov eitI t£- 
x[xf)pta; 'AXX" ou xap:y Ttjjv EtpT]piiviov £[jvf,j0r,pi£v, 
oTi 7:dvTa -i Tota'JTa, ytJ; ^^Tt T^dOr). Ei [i£v o'jv auv- 



niodis iina sa;pe convuls;e suiit : alqiie idco cum 
lalos iiiolus oriunlur, lociis illc ab iiicolis dcseritur. 
Qiiid sigillaliiii diccre opiis csl Cyprios, Pisidas cl 
Acliivos, apiid i|iios barum reriim multa siiiit in- 
dicia? Veriiin ciijiis graiia mcntioiiem eariim feci- 
IIIU5, id dicam, oiunc» cjiismodi molus terr;ie cssc 
alTcctiones. Si ergo ila accidat ut ctiam hominiim 
liabitatio eo in loco inveniatur, ipsi quoquc infor- 
luniuiii illiid loci necessario parlicipant : sin is 
ab incolis sit vaciiiis, inforlunium bici bominibns 
damiii dat niliil. ()u;e igiliir est f;ill necessilas, 
ciiin ex sequo loca liabiuUa et inliabitabilia hiijiis- 
iiiodi aflcctionibiis sint obnoxi:i? .Naiii si possent 



demonslrare tcriain parlieubitim ac iioii uiiivcr- ^ EvzyJ)sli\ :ia\ otxrjatv dvOptor^ijjv supEOiivat Tto TOTtq), 



sam simul condilaii) cssc : vaiiibKiiieiilia isla spe- 
ciem forlassis aliqiiam pr;c sc fcrret, (crla siderum 
conjnnctione cert;c parti lerra; coiinexa, hoc aut 
illud ncccs.tario ficri. Quoniam vero omnia sc 
miiliio coiiiplcctiiniiir, cfclnin, tcrra, inarc, aiquc, 
nt Moyscs ail, lcrra ctiam priiis condila est quam 
aslra cuiii niotu suo : cur corum qii;c in certis 
lcrrsB panibus cvcniunt, causam ad siderum lefc- 
runt motionem ? Qiiapropler ciim lerra sit asiris 
icquscva, iicijiic iillani inde vcl coiicidcndi vel pcr- 
dnrandi (-aus;i!ii c:ipiat, cuinqiic iii ccrlis |iaitibus 
ejusiiioili cxsistanl allecliones: iioii uiiqiie lali ne- 
cnssilas, sed a1ia qn,Tdain in iis locis islonim 
ca.iuum propria cansa csl. Qiiaiido igiliir l;ile 



r.a-a Traaav dvd-YXT]v xaxEtvoi tou xaTi t>jv Tor:ov Sut- 
Tuyfi[i.aTO; 7:apa7:f|),aujav ■ si Se iXE'JOEpo; Etr] Ttov 
oiXTjToptov, ouSE[jtiav dvOptoTtoi; fjvEYXE fiXd6r)v t^ 
7:£pl Tbv tS7:ov 5uaTtJxr,[j:a. Tt; o-jv f) t^; £t;jtap[jiivT]? 
ivdYXT], eTTtar]; Ttov T£ oixou(A^vojv xa\ TtJJv dotxriTtov 
th TOtouTOV 7:dOo; ur^o^JtEvivTtov ; Ei [jkv Yi? £7.ov 
d7:oo£f/.V'J£tv, xaTi [xipr] Tivi xa't [jtr) xaTi xh dOpoov 
TTafrav xaTeaxEudjOat xi\'i yr^'!, elyev av auTot; lau; 
xatpbv f) [taTatoXoYia ■ TtoSe Tto p.ipEt tt]; y'!'; s''^'" 
kOfiievT];, Tf,jo£ Ttiiv djTpojv auptTr/.o-xf,; ^•,fap[j.ojO£i- 
OT];, fj TOuTO i] EXEtvo Y£vijOat xaT' dvdYxr,'j. 'Et.z,\ 
Se 7:dvTa y.z-' dXXfiXoJV xaTaXa;j.Sdv£Tat, o'Jpav'j;, Yf., 
OdXaTTa, •xaTi Si -h'i Mtoaio); \6'(oi, xa't -rpoTEpE-jEt 
f, Yi] ^0? itiJv aJTptov xaTaaxsuf,; xa^i xtvf,j£to;' Tctoi 



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TtTjV ;irp:x(ov y.%-i ■zt^^i yr^-/ jyij.^TTTWtJiaTwv xry aiTcav ,\ iiuiil|ii:iin l('ri'.T fifcidll, nl(|iic ojiismoili :iliqiix' cd- 



E'".; T<-,v Toiv SiTptov iivaOf;TOVTai x:vr,T'.v; Ei Toivjv 
df.ixpovoj Tor,- a^Tooi,- f, fV ''•2'"' O'jo:;x:'av jxitOjv 
oJSi a'j|ji7:Tio3£t)j; oiJTS 6'.a;jiovii; ai-tav JTcaYSTa: si 
^/.Epiv.atj 6£ TtJi -zi-biv T.spiyps.tfy.X^ -a TOiaiJTa Ci'j- 
israTiXi T:(iO-r5 • Spa oo/ £![jtap;iivr,; dv(iYXT;v, a>./a 
Ttva c-ipo.'i ii5:(i^o'jjav aiTictv £v Totj TOiouTOt; (J'j;j.- 
ii:T('j;iaTt YtviiOat. "OTav ojv 7:aOr) Tt TOioiJTOv f^ y?,, 
xai Ttva; TOtaiJTa? dupf^opi; xaTEpYiiCs"a'-. ''^'^•'^ ^'■- 
xr|T(5ptov ajYxaTaiitjOivTojv T(jj TCT^o^jiaTt • Ti ipoii- 
(Jtv ot TipoTxuvoOvTi.; Tr,v £iptap;AEvrjV, xat tyjv Ttuv 
OlTTptPlV XtVTJTlV tztitaTEiv T(jjv 6vT0JV 6topt'o;jt£VOt ; 
Ilioj iy.il ■zh vt;t:iov, xh ^piifo;, T?i [Jt£tpax;ov. i avr;p, 
6 TtaTrp, 6 ftp£(i6'JTr,;, 6 £'JY£vr]c;, 6 E^JTTaTpior,;, o 
HKiOtoTi?, 4 6£T;j.ioTr;; ; OCte t(") ypo^ni) t?,? ^-''^'stor, 



l:iiiiil:il("s iiulc (iriiinliir, di:ini inrnlis rnin;i oliru- 
lis: (iiiiii (li(('iil, <iiii r:ilMni ailornnl, ct aslinruni 
nioUiin rcbiis praocssc o|)in.iiiliir ? (|iii fil nt oc- 
cidal infans, adoloscciis, vir, paicr, scnex, iiobilis, 
patriciiis, tncrcciiaritis, vinctiis? ciir nciitie lcinpns 
nascciidi , iictjiic discriincn dignilalis nlliim pro- 
liibct, qno iiiiims paii calainilalc involvanliir? 
Adliscc quis ignoral cxlrcmnm malnm esse, corpiis 
ciini (ilia conimisccre, violarc inaireni ? qiiod si 
quadam sortis neccssilaic (icrci , iitiipic apinl iios 
quoqtic fiercl : nnnc aiitcin apud soUis 1'ersas, cl 
qiii illortim cdocti siiiit inslilnta, fl^igitiiini lioi: 
pcrpctratnr. \]\ (|no phiiimii (it, sorlcm ac f:itiim 
psse ciijusiiiie voliinlalcin pio .■irljilrio qiiotUibcl 



ouTE 6ta(fopa Ttvi Tf,^ ii|ta; Ei^ Tf;v t("jv xaxaJv 6;xo- B aniplcclcnl. ni. 

Tt;ji!av XdjXtJovTat. "ETt 7:pf)j TO'JTOt;' tI? oOx oIoev ort T-avT'jC aYCi'J? iT/a-Jj^J EjTtv r; 0'JY-;Tpn;;.t|:a, Y.A 
iioE).(fO-,'a;j:ta, •/.■x\ nl: ptTjTEpa? 7:apavo;;.ia ; Touto toivjv £i xaTd Ttva ;ioipa? !ivaYXT,v eyiveto, 7:iivT(o; 
av Y.aXvi T'>i; x^.O" T;;j.a; *To).;x-f;Or) -OTtbt?' ette; os ;j:'Jv(;J t(o sOvet llspjtov, xit Tot; TJt £ZEi'j(oV v(>;j.t;jia 
i:t:Oj.';\>.iiOii, to cotojTOV avo; ToXij.OTaf 6ri).ov ex Toij (r.xo).o'JOo'j, o:: ;j.o:pa xa"t £i;iap;j.ivr, :ij JxitJTO'j 
7:;)oa:p£jt^ Y-v^Tat, to 5oxo-jv xat' E^oustav T:,:oatpo'j;j:ivTl. 

'Eti r.^hi TO'JTot^, (b; dv ;j:r,o£ to TOto'jTOV E/ot:v Pr;ietcrea nc <]iiid lale possinl diccro, in cerlis 



).£Y-iv, OTt xaTa ti; 7:oia; TtEptxXiSEti; Ttijv TtSrojv 
ioia^o'jaa( TfjE; SsTptov xtvf,<7;tj xaTa"/.a;jt6dvov:at, 
x-jl: 6ti to'jTO, oi ;j,ev p.r|TpoYa;>touTtv, o! cs Jevoxto- 
vfjjt xa't dvOpto::o6opo'j::i • Trj; oi Ttov aiTptov Tr,; 
CiaEti); EXEtvot; i6iar'ivTti); £7::7:t7:T0-Jc>r,;, £i -/.a"! ■r:av- 
Td7:o(7t Ttov d7:at'~£'JT(ov xa"t Tr,.; twv ovtojv OEojpta? 
dvE7:t(ixi7:Tti)v 6 TOtouTo; Xi^^oi ejti, tiov oto;j:iv(jjv 
6Tt xaTJt Ta; 7:oii; ttj; Yi"i? 7:Epf,'pa:f.a; y.a'i \ dvtij-. 
Oev a'JTOi; ).f;;t; E7::TU7:ouTaf oiJTo) ^dp dv EupEOEir; 
TJt Yr,tva Ttjv oiJpav;'o)V dpy_r,Ytx(IjT:pa, Et xaTd Taijia 
vo;j.;JotTO xdxEiva £X£tv • 6;j.o); xa't touto 7:poiOf;c;o- 
jj:Ev T^pi; D.zyyo'/ Tf;; f,T:aTr|;j,£vr,; a'JT0Jv u7:o).f,-|£0);' 
Rdvta G/£5bv t4 ptipri Tr,; -i-f;; t6 tiov 'lou6ato)v 
67:£VEutf;0r, '(i-io^, dvaTo),;'xo't, vi^tot, ^iEco-^^EtoTat, ou- 
Ttxo';, 7:po!japxTtxo";, 7:dvTa (7/_e6^v Td eOvt, ;j.i;jtiXTai 
7:pi; Tf,v Ttjjv 'louoattov i7Uvo;xr,Ttv. IIoj; Toivuv 0'j- 
6£p:ta Ttov dJTpojv dvdYxr, et:" o'J5ev?i; a'JTtov icyuiE 
Ttvt t(7jv ex TO'J eO'/ou; yaptTaiOat -h d).(o6r,Tov, d).).' 
EV Tai; f/.uptoTpor:ot; Ttov diTp^ov £7:t-).ox,a;;, iozr.ip 
dv cuvEVsyfJri t6 TtxTfj^jiEvov, ev Tto 6;j.o:(;) 7;dvT(o; 
ecT't, xaTi Tf;v TETaY,tJ.ivT|V Ttov fi;j.£pojv jiEpiooov 
uno;j:Evo'Jjr|; Ti;v /(oBr^v Tf,; (p'Ja£o>; ; '0 6c, Ta'JTa 
p.£v ou-to, 'jr,(;"iv, e|fiTaaTat 7:ap'f;u.tv, Tt'Jt /.oy';) 



locis proprias (]U;is.lam astroriiiii niolioncs rcpcriri, 
nlque ideo alios inalres duccre in matriinonium, 
alios occidcre liospitcs, cl biiinanas vorare carncs. 
quod cert:;s (|iiidai!i a-.lr()riim sitiis vini siiain iii 
illos privaiini cxcrccal : tainclsi Ikcc prorsiis in- 
dociorum lininiiuim sit tiralio, ncque rcruin coii- 
leiiiplalioni dcdilonin), scd cxistimanlium ccrta 
t('ri;ic spali.i ccrlis piMtionibiis siipcris circniiiscribi 
(sic aiitcm t';rrcslri.i forciil piilioiu ca;lcslibns, si- 
(|ui(ic.ii lioiuin consliliilio cx illoriini coiiditione 
pcnilcict), tainen lioc iiiioiiuc argiiinciitiim adjieiain, 
qiio iiiagis iHoruni lalsa rcriilcliir opinio. omncs 
pr')pcn;o(liiiii lcrr.T parlcs a gciitc Jiubcorum fiiissc 
liabit;ilas, oricnlales, aii.^tralc.':,, nu-diti rraiicas, oc- 
cidcnlalcs, septentrionalcs, gcnles dcnique fcrnic 
oiiines proinisciie ciimj!id;cis Iiabitas.^ic. Qiiiil crgo 
causaicrai, ci:r iiiiUa sidcriim necossitas in itllo co- 
riiiii valii,^rit, iit qiieiii-pi:iiii ^cnlilcin pj';csl:ircl in- 
deiiincm, scd liinimvis siiit iii(iiiit;c coiijiinclioncs as- 
Iroruindivorsa-^iiu.disqnisiiiicrorli^forluiia iiatiiscsi, 
t:ilis scniper essel, ac pra'linilis dicbiis damniim na- 
tuia ejns Caccrct? lloc loco illc, Nonilnm isla (piidrin, 
iiii|iiit, apud nosexplorata suiil,qiia ralionc rcsapn'1 
oiawE-^.-Et Trjv ex TtT)V djTptov dvdYxr.v Ti voiio:; [) miiltas gciilcs Icgibus constitiit;c iinmincns ci as- 



XEXpaTTjpt^va 7:ap.i 7:o/.).oi; TtJiiv eO 



'JOJV 



f, p:;v:ot Iris Jatuni cvitonl : luturorum laincii pricdiclio iiin- 



r.oil^fjT^-^i^ Tojv dT:o6r,!Jo;j.i-;o)V, o-jx dv ;j.;xpov Ei; gno argnmcnto fiierit, faliiin ciijiistiiic essc iiicvita- 

d7:o5£ic;v vo;jt:OE;r;, TO'J d7:apaCiTto; sx^tv Ta p:£- bile. Quninoilo eiiiin (iiiispiam nonf.ilso pi;eviilcrct, 

;jto:pa;j:iva ixdTTip. llto; •;Ug 6 5:tva. tjv6e T'">v quol annos bic aiit illc sil victuriis, qii.icquo ci siiit 

dptOfjibv Tt"jv ETtTjv ptoTEiJaEtv, xal TotatTOE ouvTu- . cvcntura, iiisi aliijiia ncccssitas ct illi li;ec ila fu- 



•^;a;? xa-d t6v piov C)UVEV£-/wf|!jE(iOat T:pop.aO("oy , 
o-j 6;E'|E'JoOr;, £i \i.x\ Tt; dvdYXTj xaTi zh d7:apd6aTOv 
Exeivto TE Ta'jTa v^vEjOat 7:dvToj; E-ix/.toiE, toj te 
7:poaYop£uovTt 6ta Tr,; 7:oia; t(uv xaTd t6v dp;0,u.'jv 
G£(jr,;jtEttop.ivo)V T^apaTripfjSEto; 5f;Aov ETOtriaEv; E"|'to 
6e xpEtTTOv ptiV 5'ir,v tv Tot; Toto'JTOt; ooxEiv dYvoEtv, 
f, Y^XojTo; d'.fop;jif;v T:apa3/£tv tot; d,aaO£CJTipo;; 
Ttov f|;jt:Tip(oy 5oY;J.dT(.>v • T:"Af,v dA/.d .atxpi ^povTi- 
rATntii.. Git. XL\'. 



tura decievissct, ut noii possiiit iion fieri, >;l pra;- 
nuiitiauti pcr ccrtani niinicroriini oliscrvalioncni 
palam fccisset? Egn vcro saliiis cssc aicliam, nic rc- 
riim liiijuscemodi ignaruin vidrri, (iii.iin iioslioriiin 
doginatum riidioribus aiisani pi;cl>crc risns; vf 
niiiitaiiicn ncglcclis qii.^c ri'liciilc iiobis objicercn- 
liir, qiiain possom paiicissiniis oniiicm cariim ro- 
rum causain conii.Icxurnin. Esi, i!ii|;ta;n, bominuiu 

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g«ncn iiaiura lioslis, vis qiiscdam loiia; iiaiiir;T! A la^ twv *v YiXwT! xk -/.aO' t,;x5c^ xiOja 
advcisaria. Ciijiis rci SfXCCiiU ca(|ue cvidcnlia rtDV, oj; av oTo; ts w 



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aJrcrri possiiiil aigiiiucnla, scd iion arbilror iioci'S- 
sariiini x!sse iii pia^scnli perscqiii oniiiie omiiia 
i|iiil)iis lideiii faccre qiieaai. Cuiii ergo diviiia' iia- 
iiira; qiiodvis lionuiii sive cogiiatuiii sive iiomiiia- 
luin conveniat, a qua proliciseilur viia, liix, vcri- 
las, justilia, sapicnlia, ininidrlalilas, cl (]iii(!(|uid 
lioiii benevoliis aniiiuis potcsl concipere: ciiiii, iii- 



'viov , 5i' (/'/.'- 
3jav ir^v mpl tojotj ai-iav 
ixOr;(iou.a'.. "Ksxi xw y£v:i tuv avOpioTiojv xaTJt cu- 
civ CTAitito; ouva^ji!? ti; kx -c5v ivavTtwv tt) aYaOfj 
(f U3£i YtvojJxofJLevTl. To'JTOu S^ [j.'jp:a; [jikv Ecjti Ti; 
dTOSci^si; kS, Evapywv 'reapaciTYijai TtpayacxTiov. Oj 
;ji)v dvaYxaiov Y)You;xai tw rapiJvTt xaipw TcavTa 
xaTJt Ti dx'j),ou0ov fits^iivai, 6i' wv TauTa ouTt.j; 
£•/-1'.' TtsiiitTTSUTai. Tt)c Toivuv Osia; tfnijsto; ev TTavt'i 



quani, talis sit diviiia nalura, ac lalia largialur, (i-|-oOtp vori^jaT' t£ xa'i iiv.i;-'.aT! Ocojpou^ievr,;, Tap' 

ailversariaiii quaiiidani vim cuivis Ikiiio opposilam ^; fj Cojr;, Ti tfdi;, r; dXf/Jsia. t6 Sixatov ts xa't go- 

rssc, oiiiiii cx genere colligiinus. Qiix proindc loco tf^jv, xa'i ia-j;0apTOv, xa'! rJv 5 ti ■Kzp sjt! xaT Evvoiav 

vit* niorlcm, loco veritalis fraudeui, loco cujusli- /-aSiTv d.yoM-j, touto ousVj; xa'! touto xapt^o;j.3vr,?, 

Iiet lioni opposiluni iiialiiin liomiiiilius irrogat: *] ix tojv ivavTitov YvojpiC^Ji^-^vri Juvajjn; ^x 7:ivTtov 

quipjpe ciii id gratuin sil, qtiod nalur;c liuman* xara tJ» avTix:i;ji£vov izdiTt.j tojv liYaOtov Octopoupti- 
cxiliosiini. Scd queinadinodum qni vciiclicia e.vcr- H vt.jv xa-aXa|j6av£T.-si. "flir; i.v:\ p.Ev tojr,;, OavaTov, 

cenl, lctalo pharmacuin mclle reddiint dulte, nnii dvxU' (iAriO£':a;, iiTidTTiv, xal (ivO'ixd"ou twv eiXTccJ- 

co aii:'.iio ul coiiicdeiitis giislatiim oljleclenl, sed vojv, t^tjv dvTiotaJT:"A),o;jivr,v xaxiav -ap' auToTi; Ttx; 

iie leiale essc seiuiaiur : sic moitil'era illa nauira, dvOptom!; i-i.ys.<:(ia.i ■ elvai y^? »J'fl ''^'J*^ -.fiXov, 

cuiii m aaimo liaheai, liominem iiidncerc, ul a lioiia OTtip Sv Ttj cp'jcr£t toi; dvO,ooj-oi; £■71' OMpt.i yi/iiyn. 

iialiira desciscat, bonarum lerum fornias induil, "Qaizzp ok oi Sti tiIjv 5r,),TiTrjpitov xaxo^^oiouvis;, 



ac fraudcs tcgit : iit niiscri iiiorlalcs ad id inleiili, 
idipie boniim esse rati, illius (|U(id n:iliira bonuin 
csl, desiderio ne lcneanlur. Qdoinodo auicni arci- 
dil, ut quis pcr fraudem aliquain sefiiluii quid- 
piam proritealiir pr;cdi(luriiin : sic et fraudulo;ili 
d^uioiies faciui.l iii jeeoris conlcniplalione, iii aii- 
{;uriis, iii oniiiiibus, in manium evocatioiie, in vaii- 
ciniis es naiali pclitis, cuin quodliiicl lionim non 



T:o),Xdxi; xa\ [jiiXtTt t?) ^Ostpov £'fT,5'jvouTt (fap^jaxov, 
0'jx E'jcppdvat xfi Y='J3£t Tov p),a~To;x£VOV a;iouoi",v 
TiotO'j;j.£vot, dXX' £xxXi'l/at Tr,v tou tfOsip-jVTo; afiOr)- 
itv • oiJTto xa't f) (fCopoTOti; auTT) 9'JTt;, tsy.oT.'/'/ 
h/p'J<ja. TT); d-,'aOf;; :fU3£oj; d^ociTfiijai tov avOptu- 
T.O'j, dYaOtov Ttvojv rtpaY,udTOjv [jopcfd; ij7TO0'J£T;'.t, 
Ttf/Opp-TiJztji Ttjt xa't taTpciat; t!)'J £YX£xpu;j.;xivov 
TT); d-dTT,; XtiYOV £-txaXu7:Touca- lij; av -o'JTt;) Tcpocr- 



codeni scd divcrso inodo futuriiin pncsigiiilicet. , ix^"'^-? '^'■' oeiXatov Ttjjv dvOpt'j-tov '(hjo;, TouT^i ts 

liaque ut qi:i ex ins| cclo jcjore, aui cx oiiiiue ip.io- vo[j.tJovT£; dYa06v elvat, to'j o'/toj; xaTd (yjstv 0^3- 

IKani coiijettal, aul cx aspectii volantis avis, niiii Oo-j ;xr)S£;j.!av exoisv e7ttOu[xtav. Aid toi tcjto xaOd- 

prr fali nccessilalein ea se pncdicere polliee- r.zp dv Tt; jcpoYvtotrsoj; EtSo; Std Ttvo; dTaTr,; Ttpo- 

liir: ila cuiii liiijiisic valicinalioiii;: sit iinica t:iusa, EiXr,[i;j.£vo; T'Jx'r,, xaT' e-xeJvo y.a\ fj d-aTr)XT) tcov Sai- 

Iraiis vidcliccl cl tqjcra dicinoiinm, qiioniam arKjnid ^tjvojv u-r.xojciE ouva;j.t;, ev f,iTaT03-/.07t!at; xa'i clojv.. 

pr;ciiiintialuin ali(|uaiido perfetlum cst (si lanicii <j;Jiot;, ev •/.Xr,Soatv, ev VExuiai:, sv Y^vEOXiaXoYtat: • 

oiiinino perleelum cst), iion continuo fati vis de- ^xdciTou to'Jt(ov, [dXX'] ou xaTd Tbv autov TpoTtov, 

iiioiistratur, qiiia oinne valicinalionis gcniis liabeie dXXd Statf .ipoj; Tb EcsE^f,; irpo,u.r,v'J0VTo;."i237i£p lotvuv 

vim siiam cx fato jure diceretiir. Sic iiniini latiini tco f,-aTt Tb y.iX'/.o^/ 6tajrj;j.at'viov, 6 Std Ttvo; x),r)- 

esset soiiiniiini, aliiid ex pal|iilatiiiiie, aliud i x aii- Sivo; Ttpoetxdsa; zb £ac5,u.£vov, 1] 6 Ttpb; Tr;v Ttti^aiv 

guriis, vel Oniinibus, vel qiiibusilain synibolis coii- to'j oitovoij pXerctov, ou ti) t^; El[jiap|j.£vr); dvdYXT] t?. 

starct. Qtiod si in liis niliil probiLiel quo niiniis T^iia^jTa -poaYop£'J£iv xa-ETTaY-i-iXXETat • t?jv a'jT?.v 

valicinalio sit siiie falo; neque si qiii forliiiti cveii- TpoTiov [jtta; ouir,; aiTia;, xaOtlj; ei'pT)Tai, tt,; t% 

tus cuin pricdiclione consentiant, salis id fuciit ut to;o'jto tt); 7Tpopif,c;£to; etSo; [ji£Tto'jjr,;, Xivw Si 
probctiir, iion fariie lalia coiuingeie. Quaniniam [) x^? xaTa tt)V dT:aTriXf;v TtTiv Sat;j.ovojv IvipYstav • 

nenue ceitcn ct iiidubilat;c diviiialiones suiit eoruiii, oOx erretor) 7:oTi Tt xaTa -zh au;j.6dv e^iETi/OT) TtJJv 

qui cani arlcm profitcnlur, sed nuilta sibi effiigia pro- EipT)}iiivtov (etTiEp Sij oXto; [jisv eTueTixOr,), Sta to'jtou 

vidciit, utsi conlrarius eveirlus vaiiiuiiis cos coar- ^ ■^t); Etp.ap(jtivr]; d7To5£i-,«v'j-at S'Jva;jt;, e7T£'i 7:av 

gual, possint evadere, prolatis ratioiiibiis qua.s 7:pO|!.pf,j£Oj; eISo; eixStoj; dv e; Ei;j.ap.aivr,; Tf,v 

pricmedilantiir. Kx quo eflieitiir neque scieiitiaui ic^X'-"' ^X''''' xaTacrxEud^otTo. "Qjte f);j.tv [j.iav (jJ-v 

eorum ullam csse, nisi iit in euni qiii in liora indi- £ttiap[jivr,v eivat -:iv 5v£tpov • ^Tipav Se Tf)v ex 7:aX- 

canda erraveril, culpam conferant erroris, sieque [xdiv 7:apaTf,pr,T:v- laXXrjv oe, e; o;ojvt(j[jtt7jv, r^ xXr,- 

priedieliones aiiiliigiie et in ulr:iin(|iie pailein pa- 0(jvojv, f, ti'jojv au^jtfi^rAcov 3uv:jTa;j.£vr,v. Et ol ouSev 

ratas instituaiit, nl quidqiiid cveiieril, iil pncdieliiin et:' exsivt.jv xt.jXuet xa't T.p^ippr,':'.'./ etvat xa't £i;jap- 

esse videalur. Saipe eiiiiii eximiuin ipiid ct siipia [J.£vr,v [it) etvai • 0'j5i et Tt; e; dptO;j.ou toT; ^^'•'sOXia- 

alios evcnluruni alicui pi«di.xit is (|ul lior.im nati- XoYO-jotv iT.z-s.'J-ffiT\ T^pfjppr^aii, dpxoijja y^voito dv 

vilalis consideravit : dcinde auieni ciim ille in ex- 7:i3Tt; ei; t'j ;jf) ,iaSiaj; Ta TotaCra £7:iTU-,'xdv£(jO,a!. 

trenia iu-ila ac calaiiiit;ites iioii viilgarcs incidci it, KaiTOt '(z oute dxpt6£i; t£ xa'i dva[jicfiSo'/,oi 7:ao3i 

uon se aberra',se a pra^diclionc allirmavil v:itcs ; tcTjv Td TOtauTa ETraY^.^EXXo^jivojv ai 7:po(ir,vu3£i; Y^- 



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vovTai, aJXx itoX/.i^ LaMzdti ivjixiiJpifj":!? TOoa- A iiaiii id (|iii)il iiisignc fiiliiruni crnt cl siipr.1 :i:io<i, 



scJujJouTtv Iti\ t!) IxSajsi, ci -p?j? wJvavTfov 6 
^iSyo^ i/.iyX'''-''^» '^^' '''''* 'Kprt'ze.'/yo>.o"oZziv' kxj-ol:; 
6'.^ xouTcuv [ji^Xsi • 0)5TS [JiT; XT|; C7ttaTT;[ji.T;^ Tto Eo-yaX- 
[jtevi;), dXXi xii; xaTJt ttjv tOpav ar||jiJ'.iisito; Tt;v 
dfTzoTMxiav XoYt^STOat, xa\ Xo;a\ il>; i-ir.a') xa\ ■::p>j; 
To 6t7:XoJv TiT)v ExCdsrstov iTCa^jt^oTEpE^oysat Yivovxai 
Tiap' auTttiv o! Trpopir^sE'.?, Vv' BTtsp «v £xf/ri, toutq 
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paatXsto.; l7:\ tti; Ttov 'Pt!j(xat(ov SVto? dpxvi^, d-dTT) 
Tt; TotauTTj -poc Tf,v avTapjtv ttj? dpxT,; ■;rapsx!- 

VT,GS. Ka\ 6 [Akv ('op|J.T|C7SV S^oStOV ■TCpb? T^)V TiXtJiaV 

T(T)v YsvsOXtaXo-j-ouvTtov -poav^psustv l/tLiv • xh oi 
wspa; TT]? ii'"/^'?''!'-'''' toioutov s^j-svsto, liaztaii-h'/ 
xhv l7c\ Tat^ [iSYtTTati; dpxai; y^/txipii^tna , ev Tto 
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TouTO cuvspYia Tf,^ yz^/iOliaXo^ila; Tot; 7:oXXo'i^ 
lvo|jii^:OT;, OTi tJi xa-d su[ji'yopiv [jtsYsOo; dvTt xou 
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in ntlvcvsam ac m.ilnin pjirlcni cvcnluni ruisse sor- 
liliim : itlquc rcs iiosli':i incnioria gcslit; tcsl;iiilur. 
V:il('iilc ciiiin Uimi.inoriiiii iiiipeialorc lalis frans 
cl iinpi)SUir:i (iiioiiiil:iin :iil iinpi'iiiiin anccUindiim 
pcrniovii. Aniiiios illi (piiilciii facieb.it audaciorcni- 
(|ue reddebal gcni'tlili:iconiiii pra.'diciio, scd cxitiis 
conatuuin cjusinodi fuii, nt ipsc siininiis niagistra- 
tibns gt>stis daius, licret inagnilinrme calainilalis 
iiisigiiior : idciuc palrociiiiuni gcnctlilialogi;» plcris- 
qiie vlsum cst, (jnod rcs piospcra viri advcrsas 
cx.^equasscnt. Vcrum cgo lalsis istornm pnvdiclio- 
nibus ad falum rcrillouduni iion nitor ; scd illa po- 
lius ralionc, ([nod lallaros ac snhilDli iljcinoncs 
iiiullis cliain aliis iiioilis valicinalinnos rrandnlcnlcr 
cominiiiiscuiiliir. Nain diviiiatoria qu;iHlani ai|na 
cpoia in mciilis crrorein ct insaniam indiicil ; vl 
spirilns supcrnc pcr qiinddam orificiiim pornicans, 
iiitiaiinc foininoa viscora rcooplus, et ulcro liinio- 
jcm ct nienli fnrorcm ac dolirinin conciliat. Qu;c 
oninia diviiia ct valioinia vidcnliir crrore cleceplis. 
Qnin cliam oinncs illi, qiii cx jooorc aut signis 
qnihnsdam ignis, aut ex aviiiin volalu fiilura con- 
jcciant, vim vaiioinii nnn ad faiiini, sed ad atnaiuni 
quoindam dKmonum rclcrunl. 
-h [jtlv T:s7rXavr5i.isva; Ti^ 7tEp\ tout(jov Y^vsaOai ■TrooaYOpsusEti', ou7:(o y.i'{a 7:oiou'.tai Tsx[JiTiptov tou [Jti] 
4sTd'/at TT,.; £i(iaptJisvTj; TOV XoYOV dXX' ETtjtoi^ TtoXXai? xa\ dXXats i7:ivoiai^ yj d7raTT,XTi Ttov oat[iovtijv 
6uva;jttj Taj -prjpfiT^st:; jO'^iJsTai. Ka\ Ydp xa\ -jotop Tt (jtavTtxV/, 7:apa'fop3t; xa\ (j.av!j.; Tot? •(£\isa<j.i'/oi.'; 
evEpYaJoijisvov, -xat TTvsiJfita xdTtoOsv oti tivo; SToaiou 6ts5£|3x''H-^''°'' " '°'^P ^' ^'' yj'm'/.s.io'.i •fb/oiro 
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fitpYdCsiro. "ATtsp TtdvTa Ostd ts xa\ p.tJVTtxd tot; a.r.azwixi'/Qi; l5o:<st, tc^ov ts s? fiTraTo; ■i^ 7:upb? dr- 
(isioi; Tia\ T?) (jtiXXov T:postxaC<ivTti)v, i] TtJjv r.ph; Td; TTTTjasi^ tujv opvdtov, ouost? dvi6r,xs tt] Et[j.apij.ivT] 
tijv TTj? 7:poi2[iri3S(o; o'Jva(ttv dXXd Tivt 6at[xovia xaTaxtoxri t6 toio'3tov XoYt'sO''Tat. 

OuTO) ((!T][jt\, i^ (J.ii slvat xaOiSXou 7:poaY<5psuTtv 6td Q Qnare cxisiimo aul iion cssc. omiiino vcra vali- 
Tb TToXXot; EvavTtto[jta!Jt Ti; 7:po,44ri3£ic EX^/ysiOat, cinia, qiiod mnltis cvcnlibiis contrariis convellun- 



f^ EtTtsp d7:oOEixvu3t Ti; auTriv cog TtpoXsYOusdv ti 
Tr^ijv Ex6r,sou.;vtov, oirsp E7:\ Ttov dXXcov sxaiTou xcTjv 
xaTd TTpop^irjStv et^ituyx^"'"'.'^-^''*''' xaTaXa[jtfj'dvo;j.sv, 
TOUTO xa\ £7:\ TO'J TOtOUTOU Ti^; 7:po(ii5-f,3£o); etoou^ 
oWp.sOa xpI^*' voijti^stv. '^lsov Yip stti 7;dvTcov tO'J- 
T(i)v £st\, t6 ev TOt^ TtX.-.iost 6:a[jta,0TdvEiv, T(5 Ts Sv 
Ttsiv 6ox£tv [j.ii E^o) T'?,; T(T)v lx6ri-o;j.£V(ov dXr,Ostag 
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1^'jsst 6p.oito?, xa\ oii TaiJ:T,;; xi.\ Ttiir,; SiTivoia; 6 
3X0::^.; xaTopOo'jTai ■ T?i' ^ip d7:ojT-?|Sat tJiv dvOpto- 
7T0V To^j T.ph; ■zl'/ OsJiv (iXiZSiv, xdxstOsv iauTto tt]V 
Twv dYaOtov [jtoipav itapasxsud^stv, dvT\ iTavTb; Tot; 
6ai[j.ost 37:ou6dj£Tat. T6 Toivuv 7:s7:£isOat tou; e-j- 



im-; ant si ([uis ostcndat fatiim pi:csignificare ali 
qiicin fiilnriini cvontiini, quoil in aliis oninibiis, ila 
uli pr^nniiliata fucranl, cvciiicnlibus ropeiiinus. 
id in liujiisniodi quoiitie vaiicinaiiunis generc iio- 
ccssario rcporiri oenseiiius. Par cnim in his oinni- 
bus cst ratio, iil fatidici ubi in plcrisiiiie cnavo- 
rint, in qiiibnsdam cortc fnluroruin cvcntuum vcri- 
latcni valicinalione videanliir asseciili. Alipie ii.- 
slar fraudnlciitorum d;cnionmn in c;iin rcin omncs 
cogilationcs confcrunt et cnras, ut liomincm cn 
icdigant iic ociilns ad Deiim convcrlat, ab coiin • 
onmia hoiia olilincal ; alqnc adco consilium, qcii 
homincs siinpliccs ct fallaciis ohnoxii a divina vo- 



E|aT:aTTiTOuc, (/.ti e7:\ tw Osiio flouXT];xaTt Ti xa^i D lunlatc anipleclcnda rcvocanliir ad ('jnsiniidi ;isli'o ■ 

Tov ^iov XEtsOaf dXX' E7:\ TJi Toidos iiov dsTpto'/ 

6ta7:Xo'/.f,, xa\ Tii sxstOsv d7:op(iso'Jsr] 5uvd(ist, 7:dv- 

Ttov (jidXtSTa 7:pi>.; Tov sx07:6v tt]? ^XartTtxii; Ttov 6at- 

TjL(5vijov tpusEcos ^Xs7:£t. Et 0'jv xsxapis;jiEvov esT\ Tot.; 

6ai[ji03t, TO'j 0so'j d7:osTiisat t6v dvOpojTTOV, d'f isTT,st 

os ii 7tsp\ TaiJTa 7:Xdvr, d7:oosixvuTat ca'.ftTj; 5ai;j.o- 

via Tt? 0'jsa evipYSta, 6:' a-i.--ri; ■;:apaxpouo(j.£vr, 

TO'j; TTdsav (j.ev ev T0'JTCt? Ti^v 6uva[j.tv etvoi vo;j.t- 

^ovTai;^ Ttpf)? 6s 7tavTo5'Jvj[jiov to'j 0so'j £|o'-ioiav (li] 

dTkO^XsrovTa^. 



rum conjunilioncni ac vim indc donnonlom, maxinn' 
ad m;iligiiciruin i!;i>moiiuiii s|)Col;it soopuin. iLiqiio 
si jucuiiiliim cst daimonibus aniinos honiinnni a.i 
amioiiia Dci avcrtcrc, sicque avcrtit isl;iriiin rcriini 
fallacia : pcrspicnnni fit id d;Bnioniiiii qninlilani 
csse opus, conipar;iUim ad dccipicndos cos, qiii 
oninein illani vim hiscc rchus roiiliiicri opinantnr. 
nequc oculos ad Dci smniiiani coiivottunt pote- 
slaicni. . 



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TOY AYTOY rPIlFOPIOY 

EK TON KOIN.QN ENNOLQN. 



EJliSDKM S. GREGOJill 

TRACTATIS ADVEnSVS Cli.liCns 

EX COMMUNIBUSNOTIONIBUS. 

Federicus Morellusiiilcr. Reg. Laline verlil. 



Si iioaicn lioc Deus personaruiu sigiii(icaliviiiii 
i;.sset, cuiii Ires pcisonas ilicinius, cx iiccessilatc 
Ires dicercmus dcos; (iund si Deus csseiilic dcnola- 
liviini iiomcn csl, diiin iinam csseiiliaiii conliicnuir 
sancloe Triiiiiaiis, imiiin Deiim meiilo glurilicanuis, 
qiiia unius subsiaiilia; unuin noinen, Deiis cst. Id- 
circo congriicnler ct subslaiiliLe cl noinini, uiiiis 
est Deus, el iion trcs. Neqiie enim Deuin ct Dcnin 
ei Dciiin diciiniis, velut dicimus Patreni ct Filiiiin 
cl Spiiiluiii saiicliiin, noniinibiis qiuc peisonas 
signilicanl, coniiccleiitcs (el) coiijiinclioDCin. Eo 
(jnod non ccdcni siiil pcisonrc, sed diversa; polius, 
cl a se inviccm pro sig;iificatii noniinum diCfcrcii- 
lcs. Vcriim nomiiii (Deiis) quod sigiiificaliviii!i cit 
cssenlia; cx aliqiia proprictate, (]ua; ipsi incsi, noii 
conjungiinus copulam (et) iit dicamus, Dciim cl 
Deum ct Deiim : (|uia eadeiii est csscnlia, qii:c pcr- 
sona; sunl, ct quain iionicn lioc (Dcus) significal, 
propteica quod cliani idein ipse Dcus : ideiii vero 
adjccta dcclaraiionc ipsius noii connectilur iiii(|iiaiii. 
ysiod si diiimus Patrcin Dcum, et Filiiiiii Di'uiii, 
1 1 Spiritoin sanctiim Deum, vel Deum Patrcin, ct 
Dcum Filiiiin, et Dcum Spiritiim saiictuin, iiolio- 
iicm pcr.sonaruiii iioiiiinibus copulanius, nempe 
r.-.lri, Filio, sancto Spiritui, ut sit Palcr, Filius 
ci Spiriliis sanclus, lioc est persona ct persona et per- 
.«ioiia.ldcircoeltiessiiiit pcrsiuia;. Noiiien autein iioc 
(Deus) absolute et eodciii inodo pi;cdicatiir d.' iiiia- 
qiiaquc pcrsoiianim, absqiie conjunctionc (cl), ila iit 
iion possiinus diccrc Dcuin et Dcum et Deiiin ; sed 
intelligcre noincn lertio (|ui'lem dictuin voce, 
propler persoiias siiliji;clas, proposiuim vcro se- 
cunda et tcrtia repciitione absqiie coujunctionc 
(et),quia noii aliiis atquc alius Dcus esl. Non 
cniin qualenus Patcr diversain proprielateni suam 
servat apud Filiiim, jiixta lioc Dcus est Paicr : 
iiaiiiqiie ita non Dciis cssct Filiiis ; scil ciiiiii si 
quia l*ater cst P.iter, propterca ct Dciis Palcr, 
quoniam iion Pater Filiiis, iioii Dcus Filiiis : si 



A Ei li &zh; fivopia TrooJwT^tov SrXiLitixbv u^rip-/£ , 
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p.sv 0£O'J^" £! £k Szh:; 5voi;.oi 0'jj£a; !j.T[ii.TJ'Z'.y.6v eaTt, 
ILioi-j ouifav fjii.rjXo-;'j\J'j-&; ir^; iyi»; TptaSoc, '£va 
0;iv EizoTw; oo|iCo|J.^v' etsI [Ata; o'ja;a; £v Kvop.a 
zh Qio; k-j-zi. A:b •/.a.X dxoXo'J6co; Tji te oOata xal tio 
SvtJiiaTt, cT; esTt 6cb;, 0'j Tpct;. 0'jts yitp 0£?jv xai 
0;ov ■/.a.\ 6£(5v 'iay.tw, wivEp Xiyriy.v/ IlaTspa xa.\ 
yi>j'/ xa\ d-/:ov IIv£'j[jia, £7:1 toT; dv(i[iaji xor? Ttov 
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S£j|j.ov. Ata t6 [j.ri Ta^jtit Etvat TJt rptiatoTra, ^Tspota 
Sk [ia>,),ov, xa\ StacpspovTa dXArj/.iov xaTi Tfjv Ttov 
ovo;j.dTti)V arjixaatav. Ttp Sz Qzh: ovijj.aTt Sr,).tjjTtx(V) 
Tr^; 0'jata^ 5vti £x Ttvo; iottofjiaTOi; TipoatjvTo; auTric, 
0'j Tuvd:rTO[.t£v Tiv xat aiJvSsa^jtov, iojte Xifzrj ^ilJtSc, 

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(o7i(ov ovo;jtaat a'jvd7:T0[jt£v. OTov, Ila-ipt, Vi(o, ayiii) 
nv£'J[ji.aTt, tva fi HaTi^p, rib;, xa\ dyiov nv£'jp.a, 
TouTijTt 7:poato7;ov, xa\ 7:p6ato7:ov, xa\ irptiato^^ov. 
Atb xa\ Tp£a Ttp^iatfJT^a. Tb ok 0£b? 8vo[ia, d7:o),'JTto; 
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dv;u TO'j xa\ auvosa^jtou, loaTS (Jtf; 6'jvaa6ai •f,p.d.; Xe- 
ystv 0ebv, xa\ 0£bv, xa\ Qz6^- dXXd vostv Tb 8vo(jtc 
TptTov [jtiv Xzy^ixzw^i Ttj tptovrj, 6ii Td uTtoxEi^jteva 

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TptTtoaet, liivsu toG xa\ 3Uvoi5[XOu, oid Tb p.f] eTepo^ 
xa\ ETspov eivai ©etiv. Oii yap xa6b Tf;v eT£p(5TTjTa 
aibjet Ua-iip ■repb? Yibv, xa-d touto 0£b; 6 naTrjp. 
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IlaTTip, 6id TO'JTO xa\ Qth; 6 naTf|P' iTzz\ [«.f; IlaTf.p 
6 Yib;, 0'j 0£b; 6 Vi^j;- £i 6k Qzh; 6 Vib;, oux £7:£\ 
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d/,X" i7:£\ 0'Ja;a TOtdSs, eT; iaTt IIaTi;p, xa\ 4 Vib; 



477 DE C0MMDMI5US NOTIONIBUS. ' i''8 

Sii;. Ka\ 5'.' ?iv aiiiav llaTr.p 0i'.s, v-a' lti!,i0;b;,y.a\ A vcio Dciis Filiiis, iioii qula Filiiis : siniililcr cliam 



llvsj|j,a ayiov (ii6c ' |Jitj 5ia'.po'j|Jiivr,; oi. zfi; oujiaj 
tv ixdJKo Tiov Tzpoioiixiir^, SjS-s. xa't "psi; slva'. oOaia? 
yv.xit -ca ::poato-a, StjXov otc o'jt£ Tb ovo;ia SLatpeOr]- 
astat 07:£p ar,[jiaiv£'. xijv oOiiov, oijTS tb 0c6? ei; xb 
Eivat Tpjt; Osou^* d).),' Mizsp ojiia 6 na-vip, oJiia 
6 Vibj, oiiiia Ti avtov tlvs^jjjia' y.y.\ o\i ■zpiX: 0'jjiaf 
ojTto xa\ ©sb; 4 Ilatr.p, 0:bj 6 Yib?, 0£b; -ib IlvsiJiJt'.'. 
t6 aywv, xa"i oj •:pst; Osot. ET; yiip 0£b; xa\ 6 aO- 
To^* 4r£\ xa\ [jtta oCiata ^ «'Jxt)- ei xa't 'ixaiTov -tuv 
Ttpoitbraov ),£Y£xat, xat £vo'Jitov xal 0£'5; • xa\ yip 
dvaYXTi Tp£t; /.fyciv ojjia; llaTipo? xa't VioO xa't 
dytob Ilv£'JjiiaTO(;- s^tts'! oOata Ttov Trpoato-ojv cxaiTov 
b-sp 4it\v dXii-fJTOv • * 0'jSs yap lUTpov xal IlaiJ/.ov 
xat BapvaSav, Tp;t? cjjta^ 9a[j.£v d/.Ai [J.tav xa'i 



1'alcr, iioii qiioniaiii l'aU;r, Dciis; vcriini iiiiia 
essciilia lalis umis cst I'atcr, ct l''iliiis Dciis : it 
(liiam ol) causani ['alcv Deus, ct l'iliiis Dciis, i'l 
Spiiitiis sancliis Dous. Ciim aiilnin iinii •lividaliir 
cssenlia iii iiiiaqMa(|iu; pcisoiiariiiii, ita ut lics 
siiit csscntiic sccuii(Iiiiii pcisniias, vidcliccl iiciiiirt 
iiomcn tlividftur, iiiiotl signilii at csscnliam ; nc- 
quc Dcus, ul siut Ircs dii : sed sicut subslaiilia 
Palcr, sulistaiitia Filius, siil>slaiilia Spirilus san- 
ctus, ct mm tics siibstanliaj : sic cliaiii Dcus Pa- 
tci', Dcus Filius, DcMS Spirilns santlus ; non tics 
dii. Nam uniis Duus ct ideai, qnia una i^tiam 
siibslantia eadem , tl.si qmcqiie pcrsona dicali:r, 
etcsseni.ia subsislcns ct Dciis ; clcnim nccessecssel 



[liav U-;o'nz; o'Ji:av, f,; £JTt naTr,p xa>. Vtb; xa't " ncs diccrc sn!isl:inlias 1'aliis cl Filii ct Spirilus 

s:iiicti, quoniam snbslaiilia csl nnaqu;cqiic pcrso- 
iiariim, (|iiod a ratioiic alicniim csl. Nei|uc ciiim 
IVtrum ct l'aiiliim cl Uarnaliam trcs subslanlias 
dicimus; sed iinam ct iinam diccntcs subslaiitiaiii, 
qua; csl Palcr cl Flliiis cl Spiiitus sanctiis, unuin 
conseqiientcr dicimns Dcnin : tamclsi uiianHiiiain- 
quc personam consubslanlialem el Dcum cssc cre- 
dimiis. Nam qucmadmodum, co quod diffcral Paler 
» Filio ct Spirilu saiiclo Ircs asscriinus pcrsonas : 
itidcm (|nia non dillcruiit sccmidiim subsiantiaiii, 
sctl csl juxla ipsaiu pcrsonarum idciitilas : crit 
cliam omniiio sccunduai iiomcn |Dcus|,(iuippc lioc 
siib.slanliaiii (lcclarandi viiii liabct : noii ([iiod quid 



ofj^tov lIvo'jijta, £va dxo/.o'JOto? !fa.^bi 0£ov £l xal 
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[i£v. "QjT.Ep yip Tio Sta'^lp£iv tbv llaTipa Toij t£ Vto'j 
xa\ ToO dyio-j I!vz'JijtaT0^, Tpta ((!aij.£v izpiaiiiTzx • 
oiJTto; £-:i£'t [J.r\ oia'fipo'j7t xaTa tt;v o'Jiiav, d).X' i<JTi 
xax" aJT-/;v Ttov 7:pojt'j-ii)v Ta^JTo-r,^, £iTat TrivTOJi 
xaX xaTJt Tb 0£bi; Svojjia. AT,).(.iTtxbv •{i.p tcjto t?,; 
«■jaia.-, o'J Tb -£ aOTTJ; iraptjTtov, i;;£\ dxaTa/.r,-Tov, 
dXX' dT:<5 tivo; totto;j.dT(ov Ttpocr^jVTO? auTTJ Xa[iSavi5- 
(jLivov , T:apa5r,).o0v aOTf,v. "EaTi yap toi(o;jia t?,? 
diotou oOuta;, ^; naTT]p, Vtb; xa'!, aytov llvsOjia, 
Tb TrdvTa iTtOTrcsO^tv xa'i O^ojpstv xa'i yt'/tJ3X£tv xa't 



aOTd Ta xpO'.fta. 'EvtsOO^v £i),r,ijt;ji£vov Tb 0£b; 

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Mta; TOfj-apoOv OTiapxoOar,^ Tf,? TotauT-/); oOsta-r, xa\ lis est, scd ab aliqiia proprictauiiii, ([iiic ipsi iuesl. 



ivbj ToO •::apa6r,Xo0vTOs aOTr,v 6vo[j:aTog ( ifTi;j.\ 6t] 
ToC 0£<3£)- £[,; xupito.; SiTat Qsb; Tto 16-(m ttj; oOita? 
dxoXoOQto; • £t:£\ [j.r, •:tpo7toT:ov or,Xot Tb Qih;, dXXd. 
tt;v oOjiav. Ei yxp TTp^icto-ov iofjXou Tb 0£b;, £v xa\ 
;j:6vov tiov TTpoatjjTTtov iXi-^sTO 0£b{, o~Ep iJr,[j.atv£TO 
Tto TO'.(oo£ 6v6;j:aTf (L^-ip 0'jv xa\ IlaTT;p. [jtovo; 6 
Ilat^p Xi-j-STat, otd -b i^pojioT^ou 6T]X(jjTtxbv ctvai 
toOto Tb 8'J0[jta. 



suinptum eam dc.signal. F.st enim pioprictas scin- 
piternK subslaiiti», cii.ins PaliT, Filius cl saiiclus 
Spiritiis, omnia iiitiicri, cl conlcaiplari et cogiio- 
sccre, cliani ca qu;c occulla suut. Iiulc acccptiiin 
iiomea Dcus proprie dictum, siibstaiiiiam illam 
sigiiilicat. Qiiamobrcm cum una cjiisiiKidi substaii- 
lia exsistal; iiemque noiiicn uiium quo ipsa dc- 
claraliir, nciiipc [Dcus], tinns propiic Dciis cril 



coagiiieiitcr ralioni csscnt';c : si inidcm Dcus pcrsonam iion dcclaral, scil subslantiam. Elciiim si 
Deiis piTsoiKUu iiitlirarct, uiia ct sola c\ peiiOiiis diccrctiir Dcus, qiuc lali iioiiiine signilic:iictiir ; 
siciit iiimiruiii Palcr soliis diciliir Patcr, quia nomcn istud pcrsouani sigiiaiiili viiii h bot. 

Ei Sk t^at-f) Tt; oti IliTpov xa\ UaOXov xa\ Dap- Quod si (juis di\crit, ([uod I»clriim cl Pauliim 

vd6av (fa;j.iv Tp£t; oOata;, [jt£ptxd; 5TiXo'/6Tt, to'jt- ct Ijarnabam dicimns trcs stibstanlias particularcs, 
eiTtv totxd; («Oto -j-dp xuptioTaTov EiTTitv), ott [J.£p:- jj vidi^licct proprias (lioc cniiii cst inaxiiiie proprie 
■/.t;v ouiiav, TouTSCTtv t6txf|V XiyovTSc, oOokv £T£pov iDijiii), (|uia particiilarcm substaiitiam, boc est 



jr|,advat pouX6;jii0a, f, 6iTO,tj.ov, OTtsp £3t\ TTp^jtij^riov 
TtpoatoTTOi; 6i oO/ '£T:=Tat to 0£b;, xaOdi^ SiostxTai. Tt 
o'jv ).£XT£ov Ttpb; ix£tvo, OTt IliTpov y.a\ HaOXov xa\ 
BapvdSav, Tp£t; oa.\i.E-j dvO,oio-0'j; ; OO'/ t'o; TaOTa 
7:p6<JOj7:a, Ttp^tjtoKa Si tio (iT;;jtavTfxto 6v6[AaTt Tr,; 
xotvr,; oOita; oO aT|;j:aiv£Tai. Ojoi f, ;j.£ptXT] X£Yo;a.£vr, 
f,Tot t6f/.f, oOjia, TauTbv oOtt] Tto 7:po3to-::(;j. tivo; 
•/dptv Tp£t; dvOptoTOu; <fa;jiv. aOTOu,; [jita; oOaia? 
UTTdpyovTa?, tJ; isxt Tb ('ivOpujxoQ 6T,XtoTtx4v ; Ei 
tiflTS 6t4 Ta 7;p6jt)jT:a, jjtfjTS otd Tb Xi-z-^oGat [J,£pt- 
•/f,v oOjtav, f]Tot i6txf,v, ix-Yto'/oO[jt£v , toOto <fa;j.£v 
oTt xaTa-/pr,jTf/.(j); xa\ oO xuptto,; toOto XiYO[j.£v, 
Sti Ttva juvf,0£tav i? i.^iy.^c/.y.U')'/ aiTtiJJv xpaTf,ja- 



prdpiiam diccntcs, nibil aliiid .signilicarc volumus, 
qiiam iiidi\idiiam, quod cst pcrsoiia ; aliiuc Dcus 
iion dcsigiiat pcrsonas, iit prolialiiiii csl : quid igi- 
tiir diccndum cst ad illud. quod Pctriim ct Paiiliim 
ct Barnabam trcs dicimiis lioniines? tioii iit luc perso- 
iia' siiiil; pcrsona- aulcm sigiiilicativo nominccomiiiii- 
nis siibstaiili.c iion siguanlur. Ncqiic ca qu;c parti- 
cularisdicilur, sivc pcculiaiis et proj-.ria subslaniia ; 
quia idcm ipsa cst ciini pcrsona : qiia dc causa Ircs lio- 
iniiics diciiiius, cuni ipsi uuius subslantix' cxsislaiit, 
(juam iionicii lioc //o,:io dcsii;'iiat : siqnidcin iiC(|iie 
proplcr porsonas, iicqiic co (jiiod dicaliir iiartiiulaiis 
subslanlia, iiiiiiirmn propria, ciuiiiUaiiius 



boc 



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S. CKEGOnil NYoSr.NI 



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asseriiinis rinoil abiisivc cl noii piopii»! lioc Ji- A 3^v tuiv jj.r-, inl -cf;; aYia^ Tftaoo; Osa>fyO'j|X£7(i)v. 



ciiiius ; pi-oplor coiiiueliulineiii qiuiiiulaiii (iiia; iie- 
cessariis de causis obliiuiil ailveisiis ea (|ii;u non 
in sancla TilniuUc coiisiilcraiUur : siint aiileiii 
ojiisiiiodi : deiiiiilio lioiiiiiiis (|ii;e non sciiiper iii 
ipsis individiiis, sivc peisoiiis speclaliir. Llciiiiii 
prioi ibiis iiiorienlibiis, alia iiidividiia ipsoiiiiii loco 
eoiistriiunlur : ac rursus iisdcin sx'penun)ero iiiancn- 
libus, alia qua^dain siipcrvcHiunt : ila ulaliquaiidoiu 
liis, nliquando iii illis, iiilcnliiin iu pliiribiis, iiilcr- 
duni in p;iiioioiibiisc()iisidcrciiliir : ileiniiiic iii dclr;i- 
ctioiic, exitu vii;c et pioereatiouc iiidividuoruin, in 
quibus boininis dcDniiio speclaiur, coginiur ctiam 
mullos dicere lioiniiies, ct ^)aucos, niulaiionc ct va- 
riationescu altcratioiie pcrsoiianiiii.c.vpulsacoininu- 



lilai Sk aoTai • 6po{ -oO avOoiji-ou oCix aA vj -zu; 
aCiTOi; aTo^.ot; fjToi irponoTO'.? OsdjpiTTai. TiLv ;.dv 
yip npoTiptiiv TS/.suxi.ovxojv, 'izzpT. liv:" ao-ruiv cjv- 
icra-af xai TraXiv xwv aOxiov TtoXXdxi? [jiiVi5v:(ov 
a/.Xa •ttva £-;y-"'-"*' ' '^^ 7:o~l [/.sv sv xojxot?, Trote 
oi sv sy.civot^, xa'*. ~o-k [X3V £v 7:Xs!o3t, Tzo-k 03 
iv sXdxTOJt OcWpctjQaf y.x\ 'fnX tti? d'.fatpiGstjjc, 
TTi? TS dit-jStwT£(u; xa\ ysvvTiaitoj Ttjj'/ dTi[Jt(ov, iv 
oT; OctupsiTat 6 Tou dvOptoTTOU opo?, dvaYxaC^JlJ.^Oa 
xa'i TioXXoJ^ Xiyctv dvOptoixou? xa"t dXiyo^j? , xvi 
Tpo-i) xat dXXo:toi£t Ttov 7:poai!>-t)jv ExxpooaOEtiTi; 
TTJ? xotvr,? (3uvT]0£!a;, xa't Ttapa ajriv tV/ tt,^ oj- 
stag Xtiyov ■ toJTc c;uvaptO[jL£iv toT^ rpoito-ot; Ttvjt 
Tpozov xa\ oOjto;. 'E^a^ oe tt)? dyta; Tptdoo^ 



ni consueliidiiio, et pr;ieicr ipsaiii ratioiieiiicsseiiti;c, B oJosv TotouTov <JU(jLSatvEi ■kotc , oii t6 TJt aiJTd 



ut cuin pcrsouis conniiincrcnlur i|iiod.)iiini(ido sub- 
st3nli;c. In saiicta vcro Triiiitate iiihil iinqiiaiii 
ejusinodi usuvciiit, co ([uod ccdein pcrsoii;i;, el 
non ali;\; atiiue ali;\; dicantur, sed ad ideiii co- 
dcmquc niodo sc habeaiit , nequc incremcntiim 
ulluin ipsa Trinitas adinittat, ui ad tctradeni ac- 
cedal. ncque diminulionem, iil ad dyada ndigatiir: 
iieqiio eiiim generatur aiit proccdit a Palrc vcl c.\ 
uiia c pcrsoiiis, adeo iit Tiiniias etiam iijlras sit 
aliquando; iieque iiitcrit unqiniiii iina ex liibus 
bis personis, ut Trinilas liut dyas. Jain vcro cum 
iiulla accretio iiec dimiiiutio, nec couversio atqiie 
alleralio unqiiain fiat tribiia persoiiis, absurduiii 
csset super tribus persiMiis ctiain tics dicere dcos. 
Uursus liomiiiis persoii;i; oinnes noii ab cadem per- 
sona sceundum continiium liabcnt esse :veruin lia'C 
quidein cx illa, liaec aiilem ex illa iii nnilla ci 
diversa esse supcr caiisaiis ctiam caiisas : ve- 
rum in saiuta TriniUile non ila se res liabct ; 
nam una et eadcm persona Patris, ex quo Filiiis 
generalnr et Spirilus sanctns proccdil. Quocirca 
etiam propric iinum aiictoicm corum qii;c a sc 
iitcaiisa dL'peiident, uiiuiii Dcum ass'.M'iaiiis : qiian- 
doqiiidcm una eliam cum ipsis cxsistit. Nc(|iiccnim 
icmporc dividuntiir a sc iiivicem pcrsonai dcilatis, 
ncqueloco, ncquc vclunlatc consiliovc, neqiie insli- 
tuto,iicqiieoperationc, ncqiicairectioiicullacjiismodi 
iiua; considcratur in lioniiiiibiis, sod dunlaxat qiiia 



7:r,6'S(i)-.a , xa't cj^ ETcpa xal iTjpa XiYciGa! , 
xaTd To o'JT?) xa''. ii)ja'JTto; r/ovTa" |J.TiT3 ■:ipGiOfjXr|V 
Ttvd 6i/£30at a^jTTjv et; TJTpdSa- p.TjTs [iztfcjiiv, t};v 
ei; SudSa* oute yip YsvvaTat ■i^ ex7-op£'JSTat Jx to'J 

lis.xiprjqfj £? ivb; TtOV TtpOGlOTiOJV , tUJTS xa\ TSTpdoa 

sTvai 7I0T2 TT^v TptdSa ■ oiJTs tsX:ut5 itots sv tiTjv 
Tpttov TOUTtov T.po^jiJjTiwi, toiT; oudoa TPjV TpidSa 
■^tvEsOat. npoaO-r.xif).; Sz xa\ [jtEtt'jJ£(oj, Tpo-r,; ts 
xa't dXXottosito; [.tr,6:[j.tS- moTc Y'V0[j.ivr,? Tot; Tpt<j\ 

TCpOCJtOTtOi;, CtTOItOV "JZph^ TOT? Tptst TCpOJt-OT.Ot; xa't 

Tpu; XiyEtv Ojo-j?. OdXtv Ta tou dvOptorou Trpojto-a 
irdv-a, o'JX a~h to'J a'JTOu Ttposto-ou xaTd ih ■zpoa- 
z/l; c/ct tJi Etvat ■ dXXd xd \).bj sx to'Jtou • Ti & 4| 
£X£tvou zU ~o'i.).'x xa't oidvjopa sTvat ~phg toT? atTta- 
ToT; xa\ Td atTta • ir't ok tt]? d-cta; Tptdoo?, ouv 
ouTio.;. "Ev ydp xa't xh a-JTo 7:po3oj7:ov tou IlaTifoc, 
E^ (ju 6 X''h; ysvvaTat, xa't t6 nv£ij[jta xh 5.i'tovixzo- 
pc'JcTa;. Atb xa'i xuptto; Tbv 'iva aTTtov Sv-a TiJov a\j- 
Tou atTtaTtov, £va ©siv 9 aiX£V • £7:£'t xa\ C'jvu7:dpx£S 
a-JTOt;. 0!jT£ -j-dp xp^^^V 6taip£tTai dXXfjXtov Ti jtpds- 
t07:a TTi; 0£OTr,To;, oijts T07:(p, 0'j PouXt), oOx ETCtTr,- 
6£'j[JiaTi, o'jx-sv£p-C£ta, ou 7:dO£t o^JOcvl Ttjjv TOiO'JTtov, 
rr.i-zp 0£o;p£tTat l7t't TOJv dvOptoitojv • r^ [Jidvov OTt 6 
Xiax\p, IIaTf;p iuTt, xa\ 0'jx Yl'j; • Wh;, Yioj scjti 
xa\ o'j naTf,p • 6[j:oto); xa'i t6 nv£'j'j.a t6 dvtov, 
0'J5£ Ila-Tjp, o-j5c Vi^i; Ai67:cp 0'JO£p.ia dvdyxr, 7:apa- 
(jx£ud^ci fi[;.a; TpsT; Ocouc st^tcTv Td Tp:'a 7tp'jjto-a, 
(■>a-sp £9' •?i[j:tj)V TtoXXou? dv0ptb7:oui; <fa[jtiv Td 7:oXXi 



Palor. Palcrcst, cl nonFilius;Filius,l'"iliiiscst,ctnon p 7:p63to7:a 5td Td? eipr,[j.iva^ oiTta.;, xa't 0'j xoTd X6- 



Paler: similiter ctiam Spiriliis sanclus, neque Pater, 
neqiic Filius cst. Qii.Tpropler nulla nccessitas urgcl 
nos ad dioeiiilnm Ircs dcos cssc p;;rsonas trcs:qiicni-" 
admodiim in nobis niultos bomines diciinus miillas 
personas, propter cas qiias diximiis caiisas, cl iion 
juxlarationemnecessarlain, quod idem csl pcr se, 
ununict niulla iioii piitcsl csse. Est (113111 Polriisct 
Pauliisel IJarnab.isseouiidiim hoiiiiiiciii, uniis lioiiii^; 
elsecundum lioc ipsuin, qualcnus lionio, niiilii non 
possuni csse : diciintiir aiitem multi lioniiiios abu- 
slvc ae noii propric : qiiod vcro per aliiisioiicm 



•(•ov dvayxaTov t6 a'JT6v xari auT6v, £v xa\ 7:oXXa o-j 
EuvoTOV stvat. "KsTi Ss xa't niTpoc, xa\ Ila^jXo;, xa'i 
I!apva6a;, xati t6, d-(0,o(o7:o;, eI; dvO,ooj7:o;, xa't 
xoTi t6 a'JT6 t&'jto, xa-i t6, dvOp(o7:oc, 7:oXXo\ oJ 
5'jvavTat elvat. AiyovTot oi 7ToXXo't dvOptoTtot xoto- 
ypr^jTtxtTj;. xa't 0'j xuoito; • t66£ xaTaxpr,ciTixtt); Xs- 
y6[xsvov, o-jx dv toT; s-j (fpo^o\J<n tou xupio); 7:pOTt- 
[jtriOstr,. At6 0'j XsxTiov £7:\ Ttov TOttov 7:poitb7:o)v tt,; 
Octar o''j5:'a; TpeT; O£0'j? dvot, xatd t6 0c6; • eT; Oc 
©£6; xa\6 o^jto; 5iiTT^vTauT6Tr,TaTr,;o'Jcjia; ^; iiTi 
Se'oq (;r,[iavTtx6v, xaOto; dizoii.tv. 



diciliir, bauilqiiaqiiaiii apiid cos qiii sapiiiiil prrepoiiitur ei qiiod propric. Quocirca ininime pro- 
(iteiidum cst in tribus pcrsonis divinu.' cssciiti;e trcs dcos osse, qiialoiiiis Dcus : iinus voro ct id'jm 
Ucus propicr idcnlitutciu substai!li;e, ciijus t4 Dcus esl signilicalivuin, ul dicluin c^t a nobis. 



tf;T; avSpai xjta TTjf.oyiiav ; opiiia ott "li^v xal 
oyiov llv£uiJ.a StSojaa f] rfa^Tjxal Ssov A(5yov, O^iv 
[j.r; .V^^vov, tout£7T'., O^tv rixiEpa, t)£ov IlvEJiJia iyiov 
(:);>/; TTapaoioouja , xaCi/.ou TrapaiTii-a". tp£i.; Oiou; 
elratv, aieCiiav fjou|j.dvr) tt]v i:o).uO£tav, xa\ £va 
t)£lv 6i<5Xou XTipuxTOUsa, |;:f;-£ ta 7:p<(ja)-a 5u[j.9U- 
pou-a, [J.f;-ir£ tr^v G£6tr|Ta Siaipousa • tfuXattouca 
o'5 [jlSW.ov tautiitrita 0;6tr,toc £v lS;6tr|(jiv u7:03ta- 
Ocojv, ^ Co; tptiiJv TpoKoTrojv. Eio^^ou^iitai 6 totayta 
),i-C(ijv [J.a0£rv t?) a),r,Ok;, Yivtojxftto tui, tp£t; '/ly:'. 
f; rpaff| • xai-zp^iva avOpw-ov toij? aup.-avta; ■j-t- 
vtojxousa, xitit ti, ".A»-f7p(0.TOf toff! y/'sToi; cti 
i'ijiifac avTov • oTa tp'jtf>j? ayaOT], xa"t tota ^.osyT; 
Tou; avOpto-ou^ >,OY;CoiiievT[ • xa). ivioti autoi; aujj,- 
t!/£),).iJou3a, xa\ y^pi')y.iyri 6;i.oito; £x£ivoi^ tojv ovo- 
[jLattJv Ti3\v, ou Ttapaytvaijxou-a tb Ts).£tov. 'II 
autrj Y-^P '''■'•'■^ '^■^*' ^■^''- ''-9'-'a).iJ.ou;, xa\ /.OLici St) 
(j.6pta 3(op.ato; "y.^''' ).£-j'ouaa t?<v 0£bv,ou 56Y|J.a ih 
tPiouto TtapaSicir) ji , suvOetov optJoiAcvt) tb 6£Tov • 
(jt/./.Jt xata tiv £tpr,[j£vov tp6-ov £x ;jt£ta'fopa? ttJJv 
f ;jL£tiptov, Ttp?); (ivaYiii^-riV ttov ,arj a;jL£aco; £-). ti 
iJLTLojjiaTa x<'>p£'v 5uva;jLivtov, tj; 5'JY|j.aTa £XtiO£ta; • 
nv£u;aa AJYOuia tbv 0£?/V slvat, xat Tcavta/ou £vO;t 
t;; T:op£uO£!T) rrapctvat t'j (ii-/.ouv autoij xal arcpi- 
Ypa-yov, f,;j.a; i/otosjxouja. OiJTto xat Tpit; itvopKj 
).£YOuaa oti auvf,Octav, 'tva [J.rj ^ivi^r) ti xoivbv Y.aX 
Ev XP^,''^' '''^v TOAAtov u7Tapy_ov. Ka). £va tfr|Ci'i ot' 
6xpi6;iav, iva (Jtr) TtapatraX^UT) zh t£/,o;, xc;'t £v tr) 



HE (.OMMVNinUS NOilO.MBLS. 



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:!;• Ka"t -(o; f, rpa-yT) auvaptO;j.:t A Qiiod .si quis ilittil, !j iiiioiiKnlo SciiiUiir.i Ircs 

viros ('<iiiiiiiincr.1t v\ alriiiKUtiiil.i ? videat qiiotl 
Filiiiin ct saiictiiin Spiriliiiii liailiMis bciiptiira, ct 
Mi iiii! Vcrliiiin rt Dciiiu iion Vciliiiin, lioc CSt 
Dcinii !';itrcm, Dciiin SpiriUiin suncltini ; Ociiiii 
Iradciis pi'o(itciis(]|nc oniiiiin) rcciisiil tios dcos di- 
ccre, iiiipiclatein ccnsciis dcoruiii niiiUitudiiiciii, 
cl niiiim Deuin ubi<]MC proniiilgmis, iicrinc pcr- 
sonas conruiidcns, iii'qiic diviiiitalcni dividcii.s, 
iino (livinitatis idciilitalcm conscrvans iu propric- 
latibus liyposlatieis Iriiiin pcrsoiiarum. Qiiod si 
([iii lia'C dicit vcruiii disecic vult, cognoscal Scii- 
ptiiram lics diccic, t:iiiiclsi uniiiii lioiiiiiieni oniiic 
^ciius linnianuin cogiiuscal, juxUi ilUul, lltniio lan- 
qitam feiiuin dies ejits, vcluli nulrix boiia, ct pro- 
'* prios fcUis lioiiiincs siiigulos icpiitat : ct cuiii 
i|)sis inlcrdiini balbiiticiis, ct *pariter nonnulla cx 
illis vocaiiula ad iinum exliii.cns, iioii paiuiii vidcns 
i.Hiiiiransvc (iiiod pcrfccliini cst. Nain cailcm sacra 
Sirijitiira, ct auics, ct ocuios ae rcliiiiios uliijiic 
a;lus, el pariicuKis corpoiis Dciiin liabcre diccns, 
iion doclriiiani cjusiiiodi tradit, ut Cdinpositaiii 
dcliiiial diviiiilalcin, scd niodo pi*<liclo Iransla- 
lione<liicla a rcbus nostris ad clcvalioncui coruni, 
qui iioii abs<iuc iiiedio qiiodam ad iiicorporca 
acccilcrc possiiiit, cxpoiiit dccrcla : <him Spiri- 
tiim dicil Dciiin cssc, et q;ioeiini|uc iocorum quis - 
iieiil, simpriccm ct iiullis cancellis circnmseripiaiii 
cjus natiiraiii adesso nos cdoecl : siniilitcr cliani 



9U3£t ttov ■:rpaYp.(iTOJvO£(jopou,ij.£VT). Ka\ T?)[j.iv f,YO'J- ires viros dicciis cx niorc, iili iic peregriiiiun 



[j.cOa <ruYXaTa6ajtv £t:\ ypr,t7t;jit;) xa't 3U[J.9£povTt tti'j'. 
vr,7:itoocJTiptov Y£Y'''"ii''"''0'' " "^^ 0£ cpLL^6;JL£0a 56Y;j.a 
'CTz\ p£6at(r)ij£t Y.aX Ttapao6a£i tt]; T£),£t6Tr)To^ £xttOi- 
[;£vov. 'A)./.a T;d/.'.v tfas; Ttv£.; oTt, &':~zp'/.iytj'fi.z^/' 
'yT-.i3Ta5ij'jTriCTa3£t)ji;,f) 'jTToataLii;, o'jo£v 5ta'.f£p£;^ 
xa't 0'j -apa ToiJTo [j.:a 'j-ostast? al Ttaaat ijTioarta- 
cst^ • xa\ tojr£p o'Jt;ta, o'jj;aj o'JSkv Sta^ip^t ■ y.oCi 
oj Ttapi toOto (JL?a 0'j3;a at Ttacrat o'J';ai ■ 0'Jt(oj av 
£tT:o;p.£v, ©£?); 0£O'j 0'JO£v S;a'f£p£; ' xa"i o'J otoi touto 
st; 0£'j;, ai Tp£t; u-oitajitc, xaO' iLv tb 0£o; 
xatTiYOpxttai. Ka't T:a).;v, "AvOptoT;o: (jtvO p(jj7;ou ou-cv 
o;a'J:p£i, ).£Yovt£;, ojx (iva^pCLJ^.tiV ti tp£;; (JLvOpti)- 
TTOu; slvat ITitpov xa\ llau/.ov xa'i Bapva8av. A;a- 
<f£p£t Yap oujia o'Jjia; • xa't o'J xaOo o'jjt'a, dt/./.i 



novuilKnic apparcat qiiod eoiiinniiic cl ijiiod vulj> 
usilaUim cst. L'inim aiitein dicil aecuralo dicciuli 
gcnerc nc tr.insiliat fliicni ac liiiiiicm, etiain lii 
rcrum iiatuia coiisiderata. Itcniqiic iit illudqul- 
dcm existiuieiniis condcseciisum, ad id quod cxpcdil 
ct coiifirt iis qiii inilicciliiori siiiit ingcnio ac- 
coinmodatuin ; lioe vcro stoliiamus dixrelum essii 
ad conlirmalionem ct iradilioiicm perfcciionis ex- 
positiini. Scd rursus aiunt qiiidam quemadmodiim 
cuni dieimus : reisosia pcrsoiia; pcrsona esi, iiiliil 
diQcrl, el iioii proplerca iiiia pei'.soiia csl oniiics 
liyposlases ; ct vcliiti essenlia c.iliil diiTeit ab es- 
sentia, et noii i<',eo uua subslaiitia omiies sub- 
stanliic sunl: sic cliaiii dieerc posscniiis, Dcus a 
:jaO?) to;ao£ 0'jj;a • xaV uTtoitajt; 'jTtojtaasoj;, xa'jo [) l)<'o niliil differt, et iion projitcrca uiius Dciis, Ires 



T0:ia5£ u7:6jTa7tr, xa't avOptoTTO.; otvOptoTrou -r, tol6jo£ 
avOpt))-o^. Ka\ T:a/.tv 0£o; 0£ou ^ Totojos 0£6? ■ -h 5'z 
TOtoiS^ f, to;67S£, £t:'; ouo f^ xa"; T:).£t6vtijv £i'(oO£v /.i- 
Y£30ai. "A/.Xa ta'jTa [jtiV £x£tvo! • fj[JL£t; 5* o£;5o[i£v 
c'rj;irjia ■zh ttSv Elvai , a'jtot; tot; £tpr)jjL£vot; x£- 
■/.pr,;j.£vot, xa'i 6£txv'JvT£; [j.r) SiTv, Tot6vO£ 0£jiv xa't 
toi6v6£, i) To;6v5£ avOpojTTOv xa'i to;6vS£ Xiy^tv • a.'/.'J,' 
r^ apa T0tav5£ urt^TTaatv O^cO^j xa\ Tota'/5£ uT:6sTa5;v 
dc/OptjjTiou. IIo).Xac Y^p uT:oaTaT£t; ToiJ Jvbj dvOptJ)- 
Ttou, xa\ Tp£Tj UT:o[itdij£t? tO'j £v6; 0£o-j tfa;j.£v Si- 
xaito;. Ti [i.b/ 0'jv to;6v5£ X£y6;jl£Vov, Staxptvai 3o'J- 
X£tai tt Ttvo; xotvwvo^jVTo; xat" ixitvo touvojjLa, to 
t?> to;6vS£ T:poit£0£tat • oTov Jtoov to;6vS£ <fa[j.bj tov 
&'jOp(o7:ov, o;axptvat a'JT?jv pou/6;j.£vot toO tTr-ou, 



suiil pcrsoii.c dcqiiii>us Deiis pra;<licatur tctiursiis, 
llunio liomiiii nibil iiitercsl, diccnlcS, non tolliiiuiS 
iies honnnes csse Peiriim ct Paulum ct Barnabani. 
Scd cniin didiTt substaiitia a subslanlia : ct noii 
ijiialeiuis siibstantia, sed qiiatcnus lalis qu;cd:iiu 
siibslaiitia est : cl liyposlasis ab liy|iosiasi dilicrl, 
qiiatcniis t:ilis qua?dam subsistciitia cst, ct homo 
at) lioiiiiiic i[ua lalis ({iiidain iionio est : ilcmqiie 
Deus ;i Deo <|iiaieniis lalis Dcus : ut vero dicalur, 
talis aiit lalis, de dc.obiis ali]uc pliiribus diei coii- 
siievit : verilin istlwc <|uidcm ilii : nos autcni osteii- 
demus totiini islud eapliosuui el commcntiliuni 
cssc : lis ipsis qivM dicla sunt ad usum adliiliilis, 
ct 'non oporlcre lalcm Dcum tt talem, aul talciii 



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S. CUtCOlUI NYSSENI 



«84 



ijoiiiiiioiil ;il(|UL' l;ilcir. (Jaoro pvobaiiles ; veruiii la- A 'i-P^ scrEiv, xoivtov&jvro; aui(Tj xxTa ToOvojJta toO 



lcii) Dii peisoiiaiu cl lalein siibsislciiiiam lioiniiiis; 
iiaiii nuillas iiiiius liomiiiis liypostases, et lics 
Hiiius Dei ^crsonas jure tliciiiuis. Quamobioin qiiod 
lalt! dieilur discernere vull aliiiuid a qiioilani par- 
licipaiile iionieu illud ciii laleiiuid ailjicilur. Queiii- 
aiiiiioiluiiianiiiial lale dicimushoniiiicm, cuiu ipsunt 
disliiiijiieic volumus ab equo, vcrbi gralia, qui 
comiiiune (iiiidem iiomen aiiiinalis liabet cum ipso, 
sed ab eo dislin.^jninir per ralionab' et biuliiiii. 
Diseernitiir aiuem aliquid ab aliquo, aiil subslaii- 
l;a, aut p^irsona, aut essenlia , al(|ue peisona :ie 
subslaiilia qnidom dislinguilur lioino ab e(|iio, 
pcrsona vero Paulus a Petro ; esseiitia aiitein tl. 



C(Oo'j • SiacEpovTo; ci ■^Ct Xovixio xa\ tio ali-fi^K Aia- 
Xf^/£-a'. 6: xi Ttvog, ii ouaia, fj u-(ijtaji;,Ti oiatij 
xil CntodTaiEf za\ouj(a ja£v Staxptvctat 6 SvOptozoj 
to'j '•'T.r.ow uCTaxaiJt Si IlauXoc, Oitpou. Ouiia ot 
xat uTTOJtacfEt, f,5s. eat\v f) uitoatajt; tou (ivOptJ- 
■Ttou, Tr;G5s uTtojtdijcto; toij t-^u. 'A/./.i (favspou- 
jisvou toij ).(5you ttuv xat' ouciav (JtTC/.to;, xa\ ttliv 
xaO' u-(/3ta3tv xa\ ou xat' oujiav oia^spiivttov, ■Kfo- 
Sr|Xo; EiTtai xa\ 6 itapa ttjiv xax' ouaiav otax;xpt;jt£- 
vtov 16-jo;. "Ott jjikv yxp xa\ ta 6ta'.f ipovta xat' ou- 
oiav, XsyovtKt ouo <) tp;;^ ouaiat • xa\ t3t Stacpipovta 
xaO' UTOStaaiv, ('otrautojj Xiyovtat 6uo xa\ tpsti 
uroataast?, ojxoXoyoiJat xa\ auto\, xa\ ■fi[J.£tL. lita^y:- 
po^iiOa 51, ott £Tt\ y.h) Ilitpou xai IlauXiiu tfaa\ Ssiv 



subsisleiilia , liaic liominis snbsistcntia ab liac " Xi-/£tv livOptoitou?. 'H[ict; 5k oCi xupioi? xa\ xata 



cqui subsisientia. Verum palefacla ralionc eoriiin 
(|iii»; secundum subsis!cnliam, al non sccundiiin 
fsscnliain dinVrunl : manifesla quoquc fiet ratio 
•'oruin qiix sccuiidum substantiain dislineta sunl. 
Nam quod lum ea qiuu sccunduiii csscntiain dif- 
ferrmt dua: tresvc cssenliae dicanlur, ttim ea qiue 
secuiidum siibsislcntiam dissidoiil, eodiim inodo 
dux vcl tros liyposlases eniiiitientur, ct ipsi Aslcii- 
iiir et nns : diiieriir.iis auleui iii co qiiod in Petre 
i|niden) cl Paiilo aiiiiil dicere oporteie bomincs : 
iias Tcni non proprie ct secundum ratioiiein scien- 
lilicnm : una ipiippe ratio niinc est a coinmuni 
alque abusivo usii. Hic eniiii neque ad exitiuin 



t?jv iTttatrijAovix^jvXoyov. Ou5e eT? •j-iip X^j-zo; vuv 7tap(3t 
xoivf,; ti xa\ xata/pT|attXTi^ )(P''i''''''- Autr; YOtp 
ryjoh Ttpi^ avaipsaiv tivo^ oOti itpb^ cuataatv taxuei. 
SatpTiVtCiaGto totyapouv rrpitepov Ti|j;tv tSv li^vOptoTtov 
xa\ to'/ t'-Ttov, r) tbv 'tTtTtov xa\ fjv xuva tivo; /aptv 
otatfip-tv Xiyo|jiev, xaOS totaoe ouata^ r, T:poSr|Xov,ott 
J.Tt£\ 5tatf£pouaiv (iXXf,Xtov xati ta xwpijeiv ouaia? 
e;ioO(5ta* oTov Xoytxtp xa\ (iXoytp, ■/pe;;£ttattxtp, OXa- 
xttxtV xa\ et Ttvt toioutto. Ti yap Xeyetv ouaiav 
tot(Xv6e, ouSkv 'etepov XiYo;j.ev, t) u-ap^iv ^w,^ [).zz- 
E/ouaav TtpJicivttStaatoXfjV tr,; ptfj TOtaOtT;?, i) iJTtap- 
^tv XoytfsaOoti T:e'.fuxuiav, Ttph^ 6taxptatv tfj^ (iXo- 
•(•ia 5ta'^ef oucTi; • f^ uTtapltv, t'j /pe;jteTtaTtxbv £/ou- 



alicujiis, neiine ad co!iblitutioiie:n v.ilet. I^^nimvero ^ aav xa:paxtr,ptattxbv, xa\ et tt TOioutov. 'Avt\ yip 

iiobis prius perspiciie declarelur, ciijus rci caus<i 

liomineui ctequunicl c:iiiein dilTerre dicamus, qua- 

teiius lalis qinedaiii siibstanlia, utiqiie valde mani- 

1'eslum esi, qiiod a se iiivicoiii difTerunt, juxta ea 

qua; ^(■■parare soleiit essentias, nonipe ratinnabili 

et ircalionabili, liinniliili et lalrabili , el si aliqna 

liujiismodi sit ditlerentia. Nam dicere subslanliain 

laleni, iiiliil aliud csl dicere qiiain CNsistenliain 

\it;e participcm ad dislinctioneiii illiiis, qtia; iniii 

csl ejiisininll ; vel, exsislcnliaiii qii;« iiata cslapl;i 

ad raliocinaiiduin, ut disccrnalur ab ca qua; brul;i 

iialiira pr;T!dila esl : aul exsislciiliani qiias insignita 

esl iiota liabilitatis ad liinnioiidniii ; et si qiiid tale 

01'ciiriat. Klenim loco biijiisinodi ditferciiliariiiii 



totouttov Stacpoptbv xa\ tSitov, TtpotiOEtai tfj ouata, i) 
xa\ T:7Vt\ i'ivet, Ttpb; StdxptaiVTtov 'iTc' autb etSiJJv 
tb tot(>v6£,i) Totdvoe ^ioo^j svt\ toC Xoytxbv. fj (SXoyov. 
Ka\ TtiXtv Xiyop-ev, Atatpepet IleTpo; OauXou, xaOb 
totioe uTC(5aTaatj ixotattij auttov • £Tte\ Staoipouatv 
(iXXf^Xiov xatd ttva ttov uTt^Sataatv xa\ oux ouatav 
auvtatav T:£(pu^/-otojv • otov 9aXaxpotr,ta, ;jtaxp(jtr|ta, 
TtatpStT^ta, uloTTita • xa\ s? tt totoutov. llp^Sor^Xov 
•;ap 6; ou ta^jtbv eiSo? xa\ dto;j.ov • touto ouaia xa\ 
u-^/Stait; • fj i^ip uTttiataatc euOu; tf,v 6;(ivotav toij 
(ixpooj,u.£vou Tuapa-j-etTtpbjTb^rjtriaai o'JXf,v, yXauxbv, 
Ttatepa, utbv , xa\ et ti o;j.oiov. j\iyto 5£ e'.5o;, tout- 
iattv ouaiav Ttpb; tb yvtovat 5r,Xov(itt ^ijjov Xoyixbv, 
OvTjtbv, vO'j xa\ETttatfiiJ.Ti;5£xtixbv, ^tiJov ;j.f) Xoytxbv, 



el priipiioru.ii loco, pr-Leponitiir substaiilia', aul D Ovr,tbv, /peptettattxbv, xa\ td toiauta • ei Ss p.f) ta'j- 



eliaiii cuiv.s generi, ad distinclionem spccicruin 
ipsi subjeelarnin, ncnipe ejnsinodi aiit t;ilc qunil 
aninial, pio lalinuabili, vd ralionis expoite. Ac 
rinsiis dicinius, Poliiis difleit a Paiilo, qualeiuis 
laiis (|ua;daiii bypostasis eorum cuiqiie esl, quaiidn- 
i|i!idein diireriiiit a sc invicein, socuniliim qiia^iijiu 



tov ouaia xa\ atofjiov, oTtep eattv u-oaTaatj' ouoe 
Ta'Jt3t ti /apaxTTipi^ovta taiJTriv Te xaxeivrjv. Et S^ 
xa\'Ta'Jtr,vou tauti, ouSk tot; a'JTOt; Sv(j;jiaat 5uva- 
tbv auvdTiTeaOai • ctXXd td ;jtev, tot; xaT' ouaiav, r) 
o'J<ria; x£;;jt£vot; • ta 51 , tot; xata dto;iOv Xeyop.i- 
v,t;. 



corum qii-je liypostasim, et non subsistcntiam, foiislitn; ro solciit : cnjiisnindi siiiit cahKics, sl;iliira, 
p;ilcri!ilas, tilialio, ot si qiiod tale est. Nain perspieiiiiin cst, nnn idcin cssc spcciciii cl iiidiviiliiiiii!, 
ideiiiqiic subslaiitiani el liy|ioslasim : subsislenli;i ciiiiii slarnii audieiitis inentein iranslorl ad qn i - 
rciiduin crispuin, cxsium, palrem, llliuin, ae si (|iiiil siinile. Dico vero specicin, nciiipe siilpst;iii- 
tiain ad cognoscendum aniinal ratioii:ibile, iiiortalc, inciilis ot sciontiic capax, et aniiiial lalioiiis cx|icis, 
liiorlalc, liiiiuibilc, et ca'tera cjusiiiodi. Porro noii ideni suut siibstanli;e ct iiidividiiiiiii, qiiod esl liv- 
pnslasis ; iicque cadem qu;c dcsigiiant ac nnl;iiit baiic ct ill.ini. Quod si li;ec cadcm iion siiiil, iieqiic 



185 l)i; lOMMlMIUS NOTlOMItUS. \<<c, 

{■li.isii iioiiiiijil iis iisiliMii (OMJimgi possiiiil ; sod lixc qiiidciii iis qiM' ;iiU scciiikIuiii (•sspiiliain, :iiil 
s ibsl.-iiitiis iiii|i(iiiiiiiliM ; illa 'aiilciii iis i|ii;c scciiii(1i:ill imlividtiiiiii iliciinliir, ciiiigi iiiiul. 

Tfjioi. iv.vri eativ dv(j;j.xTa t.I[j\ (Lv fj JT;-T|air, .\ Tri:i igiliir noiiiina siinl ilc (inibiis (|iixslio csl, 
o-jrtia, aTOi/ov, avOp(o-o;- xa"!. trj [i£v o-Ji;a ouvd-TQ- siiljslaiilia, iiiilividuuiii, liiiiiii) : ;ic snlisl;iiili;c 



tjiiV ■zk TO'.aoi, xal Ju^eOyvjjjicv, T.gh^ 6i!xzpia'.v, ('j; 
eI-ov, irojv 0-" a'Jxr|V ciodv y.o.-.' oidiav iiXXT;).(Ov Oia- 
(j :pdvx(uv. Tij Zi u-oi-aiit ira^.iv oij.oidij Tie xoiaoi 
0'j^£UYvu;jiJv, T.phi oiatpEjiv itpoKorxov -uiv d/.).'f;/.ot^ 
itotviovoOvtiov xo'J-ou TO'j 6v6]xaxo;, TouxijTt tt;? 'j-rto- 
(Ttdtjsio;, 5iavi£p6vt(ov aAXT;).(ov ou tot; ousta; x^f'''" 
x-:r,pt'^ou7tv, d),),a totj XtYojjtdvot? au,a6s6r,x6<iiv. Tivi 
0'Jv Po'j).ovtat ■zfi-r.M auvd'.{'a: t("j diilp(o:zc(; 6v6[iatt 
cb totovos ; 'Ex i'dp ttov xoiviTi.; 6(jto).OYOU[jiiv(Ov TJt 
du.yt6a),).6ijicva Si/ztat ttjv ),'JTtv Ci^ Tt] ouita Estat 
td u~' autijv 0'Jat(i-S;i Sta^opa Staxzxpijiiva d).).'f;- 
).(ov • OTtcp 0'jx sjttv. O'joiv ykp Sta-yipst xat' o'Ja:av 
Ua^j^o; nitpou, xaO' (ov xatrYopsitat ■zh ih-Opi.,i.ior' 



qtiidciii coiiiiccliimis d ciinjiiiigiiniis islliax ad 
disliiiclioneiii, iit ilixi, spcciciiiiii qiia; sub i|isa 
siiiit, qiia scciinduiii cssciili;iiii a sc iiiviccni dilTc- 
ninl. Rinsus siilisislciUi;c p;iritcrli;vc copiil;iiiiiis, 
ad divisioiicni piMsoiiariini, qiia" cjnsdein qnidcni 
iioiiiiiiis, nciiipc liyposiasis, siiiit participes, scd 
difTeriinl a se iiivicein, non iis qiia; sutistanliiriii 
dcnotaiil, veriiin iis (|ii;c diciiiitin' accidcnlia. yini- 
naiii crgo iiioilo conjiiiiijcro volniit iioniiiii lioiiii), 
talc qniddani? INaiii ex iis (inrfi coinniuni consi^nsii 
oniniiiiii approliaiiliir, soliitioiieni adniillunl qiia; 
in coiitiovcrsi;ini vocantur. Ul, per sulislanliain, 
qirc snbipsasunt •,'ssciitiali difrciciiliadi.-.tiiii la a se 



d).X' ('o^ Trj 'JTtoitdjst T:po5(i)TOu. "Apa orj/.tottxijv t?i " iiiviccin eruiil, qiiod iinidcin iioii est. Mliil ciiiiii 



aydpuyzoq o\jv. 0'jitaj, OTtsp ato-ov Xiystv • T^xot- 
viv yip ■zr^i 0'jjia; (rr,ijtaivsi t?i (irOpia.^oc, xa^ oiy. 
i5tx6v -jtpoTioTtov, na'j).ou (fips si-stv, i^ BapvdSa. 
(Vjx apao^JSsvt Tp6-(o totdos cuvsTtsTai tio ih-Opt^i^toq 
xatd Y' t6v s7t;aTr,ijiovtxiv ).6','ov. VA 6s xotvi^ XP^.^'' 
d-opotT) Toutorc, xa't xataxix/Titai ■zv.^ t?,.; 0'jjia; 
ovojj.ajtv £t? T,ooa(o-(ov of,'/.(ojtv , 0''j6sv T.^jh:; t'jV 
dxpt^Ti xav6va tf,^ XoytxT;; ir.:z%T,[XTfi. 'AXXi ti 
•/;aTaTpi/_(o tt;j auvT,Oou; xataxpT^ss^o.;, dTOpo^jir,:; 
Et.; ti TOtauta, XavOdvoiv oti 7:o).Xdxt; xupiot; o'Jx 
£-J-opO'jvTs;,»*tspot; xa't a'JTo't xaTaxpto,t;.sOa 6v6[;.a7t 
•.■:aTaxpT,iTtxot; T.rjh- Ttc.pdjtaitv tou Xsi,'0[i.ivou ; 
i!X-!]V sxstvo la-.-s; f,ijiiv sjtio, 0Tt7tsp£t £Xi-|'0[J.sv s-'t 



diHcit Pctriis a l';iiilo seciindnin csscnliani, de 
qiiibus pncdicatiir homo ; scd nt liyposlasi pcr- 
soii.^c. Iiaque to Iiodio iion snlistanliain dcnolat, 
qiiod qnidcni absiiiiliini csi diclii : iiani liomo 
coninimie sulislaiili;t! signilicat, el iion palticula- 
reni pcrsonaiii, Paiili pula aut Barnabac. INiillo 
igitur pacto lalc quiJ siibsciiiiiliir hoiinni, saltciii 
juxta scicntilicani ralionciii. Qiiod si coiiinuiiiis 
usiis bis dcstiliiatiir, ct subslaiilire iioiiiiiiibus ad 
pcrsoiiaiuni dcclaiatioiieni abulanlur, niliil boc ad 
cxaclani Iogic;e sci«nti;e regulani pciliiict. Veiiini 
ciir iii abusioneni consuijlaiii invectiva utor, (pi;e 
iii cjiiscciiiodi (lclicit : iion aniiiiadvcrtcns, iit ipsi 



iiSTpou xa't l]a'J).ou, "Arrt/>(o.Toc tir<Jp(;ijruii, 7/ ('(■>*- j. sicpc dcslitnli propiiis, aliis abul;iiiiur iioininibus 



Opujtcc;, ovSer diayspei • u.X.V y zoivuds SrOpio::oi:' 
xy\, Ouciaovciaq, y ovala, ovSir Siapipei,, d.l.i' 
[; touiSs cicr.a, XsYStv £■::' a'Jt(!ov t^^ouvd^jtsOa. Et oi 
T'j'jto Xsvstv jjt-r, ouvaT^v, szs'i xa'i i] a'jtT) ouaia Ili- 
TpO'j xa\ na'JXou, 0'jSi dpa ouSi exstvo^ iTtsi-sp 
0'jjia; ST,Xojttxiv ti iirOpojjtor ZiOi).a.' Et Ss-b zctdSs 
xx: roidcrSs 0'jx dx6Xou0ov luvd^yat t(o drOpconc^ 
6v6;J.aTt ■ 0'j5' apa O'J0i 5'jo, ■i^ Tpsi; xupiio; /.iyojjisv 
dvOpto-rtoug. Ka\ £i S7:'t to'j drOpM:iov Ta'jTa Siost- 
xtaf T.63(;j [jia"/.).ov S7:\ tr,? d'i6tou xatOsta; o'Jata? 
:<up:(oTspov dp[Ji63si zb \xt\ Totojos Oso; xa't T0t6aSs 
XsysaOat Ttijv u-oaTdas(ov Jxdatr,v • [j.t;6£ 0£4v xa't 
Gs^jv xat 0sbv sx-yOJVsijOat tov Ilatspa •/a'; t6v YtV/ 

■zTi svOu- 



iiiipropriis ad reiii dc qiia agilur rcpi-iescnland.iiii ? 
Duiilaxat illiid apcrte iiobis conslcl, nt diccic nr i 
cunclcnitii' in Pclio el Paulo, Huino ub lion:ii,i','ini;' 
leiiiis hoiiio, mliil dijfert, seil nitii lalis qnidinniioiiio; 
fl: Snbslanlia, iiitiileniis suhsUinliii, iiihit dijjcrl a 
siibslunlia ; sedqua tuiis qnmdam substanlia est, lioc 
cniinliare de ipsis potuiniiis. Siii iniiius, el lioc 
dicere fas non est, qiiandoquidein eadcin est siib- 
slaiiiia Pclri ct Pauli ; nci|iic s;iiie illiid qiioqiie. 
Quoniain noinen liomo viin lialjcl dccUrandi sub- 
slantiam. Si veio boc iiouiiiie homo probito, no:i 
csi ci eoiise(|uens talc vel lale qiiid : igiiiir iieiiuft 
dcos, aiil Ircs pioprie dicinuis boinines; qnod si 
iii lioiiiine lia;c prob;ita sunt, qiianio niagis pro- 



xa't TO dYtov rivsuaa • \xrfii tpst;, xdv sv 
[ifast, So-;'[jiaTiCsaOai. SuviaTT;xsv o'jv apa t(o Ttp^; D pvie iii senipilerna ct divina csseiitia congriict, ul 
f,;j.(ov StX(Xt(o xa'i dxoXoufloJ xa\ £-iatT][JtovtX(o Td T(p iimi lalis Deus et lalis dicatur unaqiia>qiie pcrsn- 
X6--(o, ('o? 'ivaOs^vtfa^xsv t6v T(ovaT:dvt(ov 6T,!/.toup- ii;iiiiiii; iieque Deiis ct Dcus, ct Deiis eiiiiiit:tl;ir 
•;•>//, Et xa\ £v Tpta\ T:poa(o-ot; f^ (o; 'j-oatdasat Osto- Palcr cl Filius ct Spiiitiis sancliis ; iic^.iic lics, 
p;:tat, ITaTfl; xal Vio'j xa\ d-,-tou IIvsj;j.aTo:. iiuanivis aiiiino tantuni ct cogilatioiie, dooeanlnr. 

(.mssUil iiaqiie jiista ct coiiscnlai.ca iiiaxiiiici|iie propria dissertatio nostia, quod uniini Deiiiii asseriiiiiis 
iMmiiiiiii opilicciii, laiiictsi in tribus pcrsonis scu liyposlasibus considcrctur,Patris, Filii el Spirilus sancti. 



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rOY AYIOY FPlirOPIOY 

HEPl YYXHI. 

EJUSDEM S. GREGOJUf 

DE ANIMA. . 

liilerprelc eoiL I''cdi'r. Mcrdlo 1'rvfci!.. Ilcij. Dccuno. 



SMMW PKIMUS ^•. A AoroS .V. 

Dissi.loiil fcro aiili-jui oinnos do aiiiiiiai vi ol iia- Aia^fomX-ai j/eoiv aTran w.g TtaXaiot^ 6 u;p'; t?;^ 

liii-a. DoinociiUiseiiiiii el Ejjieurus, ct oiniiis Sloi- i^u/tj; Wvo?. AriiAoxptTo; [ikv vap xa\ 'ETiiv.oupo;, 

corniii piiilosoplioniin coolus, aniinani corpus cssc x:('i Tiav -b xtov a-wtxtov c^itXoiotfi.jv aJ(;Tr)|j.a, cwijta 

asscvcruiil, ol illi ipsi (|ni corpiis asscriinl csse Trjv du/Tiv dcTiotpcuvovTat • xa\ aCiTo"i 5: oj-ot oi ctotia 

aiiimain, de essciilia ipsiiis (.lissitleiU. Nam Sloici Ti;v tJ-u/Yiv dTCo^atvafiivot, Sta-fipovxat T:£p\ -crj; oCi- 

eani spiriluiii csse ignei vigoris cl miMiiiii! ania- sta<; aO-f,.;. Ot (ilv ifap 2-:(otV.o'i, nvsGjJLa XEyouitv 

liiiii (lituiit. Ciilias aiiteni sangiiiiioni, llippoii plii- auTvjv £vO;p[wv xaV Sta:iupov KptTia? 5e alpia • 

losoplius aquam ; DeiViocrilMS ignoui ; clcniin li- "l-7:t.jv ol 6 tpi).dirocp«i? iiSiop • iriiiiKpiToj 6^ ■^rup • 



guras oibicnlalas alomorinn , igncin ct acreui, 
ci>in;)Osiias ait aniniain perlicerc. lloraclitus uiii- 
vorsi i|uiileni aniniani vaporeni ex liiiuiidis csse 
consci ; aniniaai vero, ijiue in airiiuauiibiis iuest. 



TJt f,ip J9atpo3t5ri tj/T^ijtaTa tcTiv dT6|jit.jv auyxptvo- 
[j.3va, -up Ti Y.o.\ dr)p, <l\iyr^'/ aTXj-zlzX-/ . 'Ilpay.Xsttoc 
ci T7]v ,akv Tou r.a^ixhc (J/uxriv, dvaOujAJaitv ix tojv 
u-|'p'jjv Tr]vok £v TOt.; ?wot^, ot-o ts tiov exto? xa'tTf,.; 
cvaporalionibns oxlernis, ol ea c|iia; iii ipsa iiisila iv auTrj dvaOuutddioj;, o^xoycvr^ Tisfuxevat. ndXiv ik 
esl, iiiiiiis cjns(loi|i(iuc gciicris constare. Uiii-siis n „ xa'l tijv XsyiivTtov d3tI)i;.aTov stvai ttjv tj/uxriv. d~£ipo; 
iis (|ui liioniit aiiiiiiaiu iiicorporcani cssc iiiliiiila yi-j-oViV ■?; Sta-^tovia • tiov jj.kv ouatav auTr;v xa't dOd- 
(■\.)ritiir (liSL-ri'p;iutia ; ('11111 alii siibstantiaiii oaiu- vaTov /.sftJVTtov • t65v S- djtojjiaTov [Asv.-vj [j.r;v 0'J3t'av, 
«pio iiuMiortaloin osse (.licaiit ; alli iiicorporeaui iiiii- ouoi dOdvaTov. ©aXfj? [jjv yip npuTo; t-)]v tpu/i^v 
(lom, noii tainou siibstautiaiii, noiiiic vero iniiuor- Scfr,3=v dxtvrjTov xal auToxivr,TOv. nuOaYiJpa^ 6i 
taieiii. ICiiiinvoro Tlialos priiiiiis auiinam iiiiMiobi- dptO[A?(V iauTiv xtvouvTa. ID.dTtov 51 ousLav vor,Tr;v, 
loin ct por se niobiloin osso coutoinlil. rylluigoras i.'i auTf,.; xtvou;.tcvr,v, xaTi dptO[ji?iv evapp.iyvtov. 'Apt- 
iiniioriiiM so ipsMMi iiiovoiiloiii. 1'lato cssciiliam in- dTOTsXri; 5k ivxiXix^tav TtptoTrjv ctoixaTo; cpuatxou, 
t.-lli'(:lMaloiii a so ijisa inolnin liiiboiitom per uiimo- ''<p-vavtxou, ouvd[ji£t C(ijf,v sxovto.;. Ac'.vap/o? 'tjk dp- 



rum iKiruioiiiciim ol coMoinuuin. Aristotolos acluin 
primiim coriioris iiiitiiralis, potostalc vilain liaboiilis. 
Diiiarolius liariiioniiiin (|iKituor olonieiiloiiiiu ; ncc 
vero plitliougis soiiisvecoiislanloiii;si'il liaiiiioiiioiiin 



[iovtav Ttov Ticraaptjjv aTOt.'/st(ov • ou yap Tr^v s.y. T(.)v 
cfO.iYY''-'^ auvt3Ta;j.lvriv, d).Xd Tr]V Tt^ov ev tiJ) !jco[/.aTt 
Oxp[ji(ov xal u-,'ptov, xa\ tJ.u-/ptov, xal 5'r,P'ov cvap;jto- 
v.ov xpaciv xa't cu[t'.p(.)v;'a\/ pouXe-at XsYitv. ArjXov Zl 
lempericin ct conooutiiiii calidoriimot liiiiiiiloriiiu ct oTt xa't to'Jto)v, oi [jtsv aXXot ttjv tj/uxr;v ^'tvatXr^-ouo-tv 
rrigidoriini ol siccoruui in corporo. rorspicMiiiu o-Jctav 'AptsTOTiXr]; os xa'i AEiva,oxo; svo'Jatov. "E-i 
ctiam est, nt .'x lioriini niiinero alii aiiiiiium ossc q oj irpji; toutoi.;, ot [jtiv [iiav elvat xa\ Tr]v auTT]v tiov 
siibstauliain priif.'iaiit ; Aiistololcs vero et Diuar- TtdvTi.jv tj^uxfiv Vcvo[jtixaci, xaTa-/.2p,aaTtJo[jiivTiv si; 
clins substaiili.ilcm piilaiit : iiraLlorca alii uiiam Td xaOsxaiTa, xa\ TrdXtv st^ lauTr]V cuvtouaav, o:: 
essc canidcnu|'.io ouiiiiMiu aniuiam arbilraiiliir, r/t Mavt/atot xa't dXXot Ttvi?. Oi ok 7:oXXa; xa't 6:~s- 
disoerplaiii iii siiigula , ac iiirsns in so cooniitom, tfopou; xaT' slooc: • ot oi [iiav xa't ■iioXXd;. Ildai» t.-j;- 
iil iManioli.ci ct ([uiibiiii alii. Siiut tpii lunlias ac vuv dvdyxr] [jLr,-/.'jvat t^jv X(5yov, TosauTaij odjai? dv- 
tlivcrsas spcoio c.xistiiiicnl. jVlii niKiin ct iiiiiltas. TtXsyovTa. Kotvr] [jtsv o-jv Tipb: ^xdv-a; to'j? XiY&VTi; 
rrorsus ergo neccsse est sennonoin iiroiluioio, tot c(u[jta Tf,v tj/u'/_r]v, dpxscist Ta TTapi 'Ap.[;.tov!ou to'^ 
opiniouibns advorsautcni. Quaproptor iii goiicro ad- otoacjxdXou llXajTlvou, xa't Nou(j.r,viou tou IIuOaY''p-- 
vcrsus OMiiios (|iii dioiinl aiiiaiain coipns csso, •xou sipr[[j.cva • stt;'t 6s rauTa^ 
tiiilicient (pi.-e ab-Aniinonio doctorc Plotini ct Niiiiicnio rytliagorito dicla sniit, lixc iiiuiiriMii : 

* Cf. Fabric. Nolitiit, snpra, cnl. 20. Scd nc quld a nobjs pr.TlormiU.ntiir, qunil liaboliir iiuprcssuiii iioiiiiiic Grc;;i)rii 
Kjsseni, surmouii^t' ((i(im« iii cdilioac hac ouiiiiuui cjnsdom Gi onorii Oporuin locum foriiiuis 



'Ijc iwfiai:a t?, rJ.y.dx ^Ji:! Tfii-rJL ~z w-i v.a\ \ C.iiipura ii:>l:ir;i siia iiiiualiilia (\=sc rt sparsa )ii r 



(jxcoajti Si' oXou, zal ei? aTicipov TiiiTiTi, iv aCiTU!; 
^t\hvih:; ausTayXTjTOu uT:o/.:f::o[jidvo'j, SsTTai ToO cuv- 
^;(0VT0^ xa\ ouvayovTo;, •/.a't("j37r:p auiaiyY'-''''''? ''•°'"- 
(yjYxpa'ToCivTO? aCiTi, o-sp '^Myyp ).ivo;a.£v. E; Toivjv 
cjio[jia £!JTiv ^i <{'U~/T1, oTov or] ■noTj, t\ xa\ ?.£7:T0,j!:ps- 
oTaTov , T! Sc Tia/.tv stt'. t% (jj;jL'.^ipov r/sfvr^v ; 
'KfijixOi) yip •7:5'/ cj("),ua SsTcjOai toO auvd/ovTo; • X5it 
o'JT(c>; ei; (i-sipov, '£(0? av ■/.aTavTT;7(i)[ji£v£i; dacJjfia- 
Tov. Ei (i\ Xi-foiiy, ("jirsp o: ^-.m".y.o\, tovcxtjv Tiva 
slvai y.ivT\(j!V T:£p\ Ta a(b;jiaTa, si; xh £t's(o aiia xt- 
vo'j|Ji£V, xa\ tU -^ »?fJ, xa\ tt;v ij.kv £!^ t!) c|(.), .a:- 
Y£0(T)v xa"! TTOioTT^T^jv aTTOT£X£tJT:xT;v £Tvai, tt;v o^ 
£!.; -b £!i(i) , iv(b3£io; xa\ o-jaia; • ipw-r^-io^J auTOiJ,'^ 
'Ezstoi^ Tiaia xi-jTin; dTT(5 Ttv(5; £3Tt 6'jvd[jii0)?, 



iinivcrsMMi, ;il(|ii(! iii iMlliiitiiiii socia , cl ciim iii i.\ 
ipsisiiiiimilalilltMiiliil iclicliiiii sit, cgcro (!0 (|iio(l 
ipsa copiilci cl c()iislriM;,':il cl ipiasi cnlligcl ctenii- 
liiical : (|ii(>(l ajiiniiiiii (liciniiis. Qiiaro si aniin:i 
corpiis csl (iiialiMiiii(|im, licet tciuiissiiiiiini, (|iialc 
taiidcni liirct (piod co(u-ccrcl illaiii? iiain prolialiini 
csl oniiio corpiis cgirc cn (iiiod copnlcl : lta(|iio iii 
iiifinitiini progressns csscl, doiieo occnrrereniiis iis 
<lii:c iiicorpiirca siiiil.^Quod si iliiaiit, (ineniadiiio- 
diini Sloici, nioiioneni (|iiaiiidaiii intciisaii) circn 
cnrpiira cssc, siiiiii! intiis iiiovcrciniir ct ad ca qii;c 
foris siinl ; alqiie iiaiic (inidiMii pcrlicicndi viiii Im- 
liere iii:igniliuliiies cl qiialilalcs iii iis qii.i; Ibras 
pergiint ; iii iis vero <\ux. (jiiod intiis cst spcclaiit, 
:?] 0'Jvd;jLt; aiiTT], xa\ T!Vt o''j<;i(OTat; Ei jjtkv ouv xa"'. •?] " iinionem o.l csseiitjani : (iiiare sic iiitcrrogandi 

csscnt : Qiiia niiuiis inotiis csl ali arK]iia facnllale, 
qiiicnain faciilt:is ips:i esl, et qiio paclo cjiis esscii- 
lia cniislitnla esl ? Si qniilein etlani polcnlia luec 
iiiateria qii;cdani esl, iisdcni riirsiis iiteninr ralio- 
liilins. Si vero nnii inaleria, scd iiiateri;» ad!ia'rens. 
armd cst nialcria; particcps pnRtcr iiialcriani ; iiaiii 
qiiod esl cniii|ins iiialcri:v, nialcri;ile dicitiir : (jiiid 
ergo est niatcria! parlioeps, iilriim iiialcria ctiam 
ipsniii, aii malcri;c ex|ieis csl ? Qiiamolircni si 
matciia csl, qiii inateriale esl, ct iion iiiateria ? 
Qiind si nnn materia csl, expcrs igitur inatcri.^e es'; 
sin aiilem inatcria caret, rorpiis non est ; nam cor- 
piis malcria conslat. Qiind siilixcrint enrporalriliiis 
di^laiiViis [ilimcnsiouilnisl pr;cilila cssc. ctaiiima pcr ■ 



S-Jvaiii; a"i-t\ u\r\ -i: £3ti, Toi; a'JTot; TidX'.v xp'5i- 
[j.£Oa Xoyoi?. I'.t 03 o'>/ 'jXt;, dXX' £-/'jXov, '£T£pov £7ti 
t'j £vuXov, jrapi T-r;/ 'jXTjV. T^j y.ip [xi-ciyio^i 'jXt,;, 
tVjXov XiysTaf -i t:ot£ dpa Jit^ ■zh [ji£T£/ov t?,; "iXt,;, 
TTOTspov 'jXt] xai a'JT?j, t) diJXov; Ei [jiiV 0'Jv.ijXr,, T:tij; 
£vuXov xa\ 0'j-/ ijXt; ; Ei 51 0'j-/ iiXTi, djXov dpa. Et 6£ 
dOXov, 0'j 3(oij.a • t'j ■^kp 5(rijj.a iVjXov. Ei Sk Xiyoisv 
OT! Td Gi!)ij.aTa toi/t; oia-TaTd iiTt, xa'! t; '.{''j/t] oi 
ot' oXo'j 0!-f;xo'J3a TO-J !i(bi.taTo;, Tp:-/r; SiaitaTT] scjt! • 
xa\ Std TO'jTO ~dvTO); xa'! 5(7):j.a £po'j;ji.£v, oti T:av ^hj 

(I(I)IJ.a TplXTl Sia!JTaT(3V ESTtV OJ TTOtV OS t'j Tpi/T) 

SiajTaTV/ n!o(j.a. Ka't ykp 6 * Tb Kosfiv. xa\ -zh ■koA^j, 
d3(b(j!aTa '6-i-a xaO' JauTd, Y.axh (iu[j.6;6t;-/.^;, evoyx^i) 
TTOJOUTa!. ()uT(o; ojv xa\ ttj 'li'r/ri xaO' £auTT;v ;j.sv 



TtposstJTi T^ eSidiTaTov, xaTd (Ju;j.6:6t;^/.'); ol T(o sv ^ tiilnm corjins pcrlinens,lrcs cliani disl;uiti:is lialict : 



(0 siTi, Tpf/r; StaaTaT^v 6vti, ouvOstopsiTat xa\ «'jtt] 
Tpi-/Ti SiaiTaTT;. "E-t Trav f^ s^toOsv xivsT-at i^ £v- 
SoOsv dXX' Ei (j!£v sltoOsv, dvavjiaio); d'.J/u'/ov saTat. 
Ei 0£ svO'j0sv, Eiji.iu/ov. Ei 60 3(o;j.a f, 4''-'X''l ' ^' I-'-^''' 
£|o)0£v xivslTai, Siu-/'); s-jtiv • st svSoOsv, £[j.iI/u^/o;^ 



dTOTTOv 6- xat t'j cij.iu/_ov. 



aOu-/ov 



ac proptorca iiliqiie illani corpiis dicemiis ; qiiia oniiii! 
cnrpus tribus distaiitiis cniistiliiiiur, veriini iicn 
nmnc (|iiod tres dislantias liabet, cnrpiis csi ; ct- 
eiiini Inciis ct (|iialitas, incorporca ciim sint pcr 
sc, per accidcus iu iiiolc ct qiiaiiliialc lialientiir : 
sic igilur ct aiiiuuc jier se qiiidcm incst, ut dislan- 
tia carc:it, pcr accidcus vcro siiiiul cniisideratiir 
trifaria^n dislans ctim cn in qiio esl, qnnd triplireiu 
dislaiitiaiii liabct : ad b;cc omuis res aiit cxtrinsc- 
ciis movctnr ant iniciiiis : ct si qiiidcm foris agi- 
iimvctur, nniiiiatiim crit. Si \cyo corpus sit aniui:i,' 
(jiiod si iulus, aiiimala : alisiirdnm vcro est cl 

auimalum, cl iiianimc diccrc aiiiiiiain : iioii csl igiiiir airiiua cnrpiis. Itcm aniiii;i, si (|uidcm iiii- 

Iritiir, ab iucorporco alilur ; ctciiiiii dis' iiiliiuc iiis:iiiiiHilriii:it : at;iii iiiilliiiii ciuiiiis a"i incorporco 

iinlritiir : nou csl igitur anima coipiis. 

EsvoxpdTr,; outo) auv?,Ysv • si os ijit; ■zpi-^i-y.i, j Xciiocr;iles sic colligcliat ; at si uoii ;ilitiir aiiim;!. 

(jw[jiaf, (}.'jxr,-^^"' "'^■^=' I-^'' xoivii T:p>j; T:dvTa; Tcu; cnrpiis non esl ; alijiic lia'C qnidcm commniiilci 



tt;v '.J/u/tv. Ojx dpa !J(o[jia f; !]'U-/t]. "Eti f; 'iuxTj, si 
[jiv TpJt^sTat, \i-h dato[j.aTOu TpsiSETai. Td Yap p.a.- 
Of;;jiaTa Tp£'JS! auT-rjv • ouosv os (j(j)[j.a ij7:'j da(o;jidTou 
Tp£!psTa!* 0'Jx Spa (j(o;j.a f; 4''^'/'n- 
latiir, ncccssario in^iuiiuiiiii cril. Qiiod si intiis 
si qiiidciii cxlriiiscciis agilatur, expcrs csl aniniic 



X^-pvTa; !i(b;j,a sT-zat tt]v 'iu-/f,v • ioia oz tto?.; tou; 
So^dJovTa; aTixa t\ Tvsuu.a £!'/ai Tf;v !J.uxt;v • ST:-'.6fi 
Tou t:'/s'j ;j.aTo; ?, to'j a![j.aTO; -/(opijo^jisvou, v:xpo'3Tat 
T^ C<^ov. 0'j/ £x:Tvo [5t,t£OV, OT:sp Tivk; twv oio[J.sv(ov 
£!vai Tt [J..-,oo;, YSYP^^-fV'^*'' Xsyovt-;, Ouxouv o-ov 
d-Oj5.(5uTi TOJ a'i![xaTo;, (Aipo; aTzzfjfyJT] tt;; tfUx?,;. 
Kouv;oXoY!->t yy.p -h to!0'Jtov • st:\ Y-^p t(ov 6;j.oio;j!£- 
ptov, xa\ zh ut:oXsi7:6;jisvov [j.spo;, Ta^jTOv sit". tio 
na-jTi. "r6(op YO'JV xa\ t6 7:oX'j xa\ 'zh ^pax'JTaTov, 
cp.o!(i);xa\ d,oYupo;xa\ xP'J3'j?. xal TrivTauvTd (J-spT; 
oi EiaXXdTTS! dXXf,Xtov xaT"o'Jj:av. OijT(o; ojv xa^ t") 



ailvcrs!is cos qiii dlciiiit corpus cssc animaiu ; pc- 
culiariter aiitcm advcrsus cos qiii opinautnr ani- 
mani sangnincm, aiit spiritiim cssc; (iiiandnquidcm 
spiritii, aiil sangiiiiie scparaio, aninial niorlc cou- 
licilnr. Non illiid diccudiim cst, qunil qnidaiu eo- 
riini, qni opinaiitiir partcm ;iliqii;im cssc, scripsc- 
ruul aicntcs, Qiiotics clfliiit aliquid e sangninc , 
aniimr, pars cnuntlitiir ; islnd ciiiiri lcvis iiianisq'ic 
scriuo csl ; sed ciiiiii in iis qua' constant parlil.us 
similarilms, ctiani pars qiirc rcsidiia cst cadcm 
cst ciim tolo. .\(iua ccHC est miilla cl pcrexigua. 



Ijl 



b. CllKGOUIl inyssi:m 



10-2 



Siiiiililer aulciii argeiiUiiu et aiinim, (|iioriiiii par- A iTO/.siTidfiivov a/y.a, odov 3v ,=.!'r;,' ij/oy^ sotiv, tiTzzp 



les iioii (liscropaiil a se inviceiii jnxla esseiUiaiii : 
sic igiliir saiigiiis eliam qui reliiii]uitiir, qiiaiiius- 
ciiiique riierit , aiiimn esl, siiiuiilcm aiiiina cst 
sangiiis : illiid eigo potiiis (.licenilum est , quod si 
lioc essel auiiiij, quu sublato inorcretur animal : 
prorsus etiam llcgina pituitave anima esl, et Ijilis 
ulraijiie ; nam qualeciiiii|iie lioriim dcfueril, iineiii 
cl cxitiiiin iiidiicit aiiimali : idenique jecur, et ce- 
icliriini, et cor, et stoinacliiis, et renes, cl inte- 
slina, ct alia pleraque ; ii:iin quo istoriim exeniplo 
iioii morcretur animal ? (^ieteioqui innlta siint ex- 
sangnia (luidcm, sed animala ; iil pisccs carlilagi- 
iiosi et abs(tuc sqiiainis, ac inolles, vcluti sepix', 
ct teutliides, lolligo, niyle, atqiie teslacci, et oiiincs 
lesta pro cule pra;dili ct niolli testa miinili, carahi B yovojv r.i:r.a., y.%\ yb>;j\; uSaTo; pio-£U£iv dSuvaTOv, 



(J/u);t] ih aljjia. 'ExiTvo ouv [jiaXXov XsxTeov, £ti z\ zoZ~6 
eaTi i{/uxT], (ju e|aipou|jisvou OvT]ax£i t!) Cdov ndvTtoj 
xai ih tfXiy^ia (lu-/f) eaTi, xa\ at y_o\ci.\ djjitpfJTEpai • 
A-oiov yip toutwv av /.ci-r], ts).o; ETtdvsi t(T) fciioj • 
£Ti cl xaiT^ f|7iap xa: 4 iYxicfa),o;.xa't <) xapota, xa'i. 
dTojjtayo;, y.a\ oi vstppo"i, xa\ Ta svTSpa, xa't dX).a 
-o).).d. Tivo; YdpTOUTtov SiaipsOsvTOC, ou T£Ovf;|sTai 
TO ^(Tjov ; "A).).(.oj te T:o).).d ecTTtv, avatjjia ' [jt'sv, s;jttj/uxa 
6i, (i)j Td a,u'jpstva xa"t fi.a).dxia, oTov atiiita; xa\ 
TsuCtos;, xa\ a;j,'J).ot, xa't TidvTa TJ. oaTpaxtJospfta, 
xa't d-a).oaTpaxa, t'o;ot xdpafJot, xx\ oi xapxtvot xa\ 
diTaxoi Ei Toivuv s3T'tv £iA'|uya ph/, dvai[j,a 5k, of,- 
),ov t'o; oux s—tv atjjta f; 'iuxii;. Uphi Ss Toui; X^yovTo; 
iJotop slvat Tr/J t{/u/T;v, oTt to tjotop cpaivsTat Ctoo- 



-0T£ 

'/.'■"?'■ 



TToXXd Ti dvTfnir.Tovia. OuSi Ydp TpotpT,; 
; o'^'^/ Ts ^t;v • iJ/u/rjV «pa, -mi Td? Tpo- 
T:daaj xaO' JxdaTTjv ^r,Tsov xat' auTd? • 



cl cancri clastaci. Si igilnr sniit animata qtiiucm 

scd cxsaiiyuia, pcrspicuuin cst aniinam iioii csse 

sanguinem ; etiiiim adversus eos qiii diciiiil ani- 

niain esse aqiiam, eo qiiod ac.iia videatur vivifii are 

omnia, el absqiie aqua vivcie tas noii sil : iriler- 

diiin iiiuUa (iiioiiue intcrciiieiUia ; iicqiie euiin :il's- 

qiie aliinciUo (inis vilain dcgere potest : igitiir 

aiiimam, et aliiiienta omnia sigillalim diccnda pcr 

se : dcinde niulta aniinalia suiit qiuB non bibiiwl, 

iil de quibiisdani aquilis narralur, ct pcrdix vivere 

jiolcst absiine polii. Si-d cur polius a(|iia ct iiou 

acr ? nain ad mulliiin tempus (ieri polcit nt absti- xa't Td dvatpia, xa't Ttov OaXaTTttjJV Td ■TToXXi, xa\ 

neatiir aqua, scd iion spiraie acra, iie taiililliiiii TiivTa oaa o'Jx s/si 7cvs'J;j.ova. O-JSkv ydp jii; syov 

qiiidein leinpoiis possibile est : vermu iie aer qui- T:vs'J[jtova dva-vst t{/v dipa • xat dvTtaTpitfst, ouS^v 

dcin anima cst ; ctenim nuilta suiit qu;c viviinl. 



E-jTSiTa ■iroXXd Ttov ^tinov s^tI jjtT) TCtvovTa, (Jjs iiit 
Ttvojv dsTtiJv iaT(5pTjTat • xal T:ip5i5 Sh 6'JvaTai ?t;v 
)((op't.; Tciu T:t'vstv. Atd Ti Ss [JtdXXov t?j uSiop xa't ou-/ 
6 di^p; "VoaToj [j:'sv ydp xa\ st:\ ttoXu SuvaTiiv dir- 
iiysaOaf to-j Sk dvaTcvstv ih-i dspa, 0'J8£ xh PpayuTa- 
Tov ■ dXX' o'JSs 6 dT;p 4"^"/^i- OoXXd ya.p JaTi ^tJjvTa 
[j.iV, [JtTj dvaTTvsovTa Ss tSv dspa, tli; Td JvTO(jta 
T:dvTa, oTov [JtsXtTTat, •.:a\ a'jr,xs;, xa\ [jt',Jp[jiT,xs;, 



iicc tanieii spiraiit aercin, nl insecla omnia, nt apcs, 
fuci, vesp;c, rorniic;c, et exsanguia, ct c inarinis 
niulta, oinuia (Uiiiiiiuc qiue piiliuone carcnt. iSiliil 
ciiiiii qiioil pulmonein iion Ualict sjiiral acrcm ; cl 
id rclro vicissim coinmeat, niliil coruin qu;c rcspi- 
rant aereui, pulinoiie caret. Quandoquidcin ctiam 
CleantUis Stoici, et CUrysippi feruntur scrmones 
iiuid:iin non conteinnendi, exponeud;e suiit liornm 
cliain soluliones, ut solveriint eas Platonis disci- 
piiJi.CleaiUlies talein argunienlationein nectiirNon 
solum, inquii, siiniles parentibus nascimur secuii- 
dnm corpiis, verum eliam juxla animani, ratione 
aircctuiim, luoruin, alfectionuiii ; corpus aulem si- 
inilcs p;irlcs UaUel, et dissiinilcs, iioii incorporeuin; D xat o 
torpus igilur anima. Seil priinum quidcin cx iis 
quae partii;ulari;i siiiU, iiiia coiislituiliir quod iini- 
versuin csl : ;id b:ec vcro ctiaiii ([uod non est iii- 
corporenin, mend;icinm cst ; diciinus eiiiin nnnio- 
ros siinilcs esse, quoruiii Uitcra pioporlioiKilia siiiil; 
ulsexct vigiiUiqu:ituor; '.alera eniiii niimcri scnaiii 
siiiit diio ct trcs ; viginli anlem quaiuor, qiiaieriia- 
rins et scn:iriHS. Alqiii analogiam el proportioiieni 
lciUent diio ad (|u;itu()r, ct tria ad sex ; in dnpla 
ciiim ralione consideraiitiir ; nain i|ualuor dii|>l;i 
siint dnoruiu, el sev triuiii ; iiicorporci vero nu- 
nicii, cl (igiira; pares siinl, (HKVcuiKiue aiignlos 
p;ircs liabeiU, cl lalcra qiia; circa parcs augiilos 
fcuiit, |iroporliijualiu : iigurain vcro elium ips;im 



p.-i; a'ja-v£ov t!/V dspa, Ttvsuj/.ova sysi. 'ETTStSI; xa\ 
KXsdvflou; tou Stojixcj, xa\ XpuatTiTTou tfspovTat 
Xv,-ot Ttvkj oux su-/.aTa'ypovr,Tot, sxpT,Tiov xa\ T0'j- 
Ttov Td; Xuast.:, to; dTtiXuaav oi dTi^ IlXdTiijvoc. '0 
K)sdvOr,? TOtiivSs TrXs-xst auXXoYta;jtov 0'J p.iJvov, 
cfr,a\v, o;j.otoi TOt.; vovs-jat YtviiijtsCa xaTi xh aiSfJto, 
d/.Xd xa\ -xaTd tt)v tl/uyijv, Tot^ TrdOsat, Tot^ fjOsat, 
Ta"j StaOiosat. 2to[itaTo; 6k th 6[jtotov xa\ t?j litv- 
6;-tc.iov, o'J-/t 5i dato[jidTou^ aoj;jta dpa i\ 'vu-/-?]. 'AXX4 
TTpLoTov [jtsv sx T(uv st:\ jjiipou; Td xaOoXou auyxaTa- 
axsud^STat • r.r.h^ to'Jt(o 5s, xa\ t'j o'J-/\ ot' datoiJ.d- 
Tou, t^sOSo; iaTi. AsYo.utsv y3.p dptO[jiou? ojjtoiou; 
sTvai, o)v at T:Xsupa\ dvdXoYoi statv • tlj? xov £§ xa\ 
zh'j Eixoat-iaaapa. n).£'jpa\ y^^P ''^'^ ^? ^■^'- ^ ^"'^ 
pst^^ TO'J 6i sixoatTsaaapa, 6 Tiaaapa, xa\ 



s| • dva"/.0Yiav Zl E/st 6 S'Jo 7:pS; Td Tiaaapa, xa\ 
6 Tpia T:p!(? t6v 's;. 'Ev StTcXaaiovt Ydp XijyV Ostopst- 
Tat. Td Y^P Tsaaapa TtJJv 6'jo SnrXaatova, xa\ Td £? 
Tojv TptcTjv • dato[j:aTOv Ss oi dptO[jto! • Td T/i^^axa Si 
a-/f,[jtaa'.v 6[iotd saTtv, 6aa Td; ts yo)'/'.a; taa; E/si, 
xa\ Ti? T:sp\ Ti; laa.; yiii-Aaq itXsupd; dvdXoyov t6 
5s axT;[J:a xa\ out6 datoixaTov xa\ auTot ijjtoXoYoustv 
sTvai. "Eti (0? Tou TToaou iot6v lczt t6 Taov xa\ dvi- 
aov , ouTto xa\ -o-j TToto'j to 6[jtoiov xa\ t6 dv6[j:otov • 
da(o[jtaTov 6i t^ ttoiott,; saTtv • dpa, xa\ datonaTov 
dTto[JtdT(o o[jioiov. "ETt Ss, cpr,a\v 6 KXEdvOr,.;, o'J5cV 
datoiJtaTOv aujjiTtdaxsi (iio[i.aTt, cJSk daojjjtdTtj) cruj;.- 
T:da-/£t a(jj[jta, dXXa a(jj[jta otojjtaTt • ou[jtT:ia/si 51 
f, '}'j/t; T(;) ato(.taTi voTO'3vxt, xa\ -S|Jivo[Jtiv(ij, xa\ t!i 



<03 r)E ANIMA. 194 

cdifia TT) lij/fi. Ais/'Jvo(jLivT,; Y^^P ip'jOp''V viv^tai, A uicoiporoain ipsi nilonttir Dfsc. PrwloiT.-i iit qii.Tii- 

Y.3.\ (foeoujjiivr,,; tlj/pov • 3io[jia Soa f) 'i\iyr,. titalis |ii'o|ii'iiiiii osi p;ir v.l iiii|).'ir : sic cliaiii qiiali- 
talis siiiiilc el dissiinili'. Iiicdrpiirciini vcio qiialilas esl : ergo iiicorporc:iiii iiicorporco siiiiilc. .\i\ hxc, 
Cleanllics inqnil, iiiliil iiicorporciiiii pjlilur eiiiii corporc, nci|iie ciiin iiicorporco corpiis p:ilitiir, scd 

eorpiis eiiiii eorpoie; vcriini aiiiiiia siiiuil piUimr ciiiii eorporc ;e_:;rolaiitc el cnm seealiir ; el cocpiis 
euiii aiiiiiio criicialiii' ; elciiiiii cnilicsceiito cl pinlili'i"il:\ aiiiiii:i, ('(iipiis iiiliriiin elliciliir, ct ea iiie- 
liieiitc, pallcscit ; corpus ergo cst aiiinia. ' 

"ETti oi 'zb'ixzpo'1 TOJV ),T,ixiJ.dTO)V ^siJSo-r, Jfa-ri Est eliaiii allera siiiniilioiiiim f.il-,:i, jnxla prolc- 

Tcpi5cj),T,']/iv 0'JYxs;[iSvov, xb Xsyov, Ovdir deiojtazoy p-in pneicplioneinvc coinposita, (|ii;e dicil, Mliil 

crdiftari crvji.rctc-/fi. Tt fAp st [jiiSvri zr] &r/f^ -^r/j-o incniporeum condolci-c cnin corpore : qiiid enini si 

itpiseiTiv; "P.ar.zp z'. xi^ li-{oi, OiiSiv fwov tt]v &'jv> soli aiiinue lioc inesl ? qneinailiiioiliiiii si qiiis di- 

yivuv xcvEc- 6 5i xpox(5?£'.Xo.; TTiv avo) ysvuv xiv:?. ecrcl, Niilliiiii animal siipcriorein iiia\ill:iin iiiovcl ; 

'ISo'j yip 6 xpoxoosiXo; xa\ aoov, xa''. TTjV av(o Y^vjv sed erocodiliis siiperiorem niaxillain ;igiUil. Eece 
xivEi' tJ/v auTbv 6k TpijTrov xa\ otav li-^r^ jnidir eiiiiii crocoililiis, et aiiimal, el siiperiorem niaxil- 

uro){iciTcyc-o)juiTicrvit.i:daxsir • 7Tpo3Xaiji6iv!'. "j-ip !> lain iiiovcl. Eoilemqiic iiiodo etiaiii eiiiii dicil, A'«//m)« 

Ti JT|Xouu.£vov TTJ (XTTocfdiisi- ct 5i XI? O-iOoiTQ dXT,- incorporcitm cuin corporc coinpalilur ; ateiiiiii assil- 

6^j elvai T^ iJ.Ti5bj dsijj^aaTov TtojxaTt ffU[Jirdjxitv • iiiit iiiiod qiia^reljatiir in ;issi'i'lioiie. Si vero qnis 

dXXi t'j £7iaY(5[jicvnv o'Jx Esxtv &[:toXo-i'0'J[j.EVOv, oTt supposiierit vcriini esse, niilliim iiicorporeum coii- 

<s'j[i.T.i:syz'. :?] iJjuxt) voaouvTi xa\ XEjjLvojj.dvto ■zo) uto- dolere corpori : attainen qnod indiicitur iinn cst 

[jaTt. 'Atj.cptSdXXsTai yip srTS zh fftJjijta [jtiSvov Eaxt eoiieessum, qiiod aniiiia condolcat iina eiiin corpoie 

T>i (iXY0'Jv, XaBov TTapi T^; ({'UXT,? X'r,v a^taOTi^Jiv, aijTT] qiiod ;vgi'olat el secatiir. Qiiippc aiiiliigiliir aii 

Si [jiivst d::aO'f;? ■ ctxs xa\ TJMai.yzX xto ijtt)[j.aTt. Kx\ coipiis soliiiii sit, qiiod dolcat sciisu ab aiiima ac- 

xpaxet ij.aXXov Trapa xoi.; ivSo^oxipot; t!» TrpoTspov ccpto, cl ipsa niaiie;it doloris expcrs; an vcro 

oCiSeIs 6^ ex Ttov d(ji(pt6aXXo[jiiva)v uuvdYEt Tou; cuX- doleat cum corpore. Otiiinct aiiiem potins apiid 

XoYt5[j.ou:;, dXX' Jx Ttov ojj.oXoyoufj.ivtijv • ex Trsptou- elariores viros qiiod prius est. Ali|ni nrmo e\ 

(Stas 6s 5:txvuTa; xa: Ttva ditbtjiaTa au ijLTTduxovTa eoiilroversis colligit cl concliulil ;irgiiiiieiila'.iones, 

Totj Tio^xaatv. Ai ra;OTT,TE.,- yo^jv dcjti^jiaTot ojuat veniin cx iis qii;e ciiiicciliiiiliir. ['orrn ex :iliniidanli 

•nacJxivTtjjv tiov iito;j.dTtov xa\ 0UTa\ (iu;jt7tdTxouijtv, prnlialiir (liani qiiiedam iiicoiporea p:ili ciiiii eor- 

Iv TS Tfi tpOopa xa'! TTJ Y£vvf,aEi (iuvaXXotou,u.£va; tio pniilms. Uiiarc qiialilatcs iiii orpoi'c;v fiiiii siiil, 

aojjiaTt. Xp'Jjt7t-o; 6i 9T,!itv, oxt 6 Odvaxo? eiti ^^' diiin patioiitiir corpoia, ips.i? qu0(|iie eoniloleiil, 

Xtupta|xb; (J/uxT,; ii-h atojxaxo; • ouosv 51 daojp.aTov diiiii iii orlii alqiie inleriln aliter alliciiiiitiir ciini 

aTch a(l)'^^-rj; yi,>rji!^z-a.'.. OuZl yi.p 'vf6iT.-£'zy.i ao>y.c>.- corpore. C.lirysippiis aiiteni ail iiioitcin essc scpa- 

xoj dT(o[j:aTov •?) 5£ (J-uxt] xa\ £'.;d7:TSTa[ xa't yoip'.- latioiicm aniiiia> a corpoie ; jam vero niliil incor- 

^ETat TO'j (jto[j:aTo;^ 0'jx dpa dato(.iaTog fj '^'Jyj]- porcniii a coipore scparatiir ; iicqiii: ciiini incorpo- 

TcjTtov T^ [x'vi -Jj'i OdvaTov x'''P'-';-<-'j'.' S'vat tj/ux'?,.; renm coiitingit corpiis ; anima vcro cl :iHiiigii eor- 

i-zh at.o,u.aTO.:, dXr^Oi; kj-':- ih ok ,a'i] sodTTTsaOa; piis et separaliir ;iL) eo. Non csl igitnr anima iii- 

datI)[jOTov atl>,aaToc, (J-su^k; [^iv Ecjtt xaOtiXou Xs-co- eorporea. Ex liis veruin islud cst, iienipe morlem 

[jtevov J7;\ 6s TT,; ([/'jx?]? dXT,Oic " tI.s'Joo? [jtEV, ETTStST) esso separalionem aiiiiiee a corpore ; sed iUiid fal- 

xa\ ■?) ■]'po[i(iri dao'j[j.aTo? o-jaa, £'.fa7TTSTat a(b[j.aTo; suiii ciim in gencrc (liiilni', qiiod iiicorporeiim est 

xa\ ■xojptJsTat, 6[jtoitjji; xat •?) X£u-/'-5tt,i; • IttI 6s tt,; non ailingerc eorpiis ; scd vcriim cst iii aiiima ; 

ij-uxT,; dXT,Os;. 0'j yip EcfdTTXSTat to'j atb[j:aTo; ■?] illud eerle f;ilsiiiii, qiioiiiain linea qir.e iiieorporea 

liuxfj. Et ydp etpd^TTSTat, OTjXo^ji-jTt TrapdxEtTai 0'JTtT)^ esl, altingil corpiis, el separatiir : simililcr cli;i!>i 

eE cl TOUTO, oux SXtp irapdxstTat. 'AouvaTov ydp caiidor ; in aiiiina aiitem vcriiin. Noii eiiiiii aniiim 

ato[j:a aio^jtaTijoX.ov oXto TTopaxstaOat • xa\ outoj; o'jx t\ eorpiis attingit ; nam si atliiigcrcl, adjaecret ei. Si 

«axat oXov eijlAuxov ■zh fioov. "JIjts st y.k'/ 'zzi.-jz^zz- vcro istiid, noii toti adjacct ; iinpo.ssibile cniin cst 

Tot, at!J,uta [j.kvljTatri tl/uxf] • ^'■'''■' S^o'-'''-^''"^'' ^IJ''-!''-'/.''''' eorpiis eorpori, totiiiii toii adj;iccre , el sie non 

T^j^tJJov. Ei5l8Xoviax\v E[j.'|uxov, o'jTe £'fd7TT£Ta;, oij- erit lotiim aniinal anim^iliiiii. Itaniie si ((iiiilciii 

xe a(Jo(jLd eaTtv f) ([/'jXT to oe ftbov oXov £[j.'.{'uxi5v eitiv eonligerit, corpus (iiiidcm cril aniina : loluin aiilcin 

oIjxs Spa £-;dT:T£Tai, oIjts tjC>[xi. EJTt, xal xojptjsxat noii crit aiiimaliim aniinal. Qiiod si totiim est ;ini- 

datb(j.aTOs 0'jaa. "Oti (j,iv 0'jv oux Eaxtv fj iJ/uxt] iiialiiin, iicqne atliiigitiir, neqiie corpiis est aniiiia, 

aio(j.a, 5f,Xov ex Ttov E;pT,;j:£vo)v • oTt Si ouoi dvo'j- aniinal vero totiiin cst aniinaliiin : nei]iie ergo al- 

mo^, k^f^i jJT,Tiov. tiiigilnr, iici|iic corpns est, el separaliir i iim sit 

incorporea : qnod igilur nnn sit aiiima eoipiis, niairifcslnm esl e.\ iis qii;e dicta siiiit ; qiiod dnbio 
procul noii sil siiljstaiiti;ic cspcrs, deiiiceps dccl;ir.iiuluiii est. 

'E7cs\ 5s xa\ Astvopxo; dp[jiovtav tbptaaTo Tf,v Quoni.am vero cliam Dinarchus aniniam liarmo- 

tlu-xTiv, •xa\ St[j.ta; dv-iX.iYtov ■zC) SojxpdxEt Tf,v 'iu- iiiam definierit, el Siniias advcrsans Sorr;iti aiii- 

■/f,v ip|iovtav £'.faaxsv elvot, Xi^jftijv Eotzivat Tf,v [j.';v inain coneeiiliim essc dixcril, asserens siiniliiii 

tiuxov dp[Jtov:a, t^j ok aio;jta X'jpy ExOsxiov Ti; X'j- cam essc li;irmoiii;e, eorpus vero l\r;e; evjionciidn; 

ast; TO'JT(ov xi; sv xto 'PttiStiin nXixtovo; xstaiva;. suiil soliilioiies luiriiiii, qiuc iii Piatoiiis Phccdont 



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S. GliECORU NY3SF.M 



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icgnriliir. l'nn ccrte esl c\ iis, qii.T iniiis al) ipso A MJa [tlv ojv icTivex ttuv npoaTOoe^siYjjL^Vuv aCi-:([) 



jirobal.T cl ilciriOiistrala fucianl. N.>in aiilcn pro- 
baliiin fiierai discipliiias recorilalioiics esse; lioc 
iiiiliir siiinplo ut ab oinnibns conccsso, ila sciiton- 
liaiii snain conlirinat : Si (liscipliiia! snnt rccorila- 
tioncs, aniina nostra crat priiis(|nain in linniana 
spccie consisicrcl. Qnod si barnionia, sivo concen- 
lus csl, priiis qnidein iioii erat, sed postoriiis con- 
slilil, qiii'.ni corpiis aplc fabiicaliini fiiii,scl. Nnlla 
cniin conipositio aiilcr sc lial)cl, qiiaiii illa so lia- 
liciit cx qiiibns conslilula cst ; socictas enim qna;- 
d^iiii est reriim coiiiposilariiin coniposilio, qiuc 
concciiliis qnidam est; ac iiiiiil proliibcl tiiiod iion 
antcccdalca cx qnibus coniponiUir, iino sc(|nalur 
illa. Qiiainobrcin rcpiignat pioposilioni qiuc dicit 



Trp^anoSdOcixtai Yotp, ott al [jiaO?,a£is dva[JivfiO£t; 
£t3t. ToGto ouv XaStbv tbj 6[jioAOYOi;iji£vov, xaTaix^u- 
(ijEi -civ XiYov ouTto;* Ei at (jtaOrjjsi? ava[jivri-iji; 
etcjlv, f,v f;[j.(J)v i] i^x'!' '^p"-^ '^"' '^V avOpoj-ivt.j eioct 
YsvscOat • et ok op[jiovi'a euTi, TrpoTspov [jtkv ojx rjv, 
iiiTcpov 6k i'(i.vz~o, dp[jtosOivTo; Toij cto^jiaTo;' 7:aja 
yap aOvOsjt? oOx dXXto? sxst, i) lo? Exst ixstva td 
tj tov luY/.ciTat. Kotvojvta ydp Tt^ est; tiov suvte? 
O:i[iivtov rj juvOedi? dp[,'.(ivta oj(ja, xai oO y.toXuJt 
To [;.-r, TiYotaOai auTi;v sxEtviov d^' tTjv ciuvETiOT), dXXi 
6-;cOat auTotj. Md/STat to(vuv Tto dp[.i.ov:av avai 
Tr,v <iu/T;v, tJ/ Ta; [taOrjdst; dva[;.VTi-7£t.; slvaf TO os 
Ttov dva[jtvf cjitov dXT|Oi; £(3Tf tj/suoo; (itpa t^ ti-// 
tiu/riv df-!j.oviav elvat. "Eti :?) p.kv tj/uxr] IvavTioura; 



aiiimain essc conconliiin,illa qua> assorit disciplinas ^ '^'I' 3to[ta-t, xa\ -zhv d.px'.y.>j\i tT.iy_s.i. Xoyov, ot: dp- 

esjC recordationcs ; aiqui pioposiiio rcminiscciuiit: 

vcra cst, falsuin igiliircsl aniniani cssc barnioniani. 

Torro aninia 0|)|ii)niliir corpori, et principalcm 

oblinet ralionem lanqiiain iinperans ipsi ; conccnlns 

veio, neque prscccdil, ncqiie adversalur: non esl 

igiliir aiiiina concciitiis : pr;clcrca bariiionia niagis 

pl iiiimis csl eoiicciiUi ; ilciii bariiionia in laxando, 

cl inlcndcniio vcrsaliir; eiiimvero in dcriiiitionc 

coiicciitns baudipiaquam, qnippe iicfas cslralioncm 

inagis vd miiiiis babcre;sed iii conccntn rcpcriliir: 

clenim si pcrmistus, acutus soniis ci gravis : dciii- 

dc si rcinitlaiiUir, cl tcinpcrciitiir, canidoin ralio- 

iiciii conservaiil iii niagnitudinibiis sonoriiiii. Ye- 

ruin niutationeni accipit secuiiduni barnioiiia) copii- 



Xouia auToij • ■?) Bz dp[tovia oDt£ ■Q-i-etTai, oGte evav- 
T(OUTat • oux dpa if) <|'ux'^ dpjjiovia • sTt dp[jiovia dp- 
[i.oviaj [laXXov y.xi ?itt(5v iattv • df/[iov;as ok t?/ xa- 
XaiOat xa\ STTtTetveaOat ■ ev t(o X(5i'(o 6k ZT\q dp(j.o- 
via; oij • douvaTOv ykp Xrjyov t>j [idXXov xa\ f,TTOv 
^Xetv, dXX' ev Tfi dp[;.ovtuf Jiv yip xexpa[ji£vo? 
o^u; (sOtjyfo? xat papus * erieiTa. dvsOto jt , t6v X^J-cov 

[J.cV Tf/V auTiiV Gibjoufftv Iv Toi^^ (JtEYiOedt TtOV tfOoY" 

ytov • ■::apaXXaY^|V ol Xa[jiGdv£t xard ttjv dp[jiOYT;v, 
[j.aXXov xat tJttov E7:t-£tvo[jtivT] • t}'ux''l 0£ tpu/fis 0'Jx 
£3Tt [jtaXXov xa"t JJttov • oux dpa dp[j.ov[a eit\v f] 
(iuxfj. "Eti f\ 4'^X'l otp-t^iv xa\ xa/.iav ^TitoixETat • 
^ Zi dpp.ovt(3t dp[jiovtav xa\ dvapp.0JTfav oux e-Ktoi- 
•XSTaf oux dpa dp[Jiovta ejtiv f\ ^'^X^^ "E'" 'h 



laiii niagis et niiiius inlcnsa ; aiiiina aulcin non csl ^ tluTr. ev Tt]) IrTitSixesOat Td ivavTta, Tiapd l>.ip^?, 



iiiagis vcl iniiiiis aiiiina : igiliir aniina non csl bar- 
inoiiia. Itcni aninia virtulcm ct vliiiiui admillit; 
conccnlus vcro concenluin el inconcinniini caiUuin 
non capii. Non csl igiiur aniina conccnius. Adhitc 
aiiinia iii suscipieiidis conlrariis pars cst substan- 
ti:c ct sulij(;cliiiii ; barinonia vcro qualilas cst cl iii 
subjcclo. SubstaiUia antein aliiid cst a qualilalc: 
esl igiliir aniiiia arnid a coiiccnlii. Qiiare niliil 
absurdi cst aniinain participcni csse liariiioiii;e; 
sed non propierca est conccntiis; nequc eiiini qiiia 
virliilis particcps cst, idco virtus csl anima. Gale- 
nus vcro niliil saiie asserit; vcrniii prolcslatiir in 
dcnionstrativo sermone, qnod niliil dc aiiiina rdTn- 
niavcrit; scd probabile est cx iis (jiuc dicii, cuiii 
iiiagis probarc animani essc lenipcrainciitiiin. lluc 
ciiiiii propciidere inorum dificreiiliaiii, cx l]i|)|iocra- 
tis diclis coiiimciUariuni insliiuil. Qiiod si ila csl, 
perspicuuin cst o|iiiiaii aiiiinam inoitalcm cssc, 
iion laiiien omncni, scd buniaiiain, (jiia ralioiiis 
expers est; v(:rum de rationis iiarliciiic, anibigiic 
sic Ioi|uiliii : Qiiod vcro non possit aiiiina tcinpera- 
incniiiin corporis cssc, liiiic [laict : Oiiiiic corpiis 
aniinatum aiqnc inanimuni ex ({iialiKir elcmeiUis 
niisluin cst; scd ciiiin boiiiin iiiisiiii eorpora coii- 
sliuiit; quare si aiiiina corporis lcmporamenliiin 
cssci, niliil foret inanime, iit raiio deiiioiistrat : sic 
ciiiin aniina cor|)nHs mislio csset. Rursus si corpus 
mlsturam liabcl, cl omnc corpiis nniinain liabct : 



ouTta EOT^ xa^t uTco"/C£tp.£vov • ■?) Sa dpjjLOvIa m<.6T:t\^ 

Xa\ £V U-OX£t[jlivtO ' fj Oh OUcia TTOtl^TTJTOJ ETEpOV, 

xat fj ^'•r/rj doa dp^iovia? ETspov. 'Ap[j.ovta; p.iv 

TOt [;t£Tix£lV TI-jV t}uXT)V OUOiV aTOTTOV • dXX' ou Tiapd 

TO'JTo dp[j.ovta £3t[v • ou Y^Jtp otoTt dpsTTis [JteTixet, 
doETT] ECTiv f] tj-uxf;. FaXTivij ok dTiotpatvETat -[jiev 
o^Jo^v, dXXd 5ta[iapTup£Tai £v Tto d^TTooetxTtxio X^Si-to, 
(b.; oOoiv Et'-/] Trsp'. ij/ux?!»; dT:o'.patV()[jt£VOs " iotXE oe iS, 
lov Xr('£tSoxt[i.dj£tv [jtaXXov Ti]v xpaitv stvat Tf;v (}u- 
xf|V • TauTr; ydp £TtaxoXouO£t'j Tf/j tiTjv t;0(ov ota^o- 
pdv, ex ToJv 'I-7:oxpdTou.; xaTadxsudCtov t?/V XiJyov • 
ei ok TouTO, Sr,Xov oTt xa\ OvTjTfjV a'JTf,v oiETat etvat • 
0'j -n^aaav ok, dXXd Tf,v aXo-j-ov [itJVTiv tj/uxfiv tou dv- 
OptoTiou^ Ttspt Si tt;? XoYtxf,? dp.(fi6dXX£t Xiycov ou- 
Tto^' "OTt 0£ o\J SuvaTat to'j 00'jp.aToj f; xpadt? Etvat 
tlu-/fi, Sf;Xov evTsiJOsv ■ Ilav (j(b[j.a I[j.(Jjux(Jv Te xa\ 
diuxov ex tojv Tssadptov dTotxEiiov xsxpdTTiTat. 'II 
ydp TO'JTtov xpajt? Ta C(b[j.aTa d7T£pYd^£Tai. Ei 
Totvuv f] TO'j. (;ib(jiaTo; xpait^ ejtiv f] tjuxi], 0'Jo^v 
dtj/uxov ^JTat, (b? d '/.oyo^ dTriSEi^sv. OiJTto yap f) 
xpaaij TO'j s(b[jLaTOj tp^X'! SJTat. IldXtv si Ti a(b;j.a 
xpajiv exet, xa". Tcav aS>y.a 4'^X'l'' ^X-'' ^' ^' '^'^'"' 
(jtb[jLa 4"Jj<'li oiStv a(bp.d EaTtv d'iuxov • oiJTe XtOo.; 
dpa, oiJTS §'JXa, oute (Jtoripoc, oijTe d"AXo ti dtiuxov 
£oTai • et 5e [Jtf] xaOoXou Tiajav xpaatv c(b[jiaTos Xi- 
Yst tiuxfjV elvai, dXXd Tf;v Totdvos • eptoTTiTiov, i:ot'a 
xpdsts i(JTtv, fj Ctjlov 7:oto'jsa, xa"t ■-Iuxtj? Xiyov 
t-ix''-'''^ 'OTToiav ydp dv ntm: ttjv xpdstv, xotau- 



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zi]M Eupijjo|j.iv ilvai xa\ Iv xoT; a'|Jxo'.; • Iwia vip A Miioil si omiic coipiis .ininia cst, niiliiim corpiis cst 



oCoaiv y.pasewv , tl)j au-l; ev kTj itjp\ xpaacw; 
Kjijiv • oxTii) {ikv Tu)v ousxpaxojv, }j.iai 61 tt); eu- 
xpa-0'j' xaxi [Jilv Tr;v £'jxpaTov Xeyct xexpajOat 
T^v avOptor.ov, ou ravTa £1, dXXi Tf<v t^? i^sjt,; 
xpaJEOj;* xa-i Oi Tit; a).Xa; O'j3xpai[o; Ta SXXa 
{tjja xaT' eloo^ [AETi t?,; kT.\ ih (jiaXXov xa\ tjttov 
dvisitus T£ xaV iiiiTdsEti); EuptsxovTai , xa\ sv to!; 
d'^'JXOi; xpd(J£t; [xexd toO (idXXov xa\ ^ttov • il)j 
a'JT6; ■TTdXcv sv Totj d-XoT.; dTciosiHcv. "Eti i\ '^'^yjl 
•xpajc.; EdTiv • ol cl xpddjt; xaTJi Td; f,Xix!a; xa"i, 
Td.; wpac, xat Ti; StaiTa; ■ f] <j/ux»l evaXXdiJETai • 
ei 61 tvaXXdissTat, o'J ttjv auTf,v 'i)(oy.tv iJ/uxt-v, dXXd 
xaTi TTjv xpactiv, m-k [jilv Xsovto?, no-k 61 7:po6d- 
TO'j, itOTi 61 aXXou Tivdj, oirsp aTonov. "Et! i^ x,ca- 



iii.nniniiiin, ntNiiie ergo liipis, nciinc ligiia, iicc fcr- 
niin, nciiiic aliiul (|irul(|iiain iiiaiiiiniiin crit. v!iioil 
si noii nnivcrsu uinnu lcnipcrainciil,nin corporis 
(lical qiiis cssc aniinain, scil laic <|iio(l(lam, ro(;an- 
(hiin csl (|iialis li;'>;c niisliiia sit (|iia> aninial clficil, 
aliinc aiiiiiia; lationcm oliliinlV Llramvis cniiii 
dixcril talcin niislioiinin, iiivcnicmus cssc canulciii 
ctiam iii iis qna; inaniina siiiil. Natn ciim novcin 
sinl tciiipcianiciila, iit ipsc iii coiniiicntario (li; 
tciiipcraiiiciitis (loccl, oclo ■iniilciii cx iis (puc ncgic 
tcnipcraiUiir, nniiiii vcio, (iiio.l lacilis csl tcin|icii('i, 
ac jiixta bcnc tcnipeiatain niistiirani lioininciii 
tcmprraiiim cssc dicil, si'(l iioii oiiiiicni ; vcniiii 
illiun qtii niedia; lcinpciatui';i! cst, ac jiixla ali:is 



a .; o'Jx £vavTio'JTai Tat; £-tOu;j.ia!s to'j otlipiaTo;, H leinpcralinncs c;cli;ra aniiii;ili;i scriiiKlum spccicin, 

d .Xi xa\ GuvipYst. A'jTri -^dp ei-iv f] X!vo'Jja' t) £1 

ii'v/}l IvavTiouTO!. 0'jx 5pa xpaais Ittiv f] <li\ixh ' '^''- 

e: •/.pajij lcTt (J^u/r), V) 61 xpai:; ■jtoiijtt;!; • t:o!'5tt,.; 

61 y.a\ yi-jSTai xa'i dTro-civETai /''^P^' '^'1? '^'''■^ 'j~ox£i- 

;.'.•:. 'ou ^Oopd^^ xal ■f\ ij^uyj] apa xoiptaOrjjeTa! yup^tj 

T?|^ TO'j urcox;![j.ivou tpOopa;' touto 61 o'Jx d/.r^Oe^^ 

o-jx dpa xpait;, o'Jol Troi^iTr,; IitIv ■?] iu/''!- 'J'-' 1'''P 

01] TOu Ttjjv d"JTtx:t[j.ivti)v t6 i-jpov t^ujtxto; Tipoi- 

elvat tfT;Tou<3t tio Jtijto, tli; 1ti\ tou r.^jrjhq t6 Oepjxiiv 

d;jt5TdOeTOv Y'^P to^jto • tpatvs-at 61 [xsTaTtOe;j.svT] 

^; xpaii?. Md/.Xov 61 xa\ ouTot etatv oi 6id Tf,<; ta- 

Tptxr;; Te^/vri; xd^ xpdjct; [ji£Ta6d'AXovT£i; • sTt tc7.v- 

t\.? 3t'j;j.aTo; ai TiOfjTr^-s; aiaOr^Tai eijtv • r; ol •^'r/ji 

o^Jx a!jOr)Tr;, dJ.Xi vor,Tr) • o'^x apa TMu-xfi a.zM\j.!i.- 

T(j.; ssTtv f) t|/uxT]. 



ciiiii rcinissioiic ct iiil<'iiruiiie, ail i<l (imxl nia;;is 
vcl niiniis invciiiiiiiliir: ilcniqiic iii icniin iii;iiiiiiia- 
taiiiiii t<'in|H'r:iiiicii!is ciiiii ri^inissionc vcl iiilcii- 
tiiinc: nl ipsc in siiiiiilicibns iinsiis osti-iidil. t'i;c- 
tcre.i ar.iina tcmpcralio csl; scd tcinpcralioiics sc- 
cundiim liabiliis, ictatcs, tcni|)cst;itcs aniii ct vicliis 
rcgimina sc babcnl: ct anima comiiuitatur : qiiiid 
si cominnt:iliir, iion caiiidcm liabcinns :iiiinKiin, 
sed jnxla linipcriLiii aliquaiulo lcoirH, aiiqiuinib) 
ovis, int<;rduni ctiam allcrius ciijnsvis aniniantis, 
qiKiil pcrabsurduin cst. Porro lciu|)crainciiluiii noii 
;i<lversatnr libidiiiibns corporis, inio vcro eoo|icia- 
tur : lioc cniin cst qiiod niovct. Atqiii ;ini.; a advcr- 
satnr cnpiditatibus cjnsinixli; iioii (!Sl igiliir ;ii;iiiia 
^ tcinpcramcntuin. Porro si<|iiidein tciniuraiio csi 



aninia, temperatio vcre cst qualiias ; hffic ;iiitcm adest cl abcsl absqiic sulijccli pcrnieic; ctiam aui- 
lua absijue interitu^siibjcdi separabitur : luic auicm vcro conseulaiicum non csi. N<iii i;;iiiir aiii- 
iiia cst tcniperaniiMituiii, ucc qualilas. Noii cnim iitjquc altcrum oiipositoriim natiiraliier adc. so di- 
(■(■nt aniiuali, nt iii igue caliduni, naiiiqiie lioc in(o:ii;niil.ibilc cst ; atqiii lcicpcratio iiiiitalioiii obno- 
\ia videlur. Quiii potiiis ipsi stiiit qni arte iiicdica tcniiicrainenta iiiut;iiit : dcinilc oii.nis corpons 
qti ilil.iti's sub sensuin caduiil; aiiiuKi vero seiisiijilis iion csl, scd intelli^ibilis. Noii cst igiliir aiiiuia 
q;ialitas corporis expers. 



'Et! f) Toij utopiaTo; xa'i Ti'j£'J[jtaTo; jjtsTa TtapaOi 
eF,ti); japxtov xa\ vsijptijv xal Ttliv aXXojv euxpajia 
iiyj; ejTtv • xa'! r) TtJJv 0£p;j.tuv 51 xa't tiuyptijv x:'.'i 
5r,ptov xa'i O-j^ptov euxpaaia, uYteid 1 jtiv • \ 61 ju;j.- 
jjtsTpia Ttov [jteXtiv p.sTa T?,; e'Jypoa;, t6 •/cdJ.Xo? r.v.tl 
Tou <iti)[xaTo;. Ei Toivuv •?) dp[x»V!a tt]; ^•/'teia? xa'i 



hcin corporis ct splritns boiia tciiperies cuiii 
cai'iiiS;iicrvornm al<|uc aliorutn apposilioiie, robur 
esl, ct c;ilidoniiii ac frigidoinm, siccoriiin ct liu- 
niidorum boiia titiiipcrics saiiilas cst; mcmbronim 
aulcm ct artuiim nioderala symmclria scii pio- 
portio cuni bonitalo coloris , |iiil<liriUi<liiicni < or- 
fjyjo; xal Tou xdXXou, 'iu/r; ejTtv, dvdy^T) t) tov " poris lacit. h;iiiiic si lianiioiria sanitatis, ct pul- 



avOptoTtov CtovTa [xT|T£ vozii-j, p.T;Te djOevit/, [xTjTs 
ct^aoptfov elvai • <ju;j.6ai'j£t 51 TToXXdxt^, o^j [jiav [lo- 
vov, dJ.X' 6[j.o'j TTaJa; Ti; Tpei; Ta'JTa; euxpajiaj 
dTTO/.XujOai, xa'i ffjv t6v dvOpwTrov • cu[j:Saiv:t ■^;':3.p 
t6v auT6v 0(jiO'j xal ia;j.op'.pov etvat xa'i djOevet'/ xa": 
vojscv. Oox dpa ■?] e^Jxpajia to'j cij>\>.a-6z ecTiv t; 
ij-uyf). Iliu; ouv oujtxat ■zviiq xaxiat xal dpsTa"! Tot; 
dvOptiiTiot; 'lr..O'iiy.\ ; Touto ex tt,; to'j cto^jiaTo; dXr,- 
Ow; xpdjeoj; ■'civeTac. 'S); Yap cfujtxtos oc •jycec/o"! 
xa'i 'JOJto5e!; eij"iv !•/. tt); xpaJeo);, outoj tivI; (fucc- 
•/.cTi; T:!xpo/oXo! ovt£;, opYcXot eic^iv, dXXot 6:iXo"i, 
dX'Aoi xa-tocfepcc; • dX).' £vtot xpaTouci xa'i T-.£pf/t'Jov- 
Tat • 6t]Xov 61 OTi Tr,? xpd3£0j; xpaTO'Jctv • dXXo 6s 
ecTi t6 xpaTO'jv, xa"! aX.Xo t6 xpaTou(j.S'jov • aXXo dpa 



cbritudinis coiicenliis esl aiiiiiia, necesse lucrit lio- 
niincm vivciilcm nciiiic a'gr()l:irc, iicqnc inlinnuiii, 
ne(|iic didornicm csse : v<;ruiii s:i|ie coiilingit nnu 
niiaiii solain teinpcriitioiiem, sc<l ircs istas [irius 
dictas desiderari ct pcrirc, et lauien bniniiicin vi- 
vcre. Usuvcnit cnim ipsiiin siiiitil cl dcbirincin, ct 
iiiliriniim , et ajgrotum csse. Noii est igitiir aiiima 
corporis boiiuni tenipcraincnlum. Quomoilo ci',c;o 
luiluralia qua;dain vitia et virtntcs comitantiir lio- 
niines? IIoc vcro (;x corporis vcre tcinpcramcnlo 
oritur. Naiii qncniadmodiim naturalitcr s;ini i't 
inorbosi sunt cx lcmpcrainenio , sic natiiraliler 
quidain acri bile pcrciti iracundi sunl ; alii nu;li( n- 
losi, alii prxcipitcs ; vcruni (luiibim contineni se, 



10!) S. ClJEGOnil 

vl vincuiit : niinirum quia tempiM'ninontiini sii- \ 
piMunl. Atqiii aliml ost (|iiod (.0111111(1 cl logit, ct 
iiliiid (1110(1 (■oiUiiictiir ot regitiir. Aliiul igilur toni- 
por;iiiiontiiiii, cl .iliud aiiiina cst ; iiaiii iii,str«inen- 
iiiiii cimisit aiiiini corpiis, siquideniapte fabricalum 
(■oinp:ir;iliiiiii|iio sil, oporatiir aiiima, ot ipsiim aple 
( oiiiiiioilo(|iie tonet; siii iiiinus apliiin ad luiuliniics 
fiiorit, liiiic robus sane opiis ;;nima; fiierit. Eteiiim 
decorians cum inepiitudine inslrumcnli, tamelsi 
non yalde evigilavcril , iit conversetur cuni ipso, 
veluti iniisicus, abenat una cum praviiatc l)r;c, 
n.si priiis ipsaiii eonoiniiaveril. Quapropter opus 
est aniin;eciiia corpnris, ut comparet siium inslru- 
luenlum sibi aptuni, ope ralionis ct niorum, ul iii 
coueenlu liannoiiico, ilum paniiii laxat, parlim in- 
toiidit, iit concinnam gratiam ipsaiii sibiinolipsi " 
coiiiparel, et proprio instrumento aptoqiie utaliir, 
iiique ipsa non depravelur ciim ipso ; eiiimvero lioc 
eliaiu iisuvenit. Caelerum Arisioteles aiiimam acliim 
perfeotum esse dicens , nihilominus propcndet ad 
eos qui ipsaiii qualitateiii diciiiit. Sed prius (luciii 
vocet aotum pcrfectiini, deciaremiis. Substantiam 
Iribus modis dicit : liaiic qiiidem iit inateriani siib- 
jeclam, i|uod per se quidLin niliil ost, poteiiti:im 
lameii b:ibet ad ortuin. Aliud autem cst forn.a et 
sprcies, seciiiulum (]uain spocifioalut inaleria ; 
terlio loco utriim(|ue simul quod cx wiateria cl 
forma constitutum , quod esi iiliqne animatum. • 
Qiiamobrem maleria qiiidem poleiitia esl, forina 
vero actus. lloc porro bir;iriaiii iiitelliiiitor , iit _ 
scientia, el scient'.aui considerarc : videlicct, illiid 
quideni ut dispositio, hoc aulem ut aclus ; scicnlia 
cerle, ut diim anima sana est, et dum sopila jacet, 
ct diim evigilal, priinum qiiidem vigilia sou c\- 
perrectio esl iii contomplaiiiin , sopnr vcro iii vi- 
dendo, el minime operando. Ac prior qiiidcni est 
sciciitia operatioiie ; el propierca priinum aciuin 
appcllat fiirmain , socundum vcro diflerentiam ; 
voluli uculiis «st siibjecti et foriiue ; ac sulijeotiini 
qiiidcin est m ipso, quod aiiloai recipit visiiin, nia- 
teria est oculi; appcllatur ctiam hic :Equivoce ocu- 
lus. Fornia vcro et actus priiiius oculoriim ipse 
visus est, et qiii praistal ul videre possit oculus. 
Reciindus autoin actiis ooiili esl operalio , jiula 
quam videt. Queiuadmodum igitur reccns natus r> 
caiulus non sccunduni quideni acliim lcnet, scd 
polentia pncdiiiis est actiim accipieiidi , sic acci- 
pere opoi tot aiiimi viiii et iialiiram. Nam ut illie 
exortiis iiituitiis perficit ociilum , ila liic cxorta 
aninia iii lorpore, perlicit aniiiial, ut ncqiic siiic 
corpore esse uiiquam anima pnssit, ncque corpus 
abs |ue anima. Tferiim onim corpus vita pr;e(litiin), 
opiis aiiiiii;e aiiiinam vocal, scjiiiigciis ab ipsa quod 
ratioiiale est. Sed oportuissct oinnem siinul ani- 
iiiam liuiiianam acoipere, et iion cx partc, eaque 
iiilirmissima , dc tolo sententiam diccre. Postea 
corpus ait potestate vitaiii liabere et anteiniam 
aniiiia-exsiilisset. Dicit eniin oorpiis polcstate vi- 
tJin Iniboro in scipso ; oportct aiitcin (Oipuii vitam 



NYSSENI 2C0 

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TeXetot t6v 6f0jX[jtJ)V, outw? evTauOa Y£vvr,OEtia f) 
tJ.uxT] kv Ttjj ao'j[jLaTi TsXEtoi t6 ^(Tjov, ('o; [j.fiT£ dvEu 
aio;j:aTO? Elvat tuote Tr]v (J/uxfjV, [Jtf,TE a(o;j,a Sixatjju- 
yf.;. 'AXXi t?j [jiev ^io-ciy.hv a(o(jta ipyov T^; 4''-'X^i'J' 
'^■y/fiV xaXet, x^^.^^C'^''' a'JTf,; t6 Xoyf/.Sv. "EoEt 5^ 
7:aaav ofjioij XaSEtv Tf,v dvOp(o7:ou (iuxT]v, xa't [itr) aTzh 
[iipou;, xa"t Ta'jTa Tou daO£v;aTdTou, TtEpt Toij ■r.av- 
t6; d^TO^aivEaOat. "E.7:EtTa to atli[jid (fr,at 6uva,tJt£t t6 
.^f,v EXEtv, xa'i 7:p6 to^j Y''^saOot Tf,v ti'UX''l''- AeYsi 
Yap t6 a("j;j.a Suva;jtei C())f,v exetv iv iauTO). Aei 6k Ti 
atTj;jLa T?i5uvd,u.£i ftofjV exov 7:p6T£pov evepYeia a(jj;jta 
eivat • 0'j S'JvaTai. Sk ivEpYsi^a ato^jta £ivat 7:p6 to-j 
oi^aaOai t'j eISo.;. "YXt; yap eotiv d7:oioc, xa\ nu -zh 
aio;j.a. 'A5'JvaTov dpa t^ p.f) ov EVEpYEta StJva[jtiv 
E/Etv 7:p?j; t6 e? auTO'j Tt Y'V£aOat. Et Se xa't a(i)[jta 
xa'i 5uva[jt£t eoTt • nog zh Suvd[JL£i a(i)[jta, Suvd[jte(o; 
s(of,v 'i-/_z:^/ £v iauTtJ) S^JvaTat; "AXXto; -e 'tnX [J.kv t(Lv 



501 



DK AMMA. 



2P2 



4AMo;6uv=tt!,vixovTi-cixrixP^^0ata0.o:., olov &}■-■/ ,Mm1.ci,s polostalo prius oporaUoMo rorpiis osse 



eyovTt y.ri xpiiiOa'. au-ii, sra 51 xri? (iux^.? «^'^^='; 
Tov. OO yip 6 xaOzuoiov avsv '^'•■ixhi evspYeia; Js-:'. 
Kai: r^P -p^'^s-ai y.a\ aO^iTai, xa'i ^avtaitouTa'., xai 
dva-vsi- 6-sp (j.a/.tJxa tt,? C<'J^,C £Jti Tey.;xf,pcoy. 
"Kx ToO-iov ouv 9av£p'jv, ot; ouvaiiei t^ Zfl'' oj ou- 
va-uai TTpoiEtva! Tivi, dXXi TrdvTu^ ivspYsf* " '''•P'^- 
TiYoujjtsvco; YJCP "^^ eiSoTOiouv XTi^i iuxV' °'-'^^'' *^"''''' 
saT\v, aXX' f) Cwf] • TTi [jt'sv -,-ip ij-ux?! ''^i^7"T(5s es-iv 



iiliini noii polcsl actu oorpns osso, pnnsini;nn nr,- 
copcril forniDMi , nam nialfiria csl (inalilalis ex- 
pcrs, cl non corpns. lijitnr ncfas cst qnod non cst 
opcraliono, lacnllalcni lialioro, iit ox ipso aliiiniil 
lial. Qnoil si corpiis diani potoiilia osl, qiionioilo 
corpns potcnlia, polontia; vilain in sc liahcro po- 
lcsl? Ciiin alioiiiii in aliis fieri possil, nt qni liabfil 
aliquiil, 11011 ailliibcat ail iit.nin, vcrbi gratia, nt 



f Cwf) • T(T) S^ ow^ia-'. -/aTi jjLJOe^iv. '0 Xeywv xoi- aciom ociilonini liabcns iion iilaliir ipsa. Sod in 
VJV Tf,v uyisiav ava).oxov clvai TJi C(oii. ou tt]V Tr,; aiiiiiia id iiiiiiossibili; csl. iNoii oiiiiii qiii iloriiiit sine 
([uyf,,- CwfjV Uyzi, d).Xa tt)V tou siojia-o^ • y.A outm viloe aniinaequc opcralionc cst : olciiini alilnr ct 
cofiCsTai' fj [jiiv Yip <iio;.i.aTiy.fi ouiia -:;api [Acpo? angcUir, et iinaginatnr, ct respirat, qnod niaximum 
T(I)v b/av-iiov kz-\ S:y.-iy.fi • f) S^ •/aTa t6 doo; oii- vil;c argnniciitum esl. Qnociroa manifcslnm cx iis 
Sapii;)?- y.av yip •/aii Ti eISo;fi ota^opi yaTa"/.).aYf,, esl vitaiii poleiilia noii posso cuiqiiam congrucrc, 
(i;Ta)."AaTTSTat xa\ Tb ?ioov (oiTS 0'Jx\ xaTi t^jIoos B sed aclii oniiiiiio : liaiii qiiod aiiiiiiam spccificat 
fj ouiia T(iv tvavTiiov estI osxTtxf;, a),Xi xaTi t6 praccipne, aliud niliil cst piaMcr \ilam : qiiaiiilo- 
unox:iasvov, To-jTSiTtv f] 3(o[jiaTtxfi. OJ 6'JvaTat Toi- (|uiiiom anima; vila insita ol coiinala c:^t ; corpori 
vuv f, 'iuxfi x^"' o'Josva Tpo-ov ivTeXexsta Tou sto- vero parlicipiilione convcnit. Qiiare qui dicit sani- 
(.taTo; stvjtt, dXX' ouiia auTOTsXf;; aato[jtaTo;. Ilapi taloni ralionoiii linlicre vila;, non aiiiin.i! vitam di- 
(jtipoj ykp £~toixsTat Ti evavTia, xaxiav xa\ aps- til, sed oorporis : ilaqiie capliono uliliir ; eleniin 
Tf,v • OTTsp oux f,o'Jva-o Tb Etoo? oicasOat. corporea siibsUintia conlr;irioriiiii rapax csl per 

p;ulcs sive altcrnis : vcnini qu;« sociiiKliim speciem esl, neqnaquam : quainvis oniin jiixla spccieni dif- 
foiontia inulala sit, etiain animal niiilatur; proinde iioii jiixta specicni siibslaiitia contrarioniin 
<apax est, sed secundum subjecltiin, boe est corporea ossentia. Krgo non potest aniina iilla ratione 
csse corporis aclus, sed substantia csl per sc incorporea ; sed cnim per partes succcssive admiltit 
contraria, vlliuni et virliitem : qiiod forma non posset admiilerc. 

"Er.u-i. (pTi(i'.v svTsX^xstav ouuav Tf,v iluxV"'» ^■'''•'■- Adjiiiigil pr;eleroa aniniam oo qiiod sil acliis iiii- 

vr.TOv Eivat xaO' JauTf,v, xtvstjOat os xati zh aurj.- niobilcm esse per se, inovcri por accidons ; nibil ■ 
6e6r;x(5; • ouokv 51 dr.sv/:b; axivriTov o'j(iav xtvstv _ autem absurduin est, cum sit imniola, niovcre nos. 
f,;jta;. Kal yip xh xaXXoj a-/.ivr,Tov 6v xtvsT fi[Aa;. Eninivero pnleliriludo imiiiobilis ciiiii sit, niovot 
'AXX' ei xa't to'jto dxivr,Tov ?jv xtvst, dXXi ih 9'jjtv nos ; ■vcruiii laiiiclsi quod immobile cst movcat, 



exov xivsicjOat xtvst, xa\ ouyl xa't t6 dxivTiTOV. Ei Toivuv 
xat zh aio;jia xaO' 4auT6 xtvr,3tv etxsv, ouSiV fiv a'JT(o 
Sto~ov a'jTi xtvstaOat -jizh dxtvfiTOu. IS'jv 6s do'Jva- 
Tov xh dxivriTov \)-h dxtvf,Tou xtvsT-Oat. ri(50sv ouv 
T(p a(o[jtaTt zh xtvsTjOat, si [j.r^ a-h tt,; '^■'■''IV '< "'"^ 
yip a'J-oxtvr,Tdv ssTt xh 3(jj[jia • iiptoTTiv o'Jv Ysvsstv 
xtvfjSsto? pouX(i[jtsvo; Sst^at, 0'j TTptoTriv, dXXi Ssuts- 



tanien quoil iialiiram liabct, iit iiiovcalnr, inovcl ; 
non id etiam qiiod imiiiobilc osl. Qiiaproplcr 
si corpus ctiam per se molioncm baberot, niliil 
absurdiini essot, ipsiim qiioqne niovcii ab iniiiio- 
bili. Jam voro ficri noii |iotcst , nl iiiiniobilo ab 
immobili movealur. liiidenam ergo ai cidit coipori, 
ui moveaiur, nisi abanima'? siqiiidcm corpus iion 



pav sSsilsv. Et [jtiV yip [jtfi xtvoutJtsvov extvst, irpto- est per se niobile. Quocirca cum pi iinain acliis 

Tr,v e-Ttoisi xivr,Tiv. Ei 61 -h xtvo'j,utEVov dtp' l;auTO'j originoiii vollct indicaro, non primam sed scciiii- 

xal dXXtoj x'.vst, ^sjxspaj xtvf;iEto; ybinvi e^riYSt- dam oslcndit. Elciiim si quod noii movolur, iiinvc- 

Tat. IloOev 0'jv xh xtveisOat, sj jjif; d7i6 ^''JX^i? 5 ^''■' ''C' i primam facerel niotionem ; sin aiitom qiiod 

Yip a'JT0xivr,T(5v 'g.u-:izh awiKo.. IKOsv ouv •rptoTYi ys- niovetur per se, aliter eliam movct, secunibie mo- 

vsits Tf,? xivf,iEio? T(p (itb[jiaTt; Tb Yip '■sYeiv dt?' q tionis ortiim cxponit. Ijiidenaiii igitiir niovcri iii>i 

iauTiov xtvsTiOat Ti cTotxsTa, ii [i.h/ xoutpa iivTa ab aiiiiiia oriliir ? Noii eniiii corpiis pcr so iiiovori 

cfujsi, Ti os papsa, 4/S'jO(5; ecttiv. Et ^ip f) xoutfiiTr,? polost . lindc, inqiiam, priiiuis inotionis orlus cor- 

y.7.\ papuTTi? xivr,ii? eiTtv, d-f' eau-tTjv 6i xtvstTat, pori accidit ? Nam dicere clenicnla a se moveri. 



ouSsroTS (JTfiJSTai Ti y.o~i(fa xa't papsa^ tjTaTat 5b 
t4v oixsTov xaTaXaScivia tij-ov. 0'jx dpa pap'JTr,c xa\ 
xou-^-jTr,? atTta TtptoTr,? xtvf|(7Etoj, dXXi TOio-r^TS? 
Tiov OTOtxettuv. 'Eiv 3s xa't -:o'jto SoOii, ■zC>; Tt; "/.o- 
YtJesOat xal So^djetv xa.\ xpivetv 6-JvaTat, -xoj-yOTr,- 



(pi;i; parliiii levia siint naliira, parlim gravia, nieii- 
datium esl. Etenim si levitas et graviias iiiotinnos 
siinl, et a seipsis movenlur, nunquain lovia el gravi;i 
consistent. Alqiii ea qii;e propriiim asseciita siiiit 
locum, consistniit. Quare gravilas ct levilas cans;e 



To; xa"t pap'JTr|To;spYa elvat; Ei 6e [if; to'Jto)v, o'J5i non sniit priinse niolionis, sedqualilales elcmenlo- 



Ttov aToixsituV. Ei oi. [j.f, Ttov 3TotxEi(ov, o'jos Ttov 
(jtjo(jiaT(DV/ Eit e£ •xaTi (ju[jt6sf/T,y.%; f) ({'•jx^ xtvetTat, 
zh 6i ij(ij[jia e? iau-0'j, xa't [at] oust;; -f^: ^'jX^i? ^? 
iautou xb oa),aa xtvT,0fi3£Tat. Ei 5's to'jto, xa't s'oov 
tlirat X'''P"'? '^'i' '■!''-'X^p ' dTO-a Z't TauTa^ ato-riov 
pATiiOL. Gr. XL^'. 



nim. Qiiod si lioc concessuiii fiicril, quomo.lo exi- 
sliiiiarc cl opinari ot judicarc quis polost, lcvit;ilis 
et gravitalis opcra csic? Sin miiiiis lioruin suiil, 
iie clemonlormn (iniilcin. Oiiod si eieiiientorum 
opcra non siinl, nc cnipoiiiiii qiiidoin. Pr;i:lcrca si 



203 S. GUKGORll iNYSSEiM 2(li 

anima per accidens movelur, corpus ;uaein ex se- A apax=c\-6 elapxi?- iAVoOScT&XdvE.voTi Travrt^uasf 



ipso, anima non exsisienle corpus a sc nioveljiiur : 
quod si ila se rcs liabel, aninial ctiani ciil abs(i'.ie 
auima; alqui aljsurda sunl Ikcc ; igilur eliani qiiod 
ab inilio posituni cst, absurduni crit ; scd nc vcruui 
quidem esl dictu, oiiinc (luod ualura movetur eliam 
vi inoveri, ct (|iiod vi niovctur, eliam nalura ino- 
vcri. Eleiiim mundus qui iKitina niuvetur, non vi 
movetur : Iioc ctiam secunduin naturam quiescit. 
Eaimvero mundus et sol cl luna, qiia; sceunduiii 
naturam inovenliir, secundum naturam quicsiere 
iioii possiint : eodem sane inodo auiina, qiue se- 
cuihiuin naliiram scinpcr movetur, quiesccre bccun- 
dum naluram ncquit. Nam quics exilium csl ani- 
iiuc, et ciijusvis scmpcr mobilis nalurx. Ad liaic 



x:vo'j;^£Vov v.a\ plx xiVchai • xoi\ T.iv t6 pia xivou- 
[i.zvm xal 9U(j;i xivstTai, liXTiOi; £3tiv. '0 yip y.6- 
afio^ (fJGSi x'.vou[ji£vo;, pta oCi xtviTTai' toOto xal 
xjcTa cpilaiv Tips^jiEl. Ka^ yip 6 xiaixoi; xa\ 6 rikioi; 
xa\ fj (jiXf|V7) xttTi cpusiv xivoujjiEva, xaTi cf u jiv f,pe- 
li.U'i ou SuvaTaf Tiv auTiv Tpo-ov :f) cj-uxr], xaTot 
^uaiv licixivTjTOi ouaa, xaTi cfuaiv -iipEiJiEtv ou Suva- 
Tat. 'H yip ■ijpsiJtEa cpOopi xris cj^uxti? 4aTi, xa\ rav- 
tS; (i£:xtvf]Tou. llpi? toutoi; (puaEt xa\ to ii7:opou[ji£- 
vov t^ otpCTc, fiXuTov [Jtsvet, uiOiv zb a(jj;jia cfuatv 
auv^x^Tat, Trecfuxii; xa\ otaaxeSavvuaOat. 'Apxet o^ 
TauTa ex toXXiIiv cnKoiilqoii xtjv «J/uxrjv, [jif]TE ^VTS- 
Xe/_etav ouaav, [JtfjTe lixIvTiTov, [jtfiTe ev ato^jtaxi yv/o- 
[X£VT|V. IluOayflpa; 6i au[jt6oXtxi";; etxa^etv i^\ v.yX 



iialura eliam, quod in dubium vocabatur ab iiiilio, ^ zhv 0e6v xa^t Ti TtdvTa toi; <iptO(iot,- etcjOo;,-, wpt'. 



soliituiii manel, unde corpiis iiiitiiram conliiical, 
cuin natura coinparatum sil ut dissipcliir. Aiiine 
li3ec e multis sulliciunt ad probandum aiiiiiiam ne- 
que aclum perrecliim csse, neque immobilcni, iie- 
qiie in corpore nasci. ryiliagoras ccrte, qui per 
luitas sempcr comparare el Dctim et oiiinia niiine- 
ris solitiis erat, eliam aniinam dellniebat numeriim 
seipsum moventem. Huic ctiam Xenocrates adliae- 
rcbat, non quod assentirelur aniiuaui csse iiuiiie- 
rum, sed quod censerei eam in rcbus numerabili- 
bus esse atque mulliludine coniprcbeusis : et quod 
aiiinia sit qua; ncijotia disccrnil, forinas et elligies 
quibusvis inferendo. Ihcc eniin est qua; specics a 



aaTO xa\ xijv cj-ux^iv iiptO[jt{/v JauT^v xtvouvTa- (p 
xal EevoxpaTTii; ■i|xoXouOr,aev, oux OTt (iptO[ji(5j eaTtv 
f] cj^ux^' ^''^' <*"' ^^ '^'^'•5 (3ipt')[JtT]Tot; kazi. xat, iv Totg 
7:e-XT,0ua[ii£vot^, xa'! OTt f] iu/f] dartv f) otaxpfvouaa 
Ti TTpaY^xaTa, t(Ti [jtopcfit; xa\ tutouj JxdaTot; i~t- 
6aXetv. Aijtt) ydp eoTtv fj td eI'5t) inzh tuiv £i5(Lv xoJ- 
pt^ouaa, xal 6td'fopa auTd OTOcpatvouaa, tt) Te 4te- 
piJTTiTi T(jJv eiotuv, xa\ T(T) TtXfjOet tou dptO[jtou, xa\ 
6ii TouTO dptO;jiT)Ti TOtoiJaa Ti TrpdyiJtaTa. "OGev oO 
TravTd-aatv dTif;XXaxTat t?,!; xaTi tou? dpiO[xou5 
xotv(ovta;- Ti 6; outox£vt)tov xa\ otuTbj outt) iipoa- 
e|jiapTupT)aev OTt 6k dptO[j.{i? oux SaTt, 6t)Xov ev- 
TiuOev '0 dptO(jLb; TioaSv eaitv, f) tl/uxT) 6k ou TroaSv, 



spccicbus scpiirnt, et diirercnles a se inviccm ile- ^ dXX' ouaia • oux dpa dp:0;j.>j; f) 'iu/f) • £t xa\ Ti [ti- 



claral, tum diversitale generum, tiim niiilliluirnie 
nuineri, idcoqne iiumeraliiles elliciens res ; uiide 
iion usqucquaiiue liber» sunt a coininunionc pcr 
iiumeros. Veruui ([uod per se inoveuir cliam ipse 
ci testiiuonio suo tribuil. Qiiod aiueiii numorus noii 
sii aiiinia, liinc culligiiiir : Nuiiierus i|uanlitas est, 
anima vcio quaiititas iioii cst , scd substanlia ; 
ergo iiiiincrus iion cst : laiiictsi potissimuin ctiain 
iiuiiicruni in iiiteUigibilibus esseiuiaiii essc Vdluiil, 
ut in iis qiiEB deinccps seqnuiilur dicemus. Itcni 
aiiinia conlinua csl, numerus vero iioii esl coiili- 
nuiis. Non cst igitiir anima numcrus. IIuc acccdit, 
quod nunierus per adjeclioiicm augctur, sed anima 
:iccessiuiie iionaugetur. Itcm nuiiicnisparest aut im- 



XiaTa xa\ tVj dpt8[ji6v iv Tot; vor,TOt?, ouaiav etvai 
pouXovTat, w; Jv Toi; k^rii cpoO[ji£v. "Eti f) cj''JX'l °'"'''- 
e/f,; caTtv, 6 51 dptOij.?/; ou auvexf,?' oux lipa dpt- 
0[L>ji f) (iuX^- "^'^ ^ dptO;j.?i; xoTi ::po30f)XT]V au^e- 
Tot, f) 6k ij/ux'1 tot^^i TipoTOfjXTiV oux aucETaf Iti 6 
dptO[Jib; iapTi(5? eaTtv f^ T.tpiz-h^, f) ol cJ-uxt) outs 
fipTto;, oCiT£ TTiptTTfj • oux apo dptO[jL6; f) cj/uxf]. "Eti 
f) cvuxT) auTOxivr,T(j; eiTtv , 6 ok dptOp.6; 6 ujpta|j.£VO? 
dxivTiTo;. "ETt 6 [jtev dpi0[ji6? [jievojv eF? xa\ & auT6j 
Tf;v cpuatv, ou6£[jiiav TtotiSTTjTO Ti)V k-i dptO[/.ot; ^tvo- 
[i£vT)v i|aXXdaaeTat • f) ({'•ux^ ^k !•'•'* '^'? ^"^* ''•^''^■^ 
TTJv ouaiav, u7:aXXdTTet Tdi; 7cot(5Tr)Ta;, e? d[xoOta? 
ei? e7ttaTf](Jtr,v xaTaTriicTouaa, xa\ ty. xaxia; et; dpe- 
Tf]v ■ oux dpa dptOjJi^; f) «{'uxfi. 



par: verumaniina neqiie par, neque impar;ergo numcrusiioii est. Ad lioec aniina per se mobiliscsl: scd nu- 
iiierusdcterminalusimir.obilis est. Itein numerusmanciis unuscl idcm natura, iiulla alia qiialitale quaiqui- 
i.cm iii iiuiiiiris fial, miitauir ; scd aiiinia cuiii iiiia sit sccumliiiii csscntiani, niulat siiliiiidc (iiialitatcs, cx 
iiiscilia ad sciciiliam, el ex vitio ad virluteiii migrans : igiUir aiiima nuiiierus noii cst. 

Siinl igilur vcterum de aniina sciileutiic Imjus- l) Td y.kv ojv tcLv TtaXatiov 5i-(ixa.-:a. 7tep\ cJ/uxt); 
niodi. Eunomius aiiteiii aniiiiaiii deliiiiil siilislan- xoiauTa. Euv(5[JLto; 6k tbpiaoTO Tt)v tpuxV O"^'^''^ <i'"^- 



limii iiicoipoieaiii, iii curjiorc coiiditam : in qiio 
Ciiiu Plalunc ct Aiislulele cuiivciiit : qiiippe iu- 
corporeain ex Plalune acccpil : qiiod aulcin in 
toiporc condilam dii il, c.\; Arislotelis doctrina est : 
ncc anlmadvertit qiiaiitumvis aculus ct solers, se 
in unuin cogere ciiili, «iiix prorsiis a se dissident : 
oiiiiie eniin qiiod ortiiin liabel, cl coi |ioieiim siiiiiil 
ac leuiporale est, caducum et morlale cxsisiii. Ilis 
ctijiu conciiiunt .Movsis scripta. Nam oiiiuiiim 



(jtaTOV, ev atu(i.aTi xTtCo;ji£vT)V au(jtcf()jvf,aa; 6(X0u 
IIXiTOjvt xa\ 'ApiaTOTrAEi. T6 [Jtkv ouv dsio;j.aTOv ex 
Tou nXdTwvo; ei'Xr,cj3£- t6 ok k\i atJ)[JiaTt xTt^o[jtivr)v, 
£x TT); 'AptaTOT^Xou; 6t6aaxaX£a; • oux bjvofjaa;, xoC- 
Ttep AJu; iljv, OTt auvdfetv el; tout6 TtetpaTat Tii 
dju;jtSaTa • Ttdv ydp t6 Ydveatv ^x^^' 5(.)(taTtx6v 
Ofiou xa\ xpovtxov, cpOapTiv JaTt xat Ovr^T^iv • auvd- 
6et 8» TOUTtj) xa\ t4 Mtijuaiuj;. 'rf)v yip uXtjV TtdvTuvj 
yfjeatv uroTtOeTa'., oj; 6o5dJoua:v ot toO nXiXTiovo; 



aoti 



itv TO'j stlijjiaxo; * jiCjeXf.iai ' -tjv (luxh^i 'i"^' \^-'^ 
■zh cto;xa YcYSvfjCiOat auTfjV, ScatiapTavEi if,? AXti- 
Oclac. OOts yap 6 MuOcfi; TiTs auTf,v EXTbOai)iY-'. 

0T£ TlT) (IWlJiaTl EVsBdAXsTO ■ 0'JTE XaTX XiJyOV OUTdi; 

iXii- Ei Totvuv evY)Ti)vauTr)vXeYO'JJtv, w; 'AptuTOTi- 
Xr,5, cpfjia; a'jT7]v £v a<'u|JiaTi Y^^vvaaOai, xaioi STioiixoi- 
fj XdYwv 0'Jaiav ocaw;AaTov, •jrapaiTsijOujav XiY^''' ^v 
C(UiJi.aTt XTisO[ji.Jviriv, iva \ir] Ovr]Tf|i; (J-uxt]; evvotav f,,alv 
TOpasTf|Si], xit TravTiXdi; aXcJYou ■ aXX(i)c te xaT' 
auTbv 0'j TiXfjpr,? i3T\v 6 x(ij[Jiof, dXXi f;|iiTs).f]; Jiti 
xal vuv, TcpotjOf^xTi; ai\ Sjoijijvo;. n3VTaxt7ja.'Jp!at 
yoijv ■zh eXixtiTov xaO' JxdiTr,v f,[Jiipav o'J3iai vor,- 
Ta\ 7rpo(JYivovTat a^JTto • xa't t& x-'^'''"''^""'"'^'''' t*"^'' 
T£'A£(j[OupYTlOii, TCJTE StaXuO-fiJSTat xaT' a'J-:o'j tcTjv 



I)F. ANIMA. 200 

siiii|>onii, r.l Plalonis sennoni!S 
slaluiint ct pci'sev(M'anl. QikkI si (|iiis pust cor- 
poris fignienHim aniniam insilam esse cxislinial, 
niiiiiriiiii cani post corjiiis ortain esse, a vero abcr- 
rnl ; iic(|ii(' ciiiiii Moyscs liinr, ipsam coiKtitam essu 
ail, (iiiaiidd iii coipiis iiifiisa csl , nciiiic id ralioni 
consciilaneiini cst ; aiil iyitiir niorlalciii illani cssc 
censeat, ut Aristotelcs, qui in corpore iiatam csso 
(lixil, et Sloici: aiit suljstantiam incorpoream cssc 
asscrciis, in corporc crcalam diccrc ciinclctiir : 
ne aniinie niortalis nolioncm ct (iiiiiiino ralioiiis 
expcMtem noliis exliiljcat, pi;escrliin cuin iniiiuliis 
noiuliim pcr se plciiiis sit, scil scmiporlcciiis ( liam 
niiiic cst, alqiic accessioiiis sciiiper iiidigcns. 
(juarc quliiiiiiaginta millia ad miiiiinum (jiiulldic 



«XsuTaitov dvOpw-ojv Tdiv r.rA; ttj dvaTTdiJt Tiv R inlcllii;iliilium cssciitianim acccduiit i^isi, ct quod 

inolcstissimum cst, cuni pcrfeclioiicm assecnlus 



(}/uxtx6v dpiOiJiV; d-OT;Xr,po'JvTwv ■ ou xl av YivotTO 
dXoYioTEpov T^Ts (fdixEtv StacfOitpeiOat tJ/v xi^j^jiov, 
BTav TtXripcoOfi ; Ko[xiSii y^P vtit:((i)V T:a;otov 6 Tpciro; 
ouTof iv i}/d[jt,ati) TTJ? 'KatSia?, £uO'j; jjiETa t6 ■jTXr,- 
ftojat auYX^i^vTtov ~a -pdYt.taTa. th yap \iytiv ■koo- 
vota; XoYio v'jv tA; ({'uxd; -(Ivt^yOai, xa'i o'Jxt xti- 
oeto; ( ou YJp xotvT]v 0'jTt'av, ojSk iSXXriV Trapi Tf,v 
0'jiiav ettidYJiOat, dXXi ttjv ou3av xaTd ■np?i'/otav 
rXT,(JTT]ptd^£aOat), dYvoo'jVT(jjv ejTt Statjopiv xTta;tij; 
xa't Trpovota;. Flpovota; ptiV yap ipym E3t'i, t^ e; 
dXXTjXoYovta; Staatu^Etv Tf,v TtJJv cfOapTiJJv Jtljtov o'J- 
tjfav ■ XiYt^ ok TtiJv [jtf) xaTd aTiTTEOova Ytvo[j,ivtov , 
i-£tSi; Tf,v TO'JTOjv otaooxf|V ar,-::E5(JJV T:dXtv ETipa 6:a- 



fiicrit, tunc dissolvctiir, ultimoriiiii liiiiniiiiiiii a'vo, 
qui iiislanlc rcsiirrcclionc aniiiiaiiiiii niiiiieriiiii 
complcreiit : qiio quid fitMi possct a ralloiic inagis 
alienuin, ut tuin lalicfactari niiiiidiis dicaiiii', ciiiii 
oninibus suis nuiiicris absoliitiis lucrit? Eiiiinvcro 
liic utiqiie mos cst infantium pneruloruiii, iiiii iii 
arcna ubi colliidiiiit siiiiiilalqiie aliqiiod liidlcrum 
slruxeruiit, alisoluliim confuiidiinl. Naiii dicprc 
nunc providcntia; raiione animas licri, noii auteiii 
crcationis (quippe ciim non sit snbstanliam com- 
muneiii ncc ali:iin pi;clcr qii:e est inducerc, scd jam 
exsislciitcin per providenliaiii complcrc) , eoruiii csl 
qiii discriiiien igiiurant crealionis ct providenliae. 
<(!uXdTTEf xTiaeto; 51 xb xpdTtaTov SpYov, zh kq o'Jx c Eiynjtn providcntia! opus cst conscrvare animalium 
SvTtov -otjtv. Ei Toivuv £5 dXXTiXoYovta? al 'W/%\ yi- torruptiliilium subsiantiam vicissiludinc piocrea- 



vovTat, xa\ cfOapTa: Eta:, xaOd-Ep Td dXXa, Ti ex 
StaSoxf,; Y-^ou; -(■.•ji^i.s.va. EE Si i^ o'jx ovTtov 7:ap- 
dYovTat, xTtat; £aT\ To Ytvo;x£vov, xa\ o'Jx EciTiv dXT]- 
O^jTbToiJ!MtjjiJjiojj,Ti,Kare.Tai;(T£rfi0£(Jcti-T:(J :tdt"-' 
Tojv r&r 'ipfiiir auTov' fiTOTia S^ a\x<f(iztpa. 0'Jx 
fipa vuv at (}uxa\ YtvovTat. Ti Y*Pt'^ naz>'}piwvEOjQ 
cipzi ipydi'szac, o'Jx Jtt\ to'j XTi,j£tv, dXX' eiit to'j 
Tpovoetv EtpTJcjOai ■ xa\ a'JTt;) SoxEt 'AiroXXtvaptt;), 
t4,; tj>ux4; dit6 Ttov (J/uxwv TixTeoOat, toiTiep drb Ttliv 
ctijuidTtov. Ilpotivat Y^^p "^h^ 4"J)'.'l'' xaTd Siaoijxiiv 
ToiJ T:pti')Tou dvOptoTTou £ic Tou; £? ixeivou TExOivTaj, 
xaOaTTEp Trjv ato[iaT:xT)V S:a6oxf,v. i\If,T£ y^^P dT:oxEt- 
oOat (]/'jxd;, [JkfjTe vuv XTt^EiOat. Tol/; y-^P Ta'jTa 



tionis : loquor aulciii dc iis qu;e iion ex puliediiic 
iiaseiiiitur, siquidcin horiiin siiccessioncm alia 
dcinceps |iutrcilo conservat. Crc:aionis vcio pr;c- 
staiilissimum opus cst cllicerc, iit aliqiiid sit cx 
niliilo. Qiiaiiiobicm si aniiiue cx niiitiia iMiicrea- 
lione fieient, ctiani morlalcs csseiit, vcliiti alia qicc 
gencris succcssione liiint : quod si ex iis qua; mn 
sunt, dcduciintur, crcaiio est quod fit , nec vcium 
cst quod ait Moyscs , nciiipc :/?P(/wi«!'i( Dciis ab 
omnibus opcribus suis " (uuuiiuiue aiilem absiir- 
dum cst). Nun igiliir iiiiiic aiiima: n;isi:iiiiUir : nam 
illiid , /V(/i;r )?if!(s liucusque opcratur ", iioii iisiir- 
paliir de recrcanUa, sed dicliim cssc voluiit pro co 



XeYOVTa? duvepY^jv TtotEtv Tiiv We^v tots (xoixot; • xa\ D ^^^^^i ^^^ providcre ; ct ipsi qiioqiic Apolliiiaiio v 



Ydp Jx TO'JTtjjv TTatSia TixTCTat • (J/eijoo; ak £t'jat xa\ 
•zh, KaTijtcwcrsr 6 &ev<; d."id Acirzior zior epyoir 
cihzov d ■f}p^azo noLsiv tiT.tp Ixi xa\ vijv ij/uxds 
6T)[jitoupYei. 'AXX' ei TtdvTa t4 xaTi 6taSoxT]v e^ dX- 
Xr,XoYovta; Yt''<5[Jt£va SiSEtxTai Ovr,Td' 6td ToiJTO ^dp 
Y£vva xa\ YewdTat, 'tva t(7jv ^OapTtov 6ia[jiEt'vr] -Ji 
Yevo; ■ dvdYXT] xa\ TO'JTtov -i^ 0'jr,Tf,v Elvat XiY£tv Tf,v 
«[/uxTjv, i| 4XXt]XoYov:a; YewtofjtivTiv, i] [xf] xaii 6ta- 
6oxT]v ii, dXXTjXoYovta; Ye^^vaaOat Ti; (J/uxd; • t6 Yip 
£t:\ TtJJv ix [xotxEia; Yevv(o;j.ivtov Tto tt,; T:povo!a; Xovt;) 
xaTaX£i7:o[j.£v, dYvtijaTto i:ap' f,[J:iv ovTt. Ei 6£ Tt 6£t 
xaTd Tr,; Tcpovota; xaTaoToxdaaaOai, TTdvTio; oloj to 



dctiir aniiiias ab aiiiiiiis creari veliit a corporibiis 
fcorpora] ; quippc animam proccdcrc viiH cx tradiirc 
per successionem a priino lioininc ad eos qni nnli 
siiiit cx illo, instar corpore.^c siicc/;ssionis. ^ciiiic 
ciiim aniinas servari coiidilas, ncqiie nuiic creari : 
elciiim cos qui lia!C dictitaiil, Dcuiii cfiiccrc piil;iiit 
ailjutorcm adulterorum : ex iis cnim cliam libeii 
nascuntur. Porro niendaciuin essc autuniant illiid, 
liequievil ab omuibiis operibus siiis, ciua: ca^pit fa- 
ccre, siqiiidcm cliaiii niine animas condit. Ycrum 
si oninia qua; successivc fiiiiit cx niutua prorrca- 
lioiic, mortalia esse prob;ila siinl ; nam proplerca 



Ccn. 11, 'i. "' Joaii. v, 17. 



907 



S. GRFXOr.n ^YSSEM 



S08 



-ineranl, c-t goiimnliir, iil cmruplilviliiim goniis A "isi^&fiivov, f^ -<7j ^ii;) i^ iauTw xpTJiijAov ludjisvov , 
jioriiiain';!! ; iicccsse «iiioiiiic lioriim aiil uuirtaleni xal Sii touto cjy-^wpji ttjv e[;.(J/J/iosiv vivicOai' 
rssc aniiiiaiii dioi, ciiiu invicem procrcatiir ;aul Ixaviv 5s TExiJiripiov toOto )>a[ji6avo[jiEv, t6v fex tt;.; 
iioii por stiifessioiiem c\ sc iiivicciu gencrari aiii- toO Oupioy y.a\ Aa6'!0 yzvvrfii^^za. XoXo[jLuiva [tt); 
nias: iiain qnxsiionem de iis qui cx adnlterio na- xaTi •jdy.oy t&v Osiov TixTO[i£V(j) *ib? xat en\ Io),o- 
sc iiiiHir providciilia; ralioiii rclinqiiinnis , qu;e qili- [jiiovti t<T) ia6lo YsvvtovTat xa ysvvwijiiva ]. 
dcin a noliisignoratur. Qiiod si qiii<l oporlcat <le providcntia conjci tiiia asseqni, iiovit probe <inod crcatiim 
cst, aiit vita;, aiit silii cominodiiin atqnc ntile fulnrum; alqiii idcirco concedit aniinoriiin migralioncm ficrl. 
Validum vero liinc argnmentum ad id iliicimus Saloinoiiem, qui cx Uria; uxoris conreplu, ct Oavidis satu 
cdiiiis cst, quasi juxta legcm divinam nasccritiir. 

(•■')E\pcni'Rii;iiMlo ncrpscli;imM;inicli;ieoriim ojVi- 'Elr\i £7:tjxs'y(o;xs0a xal ttjv oi^av tiTjv i\Iavi- 

nioiieni de aninia : aiuiil ctcnim caiii csse incor- x^-'''"'' ^^' 'i'/(p\><it. "spl Tr,i t'-'/.^'- *^'' I-'^'''' T^^P "■'■'' 
jnMcam el iminortalcm ; scd unam solamqne esse ttjv litjco^iaTOV xa'i liOavaTov • (jiiav 51 (ji.(5vriv eivai 
iiniversorum animani per frusta divisani , et conci- t^,v tojv d-dvTwv iJ-u/tiv, xaTaxsp[jiaT'.Jo(i^vr,v xo\ 
sain in singula corpora, aniinata el iiianima : alqiie _ xaTaTS[j.vo;j.;vT,v£i.;Td xaO' axa-Tov aio^jiaTa, ^jA^^u^i 



li:i-c piilioreni obliiiere partcin, alia ininoreni ; aiii- 
pliorcin quidcm aniinata, aiignstiurcm aulem in- 
ar.iina, multo vcro augustiorem coelcstia ; adeo ut 
'.iniversa; aninine, ali;B singuUc sinl particiii;« qii;i;- 
dain ; ct si qiiidcm liaiic individiic paniri dixisbciil, 
t.iiiqiiain vocom intor audientcs , mcdiocrc iiialum 
islud fuisset. Nuiic aiitcin diciint subslautiam ipsam 
aiiimx dividi, et quod omninin moleslissiniiiii) cst, 
pniprie ipsam in clcmeiitis cssc volunt, cl una dis- 
iribui cum liis iii coiportim gencratione, ac rur- 
sus ad idcm convcnire eodcmque ledigi , solulis 
corporibus, sicut aqna in partes divisa , itiMum- 
que coacta et permista. Itemqiie aiiimas puras ad 
iucem pergere, cum ipsBC Inineii sinl, contami- 



B 



TS xa'i d'|'JX* ■ ^*"^- "^ I-'-'^ irXsiovoc auTrj; [j,STSXstv, 
Ti os sXiTTOvog • -/.siovo; [ihj tx l[j.c|/uxa, sXdTTovc; 
ok Ti d'|uxa, TioXXtT) Sk 7:Xs!ovo; Ti oupdvia • tb; tt^; 
xaO!)Xo'j tj/uxri; [jispr, Ti; xaO' 'dxaTTov elvai ij/uxi; • 
xa'i si [jikv d[jtspic;Tio; (Ji£pi4'sa0ai TauTr,v c^aixov, 
tb; Tr;v (fcjvrjv sv toT? dxououji, jjic-piov dv fjv ti 
xaxciv • vijv 80 Tr^v o'jaiav a'JTf,v x\i 'i"-'XV xaTa- 
[/.spiCsaOai Xsi-ou Ji, xa\ t6 rivTtov xaXeraoTaTov, oti 
xupito; a^jTTjv Jv ciToixsiotjstvai pouXovTat, xa't 5u;i- 
[jiEpiCsjOa! TO'JTOi; sv Ti] Tti)V ctopiaTtov Ysvs!7s;, xa': 
7:dXiv ei; xa^JTbv suvtsva: 6taXuo[Jisvtov Ttov ato[jti- 
Ttjjv, ib; iiStop (Jisptf!)[jtsvov, xa\ itiXtv auvaY^i.utsvov 
xa\ (jttYvu[jievov. Ka\ Ti; (i^v xaOapi? 4^"X^? X'''P-''' 
si: t6 (fCi^, tptTjc; oijaa.; • Tij os pLS[jioXua[j.svac \)-h 



natas aiitcin a inaleria , ad clemciila abire, ilcniiu- -, Trj.; uXr;;, ywpdv stj Ti aTOixsia* xa\ iiiXiv dzbTiLv 
(|iie ab elcmentis ad plaiitas el animalia brnta. Ila- aToixsitov, et; Ti tpuTi xa\ Ti ^tba • xa\ oiJTti) ttjv 
i|iic ipsius esseiitiam dissecantes , et vehil corpo- ojaiav outtJi; xaTOTi^jtvovTs?, xa\ atijfnaTtxrjv xaTo- 
icain alTectioiiibiis subjicienles , inimorlalem esse ts;j.vovts; ', xa\ tMz-vj u-o6aXXovTs;, dOivaTov 
asseriiiit , scd in coiitraria inciirrunt : oteniin dum stvoi ^aat • Trsptrri^Toua; ol xa\ toi; e-/avTioic • 
poUutas aiiimas ad elementa reciirrcre pr;cdicaut , ^iaxovTS? y-^P dvaTpsxstv Ti^ [jts[j.oXua[Jsva; 'iuxi; 



ct commisceri inler se , rursus ipsas cruciari 
aiunl in commigralione ad alia corpora , pro gra- 
vilau; dolictorum , dum uiiiunt ipsas, itcrunic]iie 
separant ralioue siibsisleutiie. Eiiiinvcro iiinbras 
liice niaueiite separari , arcta vero conjiinctione 
uiiiri : quod (juidem in inlelligibili natiira (ieri ne- 
qtiit. Namqiie uinbne sunl bonorum : lamctsi qiiis 
coiicesscrit ipsas separari , ac rursus iinitas copii- 
lari. Porro Plalo et unain csse, ct multas aninias 



STti Ti aTotxsta, xa\ xaTa^jti-j-vuaOat dXXif;Xo;; , TiXtv 
a'JTi; ev ■rat; (jisTsvato[jiaTtbasai ^aat Tt^nojpstjOoi, 
xaTi zh (liYsOo; TtTiv d;jtapTr,piaTtov, 4vouvtsi; auTic, 
xa\ ■niXtv ■/wpi^ov-^s.q , •xaO' u™aTaatv. Ka\ yap 
Ti; axti; tftoTo; (jtsvovTo; ywp'.^is<)ai , auvacjjsiai; 
os ■•(i^o[i.bjr\i 4vo'ja0at , 0"sp dSuvoTOV kiz\ vor|Tf,; 
tfjasto; vsvsaOat. Iva\ y^P "^' <Jxia\ tcuv dYaOtJJv 
eiatv • et •/.a\ Soir; ti; auTi; x'''P''^^''''"> '^^^- '-'^" 
Xtv l'jo'JaOa;. EXiTtov os xa\ (tiav etvat xa\ 
TioXXi; tf-^JXOt? dTTO^aivs-ai. Mlttv (n^v y^P etvat 



assevcral : unam quippe esse universi aniiuam, sed d to-j t:ovt6? tt^v 4''-'XV''' ^•'■"=" ^^ ''" S-^-^^^i '''^>'* 
cl alias cx iis quae particiilares siiiit ; ul prr.pric xaTi [Jtspo;, tb; toiot (jev t6 •kov ejnJ/uxoiJaGat ur?.Tri; 
universitas animata sil ab u^iiversa aniina ; scd ct to'j 7:avT6; i^uyTi; • ioicx 8s TriXtv Ti xoTi [xipo;, un") 



peculiariter per paites pnipria cnjiisciiie aiiiina. 
Ait ergo universi qiiidcin auiiiiam distcntam csse a 
ceiilro len-cC ad limilcs coeli ; ncc vero ejiisniodi 
ilislensioncm localem csse pra-dical, sed inlelli- 
gibilem : ejusinodi certe aniiiiam csse , qua; cir- 
cumagit iii oibem universitalcm , el coercel ct 
contiuel corporcam inundi iuolem , qua-qnc uni- 
versitatis corpora penctrai, in iis qua; supra tra- 



Tf,; toia; JxiaTou ({■uyf,;. AsYst Y°""'' ■^V' H-''' *^'-' 
TiavTb; 8taTSTai0at <!f\iyr\') d-5 xou xfvTpou Tr,; y^? 
'fiii Ti TiipaTO TO'j o'Jpavou, 0'j TOittxtb; o'Jtt;v Sta- 
TETiiOai cfdaxtov, dXXd vor,Ttb?. Toijttiv 5k Triv tj-uxriv 
eTvoi Tf,v TTSpidYouaav a'YatpoEt5tb; t6 tiiv xa\ auv- 
dYouaav xa\ aua'jiYY<''-"='''' ^^ oto(j.aTOSiSs; Toij y.o-:^vj, 
Sttivoi xe Ti atb[jtaTa Toij a'j[Ji-avTO?, bi toT; r.poXi- 
6oOatv eSsixOri. Ilotsi 6s touto ttiv stSoTiotftv tpux^v. 



ciavimus demonslratum esl. Iloc porro lacit, ut Zjiv yap 'exaaTov Ttbv Bvtiov Tr;v iSiav Cwt)v, xa\ 
f.nima sil specitica, si quidem quodque eorum quK oOsfpsaOat Tf,v ioiav (fOo,odv. "Eto; [jkv y^P «uv^/s- 



i^a) Locus liic liixaCiis est. 



20r) DK ANIMA. 21" 

toi xa'i (ju3y;YT^"*'i '^ 3U);j.a etvai XiYEtai • 6'.a),u6- A siiiil , viumi lialxH prniiiiaiii , el iit peieal f.vopiia 
jjisvov Sh 96£!p£sOai • xai Cfi^ Ji^v navta, [ij) itdvca foniia. Eloniiii doncc conlincl cl coiislriiigit, corpiis 
«£ sTvat Cwa. Ataxpivouii [isv yip onJ) 'cijv dflOywv cssc dicitur : soliitmn autcin dopcrire : ct vivcrc qui- 
ti (futa Tw ai^avJoOat -^^a». Tps^EsOai, touxsc-i Tfj dcin omiiia, nnu oinnia laincu cssc auiinalia ; ve- 
OpcUTixii xa\ 9'jj:xii 5jva;ji£; ' -k 8i aX).a vilja an^j niinciiiin :i\. inauiinis disocriiuntnr la (Hi;c sliipibus 



■zb)-j tfjTojv 1:1] a;iOr,3£t • 'za il XoYtxi a-h xtov dX';- 
Ywv Tw Xo-j-ixtp. lva't ouTti) TtivTa ?f|V XEfovTC?, o:a- 
<r!£XXou3i Tr,v sxasT&u ^^Jiiv. Zi^v ouv Xe-^-ouit xal ici 
■rcivTa atl/u-/a cXTtxr;v ^^tMi]'/, xaO!> auv£/£Tai (mh Tf,j 
ToO TravT^; 4'^X'i'^ > ^i? ''^ etvat (jt(ivov, xa\ [at] 6ia- 
XueaOat. TauTT;v 5i elvat Ttjv i^u)(r)v Tf;v oiaxuG^p- 
yiosav t6 irav, xa\ ttjv Ta? [jtEptxi^ '^u^i? Ta? 7rp(5- 
TEp^jv iTapi T0'J 5r,;vt;oupYOu i'£vo;jtiva.; kTzir^i[i.m'j- 
oav 6r|Xao^ auT0'j to'j 6r|[xtoup-|'Ou xal vo[j.ou^ '"'■''ii 



nilnntiir, nnod angoaninr, cl alantur, (Hiod lii po- 
lcstatc iintritiva, el natnrali , (luam vogctanicin vo- 
cant : ali;i; vcro auiinantcs a stirpibus distinguuu- 
Inr sciisu : ralionc dcni(iuc utoutcs a bnitis sc- 
parantnr ratioiiabili. Ilaijuc oinnia vivcrc dicontos, 
cujusfino natnram diriinunl. Qimoirca vivorc ctiaui 
dicunt oninia inanima viia babituali , qualenus ali 
univcrsi aiiiina contincntiir, ut siiil dunlaxat, el 
nnn dissolvaiiliir. Ilanc nliriiie animain cssc qn;i' 



Se^ioxiSto;, xaO(Jj; 6i£5a-|-£'.v otfuXzt. touto t6 itav, ou; univcrsa rcgil, ol ipodoralur, qu;c(|uc partionlaros 
xal £l,uap,u:£vr|V xaX£t , xa"t x°P^T''J''"'5S 6uva,atv J^ animas prius ab opilicc siimino orealas iminillil : 

niinirnm oum ipse opifex mnndi ctiam logos ipsi 
di-dorit, JHXla iiuas hauc univorsitatem adniiui 
slr;ire oporlcat, casquc logos fati uoininc appolbit ; 
eodcm opilice viituicm siippcdilanic idoncam ad 
nos gubcrnandos. Castcrum de liis jain dixinins iu 
libro De {alo. 1'orro plcriquc omncs Gra;ci , qui ani- 
inain essc imniorialom asscrunt , ojus in alia cor- 
pora niigialionem docoiit , sed circa aniinaruin spc- 
cics discrcpanl; siquidcm alii unain spcciem raiioiie 
prcditam asserunl , lioc vcro eliam ad slirpcs , et 
ad brntoruin corpora Iransire aiunt. Sed cnim alii 
pcr ccrtos qiiosdain annonini oirouitiis id ficri ccii- 
scnt ; alii ut rcs fcrt (|uociinqnc inodo. Nonnulli 
■fl(jXoXT,[jt£vaj, 6vojv xal Ttov toio'Jtwv avaXa[jt6dv£tv p noii iinain tautum spoeicin aiiiinarum , sed duas 
<s(i[jtaTa • oi ]xh) xupuo; f^xoucrav tou; X^ovTa; xa\ statnnnt, rationis partioipcin, et cjiis expcrteni. 
Tou? Xuxou? xa\ TO'jj Svouc^ ol ol TpoTTtxtli? au-Jjv Qiiidain inultas , ct tot niimcro staliiunt, qiiot sniil 
£iprix£vat Stdyvtojav, Ti I^Ot) 6ti twv Jojtov £(j.9a(- animaliuin gonora. Maxiine vcro Plalonioi alias fu- 
vovTa. Kp6vto; [jt^v yip £'> T(p /7«.?()-5'srfitr(^ac, oijToj riosas, alias iracundas , ct rapacos animas Inpo- 
(jtkv xaXEi Ttjv (ji£T£v<j(o,aaTtostv, Xoytxi!; niiaac £tvat ruin et looniim corpora subire piilant : illas vero 
PoiJXsTaf oijtotto; 5^ V.3X 0£&6(opo? 6 ITXaTtovtxi?, ^v qune incontinonti;ie et Iiixnri;e dedoriint se, asino- 
■zCoyO-A^lIi.-vyJ] :turrazae'iSi\ecTl,-/.i\\\n^-j'J(Mi ruiii ct cjusmodi bcUuarnin coipora assiimerc , 
(5[xotto?^ 'ld[Ji6Xtxo? 6k Trjv ivavTtav TO'JTot; 6pap.tov, quod proprie quidam accopcriint dc lcoiiibus , lu- 
xaT' Etoo; Jtbuv, (l/uxri?£loo;£tvat Xs^cEf T) 5uo youv, pis , cl asiuis : alii fignralc lioo dictuni cssc pcr- 
i) 6td'.fopa. r£YpaT:Tai youv auTtp [Jtov66t6Xov, Eirt- spcxeruut, ut niorcs per aniinalia jiidicarcmur : 



(ipxouiav Sii^TtEtv :fi[xa;. EtprjTat Se TauTa xa\ iv 
TOt? ■n£p\ £l;j;ap;j.£vr|;. Ivotvrj ,u£v ouv TrivTE? "EXXt,ve; 
cl TTjv iuxfjV aOivaTov i7:o'yr,vd;j:£vot, Tf,v (jtETSvato- 
(jtdTOjitv So-j^fJtaTJsOu 3f otacfipovTat 6^ TOp'i Ti £i'6Ti 
Ttov ({/uxtiiv. Oi (jtkv fip £v £l6o^ t6 Xoytx6v sTvat Xe- 
Youjf TOUTO Sk. xa\ £tj tfuTi, xa\ ei? Ti Ttov dXii-iov 
cto[jtaTa [X£Ta6a;'v£tv. Ot \x\'i yip xaTi Ttvas (lr,Ti.; 
Xptivtov -£pt66(ju; • ol 6i diq cTu/EV • aXXo; 6^ oux £v 
cT6o; i^uxtJJv, dXXi 5uo, XoYtX(5v te xa\ aXoi'ov • Ttvk; 
6i ToXXi ToiauTa, oia Ttov Jtotov Ti z\ot\ • [jtdXi3-a 
ik oi irtb IIXdTtovo;, tA; (jikv Ou(Jitxi?, Td; 6^ op-/';- 
Xou; xal ipTtaxTixi; 4''-'X^';' X'jxtov xa't X£(jVTtov ato- 
•laTa (ji£Ta;j.9t£vvu30af tA? 6£ •ripX ttjv dxoXaafav 



YpdcjJtov OTt Ovx, drOpihxojy sl^ tJCoa , ovBt d^nd 
iihbir sl^ dr0f(jj.tov(; ul itSTsrcruiimTwc-SK; yiror- 
zai, d.X.Ui d:ib t^wojr si^ Zwa, kuI d.id drOpwxtxJv 
sii; drOpoj.tovQ. 

libro qui inscribitur, Quod amma s;( omncs 
contrariiiiu liis itcr insiitnil , ct juxta speciom 



etcnim Croiiins in coinmoiitario De P(iliii(je.nesUi , 
it;i migralioncin animaruiii in alia corpora nuiicu- 
pat, omncs animas ratione pr;tditas csse viilt. 
In cadem sententia esl Tlieoilorus Platonicns in 
t/icdc.s. rorpbyrius eliam idera sentit. Jamblicus vero 
iniiindinm aniina; forinam csse dicit : ncinpe ant 



duas, aiit divcrsas speoios agnoscit. Scriptniii iitiqiie ab ipso cst moiiobibliim cujiis inscriptio luoc 
est, Non liominum in brula, neiiue brutorum in liomines migraliones fieri , scd a brulis ad brula , et 
ab hominibus ad lioniincs. 

Kat .aot 5ox£t [i.S.y/.o') outo; 'ivExa to'Jtou xaXdi; D Ac inilii quidcm videtur Iiio, biijiis scnloiili.e 
xa-ESTOxd-Oat, lir] [jtrivov Tr,; tou llXdTtovo; ywoii.r^;, gratia, pr;oclarc non Platonis uiiilnm niciilom as- 
dXXi xa"t Tf,; dXr,0£;a; au-f,;, tb; £3t;v ex -oXXoiiv scciitns, sed cl ad vcritatis ipsius ciibile porvcnis- 



xo\ SXXiov £T:t6£t5at , [jidXtiTa oh £x to'Jtojv. 0'J5i 
yip [xtav Ttov XoYixtov xtvf,3£ujv Ejj.-^atvEiOat Tot; 
dXoYot; TtJJv ^totov. Oute yip TE/va:, oute [j:aOf)- 

[1.3.-0., oijTE ^OuXa^, OUTE dpE-a't, OUTE dXXo Tt TtOV 

6tavoT\Tixtov iv a'JTOt; isTtv l^ uiv SrjXov, iJj; o'J 
(lETEOTt Xoytx^c '{''^X^i? 3tuToT;. Ka\ yip otowov Xeyeiv 
TO aXoYO XoYtxd • e; yip xa't xo;x;5f, v^ot; oua; toT; 



se, ut ex multis quoque aliis ostcnderc lioet : sod 
ex bis polissimuin. Ncquc cniin ullam tanliim e 
inotionibus rationabilibiis iii biiilis aninialibns 
apparere, neque artcs, ncque disoiplinas, noiiue 
consilia, ncque virtutcs, neque aliiim qucmi|iiaiii 
liabituin in intclligenlia positum, in illis csseonii- 
sl;it : ox (inilnis manifosliim cst, nnllani ouiii ip.sis 



;ii 



«iiiinxrMionuUs parLiculaiiicomiiiunicatan), clcniin A 
aiisurdiim cst ilicorc bruta ralioiie uli : nam la- 
iiictsi rccciis ailMiuiliim iialis sola nioliu brula in- 
sit, niliiloniinus aiiima rationali pnedilos essa di- 
cimus , qiiaii(lo(iirulein duin adolcscuiit ralionis 
iisimi produnt : at vcro brutuni nullo plane liabitu 
viin ralionis ostcinlit. Quare supcrvaciiain liabuis- 
scl rationalem aniinaiu, cum ralio^inanili facultas 
absqiie ullo usu fnlura essel : etenim niliil siiper- 
vacaiieuin a Ueo coiulitum esse, iino oiiniium con- 
sensu eoiislat. Quod cuni ila se babcal, inanitcr 
ct rrustia ralioualis aniiua belluis ct brutis essct 
iiuiita, cuiii nunqiiam inuiius ct opus suiim indi- 
care possei : quinetiani viiio verterelur ci qiii de- 
disset animaiii coipuri ininiiiie coiigriiam : ncqiie 



S. GnEGOlUl JN\SSF,NI 212 



fiiim nrtilicis opus, ncque cjus qui ordincm, aut 



B 



concenlum probe nossct. Quod si quis dixcrit 
iiniiiialia niovcri dispositu, el adcclu qiiodam ra- 
tioni congruenli, sed ligmentuiu corporis capax iii 
ipsis neuliquam esse arti(icios;« aclionis : idque 
probarcl ratione ab lioiiiiiiibus ducta : qiiippccnm 
concisis tantum digiiis inanuuni plerx(|ue arics 
pcrircnt; niinime solvit quod qu;csiluni est:si- 
quidcm remaiict adliiic idcni absurduiii, (|iiod Dcus 
aniinam miniinc coiigruam corpori coiinexuisset : 
scd superfluam, inutilein al(|ue inctlicacem, siqui- 
deni pcr oiiinem xtatem impedimenlo ipsis esset 
ad sua munia : pitelerquam qiiod comparet ipsi 
rationem ex ignoiis ct non coiiccssis. Unde enim 
illiid dcproniptuin, ex disposilione bruta movcri 
conveniciite ratioiie? mclius eiiiin essci existimaie 
congruain cuiqiic corpori animani connexau) esse, 
ac niliil amplius liabere cx dispositione .affectuque 
aiiimalia, (juam siiupliciuiteni naUiralciii iii ipso- 
ruiii opcribus app.ucnlcm. Nam spccies qua^que 
bniloriim secunduni propcnsionciii suaiii ad qiiain 
a principio facla est, movelur, et usum, et actio- 
ncui, ac pr;cleiea dispositionem aplain obliiiiiit. 
Ilauihiuaquam ccite Opilex ista auxilio oinni desli- 
lula leliquil : vcriim uijicuii)ue niituralein , non 
lauoiialem soleriiam iiiseruit : quibusdam etiain 
calliditalem ct astntiam indidit, laiiquain aitis 
)ui;igiiiem ct umbram.diiabiis istis de causis, tum 
ad iirgcnles iiisidias declinandas, cl ad futuras 
])i'a!cavendas : tuin ad coniiectendam onineni crea- j) 
turain sibimetipsi, ul aiitea dictum cst. Quod au- 
lein )ion ex ratio))e ista faciat, perspicuuin est ex 
co qiiod aniiiial (iiiodqiie pariter cadeiii facial : ct 
qiiod non varieiit ipsonim anima; opcralioncs iii 
mulLitiidine : ni.si intoitione vei re)nissione; sed 
M'Ciinduni unicam procliviiaiem tota spccics con- 
citetur. Oiniiis eiiiin lepus similiter iii latilnilo j;i- 
ccl, ct hipus oinnis simililer versuUis cst : cl om- 
nis siiiiia parilcr imiLaliir ; linc vero in tiominc 
non conslai : sexcentae enim vix sunt actionum 
bumanaru)n : nain ratiouc prxdilum , liberum 
i;Midilaiii, ct sui jiiris alijiic aibilrii est, iiiidc iion 
iKiuin c( idcm opus cst omnibiis liiiminibiis, iit 
cuiquc brutoruni siicciti ; quandoquidcm hxc )ia- 



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xaTd SidOeaiv Td ^toa Tr,; excfatvojjtevr,; toT; ip- 
yot; aJTtov ^uatxf,; dr/.6Tr,To;. "ExaJTOV i'dp et- 
60; Ttov dX^-Ytov xaT' oixetav ipjjiTiv xiveTTat, 'Ttpb; 
ijv Y-yovev k£, d,oxf,?, xP-tav te xal ev^p^j^etav, y.a\ 
^pbq Ta'jTa xa\ ttjv StdOeatv iTziXTfiziav ^axev. 
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uTiep T0'j y.a\ Td; eveaTtoaa; jTiSouXd; exxXiveiv, xaV 
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Xo^j-txto; TauTa TroieT, SrjXov ex tou xot' eloo; cxaaTOv 
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xaTd zh [id"/.Xov xal f|TTOv • dXXd xaTd [tiav 6p[JiTjv 
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o'Jx ev Y.a\ ia\i-h 7:ajtv epyov dvOpo'j7:ot;, 10; exdaTtii 
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213 ^^ ANIMA. a;4 

mvov, 'Eoixe Si •caJTT) Si^r^ -fOssOai y.at raAT|V?),- 6 A """> si>l'> inovcnliir : alf|iii ea (\[\x iialiira coii- 
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pora ablcgari : cx postcrioribns dcinonslrationcni 
ratiiint. (jir cniin aniin.^e ralionalcs in ea corpora 
injcct.i; fnissent, qiia; priiis briitonini fucranl'.' iioii 
ciiiin ccrtc pio pcccatis in corporibiis hiiinanis 
((iiiiinissis, |iriiisi|iiani in coipiis liiiiii;iniim vciiis- 
sciit. Viilctnr aiilcni eli;iiii G;ileiiiis ;iiliiiiraljilis 
iiicdiciis, liiiic opinioni favcrc : qiiippequi jiixla 
uiiainquaiii(|uc aniniantis spccicm aniin;c quoqiie 
diversaiii spcciem csse cxistiinat ; nam statim ini- 



pou; ^vo'J3a; tiuxa^. Kal xa'jxa jjiev TT£pI xo'Jxtov £t B tio liliri priiiii f)e iiaii ptnliuin, il;i scribit : « Kt si iil. 



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x'j j(0[Jta TxivTtoj tfiOsipexat. 



niiilta; aiiiiiKilium parics eriiiil, ali;e niajorcs, ali.i'. 
niiiiores : quxdam omniiio ad iiliam specicin in- 
dividiKC. Usus aiiliMn ipsarum oiiiiiiniii anima cst : 
siqnidcm corpiis instriiiiiontum cjiis sst ; cainqiic 
ob rem iiiiiliiim a se iiiviceni partcs animaliiim 
differuiit; qiiaiido anim.c ctiain discrepant. > liur- 
siis nltcriiis progrcssus in codem libro iioc ctiaiii 
adjungit super siinia : < El niinimc oportuit, o prii- 
deiitissiine acciisator (dicerct naliira tc jocosc allo- 



queiis),aniinani animantium pcrfcctam dalam cssc ad corporis fabricalioncin. > Sic ille diUcrciitibiis 
specic corpoiibus diirercntes iiicsse aiiimas cognovit. Aique h;cc quideni bacteniis iis de rcbiis. I^i 
igilur animani neque corpus esse, nequc concentum, neque niistioncm, ncqne ullani aliam quali- 
t;itcm probavimiis, patet ex iis aniniam substantiani cssc corpnris expertcm : n;im in conrcsso csloiniii- 
biis eain cxsislerc : quarc si iicqiie corpiis, neqiie accidcns c:it , manifcstuiii csl iucorporcam essi! 
substaiiliam, et niliii eorum qux in alio essc liabent; hacc cnim adsunl, et absunl siue subjecli pernicie. 
Sed aninia scparaia perit omiiino corpus. 

ToT.; a'JxoTc 5"; /priJiiJtevov eaxtv aTiooet^at Tf,v C lisdcm vero ratiombus utendo dcnionstrarc licct 
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quodquidcmnatura dissoluliile ct caducuni esse pro- 
baiuiii est ; neque qualitas, ncque quantilas, neqiie 
aliiid qiiidpiam eorum qiire fragilia ct corriiptibilia 
sunt, vidclicet iminorlalis csl, ac niull.TC piorcclo 
suiit immortalitatis ipsius dcmonstrationes apud 
Platonem et alios ; sed illfe sequo longiores, ct per- 
ccptu difficiles sunt : et vix iis qui edueati siint a 
lencris in scientiis liujiismodi, cogniue el perspc- 
cla; ; nobis vero ad deinonslralionein imniortalita- 
lis ipsiiis satis superqiie esl divinorum oraculoruin 
doclrina, qiise in se fidei faciend» viiil babet, ideo 



tt]v tl-uxfiV xiijv cpO£tpo[jiivtov iTiooeijat. Et yip [xr,5iv qiiod a Di-o inspirata esl. lis vero qiii non admit- 

eaxt xdiv (f0£tpo[j.£V()jv, Eaxt oe a^OopTo?, is~'. xat liiiit Clirisliaiioriim dcoreia, sniricit dcnionslrare 

iOivaTO.;* tjjiTE xoijxo [Akv tipxoiJvxto; £xov Tzopo- aniiiiam niliil csse eorum qii.-ie pcreiiiit. Nam si 

XetTxTiov. Zr)TTiT£ov 5^ TTtof i^uX'^!? '^"'^ '^'^t""'^''' '^■'J'"X'^'-' niliil csl reruni pereuntium, cst etiain incorriipia. 



YtvExat 'evioat; • (a~opov yip x% 7:paY[Jta • ei 6k [j.r) 
[ji6vov ex xo'jxtov, iXXi xa't t&'j vo'j auviaTr,xev 6 Sv- 
OptoTto?, 10? EtTxov Tivs; , ext TxXiov iTxoptoxspov. 
nivxa Y^^P "Ji auvtovxa ei? p.ta? ouoia; u;:6axoa;v 
TTavxojg JvoiJTaf TxivTa oh Ti ^vou[i.sva iXXotouTat, 
xa't 0'j [jtivst 8t TxpoxEpov rjv , ('0; £tx\ xiov axotxetojv 
6:tx0f,a£xaf ivtjjOevxa ykp aXXo xt ■^iyo'j&. Iltli; ouv, 
ei zb aijj,aa f|Vto[jiivov xri '^•r/ri ext [Jtivst sio[j.a, TJ 
TriXtv ■?] 'yuxr) aato[iaxo; 0'jaa X3.\ 0'Jatto5rj; xa0' 5au- 

Tf,V, TTtl)? ivOUTOt OtO(JtaTI, X0\ IJtipOi; ^'■"■'-"^tt TOU 



eadciiiqiie immortalis. Qiiamobrcm lioc quod salis 
demonslratuni est , pr;ctcreundum ; (|ii;ereiiduni 
autein cst qna ratione aiiini.TC ct corporis inaniiiii 
arcia in iiiium conjunctio fiat; controversa qiiippe 
res est. Quod si non tantuin ex iis, .?ed eliain ex 
liientc constat homo, iit qiiidam dixenint, adhiic 
inccrlius. Scd cnim omiiia (|u;c conveniunt ad 
uniiis esscntiae siibsislcnliaiii, prorsus uniiintur: 
atqiii omnia unila varianliir, nec in codcin staiii 
maneiit, in qiio prius crant, ut in elementis osten- 



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S. CRKGORII NYSSF.NI 



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doltir. Naniqiie iiiilia atiud (|iiiil|iiaiii efTcct.i siiiit. A ^ojou, ffco^o'j3a ttjv iSbv cijfav dj'JYX'JW; xal 



Qiii igilur si corpiis iiijiliiin aiiiiiia; ailliuc, ina- 
iit'1 corpus , aiit rursiis aiiinif. cniii s'il in- 
ccrporea cl esseniialis per se , quomodo inii- 
liir corpori , et pars exsisiil animalis, pro- 
priani aninialis c&seiiliam coiiservans noii con- 
fusam , iieque corruplam ? Necesse cnini est 
aut uiiila esse animam el corpns, cl iina nni- 
laia esse et simnl corrupta, iit elcmenla : ant 
niiiliiin iion esse ulniiinnio, ob pncdiclas absurdlla- 
lcs , adjaccre voro (aiiqiiaiii sallalorcs in clioro, 
aut calcnluni calculo, aiil mistum ct coiifnsnin 
esse, velnti aqna cl vinniii. Sed qnod anima ne- 
queat adjacere corpori, in Iraclalii De unhnu de- 
iiionslraluin est : csset enim sola [lars corporis 

co-B 



doii-fOopov ; •AvayxTi Yap i^ T)v(l70ai -:r,v 'l\i-/r\-i v.dX 
■zh zij}\j.-x, xa\ (i'jvr,X),oicu30at xa"i (TuvsoOapOai (i[jLtp(5- 
TEpa, (o; la CTOEXila ■ i) |iT] -fivwsOa'. [xjv oti Ta; 
Trpoitpr,;jiEva^ iXTOTrcaj, itapax^iiOai Zl la; yopS'jTa? 
£v yfipbi , i^ !j/T,cov liVry' 'l xsxpasOat (li; ijowp xa\ 
oivov. "AX),' oTt [xhi o'j S'JvaTat TiapaxstdOat tio aw- 
[iaTt ^ <{''J"/,'l, £v Tu) T/epl^i^iixiif otTOSiSstxTat. '^Hv 
yip av (J.OVOV a'JTj) tou atLjjiaTO^; Itniuxov [jtipo; t5 
TzXTjJta^ov TT^ 'iu/.ii ■ '^^ ^^ M (Juvt;[i[i£'/ov, a'|uyov, 
■rp'j? t(o [jtT] O'Jvaa0ai £v XsYStv sivai Ti xaTi Tiapa- 
OiTtv, tb? 5'j"'a, 9ips sl-stv, T^ a:5r,pov, f) Tt TOto'3TOV 
xa'i •?; xpaat; 5k tou otvou xa\ Toij iloaTOj (i[jL-,f6T£pa 
a^jvotacOctpst. 0'jts yap 'j5tup £aT't zh xpa[Jta xaOap'jv, 
o!JTs oT',<o;' xahot ■zvfi TOtauTT,? xpiasto; xaTa Trapd- 
iniiiKita qiijo proxiina esset anima;; qn:\: vero co- >^ Osatv Ytvo[j.£vr,; , XavOdvouaav t^jv ataOTiatv, 5ta -zh 



jiulata noii essel, inaiiimis ; praclcrqiiam qiiod non 
possint niinin dici quae per apposilionein sunt, ut 
V. g. ligna aut ferruin aul aliquid ejiismodi. Porro 
vini ct aqua; mistio nlriinique simul corrumpit : 
iieque enini aqiia cst niistio pnra, neque viniini : 
eliamsi ejusmodi temperamenlum per appositionem 
liat, qna; sensum fugiat propier teniiiialeni partium 
ooruni quje niista siiiit ; id vcro eonslal ex eo quod 
lursns a se invicem discernuninr. Spongia certe 
oleo lincta sugil puram aquam, et papyrus. Verum 
CK eo plane est qiiod fieri non polest, ut accurate 
iinita sopareiitiir ralione seiisiliiii. Quod si ne^jue 
unitum esl, ne(|ne mislnm, neqiie adjacet, qu;ciiain 
ratio est ut dicatnr iiinun animal? Plato cerle 
eliam ob hoc dubinm, non vnlt animal e.x anima et 
corpore constare, sed aniinam corpori mistam, et 
tanqnain indntam corporc. Vernm liajt quoque ra- 
lio diiljitatidiiein ali(|uain liabct. Nani qnomodo 
unum csse polost aniina, cuni indumento? Non 
enim idem lunica ct uiium est cuni corpoi-e ipsa 
iiidnto. Aiiimonius aiiteni doctor Plotini qujeslio- 
neiii istani lioc niodo solvebal : siquidem aiebat 
iiitelligibilia ejusmodi viin et naluram liabcre, ut 
etiani uiiiri percipienlibus ipsa admilterent, qnem- 
a Imoduni siinul corrnpta, el unila; et inanere in- 
confusa, et iiicoirnpta, velnt ea qiuc adjaEenl ; 
ctenini in corporibiis nnio alteralionom eorum qn:c 
coeunt, cllicit : qnandoquidein in alia corpora inu- 



X£7rTop.spl; TtJjv xsxpa[ji£vti>v. AriXov Zz ex tou iidAiv 
a.iz' dXXifiXojv StaxwptJsaOat. JlTrtSYYOi; YouvfXattoOs^?, 
dvtp.aTai xaOap^jv to iiotop, xa'i TrdTiupo;. AiaOr,T(JJ; 
6's )fojpiaat Td dxpt6to; ■fivtotjL^va, ■rravTd-aTtv douva- 
Tov. Ei 5i [JtiJTS Tivoj-ai, (Jtf)T£ xsxpaTai, (jtTjTS irapd- 
xstTat, t[; 6 X^Syo? tou ih Jdiov sv Hy.i^ix'. ; DXdTtov 
\).l'i oOv xa\ 5id TauTTjv ttjv dTropiav o'j ^ouXsTat t!> 
?ioov ^x <!^^yy\i £tvat xa\ atb[j.aTo; , d/.Xd (J'UX''i'^ "^''^" 
[jtaTt xsxpa[J.iVT)v, xa't o><:-.ep Hosou[jisvt)V xh awiia ' 
'iyzi Sk xa\ outo; 6 XtiYo; dTToptSv Ti. IIdj; y^^P ^^ 
slvai 6'JvaTat [j.sTa to'j £'/0'J[jiaTo; •?) i^ux'?) ; 0'j ykp 
sv 6 /tTtbv [AE-i Toij bj5zn'j<xiwj. 'A[X[jitbvto; 6k 6 
StoiaxaXo; IIXiotivou t?j Jt]tou[jlsvov toutov Tiv Tp(5- 

TOV d-sX'jSTO • D.SYS Y"^? ''^^ VOTJTi TOta'JTT]V ^x^''' 

9'jaiv, tb; xa't svouaOai toT? 5uva[JLivot<; auTi ^l^aaOai, 
xaOi^Ttsp Ti auvstpOap[ji£va xal -fjvw^jiiva, xa'*. [livsiv 
da'jY'xuTa xa\ dStd^Oopa, tb; Ti ■?:apaxst'[isva. 'Eitl 
[J.SV Yip ''^v aiiJ[jidTtov f) 'svojat? dXXotuatv TrdvTtoj 
Ttjjv auv:6vT0)V IpYdJsTaf sTrsio-f^^TTsp £i; dXXa oto- 
(AaTa [iSTa6dXXsTai, tb; Td aTOtxsTa £i;Ti auyx^tn^va, 
xa"t al Tp09a\ si? aT[jta • ■zh ok aT[;.a si? adpxa, xa'i 
Ti Xot-jri [jLOOia to'j atj^jiaTOj • £;i't ol Ttov vot)T(I)'> 
cvtoat; ij.lv YtvsTat, dXXoitoat; 65 o'j •TrapoxoXouOst. 
0'j Y^P ■^stfuxE voTjTiv xaT' ouatav iXXoiouaOat, dXX' 
T^ s^taTaTai, f^ £ig t!) [jit] "6v ^OsipsTat • [ji£Ta6oXi)V 
6s o'Jx STttosxsTai, dXX' oOte si; ■zh [iT] ov tfOsipsTat. 
0'j Yip T)V dOdvaTo; y.a.\ ■?) iJ-uxt) sojt) 0'jaa, st £v Tfj 
xpiast [j:£T£6dXXsT0 • -qXXottoOT) dv, xal oux f,v 'ixi 



lantur, ut elcmenla in res composiias, et aliinenta p ftijT). Tt 6k auvs6d),X£To Ttb atb[jtaTt, sl [it) TrapsTx^v 



in sangninem, sanguis vero in carneni et reliqnas 
oorporis parles. .lain vcro in inteHigiliilibns unio 
(luidem lit, sed allcralio noii subseqnitur. Sed cnim 
intelligibilc non solet si;cunduin essentiam allerari, 
vcriim aut cxcidit, aul in nihilum abil, ac iiiii- 
tationcin noii admiltil , iioi|nc vero iii niliiluni 
perit. Noii enini aniina iniiiiortalis essct, ciini ipsa 
vita sit, si(|uidein in inislioiic miilarelur, utiqni; ol 
vita ainpiius non esset. Quid auiem conferrei cor- 
fiori. .si vitii!n ipsi iion pr.-cboret? Ilaqiie aniiiia iioii 
alleralur in unione. Iloc igitur deiiiniistratii, (|ii()d 
iniclllgibilia non varientur secunduin cssenliain, 
nccessario consequitiir, ul non una pereant, qni- 
bus aiiiina corpori uiiitur. Nain quod uiiiluin sit. 



0'JTtb Tr)v CtoT)v; 0'Jx dpa dXXotouTOt i\ iJ^u^/t) Jv tjj 
Ivtbast. AsosiY[Jtivou Toivuv toutou , oti Td voT,T(i 
dvaXXoitiJTa xot' ouaiov £ia\v, dvoYxaioj; ■Tiapaxo- 
XouOsT tJi [jtt) auv^to^OsipsoOat oT? r)VtoTat atbfioTt i) 
duy-f) • OTt p.sv Ydp T,vtoTai , •?) aupfjidOsta 6s[xvuai. 
!Su[ji.T:aOst Yop SXov sauTtb xh C'bov, to; ifv 5v • oti 5i 
xa't dauYX'''^^''' H^vst, 5r,Xov sx tou T7)v ({'u^/tjv Tpiitov 
Tivi x'upi?o[jt£vr)v sx tou atb(jiaTo; bi xil> iJ7:'/(p, xa\ 
ojaiTSp v£xp5v aiiTi xstaOat xoTaXtitouaav • (jt6vov 51 
J^aTp.iCoujav 0'jT(b tt)V f ojt)v , i'va pirj TcavTEXtb; OTr- 
6XT)Tai, xaO' Jout'J)v bi toT? i'jsipoir £',/spY£Tv, OsaTri- 
fouaav To [jisXXov, xal toT; votitoTj 7rXT;a(dCouaov. 
')'5 a'JT5 Z'c. au(ji6aiv£t •xa't otov eTttax£7rT7)Tai t; tojv 
vot,T(7jv. K«\ t6t£ -/dp, tb; oT6v te, tou atb;jtaTDS Jo-j- 



217 DK ANIMA. '213 
ttiv x''ip^sti xii x<iO' ^otuTTjv YiYvitat, ivct o'JT(o,- a nnitims ;i(Te(tiis dcclarat : ct(!niiTi loliiin aiiinial 

ir.:6i.l\Ti ■zoX; ojjtv • i^iih^ia-zo^ yip olsa 6'/).oj sihiijisi (•()iii|ialitiir, tiiiii iiiiiiiii sil : (iiiod aiit(^m 

xcxiipiixsv, (bs ti (juvs^Oappiiva • [iivouja ASiacfOo- iiuii confiisiiiii niaiicat, cx co |ialct, (inoil aninia 

po; xa\ aJui-xuToj, y.a\ xaO' Jau-r,v ivoiACouja, xa\ qiioilaiiiinddo scpaiata a corpoie iii soiniiis laii- 

tv oT« av yiyr^zai xpiTOusa ^xscva xati ttiv ev a\j-fi qiiain tadaver quoddani ipsiiiii dcrelimiiial, ac tan- 

Cto»)v, xal |jir] Tps-o|xivr) uir' Exsivtov. 'fl; ^ip 6 Inni exlialet ipsi vilaiii, iil iion oninino pcieal, ct 

tF,),io,- xr; ioia -apouita auTou t4v aipa e!? ctTi,: j;isTa- pw' sc, diini sopiliii-, opcictiir, diviiiaiido (|iiod fii- 

6a),),£t, •Koiiiv auTiv tpto-osiof„ xa\ svouTat x(]) aip: tiirnin cst , ct ad iiilclliijiliilia acccdcndu. Idcin 

t& (fdi;, a.<s\>yyj^iiii a[jta ou-to xexua^vov xbv autJiv qiioiinc nsii vcnit elianicnin coiisidcraliirarnniid cx 

tpoTOV xa\ f) t}/uxT] ivou[jt*vr] Tto aoijjiai:; [xsvst inlelligiliilibiis : tnnccnini, qiioad cjiis ficri pnlcsl, 

otju-j-XUTo;, xaTJt TouTO [ji6vov Sta).),af:ou3a, oTi 6 (jib se a corpore sejnngil, ct sui juris fit, ut sic iis 

fjXto.; (Jt7j[ta wv, xa> T^i-tjj ■7:sp'.i'pa-.f(I;;L£vo?, ojx liz: qiia; siint, incnnilial. Nani (nin iiicorporca sit, pcr 

TravTaxou evOa xa>. t6 tpio; auToO, 6>; oii&l ~.h T.~jp- lotiiiii pcnclravit, pcr ca (|iiie corriiiii]iiiiilur niaiiciis 

[iivst yap xa't auT?i ev toT^ ?J).oi;, i] sv Ooua).).iot iiicornipla et non confiisa, cl pcr sc dcgons ; alqiie 

SsSspisvov, i>; sv Tirop • i\ 51 t^uxil ajto[iaTof ouaa , iUa ciini qnihiis versatiir niiilal, cl ad vilain suam 

xa^ [^r] 7:£pii'pa!j;o(jtsvYi i^t.m, oXr, ot' oXou yMpzl, xa't B confonnal, ncc ab illis nimatur. Sicnt ciiiin sol 

Tou tf(uTi; auTfi? xa't tou atojjtaToj- xa\ oOx sjts |Jii- iira;sciilia sun acrcni iiiiiiiiilal in liiceiii, diiiii ipsum 

po; (fti)TtCi[J.£vov un' auTTJ?, sv tp (Jtr) oXi) TrapsjTtv rcddil luiiiinosum, alquc acii lux nniliir Binc ulla 

oO yip xpaTctTat OzJi xoij a(U[iaTO?, d).).' aOTT) xpaTsT ronfusionc ciiiii ipso fusa : coilcni ccilo niotlo eti.uii 

t'j ctjj[ia* oOok £v Ttp ato[jta-i laTtv, tlj? iv aYY-'V auiiiia eorpnri niiila iiiaiicl iiiconliisa, iii linc uno 

fj dixio, dXXa (jiaXXov zb ato(jta ev TauTT). Mt) xto- discrcpans, (|uod snl cuni sit ccrpns, et loco cir- 

Xu6(Jtevo Yip ^~^ tij>'' atopiaTtov ti voi]Ti, aXXi 6ti cuniscriplus, non esl uliicnuqne liix ipsius, ut iiec 

iravTb? aio[).aTO? x"P'^'->'''^°' '^'''^ 5ta'.jotTaivTa, xa\ ubi ignis. Siquideni iiianct cliain iii lignis, ant iii 

ote^ttSvTa, oOx oTot Ti eaitv U7:6 xC>^ ato(jtaTtxtov xat- ellvclinio astricuis, iil iii Incn ; at vcro aniiiia iu- 

^XSoOat • voT]Ta yip SvTa cv Tot? voriTot? xa\ tiJttoi? corpnrca cuiii sit, et iiullo circiiinscri|ila loco, lola 

eiaiv. "H Y^ip ^'' aOtOt?, f^ iv toij uzspx:i[jtivotc pcr toliiiii pciiclr:il, liiiil iicr luiiicii ipsiiis, lnm 

voviTot; ■ tbi; (j/uxT) TioTe [Jisv ev iauTT) iaTtv, ih; ots per corpus : iicc iilla pars cst ab ipsa illiiatrala, iu 

■/.oyiJsTat, TOT^ 6k ev tiIi vto, oTav V/T]. 'ETtiv oOv sv qiia noii tola adsit : nnii eniin a corpore dcliiicliir, 

ato|jiaTt XiyeTat etvai, oOx tb; EV T(37ito Tijj oto[;.aTt Xi- scd ipsa corpiis arcct el rcgit ; ncque in corpnre 

•fSTat eTvat, aXX' t'oi; cv axiast, xa\ tt] T.p6; Tt po-nri est iil in vasc, aul ntre ; scd corpiis potiiis iii ea : 

y.a\ 6iaOijsi 6s5ia0at tpa[i.lv Oir^ ToiJ a(oij.aTo; ttjv C ciiin ciiiiii a corporilius iion iiiipciliaiiliir iutclligi- 

t}/uxT]v, ib; Xiyo^jtsv O-o tt]; ep(i)[).evr,? oeoiaOat t?jv bilia, vcriiin por loluiii corpiis abeaiit, et lilicre 

*paa-T]V, oO ato;j.aTf/.to?, o05k ToiTixto;, aXXi xa-i spalieiitur, (ieri noii polcst, iit a coi pnraliliiis dc- 

axiatv. 'Ajjti^csOs; yip 5v xa\ aoyxov xa\ a^isps;, tincautiir ; sod ciiiin cuiii inlclligibilia sint, iii locis 

tt;: xaTi [Jtepo; To-txr;; Tcspty^tjacfr,;; xpst--ov ssTt • cliain iiilcHigiliililins suut ; anl eniiii iii ijisis, aiit 

T>j y.'ip,[ti) exov (Jiipo; Tioitjj Suvatat t57:(o -sptypa- iii snperioribus iiitcllectiialiliiis ; ul aiiiuia interilum 

(fsaOat; to-o; y<ip saTt Tripa; ToiJ irsptixovTo;, xa06 in seipsa esl, iit ciiin cogital, iiitorduin voro iii 

7:eptixet t6 •yTSp'.sx<j;j.£vov. Et 5i Tt? Xiyot,O0xouv xa\ iiiciile , cuni iiilelligit. Onaiido igilur in corpnre 

|v'Pc'<[j.ri xat sv 'AXs5av5p£!a,xa\ravTaxousaTtvT]£(iT] (licilur esse, iinn nl in loco osse diciliir iii corpore, 

i^uxJ], XavOivst sauTiv, TiaXtv TOTtov Xeytov xa\ yip xi S(!d ut in silu, liabitiiilino ct inoiiienlo ac disposi- 

EV 'AXs^avSpsi^t, xa\ oXoj? Tiev TtoSs, TQ-o; eaTiv ev tioue ad aliqiiid colligari di( iiiius a corpore ani- 

T(S-tp 6s oXto.; oOx SeTiv, iXX' ev axiaet • 5i5stxTat main, proul dicinins ab amasia amaiorem conslri- 

yip [iT] 6uvaa0at 7:£ptXr/.fOTivat ■z6-'a>. "OTav youv sv cliim viiirtuniqiic csse, nnn corporalitor et loca- 

axiast yivTiTai vor,Ttv, t(jt;ou Tivb; T^ •7:pay;j.aTo; £V liler, scd ratione liabitus sitiisque ; qiiippc (■iiiil 

T07:(p ovTo.r , xaTaxpriaTfxtuTspov Xiyo;jt£v aOTO EX£t magiiitudinis, ct iiiolis, et partium expers sit, prae- 

etvai, 5ta Tr)v evipyetav auTOu, Toij Jxet tJiv ti57:ov slantior est omni descriptione per partes locali : 

iivT\ axiaetjo; -xa^ tti.; svepyeia; Xa(ji6(ivovTe?. Aiov etcniin quod partes non liabct, quouani pntest loco 

yip Xiystv, 'Exsl irepyEl, li-[oixt'j, 'Eicel ecrzir. ciroiimscribi'/ esl eiiiin locus extromitas (■nnliiion- 

tis, quatenus contiiiot id quod conliiiclur. Qiiod si quis dixcril, Ki)iiia! igitur cl Alcxandria!, ct nbiinic 
est anima inea ; fugil ipsiim, quod nirsus locuni designal : cninivcro Alexandria?, et omnino ( bic 
vel illic) locus ; atqiii iii Inco prorsus noii cst, scd in sitii : iia:n probatum est non posse comprclicndi 

loco. Ua((uc ( um id quoil intolligentia perciiiiliir, in sitii fiicrit, aul negolio quodani in loco cxsi- 
stente : abusive et figiirate dieiiuus lioc ipsnm ibi essc, proplcr operalinnem ejus quod ibi csl, locuni 

pro situ et aoiione sumentes; nam cum diccndum fuisscl, lb\ operauir, dicimus, Ibi esi. 

'Ap[i55ste 6' av 6 X6yo? outo; xaOaptJjTspov, xa\ Congrueret sane hic sermo purius, ct niaxiiiie 

[JtaXtJTa Tfi 7:pi; Tbv avOpojT^ov ivtbjst tou 0£ou .\6- uiiioni Verbi Dei cuin liomiuc, juxta quaiii uiiitus 

you, zaO' ■iiv evioOs\;, E[jL£tvev oiTJyyyzoq xa\ a7:£pi- rciiiansit incoiifusiis, ct incoiiiprcbcnsibilis, iioii 

Xr,7tTo;, oO xaTa tbv zi\; '■{'uxj,? Tp^Ttov. 'Exsivri \xl-> aniniiC more modoqiic. Namqiie illa cuin ex his sit 

■/ip TtLv 7:£7:XT]6ya(Jt£'vwv ouTa,6ox£t xa\ ju;j.7:ijx-''^' qiuc nunierum faciiiiit, vidolur et for.dolcrc quo- 



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d:umi)odo corpori ob arclani fainili;iiiialeiii, el illiid A '^^? S'' oix£i&xr,-a •rto oiojia-t, y.a\ xpaTstv isO' Stc, 



iiiiordiini conlinere, coerccre, et ab illo coeiccri. 
Veruni Deus Verbnin niliil a commnnione qiiaiii 
ciiiii corpore et aiiinia liabcl, vaiiatiir, iieiine iii- 
liriiiilalis illurinii parliceps est ; sod enin ipsis coiii- 
luiniitei viiii divinitatis suse, idein pernianens, in 
coOciiKinc slatii, in quo erat ante niiionein ; ac 
vaUlc iioviis liic niisliouis ant nnionis modiis csl; 
ct niiscclur et niaiut iisquoinKKiiie iuiniisliis, el 
iiicoiilusns, ct iiicoiiiuuilabilis, nou coinpaliendo, 
sed cooperan.lo laiiiuui, cuni iieque simul corruin- 
patiir, nec siiuul allerelur : veriiui illa quidem ron- 
ciliet, ipse veio non diniiuutiis ab ipsis, uiancal 
nuiiationis et confnsiouis expcrs : qnaiuloqiiiilem 
oinuis prorsus variationis et alterationis exsors esl. 



y.a.\ xpaTsijSai • i5h @s.hi; A6yo; ouStv auxb; liTtli 'fjj 
xocvuivia; TTJs ntpi ih dtojiia xal tJjv '{'Uxtjv aXXoiou- 
|j.£vo;, ouoo [jiST^xwv Tr,i; exeivuv daOEVEia^; ■ [JiETaot- 
6o'j5 Oi auTotj TTJ; auTou Osottito; ttjv ouvaiAiv, 6 au- 
•zhq |ji.£vojv 4v ol? ^v xal Tzph xtj? ivwasto.;' xatvdTEpo; 
ouTO? 6 ■zpiTzo; XT\q xpaJctu; fj ^vcjacu; • xa\ xtpvaTai 
xo\ (iivci ravTdmatnv ajjttXTO? xa\ iaui-yuTOC xal 
doia-fOopoj xa'*. a[jiETd6).rjT0?, ou auiJizda/ojv, dA).a 
(JU[ji-pdTTwv [Jiovov, ouOc (3u[ji!f0;ipii;j.£vos xa\ auvaX- 
XoioujjiEvo? • dXXa luvdYtov [>.zv Exsiva , aux?»? 5h jjtT] 
fjiSiOU|jLJvo? u7r'auT(Jjv [i.ivs.i dTp£-TO; xal dtjuY/uTo;, 
k-r.ziari xaOapto.; iidir,^ dXXottojno? a[i.i-oyoi tsTi. 
MdpTu.; TouTOu £3Ti Iloptfupio?, 6 xaTa tou XpiaTou 
xivf,aa; tt;v JauTou YXtoTTav • ia-/upa\ Si eiaiv a£ 



Testis iiiijus asserlionis est Porpbyrius, qui adver- B xoiv E/OptLv jjtapTupiai uTikp ■fiiitov, tJTav (ATio£[xiav 

dvTiXoyiav wtiv £7xi6E/o[A£vai. Outo? Toivuv 6 IIop9u- 
pio-;, tv Tto 6£UTip(i) XoYqj Tto IIspl crvjii.d>iHiir C'jrr)- 
luizbir Ypdtpei xaTi X£iiv oijtoij^ f Oux dTxoYVujsTEOV 
0'jv iv6i/£a0a£ xiva ouaiav au[i.Ti:apaXT]tpOf|Vat elj 
au[j.7:Xfiptoaiv ^T^pa; ouaia;, xa\ eivai [Jtipo; ouaia;^ 
[j.£Vouaav 6k xaTd tt)V JauTf,? (fuatv, \i.tzx tou auij.- 
7:XT,pouv dXXTjv ouoiav, 'dv te auv dXX(o Y£vo[jiiVr,v, xal 
To xaO' iauTTjv ev otaatojouaav, xa\ xb [jteiCov,auTf,v 
[jilv pLP, TpETO(jt£vr,v, TpETcouaav 51 exetva Td iv oTt; dv 
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Aeyet 6o TauTa nspl tt,; Ivtoasoj; Tou 0£ou Aoyou xal 
Tou atb[jiaTo;. Ei 6e Iti^ tt]; 4''-'Xi'^ dXr,Of).; 6 ).iyo<;, 
6td xb dato[jiaTov, roXXto Tt'Aiov etiI tou ©eou AtJyou, 



siis Clirisniin pctulaiiteui niovit liiigiiani. Verum 
vel iuiinicoruui tosiiuionia valida suiit pro nobis, 
ciim iiullain plaiie contradiotionem adinittnnl. Ilic 
ii^ilur Porpbyrius in secundo comnientario De quw- 
stiuitibus miscellaiieis , ita ad verbiiin scribit : «Mi- 
nr.ue saiie cunolaiulum est aduiitterc cssontiam 
aliiiiiam ■.iiia as^uiuplam esse ad coinpleiuenUiin 
alterius subsiantijc, et ejus parteni esse, etiam juxta 
natiiram siiam manendo, postquaui coniplevoril 
:iliaiii cssculiaiu: adeo nt uiiiim cum alio liat, et 
qiiod per se uiniin Iial'et conscrvel ; et quod iiiajus 
est, ipsam nou iniilatain, mutaie illa in quibus 
fuerit ad suam operationem, prsesenlia sua, con- 



stal. » H;ec aulem dicit de nnioiie Ycibi rici et cor- _ Tou [itdXXov dauYxpiTto.; xtx.\ xaTd dXf,0£tav (5vto? 



poris. Quud si verus est seriiio iu aiiinia, quod in 
corporea sit, niulto magisin Doo Verbo, qiiod iiia- 
gis inooniparabililor, et ex veritate incoipoicuin 
cxsistit. Quod qiiidcm omnino obturat ora eoruni, 
qui aocusare agyicdiunlur Doi unioncm cuin Iio- 
luine: lioconini' uiiilti ridiculum esse leinere cnun- 
tiariint, ot niortoni mininie probabilem : unionem 
vero ctiain indocorain: unituin qnippe esse in na- 
lura nuiuen diviniim ptr inisliouem et unionem. 
Sod nos iiiobalis lostibus ipsoruin adliibitis oaiisam 
roiidiiuus. Dioitur autciii apiid noiiunllos, el polis- 
siniuin Eunoniiauos, uiiiinm esse Deuin Verbum 
corpori, non seouudum ossenliam, sed socundnm 
uliasqiio faonltatcs. Non eniin subslanlias uuitas. 



aatoijtaTou. "Ottep dvTixpui; d-o(ppdTTet xd aTii(j;aTa 
TtiJv ^TTi/etpouvTOJV xaTT]-,'opetv xf,; tou Weou ivijoaEtoj 
■Trpb; Tbv dvOptOTtov. Tb [xkv ydp ioetXiaaev' oi TtoXXo'i 
YtXotov elvat ^tpaaxov, Tbv 6c OdvaTov xa't ditiOavov, 
TTjv ol 'evfoatv xal dTtpeTti.;. 'HvtjjtiOai Ydp £V ttj tfu- 
aEiTb OeEov xaTd xpaatv xat 'evtoatv. 'AXX' f)ij;:t; xot? 
Eu6oxi(jtois auTtliv /pT]ad(x£vot (jidpTuatv, d7toot6d(XE0a 
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xaT' ouaiav, dXXd xaxd Td? ixaTEpag 6uvd;j.etc. Ou 
Ydp elvat Td? ouaiaj xd; JvtoOeiaaj t] xpaOeiaa;, 
dXXd xd? 5uvd[j;ets to'j atd(jtaTo; Tatg 6uvd[Jts(jt Tat; 
Oeiat; cuYXEXpaaOai * 6uvd(X£t^ 6c tou ato[jiaTO? Ttov- 
Tb; 6fi7tou Tou opYavtxou, xa-' 'Ap;oTOTiXT]v, a^you- 



aut niislas csse couloniliiiit, sod [;u'ull;itos corporis n atv Eivat Td;aiaGf,a£t;. Ta'JTai.; ouvat OEiatouvd(jt£ti; 



diviiiis facullatibus ((iiuuiislas. Porro raoiilt;ilos 
corpoiis cnjusvis orgaiiioi, vidolioel cx Aristotclc, 
(iioiiiit osse sonsiis. Mis ergo diviiue faoultates coui- 
iiiislx unioiioin jnxla ipsos cfliciniit ; vcruui nciiio 
ipsis, opiiior, concesserit, quod sensus corporeas 
fucullatos assevcreut: etcniin iis qnx supra dixi- 
iiuis, isia aperte distincla suiit, quxnam niinirnm 
piopria corjioris sint, qiuenam auiina', ndunulla 
vcio ntriiisi|iic siiiiul : attiuc iii propriis iuriusqne 
sensiis iiislrumenia dicebamus incorporeorum in- 
confuse unioiiein esscnliaruni fieri, ciim divinior 
niillo modo oirondatur ab infcrioie, iiiio li;ec tan- 
ti:m adjuvelur a diviniore: qiuiniloqiiiilcm n;iliira 
pyrc incorporca oiniiia inipuiic pcrvolitat lalc loca, 



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TO?, Tiva 6£ (J^u/f); , Ttva oi to'J auva(j.'yOTipou xa\ 
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vetv 4(jttxTov xa\ dauYxuxov. 0'Jx fjooxia Toivuv 6 



£21 



EPISTOI.A CANONICA. 



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iCn<jq Trj; Jvwssto;, Sig thti xiuv ivoi^w av5fiiuv 5o- A cl per ipsani iiiljil poiielral: il:i iil \js illa pcne- 



xii-aAX' Vj 9iJit; aitia. T6 j;.iv yip iiva).a6£rv aiojjLa 
xax' eCSoxtav sirot xij dv £uX(5yioj y£Y£vrjiOai • ib os 
ivoOjxsvov, [,ar) xa\ xi.; xaTa6aj£t?*J elvai. BiX-riov 
Gjv, (jj; ~po£lpr,-ai, xaTixr;v oixifav ^Oaiv. Toli? yip 
paOijiou; xtiJv i}u-/'""') "^^- '^•'■; iva6ai£i^, ai 'flpiY^- 
vt); £ijay£i, jjiTjoiv «rjvaoojia; xai!;: Oiiais Tpa^atj, 
infil 7:poiT,xo'J3a? xoij xdiv Xpiaxiavoiv 6ciy,uaji , 
ixapaXsiixxiov. 



Iraiidi pcroiiinia iiiii:iliir, viilns vero qna niliil per 
ipsain iransil, niaiicat illiliala. Qiianiubreni iiiiiuiiis 
inodiis non ad placitum cst, ul qnibusdain illuslri- 
biis viris vidclur, scd natura raiisa cst. Nain quod 
assninpscrit corpiis cx boiicpla( ilo, factnin csse 
jurc iiicrilo qiiis diccic [lossit, qiiod antciii niiitnr, 
noii sccunduin dcstensus cssc : proinde indius, ut 
ante dicluni csi, juxla propriam naturam. Cxtcrum 



aiiiMiaruin jjradus ct ascciisiis ct dcscensus riuos Origcncs indncit, ut iiiilla in re divinis cloquiis 
conciiicntes, neiiuo Clirisiianoruin deerelis coiigrLicnles, pr;clcrinittcrc par cst. 



TOY AYTOY 

EnilTO/lII KANONIKH 

nPOS TOi\ E.N AnOIl AHTOIOX EniSKOnON MEAITINHS, 

EJUSDEM S. GREGORII 

EPISTOLA CANONIGA 

AL) S. LETOILM MELITINES EPISCOPUM. 

Gentiano Hcrvclo inlerprcic. 



"Ev xa\ xo'jTO xiov ei; xt)v liYlav Jopxrjv suvx^Xouv- B 
:u)v e<jx\, x6 xaxavoTiaat 'fiy.i^ xrjv evvojjii^v x£ xa't 
tavovtxr;v £Tt'i xdiv -£7:Xr,ijipL£XT,xixtov oixovojjttav • 
iru^ av 6£pa7X£'jO£!T; riav aiiiitoTXT,iia tj/uytxiv, x^ Sti 
:ivos ijjiapxia.; E-tytviJjjt^vov. 'E~£t6r] yip fj xaOoXtxrj 
tal aiJxTi xTj.; xxti^ojg £opxf, xaxi xrjv x£xay[jt£vriv 
:£pIoSov xou evtauiiatou xuxXou xaO' 'Exaixov exoj, 
v 7:avx\ 7:XT,poujjL£vr] xw xiJtjjK;), i::"; xt] avasxa- 
:£i xou 7:£7:xtoxi5xo; £7:tx£X£ixat ■ rxxiitc; Si £3xtv i] 
ijj.apxta- avdjxajt; 6k fj £x xou 7:xtoj.iaxoj xr,; dtjjtap- 
ta; (iv(5pGcoat? • xaXiii; av E/ot xotxi xr,v T;jji£pav 
■auxT|V, ou jjtivov xous £X T:aXtyy£V£iia; jx£xaixoi- 
;£toujji£vou; 6ti xf,? xoij Xouxpou xiptxo; xiS &n]> 
:pociay£tv, aXXi xa\ xoii^ Sii xr,? jjtexavoia; x£ xal 
7713x^09?,; ^'"^ '^'^'^ v£xptov Ipyojv et? xt^v CoJiJav 
'5iv 7:aXtv ^TiavttJvxai;, xa\ xoiJxou? x^^paTOjyEiv Tcpbi; p 
:r,v aii^ouaav IXrtioa, f,.; oti xf,.; ajjtapxta? <i7:£;£v(L- 

lT,3aV. "Esxiol OU [JttXpiv £p-i'OV, xb XO'ji; T:£p'l XOUXOJV 

,i5you; oixovojjtfidat ev xtj opOrj x£ xa't 0£Soxi(jta3jj.£VTi 
tpiset, xaxi xb TxapdyyeXjjia xou Ilpocfirxou, x6 xe- 
.£uov Sstv cixorofcsTr tSvq Myovq ir xpitrei, iva, 
taOd)? E/etxb Xoytov, /<)jrs ca.levO ri tii; zvr alwrn, 
t(il elt; jti->)fiiJ(rvi-or a'twrior xkn\i:ni dixatc^. 



[Can. I et 2.J Ilnum hoc quoque esl eorum <\i\x ad 
sanctuni festiiin conreruiit, si nos intclligamiis legiii- 
niain ct eanonicani in iisqni peccanintcecononiiain, 
iil cureliir oinnis morbus aniince qui pcr aliijuod 
pcceatun) accidit. Qnoniain cniin lioc est iinivcr- 
salo feslniii crealionis, qnnd in prastitnto annui 
circnli anibitu, singiilis annis in iiiiiverso niiindo, 
propler cjus qui ceciderat resnrrcctioncin, peragi- 
tur (casiis auteni cst peccatum, rcsurrectio vero, 
c.\ peccati casu erectio), reete habncril, si hodierno 
dic non solum eos qui cx regcncratione pcr lavacri 
gratiani Iransnnilati sniit, ad Dciim adducamus, 
scd cos ciiain iini pcr pccnitenliani et convcrsio- 
ncin, a iiiortnis operibus ad viventem viam asccn- 
diiiil, ad spein qus salvos eos faciat lanquam manu 
dcducamus, a qua per peccatum alicnali sunt. Nc- 
quc vcro parviiin opns cst, ca, qiice dc iis diccnda 
snnl, in recto ct probalo jiidicio dispcnsarc, jiixla 
pr.TJceptum Proplict.T, quod jubet oporlcre strmo- 
nes tlispensaTe in judicio, ul qnemadiiiodiim habel 
divinuui oraculum , non moveaiur in wlernum , eC 
in a'lerna memoriasit juslus^'. Qucinadinodum enini 
ctiam iii corporali incdula, uiiuin cst quidein iii- 



Psal c\i, 9 si|q. 



S. GiUX.ORH NYSSF.M 



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siiiiilum meJicinae, sanare eiiin (nii l;ilu)i';ii, v;uiuMi A 
aiilein est ciiialioiiis genus (pio iiioiboiiira eiiiin 
varielale, convenieiiler quoiiue ineiliciiue inellio- 
dus ac disciplina unicuiqiie niorbo applicatur), 
ila cum niulla sit in inorbis qiioqne anima; alTeciio- 
nuiii varietas, iiuiltiiorniis qiioqiie necessario fiie- 
vil niedica curalio, ad alleclioiiis ralioneni iiicdi- 
cinaiii exercens. Ut sil aulein arle aliqua proce- 
deus iiroposiUe qiueblioiiis niellioilus, reni iia lia- 
tlabiinus.- 

Tria sunt qu;B in aninia noslra considcrantiir 
secundiiin priinamdivisionem : ratio, coiicupiscen- 
tia, ct ira. In iis suiit et recle facla eoriim qui 
cx virtule Yivuiit, et delicta c;isusque eornm qui 
aJ vilium dilabiintiir. Quaiiiiibrcni oportcl cum " 
q;ii segroiaiiti anima; parti convenienleiu inedelam 
csl adbibiturus , priiis quidcni considerare iu 
quonam consistil affcctio , dcinde sic laboranti 
convenienlem mcdelam applicare, ne propter nie- 
dicce disciprnue igiioranliam, alia qiiidem sit pars 
qii.B «grotat, alia vero cui est adliibita medcla: 
sicut cerle multos videmns niedicos, qui propter 
primo affeclse partis ignorationcm morbum stiis 
nicdicamciitis adangcnt. Cuin cuim sa^pe exsislat 
niorbiis proptor doininationem et exsuperationem 
calidi, quoniam iis qui propler niiiiiani frigidi 
abiinJantiam niale allccti snnt, ulile est quoJ ca- 
lcfacit et confovet, id quod illis cx ralione adlii- 
bilum confert: idem iis qiii iniiiioJerata caliditalc /j 
succendunlur, iiicoiisiderate applicantes, efficiunt 
ut sii morbiis curalu difficillimiis. Quemadmodum 
ergo medicis in priinis iiecessaria cxistimala est 
elemenloruni propriilalis cognitio, ut iiiiiusciijus- 
que eorum quae bene vel male coiistituta sunl, 
id quod pra.Her naliiram affeclum est, corrigatur: 
sic ei nos, ad hanc iccurrcnies divisionem, quae 
est eoruni qua; in anima consideraiilur, princi- 
pium et fuiidainentuin convenienlis aUectionum 
cnrationis generalem faciamus contemplationcra. 
Trifariam crgo, utilixiinus, divisa proprietate iiio- 
lioniim auiiiia;, in raiionem, concupiscenliam el 
ir;iii) : rationis quiJem conipotis anin);e paitis est 
pcrfectum ct ex virliite recte se gcieiis officium, 
pia dc Deo exisliinatio, boni et niali disceruens D 
scientia, et i|iia; liabet verain el iion coiifusam 
de reru;n siibjectarum natura opinioncm ; quid cst 
qnidein in iis qu;e suiil, expctcnduin ; quid vero 
abliorrcndum cl abjiciendum ; cl rursus cx con- 
trario quod in ca parte est vitiiim oiniiino conside- 
rabitur, quando circa res qiiidem divinas fucrit 
inipielas, nulluin aulcin cirea id quod vere lio- 
nesluin est juJicium : pervcrsa aulein et corrnpta 
de rcrum nalura existimatio , iil Ittccm lenebras 
diicat et tenebras litcem "■ , iit dicii Scriplura. 
" Couciipiscontis autcm parlis niotus csl cx virlute, si 
ad IJ qnod esl rcvera conciipiscendiim ct vcre piil- 



"S!i-sio YJcp xai 1-1 TTi; awjjtaTvxric GspaTieias, 6 [isv 
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Ta' t6 6= Eiooc Tr,? siitjjieXEia; oiacfopov " xaTi yap Tf,v 
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pa:T;'jTixr] [j.£Oof.o; ixajTio Tiijv voTf^iJidTtuv iipoiay;- 
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(jtsOooor TTEpt TOu ■:rpoxEt(;;£vou 7:po6Xr;(JiaTo;, outw t?)V 
Xdyov SiaXY]'^i[ji£Oa. 

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xal Ta xaTopO(!)[jiaTa ToJv xaT' dpETrjv BtouvTojv , xal 
TJt TtTtujiaTa Twv Ei; xaxiav dr:o(i^sovT(i)v. Atii ■npoa- 
irixEt t6v (jtsXXovTa Tf)V xaTdXXrjXov OspaTisiav Trpocr- 
dyEtv Tw VEvo(ir]xdTt t^? (luxfi? (JtspEt, TcpdTEpov \i.lv 
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ev d^^tEtpia Tou 7tp(oTO7ta0ouvTOj ptipou; TcpoUETttTpi- 
6ovTa; Tf,v vdaov oi' uv OEpaTtsuouii. Tr^? yap d(i(!tjj- 
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vot; )(pf,at|jiov xh Gsp^iatvdv te xa\ dvaOdXrtov. eotI, 
xh TOUTOt; xxTJt Xdyov ajvevEyxiv , ditEpiaxiTtttjj; t!> 
auTb Toi; ev d[jiETpia OEp[jtdTr,tCs ixxato[jtEvois eit- 
ayaydvTEc , SuaiaTov xh TtdGo; eTtoir,aav. "SlaTtsp toJ- 
vuv dvayxatoTdTTj toi; iaTpoi; Evo[jiiaOr, fj xaTavdrj- 
ai; Trj^ TtiJv aTOi^Eiiov loidTriTO? , OTtoj; av Jxdatou 
T(uv su fi xax(7j; Staxsqjtsvojv ysvoiTO Tou rtapi <fu- 
atv 5iaTE0svTo; f) JrtavdpOajat? • oijtoj xat fjixsig £Tt't 
Tautrjv dvaopa[JidvTE? Tf)V otaipsaiv tojv ev ttj tj/uyr) 
Oea)pou(jiev(ov , dpxi]V xa\ UTtdOeatv tt)? xaTaXXf,Xou 
T(~jv TtaO^ov OEpaTtsia; Ttotr,aio(jtsGa Tf,v ysvixi)v Gs(o- 
piav. Ouxouv Tpixfl , xaOtjjc e^a^jtsv , 6tr]pr)[jtsvr,; tt)? 
ioioTr]To; Ttjjv Tr).; 'j'UX^'^ xivr;[jidTajv , si; xh XoyiaTt- 
•/.dv TE xal ETttOUjUiTiTix^v xa\ GuijtosiOE? • xaTdpG(o;jia 
[jtcv xou XoyiaTtxou (Jtspou; tt,; t|<uxfi? eaxiv , f) Euae- 
6f,< T:Ep't T^j 0E1OV u-dXr/J/t; , xa\ f) Toij xaXou te xa\ 
xaxou otaxpiTixr) eTttaTf,[jtr) , xa't f) Tpavi^v te xal 
dauyxutov exouaa Ttep^ ttjs (puosto; Ttov u7toxei[jt^- 
VtOV Tf,V OO^aV • Tt [JIEV EOTIV atpsTov ^v ToTj oijoi • Tt 
6o f,oz\\jy.xh'/ y.3.\ drtdSXr^Tov. Ka't TtdXtv sx tou evav- 
Ttou TtdvTOj? f] ev XM piEpst TOiJt(|) xaxia Os(opr,0fi- 
OETat , otav dasSsta \ib/ f\ 7tEp\ xh Ozlov, dxptaia 6b 
7tEp't xh dvTOj; xaXdv evT)XXay(jtsvT) 6i xa't eotpaXiJtivr] 
f) T:sp\ Tf]v T(uv 7tpay[JidT0Jv tpuatv uTcdXr^tltj , loaTE 
TtOevat -d yHx; cxvztx, xal zd (rxczct; ^i^C, xa- 
Gtij; tpr)atv f) rpatff;. Toij 6k £7ttGu[jir]Ti-/.ou piipouj 
il [jikv evdpETd; eoTi xivr]at; xh itpi; xh SvTto; STti- 
eu[iT,Ti-/.?jv, xa't oXtjOiI)? xaXfiv dvdyeaOat t6v TtdGov • 
xa'i ei' Tt; ev f,[jiTv eptoTtxf) 5uva(Jt!; Te xal StdOeat?, 
iy.u xataaxoXetaOat Ttiaav , ev t(Tj TtETtctaOat (jir)5:v 



Isa. V, 20. 



EPISTOLA CAi\'ONI<;\. 



2M 



6'SXtI.v ilvjii xii iaJTOu tfjisi a).)/j, w,f,v TTi; ifs- A cliriiiii il lionosUiin, ongntnr dcsiilorinni ; tl si 



Tr,i;, xa\ tti; tt;v a()z-.T,\i Tir.vafoOjr,; -y'J5:tij;. lla- 
p.tT,oo-}] S^ xal 4iJ.apT£a toO towjtou jjiipoj; 4itIv, 
ovav Ti; [j.jTaYiTTl '^'i^ £7:iO'J|Jttav •rcp!.; ttjv avund- 
OTaTOv xsvooo^iav ' f^ r.fjhi; t6 £::txsx,o(o<i;jiivov To;; 
<iw;jiacjiv avOo; • oOsv ifiv£-at f) tf t),oxpi;[JiaTta , xa't f) 
9t)io5o|ta , xa\ ■!) 9i),r|Oov(a , xat ^rivTa Ti Totau-a, 
osa Tou TotouTou f,pTY)Tat T?,s xax(a; ylvou;. llaXtv 
Sk TTJ; OufiioSou; 6ta0i«tu; xaTopOto.na ,a£v eiTiv i\ 
TTpi; Tb xaxV,! d-ixOjta , xal 6 Tpb; TJt TtaOr) -o).s- 
(jto; , xa\ zh -,o6; av6p;(av E3TO[jLiJi)30ai ttjv t!/uxr,v, ev 
Ti;) [Ji^ xaTarTfjjjEtv Ta TOt; toXXoi; (foCspi vo[jtiJ.5- 
[jLsva , aXXi [Jtcxpt'; at',aaTo; irpb; ti)v a,aapTtav «iv- 
TtxaOtJTajOai • xaTa^^oovstv 51 OavaTtxf,; aTLEtXijc, 
xa\ aXYstvdiv -/.oXaiTr^pIwv, xa't Tr,; Tciiv fjOtiTtov 6ta- 



(ina osl In nol>is .■iiiiatoria faciillas o t alVot lio, lolfi 
iii illo vcrsclur, ul creilaimis iiiliil aliud esse 
natura expcloiuluni pr:otcr virtultMU, ct natiiram 
(inx virtiitom olTuiulit. Ilnjiis auloni parlis (lcoHnatlo 
estel |icccatiiin, i|iiaiulo ciiiiidilaloin Iranstulorit ail 
inaniMii qiia; noii potost coiisislorc ^loriain ; vol ad 
llorcni qui coloratoecorporum superlioioi csl illitiis. 
Unile cxsistit libido, glorii-e cupiditas, amhitio, ct 
avariiia,elcxlcraojiism(iili (|u:c ali lioc vilii gonere 
depciuloni. Aiiimos.x aiiloiii seu iraso(Miiis partis 
rcila et cx virlute aclio cst, iiiali odium et Ijollum 
cuin animi perlurbationiiius, et ad fortiliidinein in 
eo cssc ooiirirniatam aiiimam, iit ca non pcrtimescat 
qii.-c viili;o lcrribilia videiitur, sed nsiiiie ad saii- 



CeO^suS. xa\ TtdvTtov ara? Ttov 6tdt tivo; tJuvTjOsta; ^ guiiicm peccato rcsislat : inortis aiilcm niinas ot 



xo\ •rtpoXrjtj/Eto; iv fjBovfj tou; ttoXXoij; xaTix<lvTtov 
xpEtTTOva YsvisOai , ttj; ts ^ttdTEtj); xa\ Tf); apETf,; 
■j:po[jiaxi;a6vov. Ti ok i-o-Tto;jiaTa tou Toto-JTOU y.i- 
pou; i~\v a-a3t TipiSriXa, 6 9O0V0; , -h [it-o;, f) 
(jtfjVt; , al Xotooptai , ai 5u[JinXoxal , a! £[JtytXovEf/.ot 
T£ xa't a[jtuvTtxa't otaOsiiEt; , al [JtiXf '■ ™XXou r.apa.- 
TEtvouffat TTjv [jtVT)itxax(av , xa\ -oXXou; Et; t^ovou; 
xaX atjJiaTa xaTaOf,youjat. Mr\ yip Eupwv 6 i-at- 
SsuTo; Xoyta^jb; otcou xpTJJrj-at XustTjXtjj; tio 6-Xio, 

£9' JauTiv Tp^KEl TI)V TOU UtofjpOU ixjJtf,V • X3,\ ytVE- 

Tat tJi £x fclEou 5oO£v f,;j.tv i[JLuvTf]ptov ottXov tio xa- 
xtjii; xex,or,,a£vt,o oXiOptov. 

oaqiie arma, qu.c nobis a Dco data siint, ei qui 
To'JTiov TOtvuv xaTi t?jv £!pr,;ji£vov 5taxptvr)0£VTtov 
TpoTiov, o3a [tiv i;j;apTrj[jtaTa tou XoYttJTfxou tt^; tj/u- 
Xf,; cifnTETat ,u.E,oou;, xaXe-ioTEpa -api twv Ua-iptjri 
ExptOr,, xa\ ,a£t^ovo; xa\ o:apx£3T£'pa; xa't ETitriovio- 
Tspa; Tr,; l^rit^Tpo-yf,; a;ta • oiov £i ti; f.pvf saTo Tf,v 
et; Xpt3T6v z(3Ttv, t) ■n,o6; Tou5a't3[).ov , f^ T.ph:; et- 
oioXoXaTpEtav, i^ ^pb; Mavixa'ia[jt6v , i] r.po; aXXo Tt 
TOtouTOv iOEta; £t6o; a'JTo;j.oXfj3a; etfivT) , 6 [j.kv 
Jxou3t(o; i-\ ih to;o'jtov 6pjjtf,3a; xaxov , elTa xa- 
Tayvou; iauTO^J , xpivov t6v Tf,; p.£Tavot'a; lx£t, oXov 
t6v Tr,; Ct»jfi; a'JTOu. Ou5£7:ote yip [j.u3Ttxf,; e^ite- 
Xou,ui£vr,; £uxfi;, [JtSTi tou Xaoij 7:po3xuvf,3at t6v 
0£?)v xaTa^touTat, i/.Xi xaTa;jiova; [xkv £'j;£Tat • tt]; 
60 xotvtovta; Tij')v i-i'ta3,aaTtov xaO^iXou i^AXoTpto; 
£3:at ■ £v OE TT) topot Tf,; £;66ou a'jTO'j , tote ttj; tou 



gravia siipplicia contemnat; ct a robus jiioniidis- 
simis, disjunctione, cl omnibiis, ut semel dicam, 
qiKo proptcr aliquam consiioliidiiieni ct antiiipatam 
opinioiiem mullos in voliiptate dolinont, sil su- 
pcrior, pro fidc ct viriule dccerlans. IIiijus autein 
partis prolapsiones omiiibus apertaj sunt, invidia, 
oiliuiii, ira, convicia, cerlamina, coiitcntiosiic cl 
ultioiiis appeloiitos alliclionos, qiiiic accoptic inju- 
riio reoordationem longe cxlcndunt, et miiltos ad 
Ciudein et sanguinem incitant. Dum enim iioii 
invonirct stulta et inerudita ralio quomodo ariiiis 
suis utiliter ulcretur, ferri acicm iu se convcrtil; 
nialo ntiuu- oxiliuin afferuiit. 

Ilis itiiqiie lioc modo distinctis, qiiKounqnc qui- 
dem peccaia ralioiie piifiditam aiiimai partiMu al- 
liiit;uiit, essc graviora a Patrihus judioata siiiit, 
ct niiijori ac sufficientiori el lahoriosioii conver- 
sioiic digna : quemadnioduiii si qiiis liiloin in ('liri- 
stuin iicgavit, vel ad judaisnuini , vel iili)loiiiin 
cuitum, vel manichajismum, vcl ali(|iioil aliiul 
iinpictalis geiius dcscivisse visus sil, qul voliiii- 
tiirie qnidom sc ad id iiialum conlnlil, deinde 
seipsum condemnavit, toium tcmpiis viiii; habet 
pa;iiiieiitiic lcinpus. Nunquam eniiii, si mystica 
peragatnr oratio, Deum una cum populo adoraro 
dignus censebitur, scd seorsum procabitiir; a sa- 
crameiilorum autein coiiinuinioiie oiiinino erit 
alioiiiis; in hora autciii sui e vita exeessus, sa- 



i-i-ti^^jiaTo; [XEptoo; a;ttoOif)3£Tat. Ei 5* au[i.6atT) jj craiiicnti comnuinioiiis erit particcps. Sin antem 



7:ap'' eXT:t5a; fiiiai a'JTiv, ■-TiXiv £V Tto a'jT(o xpt[j.aTi 
6ta6[tu3£Tat , ay.i-.rjyo; tiov [jtusTtxtov i'j'ta3[j.aTtov 
[jtixpt Tf,; iqooou Ytv6[j.£vo;. Ot 6£ pa^ivot; xa't Tt- 
[Jtoptat; xaXE-at; atxtaOivTe; , ev ^orjTtp XP^^vto ir.- 
eTi;jif,0r,3av , ouTto TtiJv iYttov IlaTiptjjv ^tXavOpto-ta 
£-' a'jTti)v xpr,3a[jtivtov , tjo; 0'Jx\ 4''-'X'i? YeT£VTi[ji.ivr|; 
ev 7r:oj;jLaTt , iXXi Tf,; cto[j.aTtxf,; iaOEvEia; 7:p!(; 
Ti; atxta; o'Jx ivTtJx^^^J^r,;. At6 Tto [«.ETptp Ttov ev 
TTopvEta 7:Xii[X[jtEXr,3ivTiov , xa't f, ^£6ia3[iivrj te xa"t 
ETTtoSuvo; 7:api6a3t; ev tt^ e7:t3Tpo-.f5i auvsjjLETpfiOT;. 

01 6k rrpb; •{or^-i.q iT:t6vT£; , f, ;jiivT£i; , i^ Tou; 
8ti 6ai;jt6viov xaOipiti Ttva xa\ i7:oTpo::ia3;j.ou; 
JvepYEtv U7:t3xvou,aivou; , o'JTOi eptoTtJJVTOt. 6t' ixpt- 
6£ia,- xa\ ivaxptvovTai , 7:6t£,oov s-ijjtivovTe; Tfj eic 



contigerit ut is pricter spem vivat, in codeni rursus 
vivot jiidicio, niyslicoruni sacramonloriim ail vilie 
exitiim usqiie expcrs. Qiii aiiteiii tormeiitis et 
gravibus siippliciis excruciali, ii pra;siituto leni- 
porc punicntur, sanctis Palribiis sic in eos cle- 
nientia usis. tanqiiam aniina non hipsa sil, sed 
corpiiralis imhecillitas tormentis iion restiterit. 
Qiiarc mcnsura coruin qiii in lornicatione pecca- 
runt, et vi doloreque e.xprossa transgressio, in 
convcrsione, eodcra spaiio dimensa csl. 

[CfiH. 3.] Qiii ad priesligiatorcs, vcl vales ali- 
icrnnt, vel cos qui pcr dicmones se piacula qiias- 
dam cl aversioncs opcraturos polliceiiiur ; il 
cxactc inlcrrogaiitur ct cxaminaniur, ulrniii iii 



827 



S. CUF.r.OIUI NYSSK.M 



2'.?3 



liile in Clirisliim pormancnles, a necessilate ali- A XpiuTbv ■izh-u , u-" dvaYXT|C T-.vb? auvfivi/Cr^ajv 



qiia ad illiul iicccatinii impnisi snnt, cnni afllictio 
aliqiia vel iniolcrabilis jaflura liunc illis aiiiimim 
iiiilidissft; an oninino negiecto quod nohis credi- 
liim est testinioiiio, ad daMuonuni societateni sc 
contulerniit. Si enim ad fidein in(irinandam, et 



EXitvTj ■zfi ijjLapTia , xaxwaEw? tivo;, ^ AtfoprjTou 
CT;iJi!a; xauTTiv auToJ? Trjv 6p[XT)v i[A7:o'T]a4Tr,i; • t^ 
xaO(jXou xaTatppovfjTavTi; tou TTCTiiaTsuiidvou Ttap' 
■f;[.twv [;.apTup(ou, Tfi Ttov Sai[j;(iv(OV (ju[JL[xa);[a ■rcpoci- 
^6pa[iov. El [Jikv yap dOsTfiaei ttj; tcIotew? xa\ Ttp^j 



qiiod Deuin csse non crederent, qui a Cliristiaiiis to [it) ■tcutcUeiv ctvat 0.-.6v t&v Tiopi Ttov XptuTiavtov 



creditur et adoratur, ilUid feeerunl, eriint seilicet 
ap.islalarum judieio obnoxii. Sin antem noii fe- 
renda necessitas aliqua, pusillo ct alijeeio eoiiim 
animo snperalo, eo deduvil falsa aliqiia spe de- 
ductos; siinililer eril et in ipsos clenienlia, iiislar 
eorum qiii tornieiitis in teiiipore coiilessionis re- 
si>tere non |ioluei'unl. 



■:Tpo(Jxuvou[JioVov , Exetvo e7co£r|aav , 6r,),aoi', tw xpt- 
y.a-1 Tiov ■7:apa6avT(ov uTa/Of]iovTa'.. Et oe ti? a6a- 
aiaxToj a.'ji.yy.r\ xaTaxpaTf;G«ra tt;; [ji.txpo'iux(a^ 
a'JT(ov, ei; TouTo TrpoafiYaYe 6ii Tivo? ■fiTOTr^jjiivr,? 
eATiioo.; TiapaxpoucjOivTaj , (baauTu; SiTat xa\ eTc' 
a'JT(T)v f) tjjiXavOptoTria , xaO' 6[j.oii5tT)Ta twv ^tpb; Ta; 
Paciavou.; dv T(p xatpto tt).; 6[jio>.oi'(a? livTfJxetv [jit) 
6uvr,0£vT(ov. 
\Cnn. i.] Korum aulem quK ad ciipiiiilaleni ei C Taiv £k 6t' I^TtiOu^Jiiav Te xa't f,oovT)v Yivo(Jiivwv 
vohi|)laleui fiuiit p(<eealornm, li;i'c est divisio : (i;jiapTrijtaTtov TotauTT) ejtiv f) Staipes!? • t^ (jikv yap 
lioc eniin vocatur adulterinm, illud vero fornicalio. xa),stTai [j.otxeia , zh 6k ■Ttopveia. Tt(j'i [J.b/ 0'jv Ttliv 
Ac nonnuUis quidem eorum qni snut subtiliores, dxpt6eaTiptjov fjpeae xat -h xaTi itopveiav ■K),T)[i[jt^- 
placuit eliam foinicalionis peccatiim adulterium ),r,ixa, [jiotxeiav elvai. vo[j.iJeiv, StiiTi |Ji(a ts-Vi f) v(5- 
esse existimare, quoniam una esl legiiiiua con- [Jit[j.o; suCuYta, xa't Y^vatxl ■rcpb? &v5pa, xat (iv5pl 
junclioet niulieris cum viro, et viri cum miiliere. Tcp!); Y'-'''^'"'^^- "^'■' '^^^' '^ M vo[J-t[Jiov T:apivo[jtov 
Quidquid ergo noii est legitimum, est nmnino injus- ■jravTO)? , xa\ 6 [xf) xh t5tov 'i^w , 6T))a6r) zh i.\l6- 
lum el legi eontrariuin : et qui noii habel proprium, Tptov lyii • Tto yip AvOptljutp \iia 6£6oTat itapi toO 
Labet omnino aliennm. Honiini enim una tantnm 0eou ^oT^Ob? , xat tt) yuvatx^ [J.ia ^j)f,p[JiosTai xe^a- 



datacst anxiliatrix a Peo, ct mulieri umim apposi- 
tum est capnt. Ergo si quis, quideni, proprium 
vus suum, nt divinus Aposlolus nominat, possc- 
dcrii "', ei lcx nalurx justuni usiim concedit. Si 
quis anlem cxtra propriuni conversiis fucrit, erit 



),f,. Ouxouv el fJtev ziq zd 'Idicr cwtov (Txe.voq , xa- 
Oto,; 5vo[jtotCet 6 Oeto; 'A7:6crTo).o; , hivTM xTi\craiTC, 
auYx")p-' 4 v(5[xo? Tf,? -.fujeto; ti)v 6txa(av XP^^'^' 
Ei 6e Tt? lZfj> ToiJ i5iou Tpa^:re!T), ev iXXoTpito ■TtdtvTtij; 
Yevf,(TeTat. • a),),(5Tptov 5^ JxaaTto irav t6 \xr\ l'5tov. 



oninino in alicno : est aulcm iiniciiiqiie alierium ' xav [j,f) 6[jto)>oYou[J.evov ^x-' '^^'^ xuptetjovTa. Otixouv 

quidqiiid noji cst propriiim, etiamsi id non con- 7t6p[5oj tou xaTi t^jv [jcotxetav 7t),r,|JtiJ.£Xfi[xaTo; , xal 

fileatur qui est doniinus. Non longe ergo a peccalo f) Tcopveia Tot; t6v iixpt6£(iTepov eSeTdJouat ),6yov 

adultcrii, fornicatio ab iis qiii rem paulo accii- tSeixOr) , XeYouaTj^; xa\ tt); Osta? Fpa^T)?- ott M't[ 

ratius examinant, snscepla csl, ciim dicatctiam- ?co.Ui(: 'lcrOc :tpb(: A.Uozplav • 'rd.T^--i iCll'' lTtzi.tri-:rJ.:i 

Sciiplura : A'<; multus sis cum nliena '% scd cuni (iaOeveTT^pot; eYiveTi Tt; iiapi t(Tjv Ilateptov au[i- 

inibecillioribus indulgenter ageiidum censiieriint irepttfopi, 6iexp!0T) th 7:),Tip.p.e),r,(jia Ti) YsvtxT] 6iat- 

Patres, distinctum est peccalum liac generali di- piaei TauT^r) , tli; Ttopvciav [i.bj elvat xa\ lixsa^ts.:. 



Tisione, quod fornicatio quidem dicatur cupidi- 
latis seii liliidinis cxpletio, qu.-c fit siue alia ali- 
ciijus injuria; adiilterium vero, iiisidi;ic et injuria 
quai alteri aOertur. In eo autem et cnni animalibus 
coituni et pKdicatum esse exisiimant ; quoniam 



tt;v xti>p\^ o5tx{a; iT^pou Ytvo[JtevT)v ti(j\ Tf;? i7:i6u- 
[jiia; ex7:).f;ptoc5tv • [J.otxeiav ok , Tf)V ^7tt6ou),f,v te 
xa't Tf,v i6tx!av tou iXloTpiou. 'Ev TauTT) o^ xa\ Tr)V 
?ojocj)Oop!av v.dX Tf,v 7:at6epaaTiav elvat XoYiCovtat • 
6i6Tt xa't Tauta cftjsetog ejTt [j.otxeia. Ei; y-^P '^^ "'■" 



biec sunt nalur.e adullcriuin. In id ciiim qnod esl ),6Tpt6v ts xa't 7:api tftjstv Yivetat f; i5ix!a. TatjTT.c 
alienuui, ct (|iiod est pr;etcr natiiraiii, llt iiijiistitia. j) ToivuvTf,?6iatpi3eto,- xal ev TO'JTtp tio ei^ei Tf,;i[jLa,o- 

Cuin liKC ergo divisio in liae eliam pcccati specie Tdg YSTSvTifJiivr,; , xaOoXtxf) [j.£v Jci-t Oepa7teia,Ti 

(iat, uiiiversale csl remedium, nt a concitata in Tf,^ t[jt7taOou; XijTar,; , tfj? itepl Ti? TotauTa? fi^ovar, 

ejiisniodi voliiptalcs rabie, por poMiilentiam boino xaOapJiv ^x [j.eTa[j.£),eia? ■^eviafiT.i. tov (SvOptoTtov • 

pnriis cffiti:iliir ; scd (|uia coruiii qiii in ftn-nica- kT:\ 5i Ttov ^v 7:opveia [j.o).uvO£vttov iStxia Tt? tt) 

tioiie i)olliiti snnl, injuria aliqiia ciim hoc peecato i[;tapTia Ta'JT^i) oij •/.aTa[Jte[j.txtai • 6ti Touto 6i7tXiaiov 

non conimisla est, propterea diiplnm conversionis tupiaOT) tt)? e7ttaTpoc()fji;6 xp<vo;TOtj iv [j.oixe((a [Jitav- 

lempus iis praeseriplum esl, qui in adulterio in- Oeiai, xa't ev toi^ &),Xoi? TOt; iitr^-i-opeuiJi^vot? xaxot,-. 



qiimali sunt ; cl in aliis ilidciii vetilis malis, ani- 
inalium inilu. et raliie in m.iscnlos. In iis enim, 
ut dixi, pcccatnm diiplicatur; unum quidem [in 
illiciia ei nefaria volnptate ; alierum aiitcml qiiod 
injiiriaqua! fitalteri, consistil. Esl antem quajdam 



fo)o-.fOopia Te xal tt) xaTi tou; i6|ievai; XOaaT) • 5t- 
■jtXaataCeTat y^^P > "^* ei7:ov , 17:^ Ttov Toio^JTtov f) 
i[j.apTia. M(a [lI^j fj xaTi Tf)v tou aXXoTp(ou i6ixiav 
auviaTa;jtivT). Atacfopi 6i -J.i faTtv iv Ttp )A-(i{> tf,; 
jjieTavota? , xa\ tr\ Ttiiv xati fjoovfjV 7:),T)[At).£Xouvt(ov 



ITIiess.iv,*. " Ecclcs. i\, 12. 



2i;i 



EPISTOLA (JANOMCA. 



230 



T-^.iau-T]. '0 [xiv yip dc^' iauToiJ npi; xt]v e^oyiS- A liilTiireiUia iii Mlioiie inniit 'mi:i^ in iis qiii iii \i 



pE'j7iv tt;^ aixapxiaj fipjjiTiJa; , au-tjj tw «'.aTaoi^a- 
aOai Si' olxziai ipnT;; YsvdaOat ToJv xpu^itov xaT- 
T;Yopoj- w; ?;3rj tf.j Ospan^ia; ToO itiOcJ? (ip5ati.s- 
voj , xa\ ar|[ji.£tov tt;? rpi; xb xpittxov jj.£xa6oXT;{ 
jTito;t;a;j.cvo; , iv ^t/avOptoTtoTipot; Yivsxai xot; 
CTxtTtfitioti;. '0"5^ ytopaOil; irl xtT) xaxw, t; otd xtvo; 
u7:oi]/iai; i^ xaxTjYopia; dLXOujtio; iT^iXiYx"^^' > ^^ 
eTTtxixajjiivT] Y'''"*' '^11 ^Tf ■cpot?'! ' '"i'- xaOapt- 
oOivxa 6t' dxpi6;iac aC/xiv, ouxtu; £i:'t xt;v xojv 4^'«- 
aijtit-wv xotvwviav -^zoipxcizx^r^^iai. "Eaxt xotvuv 6 xa- 
vwv TOtouxo; , (xiiTi xou; tv Txopvsla [xoXuvOivxa;, cv 
xpta^t }jtcv sxsai xaO(i).ou xr,; £uxti? <i~o6Xf;xou; elvaf 
ev xptat 5h x?,; dxpoaaito; [jt£Tix£tv [aovt;;, iv (SXXot; 
Sc xptatv e-3at [ji£xi xtov ev xt; eTitaxpo^T; CiTcoTrt- 
T:x(ivttov TtpoJsux^aOat, xa\ xi5xe (xexixetv xtov liYta- 
ajjiixtjiv. 'E7t\ 61 Ttiiv aK0u8at(ix£ pov x£XpT;[Jtivtov xt; 
t:TtaxpO(pT; , xa\ ttJi pitp S^txvuvxtuv xt;v ixpfi; xb 
iyaOiv jTxdvooov , ^£axt Tto otxovo[jiouvxt ixpb; x6 
cu[x-.;ipov xfjV ExxXr,ataaTixr;v otxovo[jtiav , auvT£[ji£tv 
xbv xpivov Tr,; dzpoijeto;, xa\ Tixtov ei; £-taxp'j- 
(ff;v a-^j.yiiv , xa\ ixaXtv xal toutov auvT£[Ji£tv xiv 
XpcJvov , xa\ xixiov i:xo5ouvat Tf;v xotvtoviav , orto; 
ov tt; iauxoij 6oxi[iaatia exxptVT; xf;v tou 0£pa7:£uo- 
[jtivou xaTiaxaatv.^fla-Txep yipTi toT; y/iipoii [iiTxxsiv 
xtiv [iapYapiTr,v i-eiprixat , ouTto t?) a~oax£p£tv xou 
xt[Aiou [iapYapixou xiv I^iSt; SvOptorov oti tt;; xa- 
6ap6xTix(is x£ xa\ a;:aO£ta; ysv(5[ji£vov , xdiv ix(57:tov 
Eaxiv. 'H 5k xaxi y.ov/iia^j fixot xa\ xi Xotui eiOT; 



pl.iti! |)Ci'r.iriml, ejiisiiKiili. Qiii iMiiin cx .st; ipso ail 
sna pri)l'cicmia peciata iiMpnlsiis est, eo tiiiotl sna 
spontc occiiUoruin accusalor esse voluerlt, ul r|ui 
jain alTcctioiii meiliciiiani atlhihcrc cocpcrit, el 
sigunin mutalionis in itl qiiod cst mclins ostcii- 
ilcrit, in iiiilioiilnis piciiis vcrsaliir. Qiii aiUcm in 
iiialo tiiprclicnsns csl, vcl proptcr ali.|uain suspi- 
cioncin vil accusalioiicm iiigraliis convictus esl, 
l(iiij;ius illi couvcrsionis tcnipns dalur ; iit i|ise 
pcrrcitc purgatns, sic ad sacramcnloriiiii comiiiu- 
iiioncin admillatnr. Ksl cr^o (hinoii cjiismodi, iit 
qui iii foniicalionc polluli suiit, in Iriluis (luidcm 
aiiiiis ali orationc omiiiiio expclhiiiliir ; iii iribns 
aiitcin sint siiliiis aiidilionis parlici|)i's, in Iriliiis 
aulcin aliis, cuin iis (lui in convcrsioMc subslcr- 
iiiinlur, prcccntiir, ct liinc siul sacramcnloruin 
participcs. In iis autcin qni diligcnliori convcisionc 
usi fiicrint, ct vita , ad id qtiod boniim est, rcditniu 
ostcndcriiit, licct ci qiii dispcnsal, pro ecclcsia- 
stic;e occonomiae ulilitale, tempus audiiionis con- 
ti aliere, et celerius ad conversionem deducere : et 
rursus lioc quoqne tempiis contralicre, ot celcriiis 
conimiinionciii redderc, nt sna prolialionc, ejns cui 
mcdcla adliilictnr, constilutioncm dijudicct. Quem- 
admodum enim porcis margaritas projicerc est ve- 
liluni, ita et pretiosa niargarita privare eum qiii 
jam per alicnationcm a vilio ct piirgationcm lionio 
sil factiis, absnrduiii cst. Qii* aiilcni iii adiiliirio 



xf,; dxaOapaia; Ysv^^lJ-ivr, 7:a,oavo[j.ia , xaOiIj; Ttposi- q pi ji, |-tliquis iniimmdiliic gciicrilius fit iniqnitas, 

ut dictiim est, eodeni judicio pnnictur qiio cl fo.-- 
iiicationis sceliis, sed temporo dnplicabitiir. Iii co 
anieni, cjns cliani ciii nicdcla adliibctnr, aflci lio 
considcrabitur, qiio inodi et in iis qiii fornicalioiiis 
inquinaniento illaqueati suni, nt vcl ciiiiis vcl lar- 
dius eis sit boiii participalio. 



pr,xat, xati 7:ivxa ev T(o a'jxtp xpi[jtaxt OEpa^^euOT)- 
•jexat, £v i{) xa\ zh ttj; Tcopveia; &-^oq • Tto 6k Xp<^^V 
6t7:Xaatds£Tat. napaxr,,oTiOTia£xat 6s xa\ ^t:' auT(o f; 
TO'j 0£pa7:£uo[jtivou ^tiOeat; , Sv xpOTtov xa\ inX xiov 
xtp [jioXua,utto xf;; Txopvsia; auvevExOivxtov , Cj7~z t) 
Oixxov -i; ,3paO'JX£pov vsviaOai auxot; xt;v xo'j dYaOou 
t<£TO'j-!av. 

A£t7:£xat Txp!); xouxot; xb6u[xo£t5k; xf,; ({-uxf,; 7:po- 
OsTvat si; e^ixaatv, oxav r.apaa-yaXdza xtj; dYaOf,; 
xou Ou[.tou xpTl^J^tiJb, ^'i-i i.tjtapTiav exTcia-r;. IIoXXtLv 
T£ BvTtov xaxi9u[).?)vei; d^aapxiav iv£pYou[jtivtov, xa\ 
■nivxojv xaxtov, fjpEai 7:01; xoT; HaTpiatv t;iji(uv, iv 
Tot; dXXot; [jtf; Xiav dxpt6oXoY£TaOat, [i-rfih TxoXXf,; 



Reslat ad liic nt irasccnlcm aniinai parlcin 
cxaminandam proponanins, quaiido lapsa a bono 
ir;c usn in peccalum cccidcril. [(lun. u.]Ciiiii aii- 
tcm mnlla sint qiia; per iram fiunt pcccala ct 
oninis gcneris mala, placuit omnibus noslris Pa- 
Iribus iii aliis qnidcni non nimiiim subtililcr 



d;iov fjYstaOat aTiouof;;, x?) 6£pa7t£'Jetv 7tavTa Ti Ix j) agerc, iicc nimium in co sliidii opcra'(pie poncrc. 



Ou[j.0'j 7:apa7:xtb,aaTa • xai Tot je tt;; rpa^T;;, ou [16- 
vov Tf;v'(^uxf,v dTtaYopsuoiJaT;; t:Xt;yt;v • dXXi xa\ 
Taaav Xoioopiav, ^ pXaatpT;[j,iav, xa\ el' xt dXXo toi- 
ouxov 6 Ou[j.b; iTXipYiCexaf [jfivov oe xo'j xaxi xbv 
(jivov otYOu; xf,v 7;apa(puXaxf,v i7:otf,javxo, 5ti xtov 
i7:txt[j.iojv. Atf,pT;xai 51 xi xotouxov xaxbv Tt; ^ta^opi 
xo'j ixouaiou xe xa\ ixouaiou, ev oT; ixo^Jato; [iiv 
taxt 9(jvo;. npwxov [ikv, 6 ^x Txapaaxeuf,; TeToX[iT;- 
[i.iyo(; Tou ei; a'jTJi touto e'jXp£7:iaa[jtivou, O7:to; dv xb 
dYo; £pYdar,xat. "ETijtxa 5k xdzsTvo; £v xoT; ixouaiot; 
evo().!aOT;, oxav xt; ev au(jiT:XoxTi xa\ ii.axTi' tuTtxtov x£ 
xa\ Tu7tT6[i£vo;, iviYXT; xiTd ttvo; xatptou xiyj 5t4 Tr,; 
XStpb; T:Xr,Yf,v. '0 Yip onta? TtT) Ou[j.to xpaTr,0£\;, xa\ 
tfi op[iT; tt;; opYf,; X^P-^^y-^'''^'' ^'JSkv dv napi xov 
xatpbv tou TtiOou; ttov dva-.(i'|at xb xaxbv 5uva;iivtov 



ut omiiia qii.x ex ira nascercntur dclii la ciirarcnl; 
qnainvisScriptura non solum vnlniis iiroliibcal, 
sed etiani omne conviciuin vcl malcilicliiin, ct si 
qiiid aliiid cjnsinodi ita cllicit ; scd solani caHlis 
cautionem suis pa-nis inlroduxenint. Dividitur 
autcm boc malnm , diirerenlia volniilari;e el invo- 
liiiitaria;: et est ca;des quidcm voluiilaria, qiw; 
pr:cmeditaie siiscepta est ab co qui se ad boc 
comparaverat ut boc facinus pcrpctrarcl. I>cii)ili2 
illud qnoipic in volnntariis cxistiiiiatiiin cst, qiian- 
do quis iii congressn vcrbcrans et vcrberatiis, 
nianii plagam mnrliferam iniulcrit. Qiii eiiim ira 
seinel victns est,et animi appeiitioni cedit, nihil 
eoriim qua; maluni possenl ainpiitare, ci in men- 
tcm venil. Quare et illic quoquc qni ex concerta- 



m 



S. GREGOUII NYSSKNI 



2-2 



imrif profecliis cst, csedis evcntiis, in taoliim vo- A s:t\ vojv XaSou "il—z ■/.■x\ zh Ix -r, 

liiiilaiiiiiii, nnii in casiim coiirorlur. IjivoliiiiUiriai 

aiilcin liaboiit nianiresla iiuiicia, qiiaiulo qiiis ali- 

cni alieri ici shulium applicans, casu gravissimum 

aiiqiiod nialum patraverit. In liis ergo, ca;des qui- 

dein in triplex tcmpus cxlendilur iis qui per con- 

versionein voliiniario facinori reiiiedium an'eriinl. 

Ter n iveni eliam sunl anni, noveiiario aiinoriiin 

numcro in uiioquoi|iie gradii prajlinito, ul in per- 

fecta quidein segregalionc noveni annoriim toni- 

pore versetur ab Ecclesia prohibitus ; alios autem 

tol aiinos in audilioiie pciinaneat, sola doctoriiin 

el Sciipturarum audilioiie el conversalioiie cum 

populo dignus habiins, in leriio aulein iiovenario 



■:ilzz'.>.x ToO cpivou, eU Ipyov Trpoaipijswc, xa\ cJx 
ei^ ocTOTuxfav a-zayzzai:. Oi Sk axo'J3ioi tpavspi E/ooi'. 
Ti yvbipis^aza. • OTav ti? Trpb; ^TEpiv Ti ttjv <jTtou- 
ory 'iyo)-j , i^ dTtoTOxta? ti jwv aviqxicjTiov SpdiTj. 
'E-'i TouTtov ToJvuv 6 [Jikv 9(5vo<:, st; TpiTtAasiova 
Xpovov TrapaTSivETa!, toT; 5:' eziaTpo-fii; e;pa-;uo- 
[ijvotr ■zh sy.oOaiov ayo;. TptiEvvia yitp Etjtv Jvtau- 
ToV, xa9' 'dxaiTov paOfjtbv ttj? Evvaoo; twv £twv opi- 
cOstuTjc, tuiTS ev H£V TW TravTsXit di^opt-ijito, EvvajTTJ 
XpiSvov 6ta-;-Evec70at dT:;ipyd|ji£vov tt,? 'Ey.y.Xr^aiai;- 
d),).a oi TocrauTa ett) sv ttj oxpoaaEi uapaiJ.;Zvat, 
[ki-ir^q Tiov oioacy.aXtov xa\ tti.; twv rpatjjiov axpod- 
azu);, xal y.z'^k Ti]; ToO XaoO auaTd-^tog d^t0'j[ji£- 



«ev 



cuin siibslralis in convcrsione oraiis, ut porveniat vov, ev Se TpiTT) evvdot , [jieTa twv uTroTttUTOv-tov 

ad comniunionem sacramciili scilicct ; ct in eodcm " 

cadcm erit observaiio ab eo qui Ecclesiam adiiii- 

nisirai, el pro ratione conversioiiis illi quoqiie poB- 

nx extensio resciiidelur, ut pro novem annis in 

unoquoqucgradu, vel oclo, vcl septem, vel quinqiie 

solum anui lianl, si pociiitenlioe niagniludo tcmpus 

vincal, ei superct correctionis sludio eos qui in 

longo tempoie pr.Tstiiulo susccplas a se niaculas 



t) £7:t5Tpo-.fii 7rpo(j£uxd;j.£vov , ouTai; eXOetv 
e-'t TT]v [xcTouaiav tou dytdsijtaTo? • 8r,Xa5t) xa\ 
£7:1 Tou TotouTou, fj auTT[ 7tpo7TT;p7i(jt? ECTTai 7:api 
Tou otxovoij.ouVTo; tt;v 'ExxXTjcrtav, xa'i 7:p?j; X(5--ov 
Tr,; e7:ic;Tp09T;c cuvT[jcr,0T;c7;Tat auTio xa"t t; tou eTTt- 
Ttjxtou 7:apdTa-t.;, cott£ dvT\ evvia e-div, ecp' ^xdaTco 
^aO[ji(o 6xT(o fi kr.ia f^ ej, f^ y.ai 7r£vTS [jiiSva y£v£- 
aOaf d-ip Ti (jtiy^Oo? tt;; eTttafpoca^^ vixotT) t&v 



segniter eluunt. Involiinlariuin auleni venia qiiidcm ypiwt, xa\ OTrepSdXXotTO xf^ aTtouoT) zffi otopOwaew; 
dignum, sed non laudabile judicalum esl. IIoc aii- touc bi tt] [xaxpa TtpoOea^jttix p!A-j\>.'j-.zp6-i ■khk trj- 
lein dixi, ut sit apertiim, qiiod etiam si qiiis invo- toj^ dni tt;? xr,Xt5o; xaOatpovTac. TS Ss dxcc^jtov, 
lunlarie fueiit in scelere bomicidii : cum lanquain aui-yvtoa-bv (jiev, ou [jti^v e^iaiveTbv txpl^. Touto Si 
jam profaniiin, piaculum reddilum, a sacerdolali el-ov, waTc 6f,Xov y£viaOat , oTt x^v dxouato); Ttj 
gratia ejicienduin pronunliavit canon. Quantiim yivr.Tat £v tco Toij e^ovou [jiidci(jiaTi, to; fflr^ pi6r,Xov 
autcm est expiationis tempus ob simplicein forni- r aJxhv dTrb tou dyouc yev(5[j.£vov, d7:o6Xr,Tov iepaTtxii? 
calionem, tantum eliam recle liabere exislimalum yapi.zoi 6 xavi^ov a-ztfr^vaxo • ogo^ 5i eaTtv e7:'t Tji 
esl iii iis qui cicde.m involuiilariam fecissent ; sci- cJ/iXii Ttopvela toO xaOapatou i xp^'''o>, ToaouTo; xa\ 
licet, in iis quoque, poeiiilenlis volunlale exami- e-itl t(ov • dxouatto? 7t£tpov£ux(3Ttov £6oxt[xdaGT) xaXov 
nata ; ut si sit fide quidem digna conversio, non ^'/.s-i-J, OTiXaST) xa"i iv touti;) tt;? Ttpoatpiaeto; tou [jte- 
servelur dnnorum niimerus ; scd icmporis prolixi- 
tale resecala, ad Ecclesioe restituiioneni ct boiii 
participaiioiiem conqiendio reducatur. Si qiiis au- 
tem non expleto tempore a canonibus praestitulo 
vita cxccdat, jubet Pairum clemeniia ut elleclus 
sacrameniorum particeps, non viaiico vacuiis, ad 
cxtremain illam et longam peregrinationein miiia- 
lur. Sin aulem, postquam sacramenti pariiceps 
factus fucrii, rursum ad viiam rcvcrsus sit : slatu- 
lum tcmpus cxspectct, in illo gradu exsistens in 



TavoouvToj5oxt;^a"o;j.ivr,; ■ waTe e! d^tdittaTo; yivoiTO 
■() e7:taTpoc()T), [jfi) jtdvTco; TrapacpuXa/OTivatTOvdptOiJi^jv 
TtTjv eTcJJv, d"AXi 6ta auvTO[Aiaj dyayetv auTbv ei? tt)v 
Tr,;'ExxXr,jtacd7:oxaTdaTaatv, xal£i?TT)VTOu dyaOou 
[j.£TOua{av. Ei 6i Tij [jct] 7:Xr,ptoaa; Tiv ypi'io'1 t^v 
ex T(ov xavov(ov d-.ftopia[jiivov, e^cS^uoi to'j fliou • 
xiXiuet T) T(ov IlaTiptov (;tXavOpto7:ia \i.zxa-y/j'r.a 
xwi dytaa;j.dTtov , [j.t) xev^iv tou £cfo5t'ou Ttphq t7;v 
k.Tyi.~r^'i £xetvr,v xa\ [Jiaxpiv d7toor,[jiiav £X7te;;ctfiOf,vat. 
Et Si [jieTaay/ov to'j dytda;jiaToc, TtdXtv et? ttjv ftoT)v 
qiio erat anlc communionem illi ex necessitate D e~aviXOot, dva|jtivetv Tbv TSTayij.ivov /pivov, £v ixec- 



dalam. 

[Cnii. C. lAltera aulem idololalri;p species ( sic 
cnim diviuiis Apostolus avariliain appcllal'" ) nescio, 
quoiiiodo absque ulla preiiae mcdela a Pjitriliiis 
praitermissa sii. Atqui boc inalum quidem videlur 
esse Iriuui aninii constitutionum allectio. Nam et 
raiio. ab ejiis qiiod pulcbrum cst judicio, aberrans, 
esse in maleria quod pulcbrum cst existiinat, non 
ad pulcliriludiiiem a matcria scparalam aspiciens , 
eldesideriiini ad caqua: sunt infcriora iiiicliiialur , 
ab co quod vcre cst expetendum dilabens. J.nn 



vio Tto pa6[jitT) y£v5[ji£vov, ^v tr)r;v 7tp^ tp,; xaTa dvdy- 
XT)V auTtT) SoOeiaT]; xotvtovla?. 

Tb 81 zlooi Tf)? etotoXoXaTpeia; • ouTto yip 5vop.d- 
fet TT)V TtXeove'-*^ 6 Oeto; 'A-5aToXo;'Oux otoa o7:to; 
dO£pa7:£UTOv U7t?) tiov IlaTipu^v cqiitov 7tepiti)-.f6)). Ka£ 
TOt ye Soxet xh TOtouTOV xaxiv tt); TptTT); cv T^ '■jcJXii' 
xaTaaTdaeoi; TtdOo; etvat. Ka\ yap Xoyta[i6; Tf,^ toO 
xa/.oij xpiaeto; d[j.apTdvtov, ev Tr) uXr| t?> y.a'/.h'i elvat 
'yavTa^cTat, o'J Ttpb; xh aiJXov dvaSXeTttov xiXXo;, xa"t i\ 
£7ttOu[j.!a 7tp?j; Ti xaTti) iei.TOu d).T)Oo'j; ipe^/.ToO d7to4- 
piouaa. Ka't i) tftX(5v£tx<5; tc xa't Ou[j:to6r,; 5tdO£Jtc, 
TtoXXi; ex Tf)j ToiauTi)? 4[jiapT£a; xdj d-^opjjtii Xa;jt- 



•" Ephes. v. Ji. 



234 

liTcclio px 
lioc peccalo imillas occMsiones accipii. El iit in 
universuiii ilicain, liic niorhiis cnni aposlolica ava- 
rili;c deliniiioiic ronscnlit. Divinns enim Aposlolns 
cani iion solnni idololalriani, si-d cliain oiniiiiim 
nialoniin railiceni proiiHiiliavit "' ; cl laiiien li;i'C 
niorbi ppccies, inconsiderala ct absqnc ulla cjiis 
ciira praitcrinissa est : (|nofit, ut liic inorbus valile 
in Ecclcsia rcdnndct, cl neino in iis qni ad clpriiiii 
adilnciiiitiir, iiii|nirit, niiiii (|iii co iilololatri;e gc- 
(ipxslv •i]YoOfi$Oa t(T) Sr,[jio7;i;i tt;; StoatixaXca.; >.oT(;), ncre pnlliili sint. Seil de iis qiiidfin, qiioiiiam id a 
or(o; Sv oTiJv te ^, OspaTicueiv , wjttep tcv(k naOT) Patrilius prjclcrmissiim cst, suHicfire cxistimo pii- 
•t/.T|0(opix3[, tac T),£ov:xTixic <i|5i(i)3x!a; 5;a To3 ).o- Mica doctrina; rationc, ca qunniodo fieri potesl 
Yo'j xaOaipovTa?. Movtjv oi ttjv xXo-t^v xa\ Tf,v Tupi- (iirarc, veliiti qiiosilaiii mnrbos ex: rcplclione orlos, 
6{op'j-/;'av, xa\ tt;v lEpojuAtav t.Mti vo[ji!Co;j.sv, oii incxplebilis avarili;e alTertioncs oralione piirgan- 
t6 o'JTto; ix Tf,; Ttov IlaTiptov dxo).o'jOta? tt;v T.api- ^ ips. Soluin aiileni rurtiim, ct sepnlcronim ellossio- 

ncin, ct sacrilegium vilia exislinianuis, quod sic a 



9,-,:, KlMSiOl.A CANO.MC.A. 

6avE:. Kai Ti o).ov eirrsTv, 3ji.ty(ov;I ^ ToiauxT) vtiios A vero ct coiitentiosa niiiinosaiiiie aiiiin i 

Ttjj droiTo),txtp tt;? ■:z).eo'JzEia; opto. '0 ykp O^to? 

't\.r.6^-o).oq, o'J (idvov a'JTr,v E;otoXo).aTp£iav, ii).),4 xa\ 

(5{^av uavTtov xtov xax(ov (i7:£(fTivaT0 • xa\ 6(ko; tb 

TOiouTov elSo.; iTap(o;fOT] tf,? viijou avsTTiTXoTTTOv te 

xa\ (iTr,ai)iT,Tov ■ ol'j xa\ T:).£ova?si xati ti; 'Exx).t\- 

ataj -zb totoijfov (ipi5(baTr,[jta, xa\ ouSa; tou; 6u\ tiv 

xXfjpov (ifojjtivou; TTcptspYdfEtai, |jit)too? tio totouTio 

£i5:i tTJ; £;5(o).o).aTp£(a? xaTe,atdvOT;aav. 'AXXd "KtfA 

[ilv toJtojv, oti ti ■napcicjOai toi; [TaTpaTtv -(iijttov, 



5ojiv ■?]iJiTv 7:c,o\ toOto^j ycvi^Oat. Ka; tot yc T:api 
Tfi Octa rpa-ii), xa\ 6 TXcovajp.?);, xa\ 6 t(5xo;, ttov 
d7:ctpr,[jiiv(ijv kaz\ , xa\ tb ky. ouvaitcia? tiv?j; ttj 
tota XTfjiet 7:pojaYaY:Tv Ti d).).5Tp:a, xdv cv zpocjyf,- 
[j.att i:paY[jiaTs!a; ti totoiJTOv TJyr^ y'v6[J.£vov. 'E-ct- 
St) toEvuv tb xaO'fi[jta,% ei? e|o'j(;!avxav('ovd|i(5iTtiTOC, 
tf,v e7:\ ttbv 6[jio),OYOuijiivo); d7:TiYopsu[i.ev(j)V xavov 



r;itiiim consei|iienlia, iiaic nobis Iradilio facla sit. 
Alqui apud divinani Scripluram cl rcenns el nsura 
siint probibita , cl per qiiaiii(lam polenliani, ad 
suain possessioncm alieiia Irailiicere, clianisi sub 
conlractiis aut iransactionis specie lioc foriasse 
Tactum sit. Qnoniani crgo nos quidem ad canonuni 



x})v xp!(:tvf,6r, tot;stpTipi£vot? T:poaOfiao(iev. At-fipTitat polcslalcm asseqiieiulani fide (li[;iii noii sumus, iii 



ouv f) xXoTTT) ef; ts XTiTtsiav xa\ ei; tot/topu/tav ■ 
>:a\ sti y.hj £-' d[jt'.fo-iptov axoT:?i;, f; ttov dXXotpioJv 
d^aipscjt; • ttoXXt; 6: xaTitTjv y^ibii.T^^J autil)v f) 7:p?i; 
d).Xf,Xou; ejT\ Statfopd. '0 y.tvfiip XTiaTf,;, xa\ Tf,v 
[uaf.i30v!av et; au,u.[xa);!av tou <j-;:ou5a?oiJiivou r.apa.- 



iis, qiix ex coiilesso proliibila suut, caiioiiu aiii 
sententiam diclis jam adjiciemus. Dividitur auleiii 
furtuni in latrocinium seu dcprjDdationcm, et iii mii- 
loiiiin effossionem. Idem auteni nlrinsqiie est in- 
slitutum, videliccl alieua auferre ; iii auimo aulcm 



Xa[x6dv£t, 7:pb; a'JT>) touto T:apac;xEuaC6[j.svo; xa\ _ Ipsorum magna est inler sc differcntia. Lalro eiiiui, 



oTrXotj xa\ TToXuysipia, xa\ toT; l7:txa!poi; tibv t6- 
t:(ov ■ cjicjTe t'jv T0tO'jTOv, T(Tj xp![j;aTt t(ov dvSpots^vojv 
u-aY^^jOat, et o;i [xsTa^jteXeiai; iauT^v r.phc, ttjv "Ex- 
xXr,3!av tou 0eo'J i7:avdY0t. '0 (ii 5;' u'.fa;pia3to; 
XavOavoiJiT]; (J9ETsptJ6[jtevo; t2) dXX6Tp;ov, ei-a ot' 
l^aYopcJSEio; Ti T:),Ti[i[jtiXT][jta autoij tto tepsT 9avs,o(b- 
aa;,Tf, T.ip\-h £vavt!ovTO'J ^rdOou; ci-ouSTi 0£pa7:s'jast 
tf,v i.^pij)-ST:iy.y ■ 'Uvio ak 5ii tou ti 7:,oo(i6vTa T^apiyetv 
ToT; 7:ivr,a;v, tvaTio npoiaOai d cyEt, tfavsp^j; Y'VT]Ta; 
v.aSapsutov Tr,; xaTa 7:X£OV£;!av voiou. Et o^ [ir,6iV 



etiam bomicidiuiti ad id quod stndel asseqiii assii- 
iuit, ad id paratus et armis, et copiis, ct oppor- 
tunitate loci, adco ut is bomicidaruiu judicio sul)- 
jiciatur, si per piEnileiitiain ad Dei Ecclesiam re- 
versiis fiieril. Qui aiileni lateiiti ablatione, sibi 
alicnuin usiirpat, si delnile prr enuntiationeiii 
peccatuin siuiin saecrdoti aperuerit, vitii stiidio 
in contrariuin miitalo a^grilndineiii cur;ibil : dico 
autein, laryiendo qii;c habet paujicribus, ut, dum 
quai liabct profuiidit, se ab avaritia; morbo libenim 



e-/oi, ;j.6vov o^ ■zh atb|jia s/ot, y.z'/.z'Jz<. 6 'ATToaToXo; apcrte nsleiilal. Sin aiilcin nibil aliiid praeteriiiiam 
5;aT0'J aoj;jtaTixo'b x6-ou t6 to;o'Jtov l=;Xaaa-Oa: 7:d- sobiiu corpus babeat, jiibct A|)Oslolns per labon:iii 
Oo;. "Exe: os f] Xi?;; outoj; • '0 xAi.izior, iii\KeTL corporalem ei moibo niederi. Diclionis aiileni it:i 
K.ln.iziTdJ • /if7.Uo»- di xc.i:idtoi epxaZiiteroQ td liabet coiilcitus : C'«' luraliir, nun amplius (urctur : 
iyaOdr, 'Ira eyri (iETuSiSvrai np xpeiar iyorrt. D sed poUus laboret bunum (ipcrans, ul possit ei tar- 

rjtri qui iuditjel ''. 
'n5stu,uiSojpu);:a xa^a^^Tf, S;fjpr,Ta;£;;T?)au-prv(o- [ C(i)i. 7.] Scpiilcronim autem elfossio, ipsa 

oTov T£ xa\ da'JYYV'»'''0'.'- Kt [ikv ydp tt; t^; o-Jc!a; quoquc dividitur in id quod veiiiain iiiereliir, el id 
t;;£;66p.£vo;,xa\da'jXovd'c;£\;Tix£xpu[jt;jiivov atl)[j:a,tb; qiiod non meretur. Si cniiii quis niorlnoruin par- 



[if, dva5£;x0f]vat f|X;(;)Tf,v daxT)[j.oa'Jvriv Tr.;9uae(o;, 
XiOot; T;a\ T(bv £V Ttb Tacpqj 7:,oo6s6Xr|[jt£vojv auYXpfl- 
aaiTO e;; ipyo\i t;v?j; xaTaax£uf,v , £7:atv£Tiv ij.'z't 
cJOE ToiJT6 JjTt ■ 7:Xfiv dXXi auYY^f^^tSv £r.o!i]a£v f] 
auvfiOeia, otav ei; 7tpoTi[Jt6t£p6v tt xa\ xotvw;£Xs- 
OTspov f] tTJ; ijXri; [jtcTdOsa;; yi'jr^-:a.<.. Ti Ss Stepsu- 
vSaOa: tf,v x6v:v irA Tr,; y-^9-''"j? <^apxbc, xas dva- 
xiveTv ti 6aTa, iXniSi tov -/.6a[j;ov T;vi t(uv auYxat- 



ccns racultaiibus ct teetuiii eorpus intaclnm re- 
limiuens, iit nec soli osleiidatiir liirpitndo corpo- 
ris ; l;ipi(iibus ali^inot ex iis qiii ante sepiilcniin 
projecti sunl, ad aliqnod opiis conslniendum usus 
est ; ne boe quidcm esl l;iiidabile ; sed ul cssct 
dignum venia, cllecit consnetudo, quando ad ali- 
qnid inelins et reipublic.r; nlilius materia IraducU 
sil. Scd carnis in terram redactic pulverem pti.-- 



«» 1 Timolli. VI, 10. '' Kiihcs. iv, 58. 

P.tTROL. Gl\. XLV. 



S. GREGORII NYSSEM 



236 



seriilaii, el ossa iiiovcrc, spe aiinuciii ox ilfrossis A opuyOivtwv x;,o3ava;, toj-o tiT) auTw xoiuLaT-. xar- 



ii!Ciif;icit'iuIi oriKUiuii, id KOileiii jiiilicio coiulciiiiia- 
Lnni Psl, quo siiiiplcx lornicalio, (|uciiia(liiu)(luiii iii 
praecedciilti oiaiioiic ilivisio facia esl ; consiileraiiie 
sciliccl occoiioiiio scu (iispeiisalore, ex ipsa vila 
4<jus, cui mcdela adhibclur, mcilicinani, ui spatiiiiii 
a canonil>iis pncsliliiliiin possil coiitralicrc. 

[ C(in. S.j Sacrilegiiiin aulcni, iii anliiiiia qiiidcin 
Scriptura, ne ca'dis quidem coiidemnalione visuin 
isl lolerabiliiis. Siniiiiter cniiii, ct qiii ca;dis convi ■ 
I tus erat, cl (|iii rcs Dco de iicalas absiulcrat, la- 
piJatioiiis snppliciuin siibibat. lo ccclesiastica aii- 
leni coiisiicliidinc, de poen;e gravitale ncscio qiio 
niodo aliqiiid dciraclum, el eo lenitatis descensum 
cst, iit illiiis inorbi cxisiiniaretiir lolcrabiruis pia- 



cy.xaaOir,, (o xai ^i 'JiXt; T.op-Jtiy., xaOco; xal ev to) 
7;foXa6<5vT[ 0[ifipr|ta; '/.CyM ■ ettkjxotoOvto; ST^Xaor^ 
TOU o£xov(3iJLOu £? aito-j Tog p{o'j Tr;v taTp=(av to'j 
OspaTTjuopLivou, WCTE auvTi[jt:tv ttjv ex ttTjv xaviviov 
optiOsiaav to'j ETtiTtpitou ■repoOEjjAiav. 

'II 6; UpoJuXia, 7:apa |jicv tt) «pxaSa rpa^i], ovZl 
evojjtiaOTi tti; tfovixii; xaTaxpIuEios livsxTotipa. 
'Ofjtoiio; yip T£ e7:'i cfovro li/.ou?, xa\ 6 ti avats- 
Civta T(o Oso) u^sXifjtsvo^, ttjv ota Ttov XtOtov Tt[ia>- 
piav 'jrtijyov. 'E-X os tf,? exxXTiJtacTfXT;? auvT,Osia; 
o'Jx olSa Tzuic auYxaT(x6aciic ti; Jy-'''-''^"»'*'^- <Ju[jt7:5pt- 
9opi, iiiJTS livEXTotspov vo[it(jO?iVai t!) tti; totautii; 
•/ijjou xaOaptiiov • Iv eXattovt yip •/P'"'''';' i^api Tr,v 



cuhiiii ; in minori cniiii lemporc (inain aduUeriniii , " noi-/iiav, tot? toio'Jtot; tb sTtttifjitov oistacato f) tcov 
ii a r.Mniiii Iraditionc puMiani susccpcruiit. Lbiqiic llatsptov Tiapdoosi;. navta-/o'j xalsv 7:'AT,i.t[ji;XTi[jiaTo; 
autcm lioc in supplicii gcncre anlc omiiia vidcii- eiost to'jtoxaOopav TrpouTiXst 7tpb7:dvtojv,ota ^atltou 
iliiiii csl, (iiialis sil cjiis ciii adliibcliir alTcctio ; OEpaTreuo^i^vou StdOeTts, [at) tbv ypiivov otesOatTtpbj 



ci iion exisiiiiiarc lciiipiis ad niedclain sudiccrc 
( qiKcnaiii ciiiin fucrit cx tcniporc mediciiia ? ), scd 
cjiis, (|ni sibi pcr coiiversionem mcdetur, animum 
et instiluliiiii. il;ec libi, o lionio Dci, ex iis qii;o" 
ciaiit ad maiiuin sludiose coinposita, quod oporical 
iVatrum nuinilatis parcre, studiose misinuis. Tii 



OepaTreiav dpxetv " ti; i-dp dv ex to'!) '/povou faat; ■;£- 
votto ; dXXi tTjv Tipoaipestv tou £autbv oi' e^rtitpo^fi; 
tatpeuovTO?. TauTd aot, 5) dvOptoTre to'j 0eoij, xati 
TtoXXrjv a7:ou5f,v Ix Ttov 7tpo-/Eip(ov uuvOivTEs, oii zh 
OEtv TOtc Ttov doeX^ojv i7:tTdY[taat 7:s!OE30at, xati 
(j-ouOT)v d7ts3tEiXa|J.ev. S'j os ti^ auvfiOetc 'JTtEp T;[i.tov 
vero loiisiictas pro nobis preccs Oco oITcrre nc E'j-/i; tio 0sio 7:poaay(jJv [it) 5ia"AEt7:ri;. Xpsojstsi; ■/'ip 
iuteriiiittas. Dcbes eiiim nt gralus filiiis, ei qiii tc tb- e'JYV(I)[JitiJV uibc, t(T) xatiQsfiv as ■(•evvfjaavTt, ttjv 
secundiim Dcnni gcnuit, in senectute per tuas ora- g.i tojv TtpoaEu/tuv •i'T;pcixo[j.iav, xaTi ttjv svtoXiiv 
tiones aliiiieiitiim, convcnieiitcr prtcccpto quod ju- tt;/ xsXs^Jouaav ti[jtav t0'j; ■,'ovsai , Xra sv coi y&- 
bct bonoraic p;irciitcs, ul tibi benc si(, et sis lon- q %-r\zui, nal eo-)) ituxpoxJxirwQ i.^l rijc ri}^. AtjXov 
ya-rus suiicr lerram '". Clarum csl auleni quod iil o^ ott (!j; au[i6oXov Ispattxbv, oiZ,r\ tb ■j'pd[i[Aa, xa^ 
syiiibohiiii sacerdotalc, liiieras accipics, moniisqiu! o'Jx dti;jidaEi; tb ^iviov, x&v tt [AixptStepov x^q; arj? 
Iiospilalc noii coiitciniics, ctianisi sit miniis qiiaiii [lEyaXo-Tijta; eitj. 
pro siininia tiii iiigcnii boiiilalc. 



Exod. XX, 12; Deut. v, lU; i\latlli. xv, f>. 



537 



KriSTui.A AO i>i:tuum si:i!ast. 



=5S 



101" EN AriOIX llMirOPlOY 
Enirivnnov Nvmis 

eiii>:toah 

iirn:: joy AiK\'H)y .\ ytoy nETPON F.niXKomis ^Eii\>:TEiA:i:. 
S, P. N. GREGORII NYSSENI 

EPISTOLA 

AD PETRUM FRATREM SVUM, EPISCOPUM SEBASTENUM. 

(.)ac. Grclscro inlcrprelc.) 



MoXi? s-:iT'jxt"ijv ppaxsia; a/oXr,.;, ■:?] -z -rcjj a(o;j.a- A P.iiilnliiiii olii nacliis vaietiiiliiii opfiram dare po- 

To^ Ospa-efa Trpojx^iv t,5uvTi0r]v (jisTi aTjv ex xfi? tiii, posi icililiim ex Arnicnla, et colligere sclieiiulas, 

'Ap(ji£vt'as siTavo5ov, xal ouvaYaYsiv xi cxcoipia TJt (pias contra Funoiniiim tiio siiasn composui, iit 

T.fhq EJvjjjiiov y.azji aujji.6o'j>.f,v "u^? af,; 3uv;i;ojf jaiii lalior inciis iii oralionis foriiiam, et oratio ii; 

u-TjYopsuijiiva • toi-j [Jio', XotTiiv si; ),(5you auv-a^iv voliimcii cvaseril. Scripsi aiitcin non contia utriiiii- 

ivap;jto30f|Va'. t^jv TztJvov, xai zuxTtov ffiri ycY£vf|aOat qiie Kiinomii liliriim : ncqiie ciiim laiitiim lemporis 

t6v X^Syov. r^YP"'^"^' ^^ i^'" °'-' '^P^? a[jitpoT£pou; concessuin est, ciim is, (lui liliriim iiajreticum coni- 

Toj.; ),i5you; • o'J6k Y'^? £-^tu/ov Toaa'JTTi; o/oXf,?, motlato deileral, ciiiii vaUlc importiiiie et incivillli r 

To'j ypf,-avT(-J; [jtoi TO t?,? alpiacio; piSXiov, xaTa repetivcrit, ct iie(|iie traiistrilicndi, ncqiie per otiiim 

T:oXXf,v ijf::£'.poxaXtav e'JOu? (xvaxaXeaajJiEvou ■Kp>jg evolventli sat spalii dcderit : nam scplemileciin 

iautov, xa\ oute y.^-0Lypa.'^ci.3<)3.i., oOte xaTi ayoXT;v taiitiim dies liuic luculirati'iiii imperliens, ficji non 

£voiaTpt'J/ai zotf,aavTo; • ev -([[iepatc y^P eTTTaxat- poluit iil taiii Ijicvi lcinporc uiruinque librum re- 

osxa iVivXi^ a/oXaaa;, o'J'/ oT(5; ts 1^,[xtjv b/ outoj; fcllcrcm. 
i\l';i.'i T(d xp(>v(;) TCpfj; dtij^oT^pou; apxeaat tou; Xo- 



rioXXaxt; oe Trapi TToXXtJjv £vo/Xr,0£\; ivOpdjTtojv 
t("jv Ttva Cv-ov 'JTTep t^; iXr,0£(a; E/(ivTOjv, 6;i -h 
TT^ptT^OpuXXfiaOat, oux oioa ortu; , ■zb T£7:ovfjaGai 
f,;jtv r.pbi t6v pXaa',fTi[jLov a^i-ippr^^jvi ' xaXtiJ; e/;'.v 
tofiOr,v T.ph TTiivTtov tt) ori auv£a£s 7:;pV to'Jtou aup.- 
6o'JX(;) /pf,aaaOai, £tT£ /pT^ xaTa7riaT£uaat Tat; TtTjv 



IS 



Sa-piiis vcro iiiterpellatus a niiillis, qui aliqiio 
vcrilalis zelo tencliantiir , quod faiua jam nescio 
(|uouioilo viilgaverat, mc adversiis blasplicmiim 
l':iinoiniiim refiitationem coiifecissc; e re fore jiidi- 
cavi, ante oinnia tc siiper hac rc coiisiliario iili: 
niim scilicct opiis cviilgnndiiiu, aii aliiid coiisilium 



TMi.Lu-j axoatc, £'.'t£ Ti xat aXXo gouXe^JaaaOat. '0 rapiemliiin sit. Quod ancipitcm iiie rcddit, cst islud: 
0.-: [iO'. -i]v i,atpi6oXtav Tot£t, to'jt(5 ea-tv ■ 'E7T£i5t] Cum sub ipsam sancti Basilii mortcni, libnim Eu- 

iioiiiii accepissem, cnrdc adliuc desiderio illius;fislu- 
ajilc, cl tib coiumiineiii Ecclesiariiin caNiniitaleiu 
admodiim dolenle : Eiinoniius aiilein non soluiii ca, 
qu;e ad sui dogmalis pcrvcrsilatem stabiliendam 
toiiducunt, atluierit; sed plnsdiligentise iii conviciis 



xa-' a'jtf,v Tou 6i.'('i.o'j BaatX^tou t^t^v •/ot;.tTiatv tIv tou 
E'>Jo;j.t'ou X6yrj'i u7:£0£5a;.iTiv, eTt Tf,; xapota; ■nept- 
C£0'jjr,; TtTj Tzrjfiio, xa't ~ph: Tf,v xotvfiv T(jiv 'ExxXr,- 
attov au,u.',iJOpiv ur£paX-,'0'Jar|; • Y'TP*"'' ^- '']> E'J- 
vo;xEtjj, ou/oaa [Jiovov tou xaO' lauTiv S6yiia.-:o; i'/£tv 

4o4x£i Tf,v auaTaatv, liXX' fj 7:>.£t(ov a'JTO'j a7Tou5f] adversiis patrein noslrum ejatiilandis studiose po- 
7:£p"i xi; Xotoopta; fjv, St; xa-i to'j 7:aTpi; fi,utTjv C siieiit, e.vaspcratus tontuiueliis ab illo elTusis, ali- 
<f0.or.6'itji; auv^YP''!-' to'Jtou '£V£x£v uroTpa/uvO£'t; ciibi noniiiliil ir;ectbi!is conlra scriptorcm oslcndi. 
ey. Ttov £•;' uCp£i r.a,o' a'JTO'j (5r,0£VTtov, esTtv ottou Ciiiii aulcni idcrique aliam forlassis pcrsuasioncni 
Ouji^Sv Ttva xaTi to'j auvYpa-yiio; xa'i oX£Y|J.ovf,v lialicant, qiiasi eo siniiis ingeiiio, ut eos, (|ui pctu- 
/a/jSiac ev£0£i5a;j.£v. 'Er.d o'jv aXXa taio,- f,;xiv ot lanlcr in nos insiirgunt, ;e(|iio cl palienle aniiiio 
noXXol auv£Yvtoxaatv, oTi ol r.ph; u7:o.a£VEiv Tou; sustincre, tt cx disriplina S. B.isibi modtralionem 



<m 



PKTRI SKBASTEM AD S. GilKGOUIUM 



■240 



luoribus, quoaJ licel, exliibcic soieauins; nielui, A lixixto); xaO' i]\xC)v Opajuvoixsvou? ETf.TT.S^tto? 5x0" 



iie cx liis, qux conlra luiiic adversariuui scripsi- 
nius, leciorihus iiovi apparcrennis, lanquam qiii ad 
caluiuiiiatoruMi couvicia facile iiinaiuiiieimir. Al 
lorle iie lales liabeaiiuir, olislabil, (inoil noii pro 
nobis, seil pro probrosis iii patrein noslriiui tliclis 
irascimur. Naiii in liiijusmoili rebiis luajoreni for- 
sitaii veuiain nierelur succensere, quani inodcralc 
agere. 



Si vero primordia oraliouis qiiasi a cerlaniiiie 
alienu exisliniantur, spcro euiu, qiii judiclo pollel, 
non gravate oralioiiis noslr;c insliluliiin probatu- 
ruiii. Neque ciiini deccbat iil niagiii liasilii fainain 



|j.£v, w; tdTi ouvaxi)V, £X ttji; wj a-xlou Jxc(vo\J 6107- 
sxaXlai; dax:fiaav:£s ev Tif) f^Ost to [xlTpiov, odootxa 
j;.r; cx xuiv ■Kf,h; Tiv dvTfiiaJ.ov VjpiTv yzypi[x[i.i'i(!jv 
vioyavei? Ttvs? Tot; kv-'^y/iim<jii S(54ai;j.£v, iLi; eOxi- 
>.oj; T.cbi Tii; Ttjjv 06^^7X0)^ XoiSopfa? sxTpa/^jvoiJi.s- 
vot. "H Taxa 7:apaiTria;Tai f,aa; ~phi ih [jit] Soxetv 
eivai cotouTou?, t^ [j.ti uTtcp •fifjttov auTCuv, aXX' inip 
Tijjv xaTJi Tou Tza-pbi £tpT;[j.ivtijv dpYt^eaOat. 'Ev yip 
Toii; ToiouToi? Taxa '.b [j.£Tptdr£tv Tou xaXeTOtvEtv 
cST^v dsuyyvuiTOTcpov. 

Et 6c Ti ::ptJJTa tou Xoyou e^aYWvtd Trto; eivai 
6ox£t, XoY£Cof'''t T^'^ xptvstv ^7t£ax£[jtjj:dvov duoSfia- 
oOat dv TT^v TOtauTifjv 7T£p\ Tov Xoyov otxovojjttav. 
OuT£ ydp dauvriYOptjTov cO£i •7:apc0f,vat tt]v tou [Jt£- 



etexislimalioiiciii abadversario nialedite laceratani, B ydXou uitciXTnf-iv xai? tou dvTtStxou pXaT(fT,(jiiat; 



indefensam relinqucrenius ; iicque ut lia;c talia dis- 
putationi sparsim inspcrgereiuus; quanquam ct 
liKC accuratc periiendeuli pars pugii:K videri qiieaul : 
cuni enim adversarii (luoque dispulalio iu duas 
parles iributa sit, in calumnias scilicet, et in do- 
clrinse sana; repiehcnsionem, necesse erat iil ct 
nos adversus utramqiie partem defcusioncm no- 
strani dirigercnnis. Claritatis porio gratia, ct iie 
scries eorum, quae de ipsa doctrina disscruntur, 
calumniaruin interpositioneiiiterruiiipereiur, neces- 
sario in duas partes opiis distribuiunis: inilio qui- 
dein iis qua; nobis nbjiciunliir conliimeiiis anio- 
liendis, postea defensioni doguialis ortliodo.xi pro 
viribus intenli. Coutinet vero disputatio non modo 
haereticae pravitatis eversionera, verum etiam iiisii- 
tuiionem et explicationem nosirorum dogmatum. 
Turpe eniiu el gcucroso aiiiino prnrsus indignum 
arbilrali sumus, cuiu liostes suani absiirdilalcin 



(i7tapaaao;.i£VT,v, oiJTS irdvTTi xoiTO[jtiYvJ£tv tC)\6-(io, 
tnzopiSiYJ TtapevstpovTa Tf,v ■KtpX toutou [Jtdxi^' ^^' 
Xoj; Te Tto dxptSto; Xoyt'opLevto xa"t TauTO Ti y-ipT] 
Ttov dytovtov ejTiv • ETtetor] •[•dp ei;oOo axoroj; xa"i 
6 Tou ivavTtou X(5yo; [j,£[j.£ptaTat, ei? t£ Ti; xaO' 
fl[t(ji)v StaSoXi;, xa"i et; tt]v xaTT]Yoptav tou uyiatvov- 
xo; 6(5y[JiaTo;, E6ei Tipbq Jxdxepa y.cCl t6v T][A£T£pov 
dvTiTaxOT,vat XSyov. SatpTjveta; ol x^P'-'^' ^°''' ''■°'"' M 
StaxoTtrivat Tiv eip[).b\i Ttov xaTi t6 SoyjJia ?T]Tou[j.d- 
vtov, Tat? TTapEvOfjxats Ttov Tzpbg ton; Tiap' auroij 
6ta6oXd(; X£yo[Jtivtov, dvayxatto; £i?S'Jo Ta[j.(JvTc? xr,v 
•:ipay[iaT£iav • xot' dpxi; [tev iizpX ttjv dTOXoyiav 
Ttov £:tt(jj£pO[jiivtov ■fi[jitv •r|axoXf,OT);jt£v, [jieti TauTa 
, 6^ ToT; xaTi tou 6(5y[jiaT0j etpT][jL£votg xaTi zb 6uva- 
Tov auv£7tXdxT][jLev. "Exei 6£ 6 X(iyo? ou [jtovov dvoTpo- 
7ci]v Ttiiv a!p£Ttxtov uT:oXf,t{ietov, dXXi xa"t SiSaaxaXta v 
xat ExO£atv Ttov f,[j:£T^ptov 5oy[j.dTtov. M^ipbw yap 
etvat xa't TavtdTtaatv dyEvvc; u7t«Xd6o[JiEV , TOiv 



noii occultenl, iios vcriiatem liberrime non pro- exOptov oux ETttxpuTtToijiivtov tijv dT07ttav, fi(j,d; [i.^ 
lilcii. e[jt7ta^(5T,aidtea6ai tt] dXr^Oeta. 



241 



EPISTOLA. 



242 



TOY riGIPOY SEBASTEIAI 

ErillTOAH 

npos Toy Arioy rpuropiois m^sxiis toy attoy a4ba*o/v. 
S. PETIU SEIJASTENI 

EPISTOLA 

AD S. GIIEGORIUH NYSSEiSUM FRATliEM SUUM. 

Ko.dcin inlorprnlc 



Tifi OsceeSsatdTiii di?e.?pip rpjj^op/t;), Uizpcq h- A HnHijioxissimo [niln Greqorio. Petrus, in Domiiio 



Kvplbi yalpetr. 

xaTavoTica.; sv tw ■x.i.-zk z\<; aXpiztwt; Xdyw -iv Oi:kp 
Tii? dXTjOsiaj, xa\ x&v u-ip toO avfovj narp'»; ^fifiwv 
^rjXov ■ ou Tfj; af,? S'jva;i.;Wi; Epyov Elvai xbv ),iJyov 
(oriOiqv, d).Ai Tou tT;v W.riOiiav £v t&t? Jau-oO SoyjjiaiTi 
>,a),sijOai oixovo[JLTi3av:o;. "flaTtsp S^ xfjV uitip xrij 
ocXriOcta; auvrjYoptav auxtTj-rwrvsOjjiaTi ttj; dtXT)Oc(a; 
&vaO;tvat xaXco;; s/-''^ 9T]|jt\,- outoj [JiOi ooxii 5stv xal 
'.rjv xaxi tfi; CiYtaivousr]? •ictsxsaj; omuoTjv oiix su 
Kuv(5[xtov, dXX' e£? aCixbv dvacpipetv x>jv itaxipa xou 
Oeuoou^. Ka^l 2oix£v 6 dz' dpyjtr^ urOpco.-tox.TdroQ, 
6 iv Jxstvo) 90£Y|d|Ji.£vo;, xaO" eauxou irTOuoaioj; 
T,xovr,XEva'. x6 It^oc. Et Yap jjtr, sxitvo; xojouxov 



siiluteiii. 

Ciiiu lcgis.seni liltcras saiictilatis tii.i', ot intel- 
lcxissem tiiiim pro fido athcrsiis liicre.sin, ct pro 
sancto l'atre nnslro fervnrciii, iioii luaruiii viriuin, 
sed cjiis, qiii vcritatem siiis in doginatis l(ii|ni dis- 
posiiit, id opus esse cxistimavi. Sicuti .nulem veri- 
tatis patrociniiiiii ail ipsiim spiritnm veritalis 
referrc addecet -. ita, mc judice, diligcntia iii recta 
fide oppngnanda, non Ennoiiiio, sed ipsi nicnda- 
ciornin parcnti et arcliileclo adscilii dchcl. Ac vi- 
delur ille ab initio homicidn ', (|iii iu Eunoniio 
loculiis est, contra seipsum accurate gladiiim exa- 
cuisse tnisi enini illet.mtos spiritns adversns \eri- 
lalem snmpsisset, niilliis te ad pionim dognialiim 



xaxi xf,; dXriOiia; dTXiOpaauvsxo, ouSi\; av us itpi; B propugnationem permovisset. Qui iijiiur siqiienles 



ouvrjyopiav xtjjv xfi; cu5s6s£a; SoyfJidxiov sxivr,ssv. 
'0 ovy Spaa<TSi.ieroq rcuc crcy>oix ir ti~i :iarovfxl<TL 
jiiTuir, ISojxsv auxoTi;, tij; dv jjiiXtixa zh uaOpiiv xs 
xa\ icu-x^axov xtLv ooy[j.ix(ov auxtov oisXsyy_OciTi, xa\ 
ypdiaiOat xaxi x^; d'ATi6sta?, xa\ xi xsvi |j.sXsxfisai 
Sti x^; xsvfj; Tauxr,? Xoyoypatptac. 

'ETistori xoivuv 6 ^vap|d|j.svo; spyov dyaOiv ^TXtxe- 
Xlssi, xa\ \i.i\ dToxdjjiTi; uOT,psxtJJv Tij 5uvi|j.st tou 
TxvsiJiJtaTo;, li.r^ijl •f)[jtixsX,f) •notf,!TTi; xfiv dpiixsiav x(Vjv 
xaxi xf,; oo^r,; xou XptaTou axpaxsuonsvojv, dXXi 
(jtijjiTiTO'. t6v yvfiTiiv cou iraT^pa, bq xaTi i'jv Cr,"Ato- 
TTjv (tivs^; xri [ita TcXriyTi xou iXiyj^ou x?)v (j.aOTiTf,v 
T(T) 6'.oasxdXo_) auvaTisxsvxTicsv • ouxoj xa\ tju suxovoj; 
TTJ yv.pX Tou X^Syou St' djji^oxsptov xiov alpsxtxtTjv ^:- 
fcXiijjv (I)jov xf;v xou Trvsijriaxo; (jtd/aipav, tva ;jit] xt;v 
xs',?aXi]v auvTsOXa3(Jtlvo; 6 091; xaxi Tf,v o'Jpiv zspi- 
ozaiptijv xou; dxspatoxipou; 'foCf,. TtJJv yip -pioxojv 
TO'j "A(>you dvatpsOivxojv, eiv xh xsXsuTatov dvsjixa- 
(JTOV d'.fsOTi, iiyjv Ttva xaxi xf,; i/.T,Os!a; ^x-'-^ v.xpx 
xoli 7ioX"Aot; vopit30f,!jexat. 



'0 61 stitpaivopisvo; xto Xoy(o Ou;j:?); xf^v xo'j aXaxo; 

' Joan.viM, U. ' J di V, i:j; I Cor. iii, 1!). ' Niini. \\v. 



iii sun aslulia dcprelienilit ', dedit illis (licct nia- 
xiine infirmitas, et iiiconstantia dognialuin, (iiia 
liientur, redargiierctiir) f.i coiitra vcritatcm armari, 
et per iiiancm istani veiliosami]iic scriiilioncm 
inania meditari. 

C;Eterun), ciim p.^ir sil, iit qui boniim opns cac- 
pil, id perficiat, oporlci, iit viriini spiriiiis alacritcr 
siihservias; neqiie impcrfccte el diinidiate tanluni 
eornm , qui contra Cliristi gloriam mililanl, jac- 
taiiliam et insolentiani^refiiiatam rcliniiiias; sed 
imitare genuinnm tniiin patrcni, qiii morc ;cniula- 
toris Pliinces, iina icdargiitionis pl;»ga discipnliiiii 
simiil ciim inagistro iraiisfodit ' ; ila et tii lor- 
liter, quasi oralionis inanii, pcr ntriinii|iie lutrcli- 
ciiiii libruni, gladium spiriliis lr;insadigc; nc ser- 
pciis capile jam contiiso, cauda adlinc palpilans, 
iniporitiorcs terrefaciat. Nam ciini priina pais dispii- 
talionis Eunomianre rcfulata sit, si poslcrior inla- 
ct:i renianeat, non dccruni, qui ei adversns verit;'- 
lem ali(|uid virium incssc suspicjntiir. 

Porro bilis cl acrimonia oialioni iuspersn, s-.dis 



sqq. 



2« S. GRKCORU NYSSENI W4 

vicem etgraliain seiisibus animae pr.-ebet. Quemail- A yip'v xof? tf,^ i^uxtj? aia9i]TTip!oi5 TrotpixEtai. 'flo-i? 

iiiodum ciiim, leste bealo Job ", quod insutsuin est, ob PfbjOiic-ezat, xari -h-j 'Uo6, upzor, &i-ev (Uetto^, 

comedinequii, iia el oratio ad c.\eiland;un ciipidi- ou-o),- a-),nxTo? av 5iv xa\ dx;vr,xo; £'? =T::0'jjxiav 6 

latem inellicax cst, nisi divinaiiim litleianim arca- ).oyo; [it] toU- [xuiTtxwTipo'.; twv toO e£0J ir,,uaT(uv 

nis oraculis condiatur. e^riOuvoiAJvo;. 

IJono igiiur aiiimo esto, ccu praDcIarum exem- flapjEi xoivuv, ib; xaXbv unoSeiYHa ''I' l^s"i '=''^'^ 

plum po.sieris factiis, dum doces, qiioiuodo prolios ^'.(■lyvjoy.imi, 5tSajx(ov ottoj; XPT toj; $ Ji-v(u[jLova; 

fdios erga bonos parenles affectos csse oporleat. Traioa; r.pbq TOJ,- dvaOoj; exscv T:aTipa;. E! ixjv Ydp 



Eteiiim si superstite adliiic sanclo, tale stiidiiiin iii 
ejus existimalioiie ab adversarioriim spiculis viii- 
dicanda posuisses, foisan adulationis suspicionGin 
non effugisses. Nunc vero eandorem el siiicerilalem 
inenlis tiix, et (nu-c sit tua aDeetio crga ilhiiii, et 
opiiiio de illo, qui le spirituali partu in lucem 
cdidit, perspieue doccnt partiin studiuin, (jiio vila 



TT^piovTo; £Ti ir^ dvOpiOTiiviQ foji) Tou dyiou Tr,v TOi- 
aJTTjv i~jO£;xvu30 xaTa t(uv d-oOpaTJvojiiv(ov sij 
Tr;v ■j7zi/.T{T'Vi Ixstvou a7:ou07;v, oux 5v i'«o; Sti^UYS? 
Tr,v Tou ooxiiv xo),a5 t'.; slvai 6ia6oAT;v. Nuv"t 6k t6 
•,'vf,Tiov xal aXrfili irj; <{'UX'i? ottoj; ^l^.i S'Jvo!a; 
7:zrj\ ex;(vov t^w 7:v£u[jiaTtx(I)v as (b5tv(ov ci; ^iu; 
dvav^JvTa, i) ■Kip\ t6v xaTotx<5[Ji£Vov a~ou6r;, xa^t ■f] 

functura prosequeris, partim indignatio, qua iii ^ xiTi t(ov iyfipCi^t auTou dyavdxTrjat; aatfd); ^r:6;l- 

licstes cjus innammaris. xvuat. 

^ale. -Epiiojio. 

»Job VI, 6. 



TOY EN ATlOll nATPO:^ lIMaN 

rpiiropKJY 



Enii:K.ouov nveshs 



IIPOI ETNOMION ANTIPPHTIKOI AOTOI 

S. P. N. GREGORll 

EPISCOPl NYSStNl 

LIBRI CONTRA EUNOMIUM. 



CAPIT.\St:V SLMMMil.X LIISIU VRnil. 



1. Vnvfalio, qua oslendilur, e le non esse, ul qiiis 
benelicio nfficere tenlel eos, ad quos iiulla inde uli- 
lilas redil. 

2. Se jiisle ad de[ensieneiii accessisse.perinolum du- 
lore ob accusaliones fralri inlenlnlas. 

3. .Si,' nulln re incinorabili in Hunoniii libro dcpre- 
liensa, fidenti aniino refulalioneni iuscepisse. 

i. Ennomiuin mulla raiiilale el inaniloquenlia usuin 

esse, .seriis el ad propusiluin facicnlibus non valde 

iidenluin, 
.'>. F.unoinium liiiud rccle fccis>.e, cnin in suis litiris 

Euilaltiium Arnieniuin,el Uasilum (•iitalam.vetul 

in llienlro Iruduxil. 
a. Meiilio Aeiii, inipielalis nnlesiqnnui, ct Knnomii; 

ubi cliam breviler ijenus el sludin eoruin dcscri- 

buiiiur. 



hE'i>.\A.u.\ rur iiPQior Aoror. 

a.'. II/iocljiioi^, ozi cb axijiyipsi zcvq /li) ^nzaSe- 
Xoiisyov(j ziir ij^EJ.£Uir luepyezslv cietpacOai. 

P'. "Oti Si!/.a/iiir .ipdQ Tr\r dvzl^^r\iJiv fi.lOopsr, 
zov dSf.lyOv KUTi}i-opr\Oirzo(; vxepaJ,xAcarzeQ. 

Y'. "Ozi cvSsr fisya Kuzh z)\r zov .Idfov Surujiir 
sriSarzsr zii) 6((^.liui zov Evrojilov, eixczuir 
xazsOa/f'i'i(^ajiFi- zrir drzlp^i\cri.r. 

6'. Oti .ic.t.lij iiuzai(^zi\zi xai xepizzc.loyia ixpi^- 
cazo Eur(!jac(:, /<i; .rdrv caovSdl^ujv nspl zU 
Kaipta. 

£' "Ozi ov x((.lCo(: sxoiiiaer , EvczdOior zdr 'Ap.- 
idrior, xu't liacl.lsior zir r(i.l(jzi\r, royc ^'^«- 
cxd:tov(:, er zoi^; iSioii: x.iojUiiSi'ica(: .IdyoK:. 

(-'. Mri'i{ni zov sipoczdzov zi\(: daeCeicK: '.\,szlov 
xal Tov Evrcjilov, Si' d.Vi-tor, xul ra yin\ xal 
zii i-.-ziznSsvjiazu ziln- di-Sf(!jr xepieycvcn. 



24.". 



CO.NTRA EUNOMIUM. 



21C 



Z'. "Oti iioziir vp' iavTob kMy/s-UL 6 Evvcjttci; 

dxaT>))t'p)}TOf tIiv 6jtodoytar Xoiiicrii^tercQ. 
7/. "Ozt tti .lotScfidi, cdq xazh Uucri.lEtcv iyj"\- 

craTo, TovTio ftd.l.lvr exstrtji :tpi.-tovcTnt,iii rtiJr 

Jlpayfuizuy tsixrvrTut. 
0'. "OTt iyxa.hor Uai-i.leiM rd /ti} :tpccT7ivai tcv 

Mfou ir zip xatpio Tior d^iort^r, oirSi avTi-r 

isztdsixrvTat tx.l.liJTptor cSr roS iyxJ.t'i]iaTci;. 

i'. "Oti caa :idrza otrdjtacrer avzor iCpiaTtxh 
^/'iftctTa dit^ auTiLr Toir ^tpayjtaTur ^svdi] 
i.liyy^ETat. 

ti'. "Ozt tJi-uyfCic: iypi\aaTO riii xaici -d uOXor ao- 
piajiaTi, 6t' cu x.uTnaxEvdi^si, anp' i^jtihr djio- 
J.OYe7aOat Td xsxpiaOai avzir xaljtii dxazi\y4- 
pi}Tcr Tiir djw.lcyiar :toii\aaaOai. 

1,3'. "Oti jtuTrir i.TcreiSii^st Tiyr dst.Uar TiiiToaav- 
zr\r tlrSpsiar i.ti rwr dythrbjr .tpir fiaai.licr. 
zs xal vadpyovi; dslFavTt. 

ly'. Mri\jtr\ TtLr dcyjtaTtxCiti; avT(i> slpy\/tirtor, xttl 
xazii Sialpsatr :tp6r Tti slpi\jiira jtdyr\. 

iS". "Oti xctxihQ i:tvli\cs jtri\jtorsiKor tov aiOTi\- 
picu dvyjtciTcc, jti\ llazipa xctl Ylur xai iiyior 
llreijjta, xaOuiQ xnpndidoTai, 6rvji('tC(i)r, dJ.lit 
xal &J,J,oiQ crdjiaat yj>r\aujteroc: xuTti ro> 'idtcr 
JioMr\jta. 

lE'. "OTt xaxSiQ i.trir\as ji<'n\r Ti\r tov nuTjiir 
ovaiar xvpuoTdzi\r el:iior xtti drtozdzto, xcitii- 
axevdCi.or xUTit ti) aico^tcojisror tixvpiur ts slrat 
zcv 1'loij, 7icd Tcv llrevjicncQ Ti\r ovaiar, xiti 

XUTtO. 

i<r'. 'E^iTaatQ Tov d^c v.toTayj\Q ai\jtatrojtircv, 
xaO' 8 Jiyst ■btoTSTdyOai. Ttj zcv nnTpti; xni 
Tov Yioi) cvai^i zi\r zcv Ilrsvjiazct; pvair, 
ir 4^ xctTsaxsvdcO.i}, cti cvrzdcasTat zd 
nrei'jta zd ciyLor lluTpi xiil flw, ovx imozda- 
aezitt. 

tj'. 'E^izaatr zHir irepysiHir, zirst; xazii z]\r 
cpvair eiaiv , dq i.tsaOat cvzo Myst zi} tov 
nazpic; xal Tcv Xlov ova!(]t. 

11)'. "Ozi cii xuTci Xvycr noiei sIq ^tAyOci; ovaiCor 
zd SiSyjia dtnjispl^ijjr, cvdsjiiar dt66siE,ir zo'j 
zavza oiJTtoc; iystr JtapsyvjieroQ. 

lO'. "Ort d.tJijr .iiyon' zi\r Oelar ovaiar, Jt.'xpir 
orojtaToq avyytopst Ti\r «.T.Wnjra. 

y.'. "Uzt xaxihr :tviEt ziji; zoi' Mcrcysvohr v.tdp- 
fg&JC irepyetdr zirn :ipoe:tirciJ>r, ditspyaazixr\r 
zr\i; zcu XpiCTOv v^toazdasoji;. 

xa'. "Ozt ya.ls:iiozipa rjjc 'lov6atxT\i; .t.ldri\(; i\ 
zovztiiv fi.Utapi\jiici. 

X?'. "Oti ov xpi\ Td jieiKvr xtti t6 LIuttcv i:ti 
zr\(; Oeiai; ci>ciar SvyjtctTlt^str, ir (Jj xai exOe- 
atQ Teyrixi\ Tcor ixx.lr\atnaTixC>r ScyjtdTtor. 

X-;'. "Ozt cvx djldpTvpdt; irTir r) tT\i; xlCTStoi; di- 
Saaxn.lia Tuit; ypnpix(t7r jtapzvpiatQ r\cpn.lt- 
ajtirr\. 

Y.S. "OzijtctTttic.loyei, psyiOr\ xai SiapcpiiQ epytor 
-xai irspystHir ir zdi; Svyjiaai ry/c evaeCeiiK; 
zsyroAo-;Xt)r. 

xi'. "Ozt 6 jtpecCvTepcv xciTd zi 8tuazi\jictTi>ti.v 
rcrijia zov Ylov Tir lIuTipa xuTaaxevdKior, 
dvayxaaOqaszai jir\Ss zir nazipa Hrapyor .Xi- 
•yuv. 

Y.rz' . "Oti oiiy dpji6ast xai r)] XTlasi tA zctovzcr 
Oetiipr\jta, o i:ti zcv >7ou xai zov IlaTpdi; i^- 
r\z(iaOi\, o:isp ixeiroi fitdKcrzai, d.l.ici ypi\ zdr 
jiir Yidr ISttor avv zCi IIuTpi OsiopsTaOai , 
zr\r Si xziatr dto zirot; ijipiajtsvcv zi\v dpyj\r 
iayr\xirat ojto.loysir. 

x^'. "Ori ji('izr\r vti.XnSe t(iq civt(I(; irepyeiiK; zii 
aiizci spyit :tnie7r. Kui zi\r :tapa.l.ln.yi\r zCtr sp- 
•yt^V anpr\.l.layjter(i(:zdr irspyslnQ ivSsixrvaOni . 

XTJ'. "Ozi jairi\v v.ts.iafisr d.titpdiiaror eipjtdr ir 
r;) zCor ^vaetor rvjfj:iori(i SvruaOni avaTi~\rni . 

>0'. "Ozi ji(izr\r loitOil ziir ir tu7q ivspyeictiQ 



1. Ii>siuii l.uiioiuium a sei\tso cviiviiici, (luuil a iie- 

ininc iiccusiilus ii\uiloijiaiii scripsciil. 
K. Cimvilia iib Euitomio m /•«si/iiiiii jui-ta, magis 

Eunomio iiuam llanilio compclcre, e.r rebus ipsis 

ileitioitstrutur. 
0. ,li;/iit'ii.s Itiisilium, (/uasi lcmpore necessilatin 

cl cerltimiuis tloctrinum suam iutlefeinam re- 

liquerit, ip.semet liujus culpic reus essc osleu- 

ilitur. 
II). Oiiiiiin couvilia el iujuriose ab Eunnmio in lia- 

silium dicta rebus ipsis faUilatis coiivinci. 

1 1. /■."iDiOiiiiHiii friijiile admndum e.x vocuta .\llill, 
seu privmii, siipiiismule cXiiruclo, probure vclle, 
nos fuleri ipi,niit sii/iii.s.sc judicium, ulquc adeu 
sine accusatioiic nou iimliluisse (ipoloijiam scu cuii- 
fe.ssionem. 

\i. Ab Euuomio frustra idijici limidilalcniel Irepi- 
dalioncin ci ijui, lcmpore pcr.scculionis, cl eniaim- 
pcraiorcm cl crtja prxfcctos tol ct lulia fe- 
ccril. 

13. /ti'ci/n(io eorum, quiv dc doijmalibus allulil, e! 
yecundum divisioiicm oii\)ugniitin coritmdcm. 

\'t. 1'crpcriim fccissc, cum sftliilaris doclrimr incn- 
lione iiijccla, nnn Valrem cl Eilinm cl Spirilui.i 
sitiictum, prout acccpimus, noininavil ; sed alia 
nomina ad libititm conficla usurpiivil. 

15. Fti/ttTHiii ft-cis.H', («11! s«/'iiii Valris snbslanliam 
miixiiiie propriam, cl suprcinam a\>l)cllavil ; liicilc 
iiide cuncludens, impropriani cl inferiorcm csst 
Eilii el Spirilits suncli subslanliam. 

10. Discutitiir subjectionis siijnificalum, (yiKi iiil, na- 
liiram Spirilus 'sancli subjici Patris el Eilii sitb- 
slanliiv, probalurqne Spiriluin sanelum 1'alri e! 
Eilio cuvrdiuiiri, iiun subordinnri. 



17. Viscussin o\>eralioiium , lyMHS ipse .',cqui dicil itd 
Palris cl Fiiii subslnnliiim. 

18. /Cniiomiiim sinc ralionc doiiinn in pliires siibslan- 
lias dividcre, iicqite ulliim dcinunslriiiiovcin . i\ua 
ila reni se liabcrc piaaum faniit, adduccrc. 

19. Hivinum naluram simplicem esse coiii-cdciis, id 
solitin noininc lcnus conccdcre. 

'iO. Perpcram illum aijerc, citm operitlivncm ijuitm- 
diim exsislcnliiv Eilii priurem concipil, \ier quitm 
Clnisli liijpislasis clficiiilur. 

21. llluspliciniam Euivimiunurum (jraviorem esseJu- 
daica pcrjidia. 

22. Mttjus el mintis in divina nalura non debere 
consiiliti, ubi clium ecclesiitslicorum doqinaluni 
accurala cxposilio conliiiclur. 

23. Dnrlrinain fidci nou carerc tesliinonii-- , qnippe 
quie diviaarnm lillcraruin uracnlis muiiita sil. 

24. Eunomium nnijas ntjcrc ciim maiiiiitudincs cl ilif- 
ferentias operum cl u\icralionuin in diviiiis docjina- 
libus coinminiscilur. 

25. /'.'""1 qtti Polrcm sccundum lein\>oralc quoddain 
iitlcrvallum Eilio anlinuiurcm facit , ncccssario 
coqi, xtl nc Patrcm quidcin principii ex\)crlem cssc 
exislimei. 

20- De crcatura Inlc qiiid afftrmaii nvn /los.se, quulc 
de Palre el EiEia {quud illi uriicnl) , ajfirinntur, 
sed iieccsse esl, ul Eilius una cum Pnire spccie- 
tur, crcdalurque vmnem crealuram u dclinilo ati- 
quo finpore incepisse. 

27. Eunoiniuni insipicnler putasse , iisdcni opcrnlio- 
mbus cudem quoqtte opcra produei, el divcrsitulem 
upcralinnum diversorum operum indiccm esse. 

28- E.iiiic.niiuni fnluc existimussc, inviolnfiileiu nnlu- 
rariini sericni posse concordiler subsislcre. 

2(1. Eunomium fritstra crerfiJisse se ambiij-tilaicin 



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S. GUEGOKIl N\'SSEM 



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in opnationibus dissulvere pusse ex siibsliiiitiis cl 

riie vcrsii. 
50. i\iillit)ii esse divinum prcrecptuin , quod tiilin 

scrutiiri jubeiit ; ubi eliam demoiisirulur vaiiilus 

stiidii iii liis iii^umpli. 
3!. .iil subslaiiliiv idenlitalcm cognpsceiidam sujjicere 

intcllectionem, quiv csl per pruvideuliam. 

32. Aoi! })osse inlelligi Eunomianuin illud clfulum: 
tnodtnn geiieratiuuis scqui modum siitiilitudiir.s. 

53. Frustra Eunomium asscruisse , nalurali gcnc- 
raiitis diijiiilalc inodum ijcncrationis osfcndi. 

Zl. Commemoratio eorum , qua; calumniose advcr- 

sus liomoousion seu consubslanliole cljutivil, cum 

refiilatione. 
3.T. 1'robaliir doctrinam .inoma'orum ad Manicha'is- 

muiii vergcre. 
3li. Ileru)n rcccnsio , quasi in transcursu Ecclesia- 

slici doginatis. 
37. DefcnHo eorum, quiv a bealo Dasilio dicla , nb 

lioc auiem conlumcliosc impciita sunt : illo nimi- 

rum noslro assercnte 1'atrif et ingenili uppetlutioni 

eamdem nolioncm subjici posse. 

58. Oppugnaliii sopbisiicoritm ipsius sijllogismorum 
pcr plura epichiremata. 

59. Rcsponsio ad prupositani ab ipso qua;stionem : 
num qiii cst, gencreliir. 

40. I:uiiviiiium a beatit DusiHo refututum, adniuduin 

friqidc sibi opcin fulisse. 
■i 1 Id ijuud fcquitur, non esse idem cuoi illu, cx qiio 

scquilur. 
■4-2. i.xplicalur Ingeniti scu imiiiscibilis sijnificalin 

lu.i. disquisniuiic de (uternilaie. 



dj.ipi€oMuv SuLlveir e« roir ovaiwr, xul rb l}i- 

XitJir. 
),'. "Ozi cvSsl(: iari J.6xo(; OsTt/d^ <5 r« zoiavza f;(- 

zsly xs.Uvior, ir ip xazscxEviiaOi} xul zb j^idzaior 

rjjc iy zovtck: ipi.Xoaoylaq. 
Xa'. "Ozi lxari\ iazirslq xrCopir ziic; xazii rijr ov- 

(riar zuvr6zi\zoq i\ Sui riic ^poroiui; xaza- 

r6iiai(;. 
X^'. "OzL (}Siav6r)zci; i\ d.a6'^ciaic zcv el:i6rzcc 

axo.XcvOeir zbr zp6xorzi\(; ys»'nic7£(.jf r<J) zf^.^qi 

rijc cjiotozrizoi;. 
Xy'. "Ozijidzi}r d.Tepj/raro ri'j <fiiaixij zov ysr- 

rJjrrof u^d.t SiaSsixruaOut zdr r)]f ysrniaeiiOQ 

zp^Jior, 
Xo'. Mr)i/(j) zorr ijil SiaSo.lrj tov diioovaiov zap" 

avzov ^i\Oirzojr, xal jrp<)v zii slpi\}iira nd-/i\. 

Xe'. Kazaaxsvi} zov xpd(; Marixuta^idr ^izsir zd 

Soyj-ia Tior " Aroj-iciior. 
Xr'. Mri'i/ti\ nd.hr zov ixxJ.i\aiaartxov S6-j-ftazoQ 

ir jtupaSpojti]. 
XJ'. Xvvr\fopi(i zHr naph zov }Uixapiov BaatAelov 

j'i\Oirz(or, aiip('i zovzov Si SiaCa.l.lcfiirojr, ir 

cli; cpi\air 6 i\ftizEpc^, zi\r llazpoi; :ipvar\ycplar 

xa'izi\r rov ((Tsmlroo SvraaOat Ti\r aizi\var\- 

ftairsir Sidroiar. 
Xt)'. Mdxi\ ^fpdi; zc'v(; aoviafUtTijiSsK; avzov av.l.lo- 

yiP}icii(; Si' i:ciysiji\ji(iToir n.lsicrojr. 
XO'. 'Azoxpiaiq apdc; zd iJtiyep6jiFror nup' avzov 

ipu>ziij-Ut, sl Ciir ysn-drai.. 
[i'. "Ozi \i'vy_pij>(; avazr^rai iavz((> ineyeipi\asr, 

i.XeyyOE)(; napa zov paxapicv liaai.lEivv. 
y.y.\ "Uzt zd i.Tuxo.lovOoiir ov zauz6r iaztrixelrtp, 

(0 in.1\XC.lOhOEI.. 

[Xfi'. 'Eppqrsia zr\Q zott dysrri\zov ari^iaalai;, xril 
zov dtSiov Osbjpia. 



Aoroi npnToi. 



L I D E R P n I M U S. 

Interprete Jac. Gretsero quicx li'ibl. Bav. cilidit. 
(») Fieri, ul vitJelur, iioii potest, ut quis dc omni- A (»Jx f^v, ilx; loiv.z, t6 ircivTaj eOiXsiv euepYEistv, 



!^iis lieiie iiiereri, ct iii obvios ctiam toto leriariiiu 
oibe iiidiscriminalim benifneiitiani suam effnnilcro 
velil, siinnli|ue iniiltornin reprcbeiisiones cliiigiat; 
et ut ilii, qni incurabilesciiiarc visiiiiliir, varioriiin' 
luedicainciitoruni jai turam noii faciant, cuiii ncqiic 
opera; prctium constct, ncque ulilitas ail icgros, 
ceque laus ad illos, qui landcm qiia^ruiit , rcdcat ; 
quiii poliiis s^cpe contin^-it, ut ejiisniodi incrita, 
aiisa liaiit lioininibiis ad dcteriora : inorbidi eniin 
et ad liinina inorlis jam admoti, ciricacioribus pliar- 
inacis facile iiiterciint : et feris siiiiiles rationis(|uc 
expcrtes, pejores cvadniit, ut alicubi Evangcliuin 
lestalnr, si iiiargaritaruiii objecta copia eis bene- 



xa'i -zrjiq e7:iT'j//(0(J! xwv avOpiIiTTtov tt^v Trap' JauTou 
Xiptv ocvc^cTiiTU).; TtpoEeuOat, y.aTJc ~avTa •/.•^jp.ov 
xa'i TTjC Tijjv t.iMm^i iiaTTjyopia; sXsOOspov • oCios "b 
Tor.; avtaTa vojoutjt, ttjv t.oJv T.o'iXil>^i ify.g-^i.y.(i>'i Ttpoi- 
«TioXXiJctv TTapaax£ur]v. 'EtteI pir] to) ttj? wijjeXcta? 
axoTriT) ifipt\ xi ttj; STOuSri; a;tov, ^ toL; 5ey_oix£voi? 
■zh xEpSoj, r\ Toi; ^iXoTtiJtouiAcVot.; tov e::atvov • toij- 
vavTtov |jlIv ouv xal tou ftigaw:; TOXXaxt; a-fopij.T) 
To TotouTov xaOiuTaTat. Ot te i-ip voatuoei;, xa\?J0Ti 
Tpb; ()i'jazo'/ eTotjjtoi, Tot; SpauTtxtuTepois Ttliv tfop- 
[j.axtov eux-jXdj; Trpoaota^OelpovTai • xa\ ol OtipttuSei? 
xa\ aXo-cot, xaOto; <pri3t rau t^ EuaYY£Xtx>/v, ev TTi 
Twv (jiapYapiTOJv d-^etSefa x^'?^'-'? euEpYeTO'J;j.cVot 



raccre teiilcs '. Quamobrem iitile fucrit, inco ju- YivovTai. Afi jjtot ooxet xaXio; £x^'^' y-aOw; 6 OeTo; 
dicio, duiii quid donamus, pretiosa a vilioribiis "^ Tipoeiprixe Xoyo?, dTOxpJveivevTT) 7:apoxiiT(I)VTi|xi(ijv 
seccrncre, nt divimis seniio pr;ciiionuit, ne libc- t4 dTtij.a, d)? dv [at] XuTtotTj toC cf tXoTt[jiou(jtiivou Tf,v 
ralitatem dmiantis ciintrislet iinpiulntas niargarilas dvaOoTTjTa 6 xaTa-aTT;aa; t6v (jtapYaptTTiv, xa"i 
coiiciilcantis, cl proeclaroiuin iniincniin igiioialionc tti t(Iiv xaXi^ov dvaiaOriata Tr.v euepfeaiav u6pIo*;. 
bcnelicenliam iiijnria anicicnlis '. 

' Mallb. VII, 0. 1 .IiTCln. \v, I sqq. 

{■^) lloc initiiini 1 il:ii (Jninailins /'(' Sjiirilu S., sccl.2. 



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CONTUA F.LNOMIU.M, LIB. I. 



Ta-jTa 6i [J.oi JvEyeiv i:tf,XO£V, IvOuijit,0£vti xiv tc A Ii:rc iiiiliicliccrciiimenloin veiiitco^ilaiui illinii,(]iii 



r^ijiv d^fsioio^ xotvtijvouvxa Toiv iSitov xaXwv, -iv toj 
Oioj dvOpioTOv Xifio, xb xr,; £'JT£6s!a; iTOiAa Bsj;- 
Xitov, tbv iv Tij T£pio'j5£a toiv 7:viu,uaT;xiov Or,c;a'j- 
piliv, xa\ eli xaxoTi)(VO'j? <^^x^i dvE^STiiTOj; Tr,v 
Xipiv TTjS doaia; exxiovTa, xat Tbv a-;v(0[xova i:,^!)? 
Toj.; di-aOdv ti ■notitv a'JT?/v laTrouSaxoTa.; IvJvi5;i.iov. 
Ojto; YJip T(o 0-:p5aXXovTi t^; xaTi ij-vxiiv ^('P''>- 
aiiixi, ijv r^s,p\ Tr,v itijTiv T,30ivTi5£v, eX££ivb; [J.ev 

OtTNtJtV Soo'e TOts TT,; 'ExxXT,3ia? [Jl£t£XOUat. Tt? 

Yap ouTto; iij'j[jt7taOTi;, t'o? (jtr) otxT££p£iv Tbv (ItoXXu- 
(jtcvov ; 'Exeivov o^ [jfivov •iipo? ttjv EYx^tp^l^^'-^ "^i^? 
Oipansta; extvr,3£ Tiv (jkJvov Iv Tto •neptTTcUOVTt tf,; 
(ftXavOpioTita;, xa\ tot; dfjtr^xavot^ irtToX[iuiv rpo; 
fastv, o^ TTJ (XTiioXsia touavSp'j? T:£ptaXYf,5a;, 6i3t ttiv 
(futjtxfjV a'JTOu Tipbi Tous TaXatztopo^JVTa; (iu[jtzii- B eii;:i cabmitosos mis(!iantli propcnsiontjm, oralio- 



biiiia siia (uiii (iiiiiiiliiis lilieralilcr coiiiiiiiiiiitaliat, 
(liviiiiiiii, iii(|iiaiii. Iininiiiciii, (ailliul pictalis os lia- 
.siliiiiii : (|iii piu ca, (jiia clrciiiiilUicliat spiiiuialiiiiii 
tlicsaiiioriim abiiiiilaiitia, in lividas quo(iiiu aiiiiiias, 
promiscne, grntiam sapicntia: cirundcbat, ingratiiin- 
(pic nrga Lcnc de sc iiicreiitcs Euniiiiiiiini. Ilic 
iiainnuc vclicniciilia iiiriiiiiitalis, (|iia iii liilo lalio- 
raljat, oiiinilnis iiiiscraliilis vidcljatiir. Qiiis ciiini 
adeo onincin aOcctiini cxuisset, (|iii iioii iiiiscrcrctur 
|)Ci'euntis? Basiliuin ilidcm sola iiiiscriconlia ad 
fcrcndain opcin ciiratioi)Cin(|iic aj^i^rcdiciidaiii ini- 
piilil, <|ui c\ aljuiidanlia liiiiiiaiiitalis, ([iiaiiililjel 
dcsperatis mcdicas inanus adiiiovcre niliil dubitavit, 
qui(|ue interitu viri dolcns, oli insilani a iialura 



Oiiav, oTov Ti Trovr^oiov OT,XT,TTipitov dXE^Kfap^jiaxov, 
t'jv dvaTp£T;Ttx{(V Tfi?atpici£io; "kiyov l-^oir^ae, axoir^v 
Ixwv dvactoaat TrdXiv 5t4 toutiov xa\ d-oxaTaiifiJixt 
Tj) 'ExxXTjata Tiiv &vOptoTOV. 

'0 5i xaOaTTEp \)-h 9p:viTtoo; TtapaTzXTiYeU tV'' 
Stavotav, dvTtTsivct iro 0£psT:£'jovTt, xa.\ T.rili^zl, xa't 
jjidXiTai, xa\£xOp'jv vo[Jti^£t Tiv £X tO'j papdOpou ^5]? 
dseCiia? dvaXa6£tv ptaJtjjjiEvov. Ka't ta'jta o'Jx d-Xtlii; 
ouTtoa"t xati t^ (ju[ji6iv iTz: t(I)V i:pOTTux(i'/T(ov ■zy.pj.- 
XTpc! ■ dXX' iyfpxfo^J 3TrjXr|V tt]; [jtEXayxoXia? Ta-JTT,? 
xaO' iauTO'j av£!iTf,5aT0' xa\ ev (jtaxpio Tto xpovt;) cjx^''^? 
irttTuxtov 67i(j3rj.; ^6o'jX£TO, urt^p td y.!.yai.a xa>. 7:oX'J- 
(japxa t(I)v Oripitov ifjotve X,i5yov Iv Ttavtl ttf)6td [Jteaou 
Xp^vvo)' xa\ papus f^v tat; dTtetXati;, k.v d^tojififiTot; 'izi 



nciii li:vrcscos rcfulatriccin, ccii vcncficioriiin aiiti- 
doliiin, pra^scnsque rcmcdiiiiii claljor:ivit, iioii alio 
finc, quam iit hoinineiii sanarct s:iiiaiuiiu|iic Ec- 
clesi;!' rcsiitiicict. 

Ast illc siniilitcr, ac si plircncsi corrcptiis csset, 
iii nicdiciini iiisurgit, eiiinc oliliiclalur, ct rcinignat, 
ctliostis loco lialjct.qui illiiiii c.\ iinpiclalis baratliro 
eripcre cona.batur, ct iii liis non (juoiiiodocunque, et 
ut sors casusquc fcrunl, delirat ac dcsipil, scd lillc- 
rariiiii inonuiiiciilis consigiiatani quasi coliiiiiiiaiii 
insani;c sii;c crcxit , cl iiiullo tcicporc otii laiitum 
quantum ciipicbat, iiactiis, parliiriit tolo illo lciiiporis 
intcrvallo libruni, diutiiis vidclicct qiiaiii clciihanles 
iniiiiani corpnris iiiolc ■iuiiiiaiit suos fctus; interea 



Stjtr.Xdjtitov T?) xur,[jia ■ i^^z 6e 7:oTe xa\ (Jtiiyt; eig ^w; minas jaclitabal, privatiiiiqiic fctum siiiiiii fingcrc el 



itpof,YoiYev d[jt6Xti)0pl5ii5v Tt xa\ dTeXejtfdpritov yiv- 
VTj^Jia, 5 Ttivte? \i.l\i oi tf,? autf,; au^jt^xeTaJxdvt:; 
Sta^opa? TtOTjvoiJvTai xa\ fldXTtouatv • fi[jt£t; 6^ 6ti 
t'>v ex TTi; 7tpo'.fr,T£ia; (Jiaxapt7!j.i5v Maxdpw(; i^ip, 
9rja\v, cf i(f!azi\trei, xal eSapisT za rjj.Ttd (rov:zf:'(^ 
r/)v nitpav ETtetori xa\ ei? fi|jt£Tipa; d(jtx£to xet- 
pa?, xpatfiffat ih vfiJtiov tcjto Xo-ctov xa\ e^atfiaat 



laniberc non desistebat : cwtcruni scro, ct vix t:iiidem 
aliquando in lucem protiilit aborlivuin qiicindain et 
plane imperfccium partuin, quein omnes, qui cum Eii- 
noiiiio scntiunt, tractant, niilricum iuslar, nutriunt 
et fovcnt: nos vcro proplcr ilbiiii I'roplict:c voccm 
diccnlis : Deatits qui lenebit cl allidei jxirvntos tiios ad 
;)(!(rrtm^ ; cuni in iiostras qiioqiie iiianus vciiisscl. 



T.ph; TTiv Ttitpav, dj; ev ti TtJv Ba6uXtovtojv Texvtov roinprehendere insipientem illuiii libclliiin, et ad 

7tpo£0u;j:f,eT,[j.ev • 'H Si jteTfu jJk d Xp^rrcV ' tout- pcliain aHidcre vclul prolcm qiiaindam Babylonicam 

ijTt, Tf,i; dXr^Oeia; 6 Xi^co;- [jtiivov eXOoi £y' fjjjia? f] dccrcvimus, I'etia aulein i;rat Chrislus'', hoc esl. 

t& dsOevk? ^viaxuouaa 6'Jva[JLt; oti tojv e'Jxiuv tou ev vcritatis raiio ct oratio : laiUuiii adsit nobis virtiis 

daOevsta to'j atofjtato; Tf,v 6'Jvaij.tv lauTou teXettb- illa qiise imljecillitatcs corroborat, per prcccs cjus, 

oavTo?. qui in corporis inlirmitaic vim propriam perfecit. 

Ei y.bj ouv Stt xa\ vuv i\ Oeoetof,; exeivr] xat dyia Quod siadlmc diviua illa ct saiicta aiiima in cor- 

tj-uxfi cti sap-/.i; JOetopa Tbv dvO ptioTttvov ,3iov, xa\ t^j porc mort:ili liujus lucis usura fiiicrclur, ct grandi- 

u^^-TiXiv CT6[jia, xatd tf,v l? dp/f,i; dTtoxXripojOetaav loquiim illiid os, scciiiidiim datain sibi ab inilio gra 

Xdptv auttp, tf,v aiiaxov lx£!vr,v fitffei (foivfyr ti? liam, invictam illam vocem mitlerct : quis eo coii- 



Sv ei; ToaouTOv 7te7:oiOf,j£to?fiX9£v, loaTe ti 7:£p\ tt,; 
67toOio£to; Ta'JTr,s ToX[if,aat xa\ tpOi-i-^aaOat , 7td'/Ta 
Xi'(0-J xa\ TtJsav f.x^iv tt,; Oeia.; exeivr,; aiX-fj-YO.; 
u7t£pT]-/_ouari? ; 'E7t£\ 5c 6 (Jikv Ttpb? 8e5v oXo; dv- 
ETtTOTO, 7tpdTepov [Aev ev dXi-fto ttv\ xa\ axto£t6£t tto 
XetiJ/dvtp tou atij[j.aTO? tt,? -(t^:; £tpa7tT6p.£vo? , tto ok 
TtX^iovt au[jt[j.eTetopo:toptov Tto ©ecp- vu'A oe xa\ tt^v 
(TXtiv ExeivTiv Tou atoijiaTo; rtpoaaif e\? xt-\ xataXtTtiov 
T(J)5e to) ^ttp" ot oi xT,'yf,ve; 7tepi6o[ji6ouat ti xT,/ia 



fidciiti;ie processissel, ut de hoc argumcnlo aliqiiid 
vcl mutire auderct, quandoqiiidcm omneni oralio- 
ncm omiieini|uc sciisiim vcrba illa diviiia siipcranl' ji^ 
Postquain vero aiiimus Basilii ad Deum evolavit 
(cum prius qiioque in exigiio ct lcnui corpiisciilo . 
Iianc tcrram incolercl, majorcm lciiiporis partcm 
ciim Dco in cxcelsis liabitans) , et nunc iiinbra ill:) 
corporis rclicla, tcrrrcqiic niandata excesserii ; 
crabroiics autciii ct fiici nccdiim favos oratioiiib 



^Psal. txxxvi, 0. ' I (.0 



2al 



S. GRFGORll !S\'SSENI 



2f)2 



circunivulitaiuli, iiieHisqiie opiruia vaslamli (inciii /i -oJ >.4yo'j, Y.a\ xh ,uiXi SiaXufjialvovxai' [ji.t)5s\; ly/.ii- 



fr.cianl, noino jiire auiiaoia! ine insiiiiularil, i|iioil 
ad ullioiioin jiroileani ejiis ciii sese dcrenilendi 
iiiilla aniplius suppelit Tacultas. Neqiic eiiiiii iiia- 
joiibns (luain ca;ieri viribns IVetus, liiinc suscepi 
laboreni; sed probe, si quis alins, compertum ba- 
bui, iiilinilos rcperiri, qni eriulilioiiis et sapienli:!; 
laude in Kcclesia excellant. Nibilominus cniii pra; 
ouinibus aliis inorlni forlunas ad nie perlinore ar- 
bitrcr, tnm propler scriptas, tuni propicr natnra- 
les leges : ideo ego nieam ante alios lianc qnasl 
h;ereditariar.i doloiisioneiii inilii vindioavi, iulniius 
quidoni illoruiu qui iii fnlolium nuiiicruin asciipti 
siiiit : at illo, ([iii ab Ecclesia sese abrupit, et ad 
partes adversarias Iranstnlit, nequaquam iiubecil- 



Xritoj xtt|ji.av e;jio\ \i~lp toO (Kyojvto; axiJiJijcro; Si- 
avatiTavTi r.ph^ S[ji.uvav. OuSe ^•'^P 'ir-P '^■''■'i S).)//j? 
ttj^^Ov Ttva Xoyuv £|j.auT(J> auvsYvtoxij)?, xaTJ0£5J:|'.Tiv 
tJiv tzovov aAX' (xy.pLSdi; eioijljj, shtp ti? £T£pos, o-i 
yiXiaoc? eiOtivoOvTtov xaTi t!) ^iiptsjjia Tt)? ao-^ta.; sv 
■:r\ 'ExxXrjSia r.XrjOuvoutriv ojJito? ETisiSii navxtov 
piaXiaTa ■rtpoifjXiiv ejxoi 9T,[ii tou liSTacTavTo; t!<v 
xXtjoov oia Tc Toij? ye.yp!xiJ.\i.iwji; , xal toj; Tf,? (fj- 
(jcto; vdiJiou; , TouTou "/.^&pi^J auTb; 7ip!j; Tdiv (SXXtov 
otxE;oiJ[Jiai t)iv xXr,povo[ji!av tou 16yo\j- tojv [jikv si; 
tt;v 'ExxXriaiav toO 0;ou auvTiXouvxtov toi; saxaToi.; 
auvap;0;j.ouij,£vo;' Tou ol i.riipp(j>y6-oi ~t,; 'ExxXrTta; 
Et; (ivTtTraXov TaHvv oux i^jOsv^aTspo?- ev yap TtT> 
iJYtatvovTi (jtJjjjiaTi , xal xh sXaxiJTov y.ipoi oii Tf,? 



lior; nani In corpore sano mininuini eliam iiiem- B tou ■jravTbc (iu[jmvo!a? , SuvaTto-spov av stT) tou 5i- 



briiiii propter lolius coiispiratioiiem validiiij c.«t 
tt forlius, quaui coirupUiui ct absoissuin, quaiuvis 
lioc iiiajus, illud sit iniiius. 

Niillus vero dniii liajc dico existiniet, quod ine 
niagnifice venditcni, iiiiiiianitcrqne velut proprio 
roiiore glorior : iieqiie eiiiui cuiii boniinc iii are- 
iiani descciulo, eain ob causain, ut eloquenliain 
vcrborumque Dosculos juvenili niore ostentein. 
Naoi in eo cenamine, ex qiio victoriam roportare 
inutile et infriicluosum est, libenter volcntibns pal- 
iiiam concedimus; pr;esertiin cuin ipsuiii vorboruin 
scctatoreni ct aucupem esse mibi persiiadcain : 
quando aniinum conveilo ad lempus, qiiod iii isto 



E-jOopfJTOi; xa\ t£T[j.t;;jl£Vou* xSv t^ p.lv -nXi.ov, zb ok 
^XaTTOv ri. 

Hr|S;\; 51 [j,syaXo^,iT);;.ov£tv (jle Sia TouTtov otciOijj 
T(I)v X(jyo)v. tb; u-kp tJ;v itpoaouuav 6uvaij.iv Jii\ [xa- 
Taiotc xo;jiT:arovTa. Ou yap (iTrstpoxaXto; eI; Xoyoiv 
a[;.'.XXav, 1^ ^Ti(jidTtov entSjiltv, auyxaOiiva'. t(o av- 
Optbrtp Tzphi [jiEtpaxtojST] Ttvi tf.XoTi;jifav TpodYoaai. 
'Etp' tov yip To ttX^ov £X^'^ (ivto^sXec, xa\ (ivivTjTov, 
i-o'.lMi>i £xxo)poC[jLcV TOt; pouXo;j£Vot? ttj; vixTi;- tou- 
TOv\ oi xa\ aXXto; [tsv Tp'>j(Ova ).6--m-</ sTvat aTOxa- 
Co;jiat, TTpb; a'JTT;v fJXi-ojv Trjv 7iEp\ zh S^-Jy^jta TptSfjV 
Sta'ispi'JTa); 60 TOp\ Tbv ■nap(5vTa Ts^aOVTjxsvat Xdyov, 

9U0 dogniate exornaiido contrivit. Egrogie vero Tsxpiaip''j;j.svo; Ix ts tou TpoaavaXtbaOai Tii Xoyoypa- 

eiMiidem iii boc etiain libro siidasse conjicio : tiijii tfia TauTT] tti; ^toT;? tou auyypatfEti); oux eXaxtoTov 

e\ lioc, iiiuid iii bac scriplione non uiiiiiiiiaiii vil;e 

siiae parteni oollocavit ; luni qiiod aiuatoies illius 

hoc laborc ojiis valde essiiltanl et deloolaiiliir. Nec 

iiiiniiii est illiim, qui liac iii re tot aiinoruin olyin- 

jiiadas posiiil, iii:ijiis cliajii quid.lani priestitisse, 

qiiain soleaiit, qui ex lempore scribunt. Veiiiiii 

cjiis iii boc opere luoliendo inoram et ci,inctati()- 

nem clarius adhuc denionstrant in dicendi plialt- 

ris ct figiiris con(]uirciKlis iiiepti;ie, ot lii liis verbo- 

nim lcnooiiiiis studiuin plaiio innne ct siip rva- 

ciiuiii. Etcnim inagua dicliiiiicularuiii colluvie ap- 

poratu repentiiio, et cxlcniporaneo, ex iiesoio 

(juibus libris coaccrvata, paucisque quae intellii^i 



;jiipo;" xa\ sx Tou xa-it -Traaav u-spCoXriv to'j; Ipa- 
<j-x<; auTO'j Tot; TrsTOvriiXcVotjiYdXXsaOat. Ka\ o'J6^j 
d:i£ixJ>?T?)v sv ToaauTaii; iTtbv 4Xu[jfmiiat rovfioavTa, 
ttX^ov ti T(bv a'JTiOsv e^TiiSaXiJvTojv 7:apaax:udaaaOaf 
osixvuat Sh [jiaXXov ttiv Toia'JTT]v auTO'j izzpX tojv 
X(iytov xaTaTpiSfjV f) •jr£p\ T3t oxfjP-aTa xaTJ. ttjv Ttuv 
j5r,0£vTtov auvOfjXTiv dmpoxaXia, xa\ -zh rsptT-iv ts 
xa\ ;j.dTaiov t?,; 7Tsp\ Ti ToiaiJTa aTiouSf;;. IIoXuv yi.p 
Ttva aup';sTi)U XsltSitov e? uTioyuCou TtapaoxEufi; cx 
Ttvtov ,3i6Xit'jv Epavtad.usvo;, stt' oXiyoi? toF; vor,Ost- 
otv, d[JtsTpr,Tiv Ttva otjjpstav pTi;jidTOJV tftXo-ovto; 
au;j.9opfjaa; , t?/v 7toXux[iit)tov to'jtov ^SstpydaaTO 
tt^jvov, ov £7;atvo'jat [XcV, xa\ TsOf^raatv ot piaOr,Ta\ 
possenl, inliiiila qiiadani verboriiiii congerie sodiilo p Tfj; d7idTr|i;, sx Ti]; 7Tcp\ Td xaipia Td/a Tzrjpibaeto;, 



siiporirijoi ta, 0|iiis lioc bilioriosiiiii prociidil : quod 
laudanl quidein et admiranlur discipuli erroris, 
fortassis ex ca;oitale, qua in rectis laborant, pri- 
vali niinirum onini facultale rccta 3 non rectis dis- 
cerncnili ; al illi quibiis cor sordibiis iiilidolitalis 
obscuratnm non csl, rideiit ; ct niliili poiiduiil. 
Nain quis risuni coiitiiieat, ciiui vidct proiiiitli 
quidem pro vcrilate nnincin curam et iiidiislriam, 
ipsain vero indiistriaiii totaiii in verboriini figiira- 
ruinqiie incpiiisiiiillo einolumoiitoponi ?Qiiid ciiini 
iiioinciili alVort ad refutalioiieiii, iit ipso (|iiiiIoiii 
arbitratur, dtictrinic noslra;, cl coinnicndatiiini^iii 
Tcritatis noruin, dc qiiibiis ambigilur, cxisiiniaiio 
qii.vd'Mii pprcgrina oriiata' sclicnKiiibiis(|iie coiiipta; 



auva'.fr|pr,[j.cVOt TravTic xaXou te xa\ [Jit) T0tO'JTOu 
Stdx.ptTiv yuMi: os xa\ dvT' o'Josvb; sivat xpivouatv, 
oT? "uh 6topaTtx'jv TT)s xapoia; Ttp ^U7:(p tt)? dTitaTia; 
o'Jx £Ttr][JtauptoTat. Ti? y*P '^'^" ^tv elxiTOj? yEXaaciev, 
opojv tt)v p.£v UTTi^Osaiv TTif aTTOuSf)!; \)r^lp Ttbv Tf,; 
dXr,0£ia; ooyjiiTiov e7TT]yy£X[tivT,v, a'jTf,v S£ ti;v 
a7:ou5f,v, si; (irj;xdTtov ts xa\ axTjij^dTojv dnstpoxa- 
Xiav f,axo"ATi;ji£vTiv e7t' ou6sv\ xaTOpOtb,aaTt ; Ti ydp 
dv xa\ ;j.aXXov ouvayojviaaiTO Tzphi; eXsyxov p.iv Ttbv, 
(b; a'JT'jc oicTai, etpT];j.£vt)jv, a^joTaatv 6c tt]; dXr^Osia? 
T(bv ^TiToup.evojv STrivotd Tt; Ttbv ev T(b Xiyto axTi;j.d- 
Ttov aXXoxoTo;, xa\ a'J'JTa;t; xatvo77p£7:f|; Te xa\ ioid- 
Jouaa , xat u'j'pi? a7:ouoaro;j.^vT) , xa\ oitouSf, ■kx/v 
u6ptJo;jisvT) , y.aT" o'J5ifva CfjXov Tibv 7:po;tXr]'fi5:tov £x- 



255 CONTItA KLNOMIUiM , 111!. I. IV, 

•itovTiOsTtJa ; Ou y^P ^'' ^X°' "'i i|:upsiv 'Krjl^ zr/x A oniliuiiis, ct coiiipositio iiova i't iinisilala, cl ii;- 



x(ov Eri Xfjvc;) YviuptCoci;y(';v, fa'jT(/v si; touto 
7rpoT|yaY£v, W3::£p ti; -dv ew !IXT;vti; OaufiaTO- 
■jTOiouvTUJv 6t3c 7:apaXAf,),(ov, xa\ ia:ox(o).(ov, 4!JiO'.o'f(o- 
vcov T£ y.jX 6jaoioxaTaAT;xT(ov ^T]txaT(ov, oT^iv TtJt xpo- 
taXoi; T(p idiv XE?to;(ov ^'jOjjiio 5iaxuiJi6aXi^o;v t.jv 
Xovov. Tota'jTa yip kiti jjiaTJt r.oXt.Crj ^Tipdiv, xa''. 
Ti ^v TxpootiJiiot; auTO'j TspjTiaiJtaTa xi pXax(ooY) 
Ta^jTa, xal ■7iapaT£0p'j[ji,fji.^va (i(0Td5£ta , ot (toi 5ox£t 
taxa [Jir,6£ fipsjjiafq) otEjiivat xto i3yiT,[i.a.ti, diXX' utio- 
xpOTwv Tto uool, xa\ STTti^otftov to;; SsxTuXot; Xtfu- 
p(oj a|xa T:p>jj t?jv (iu0|jt6v iTziifdiyyi-jOcL:, xat Xcystv, 
■zb xat [Ar^OiV £Tt 0£f|!j£tv, ;j.f,T£ Xoyojv eTspojv, ijifiT: 



jiiria atreclala ; et riifsus allcctalio iiijiiriosa. 
niillo ilcsidcrio, ca (|ii;c pi'oposila liicraiil, pcrsc- 
(]iieii(li eialjorala? llaiiil ciiiiii lacilc fiuis (li.\crit. 
(ujiisiiam cx eloi|uciitiljiis vcstigia iiiiitatiis, co piu- 
cesserit, iit veliiti sccniciis (luispiaiii porleiitoruiii 
cl iiiiraliiliuiii clVcclor, oratioiicin opposilis isoco- 
lis, scii paiibiis niciiibris ct siiiiililcr eailciitibiis, 
taii(|iiaiii crcpilaeiilis (iiiibiisdani voeularinii coii- 
ciiiiiitalc distiiiNcrit. Ciijiisiiiodi practcr niultaalia, 
illa itidem sunl, (]iia: statiin in cxordio occurriiiit, 
tcrctisniata cl crcpiiiulia, niollia ct lasciva sola- 
dca, qiix nica (iiiiilcin scntciitia illc nc rccilarc 
qnideni posse vidctiir (inno ct (iiiiclo corjioiis 

is, iiiillu aiii- 



■7:iv(ov SeuTEpojv. 

stalii, sed pcdiini strcpitii, iiianiuiiniine plaiisu apie scilicct ad niiincruin, adilitis 

pliusopiis essc, MCi]ue aliis oratioiiibiis, iici|iic('iiris scciindis. 

'Kv TO'JT0t; Toivuv, xal Tot? Toto'JTOt; t6 -XIov BV ln liis iijitur ct siiiiiiibus libcnter ci priiiias eoii- 
EX£'v a'J^6v auYxwpfiTa;, xa\ xaTi ^ouatav £(A!fop£t- cedo victoriaquc pleiie frui iciiua inente patior; 



oOat xf,; v!xr,c, Ttajav ttjv •respl Ta'jTa s-ouStjv ix(j)v 
ur£pfJf,!io;j.at, (L; pi6vot; Toi; T.ph; cptXoTtixiav opto^ji 
TTpojf/z.ouiav , Et YE Ttva 9sp£t tftXoTtpLtav oXoj; toi; 
T0t0'JT0i; T(ov Xiyojv svoiaOpuTTTsaOaf £7:£t xa\ 6 Y^vf)- 
(iio; u~r,p£Tr,; T0'j Xo-^ou lla^jXo;, [aovt] ti] aXr,Ocia 
xoS|XOu;i£vo; , a^JT^; t£ Tai; TOta'JTat; TTOtxtXiat; ai- 
axph'j (osTO xaTaj/TijjtaTt^stv t^v Xiyov, xa\ f,pta; 7:poc 
T7]V aXf,Ostav [jt(5vr,v litfopav ^^sTraiosuas, xaXto; xal 
TTpoiTixiJv-to; TouTO vo[jtoOeT(ov. Tt yip xpT) ttjv xoijt- 
[jt(OTtxf,v TCEptspYiav si; tt]v tou voOou xat cmso^fiay.i- 
vou xaXXou; auvTiXsiav sTita^JpsaOat t6v tco x6<T;j.ttj 
Tf,; aXr,Os!a; iopaiJii|X£vov ; OT; [i.b/ yip (!i7:s3Ttv f] 
a/.rfizix, xpf,at[jtov taoj; oti Tfj; t(ov (5Ti,aiiT0JV f,6ovf,; 



neglccto enimcirca res hiijuiniodi aecuraiiorc stii- 
diu lanquam illis coinpctenlc qui oniiiia ad laiidciii 
|n'(ipriaiii rcleriint, si i|iiani tamcn lanJcin paiit 
iii tali oratioiiis gencrc sludiose vcrsari.cum vcrus 
et gcrmanus sernionis adniinistcr D. Paulns sula 
vcritate speciosus lurpccensucrit Iinjiisniodi lcno- 
ciiiiis orationeiii variare, nosiiue ail sobiiii verila- 
tciii rcspiccre docucrit ; rccte et coiiveniciilcr istlioc 
saiicicns. Quid cnim attinct curiositatem illaiii ora- 
tionis, quai in crebris incissisctconinialis coiisislit, 
ad fals:c ct fucalse pulcliritudinis complcinciitniii 
corradcre illiiin qui oriialu veritatis splciidcsril? 
Ilis cnim quos vcritas descril utile forlassis fuerit 
C7tocj)ap,tJiaTT£tv t6 tl/rj^o;, oTov Tt (fjxtov tt]v Tota'J- C vebirc inciulacium verborum venustalc, inspcrsa 



TT^v TTEptspyiav svotaTpi6ovTa; t'jj yapixy.-r^pi. to'j 
16'(0\J. OuTOj yip av 7:;0avf, t£ xa\ S'j-apaosxTo; f] 
d-iii] Tot; axo'Jouat ysvotTo xaTsyvtopta;iS';T], xa"i 
i:£ptr,vO:a[it£Vr, Tat; Tota'JTa;; to'j Xiyo^J xojjitJ-Eiat;. 
"OTav 6£ xaOapi xa't a[(.tYf,; 7:avT6; ^oXepoiJ Txpoxa- 
X'j|jLijiaTO; a7:ouoaJr,Tai Ttatv f) o;Xf,Osta, oixoOsv e::- 
ct<7tpa7:Tsi Toi; Xsyo^j.iVOi; t'j xaXXo;. 

WsXXojv 6o rfiTj Tf,; £;sTaasoj; ar:T;aOa; TtjJv ei- 
pTi[jtsv(OV, d,(Jtr])ravstv [Jiot ooxco xaOdTtsp £v -jr^^jsjjiia 
Tt; YsojpY^;, 0'Jx iyojv 07:oj; 6iaxp!vat;j.i tV/ xapT;ov, 
i:a\ t6 &;(upov TOaouTov sv t(o 0r,[ji(7)vi to'JT(;j tiov 
X'JY(ov t6 7:£ptTTiv TS xaV ayypCioi^ saTtv, (o; eyy'j» 
eivott Tou [xr,5iXoj; vop.ijstv ev Ttaai Tot; etpTjpi^voi; 
utt' a'JTO'J, 7tpaYi*iiT0JVElva!Ttva i] voT];,tdTO)v u7:6a:a- 
ctv. T6 yip Ttaatv stfsjf,; toi; ys.ypamj.ivrA: ir.- 
£?iEvai, (tdTai6v T£ d[JLa Ttpi; tt]v azou5f,v, xa"t et:! - 
TTOvov, y.a't 0'j5k aun6aivov xpivo) tco f,,aET£p(;) (sy.o~.Ci. 
0'JT£ yip ToaouTov TTEpisaTtv fj;j.rv Tf,; a'/oXf,; c/siv 
xaT' E^ouatav EVEuxaipstv toT; [jiaTaioi;' xa't npoa- 
lixsiv oT[j.at t5v 56xtpLov spYdTTiv, [j.r] 7:sp"t Ti p.dTata 
xaTaTpiGstv Tf;V 6'Jva[jitv, d/.X' ev oT; 6 Ttovo; t6v 
xapTTOV 0[jioX.OYOiJ;j,svov £/£1. 

"Oaa Toivuv £'j0'j; £v 7:poot[j;!oi; d::oa£;j.vuvojv Jau- 
•civ t'o; dXTjOsta; itpoaxdTr^v Tto tt,; dTttaTia; ovsi6£i 
Tc")v dvTtTSTaY;).£vo)v xaOd7rt£Tat, X^y<-')v c[ji;jtov6v ti 
xa\ ouacxvtrtov a'JTo?; ivTrTr,xivai -h [j.tao;. Ka\ 



Iiiijiisinoili iiiaiii cl suijcrflua diiigcntia orationi, 
laiiiiuam fuco qiiodam. Nain boc pacto eirur jiro 
babilis, el digiiiis approbalioiia aiiditoribiis viilcri 
IHitest, ntpotc tecuis et nitcsccns laiibns vcrboriiin 
ornanicntis. Al (inando qiiis ipsani vcritatcm pii- 
ram ct niiiliiis cxtcrni adniistionc coiilaiiiinalaiu 
scct:iliir, iiaiiva quadam piilcbriliidine splciulcscil 
oratio. 

Cailcriim aggressurus jaiii cxaiucn cl discnssio- 
iiciii eorum, quic scripsit Eiinomins, lucrcre niilii 
aiiceps vidcor, instar agricoUe ciiin oiuiiis vcnlus 
quicjci;, incerli qiionani niodo fiiiiiiciitiim a palcis 
scgrcgel. Tauliiin cnim in Iioc orationis acervo 
supcilliii cl palcariiin est, ut fere credam in onini- 
f> biis qua; istc altulit, niliil inorsus reriiin dijcla. 
rumqiic cogilatioiiiim iiicssc. At vero omiiia, qiur 
scrijisit, sigillaliiii ('ommcmorarc, iiiulile siiiiul ad 
iiosiriim pi'o])ositiini, et arduuin, et a scopo noslrc 
tilicnuin arbitror. Ncqiie cnini tantum iioliis olii 
sujipctit, ularbilratu noslio vanis liisce rebus im- 
morari liceal. Kt par csl iirobaUim oper:iriiiiu viiii 
siiam insumerc non iil infrnctuosis op'?''ibiis , sed 
in iis qnibus optatiis fiuctiis respondcal. 

Jliiio igilur qincciiiique initio statiui .eiii oslen- 
Isndi gratia, taiiqiiam vcritatis pricco esset, cHu- 
liit ; jira-tcreo etiani inlidclilatis convicium, qiio 
a Iveisarios suos aspcisil ; duiu ]icipi-liiiiiii cl in- 



255 S. GREGOUII NYSSENI 2.">0 

uelebilo oiliuin ips'.s iiisiUiiii osse ail. Neo (lioani A w; eTttaoCapsusTit iciT; Evavxo; i-fvtasixivry.i; aj-cui. 



<]uam insulenler gloriclur iis t\ux pro ipso nuper 
•lecrcta sunl, nec lanien qiucnani illa siiii (lecrcla, 
cxplical ; soliim dicil dt; (iiia'slioiiilHis diibiis jiuli- 
i inm raoliim , el quidcm lcyirniiuiii, quod prxtcr 
fas elatos nioderalo aninio esse coogiMil , propiiis 
verbis Lydio scilicet concentui similibus ila sori- 
bens : Snpere coactis justo judicw iis, qiti iiijuste 
scsecxtollcbdiit, quod jiidicium cliam iiiterdictioiiem 
ct prosfriji/ioiicm rcbcllium iioiiiinavit, noscioquid 
nominc inlcidictionis significare volens. Iia;c el id 
genus alia, ul inaneni vcrboruin turbani, ei ad ni- 
liil omiiino coiiducibilem pr;cteril(0 tacilus. Sicubi 
aulom iKvrolicain suam dorlriiiam coiilirmare ni- 
litur.ibi siudiosius el acoiiraliiis immorari opcrx 



Ttva [j(kv Ta YviosOsvta (iT) iipoaTiOE^?, xpiaiv 5i Tiva 
t(ov d[A!ft(i6r,Tii](ii[Aiov ^v auTOis YeYEVTjciOai Xiyw^, 
y.ai Tiva 5ixT\v Evvojaov ti;v toO c^jjtfpovsTv ivaYxijv 
ToT; o'Jx Ev Sixri Opaauvo[ji^voi; eiraYo^jsav, AEfojv 
ouT(oi'i TJi iSia cfiov]] xaTi ttjv A'J5iov ap[j(Oviav£XiivTiV 
Kal v(i>r oiix. kr Sl%r\ Opaavrofiirur krr6}U(i dixi,} 
cupporslr n^rafxacnkriiir, i^v xal d,n6^^^'i\cnr tiLv 
E7LavajTivT(ov (ov&ixasiv • yj-A olo' o ti vowv Tr,v 
uciuf^ricnr , v.a\ Tzivza. xk ToiauTa, (Jjc [/.aTJtov 
(i)().ov, xa\ eIj ouokv cfEpovTa )(pfiat[jiov 7tapa5pa[j.ou- 
[jtat T(p Xoyj). Et 5s Ttva tou aipETtxou (ppovri[iaTO? 
auvTjyopiav ^rsTtoiriTot, r.ph^ TOUT^i p.ot xaXto? ^xetv 
f)YO'j[Jtat xT]v 'TiXsioj TiotstsOai a-ou5-f)v. Outoj yip 
xa\ 6Ttov Osi(j)V 5oY[JtaT(ov u-o-ff|TT).; ev t(i; xaO" Jau- 



prelium existimo. Ila iiamqiie divinoruin doyma- g ^bv Xi^yo) TreTtoirixEV 3? tcoXXwv ovtiov 6uva[.iidv(jov si? 

lum interpres cgit in suis libris : cui ciim mulla TtXdiTOs exTEivat xbv Xoyov, Sta Ttov iivoYxait>)v Ttpo'i(jjv 

SHppetoienl, quibus oralioiioin aniplificarc licuis- vi.atov, (juv-Ep.vEt t?j iiXtiOo; ttic uroOEieto?, T3t xe- 

801, addiiolis iis taiiliinimodo, qii;e ncoossaria ceii- cpaXata rf,; pXac;!fT|[jtias ^x TtdtvTtov Ttliv EtpTi[J.EV(ov 

gebat, prolixitateni argumcnli contraxit, sclectis ^v Tfi [iiSXio Tij; aaE6E£a; !ivoX£|d[iEvo?. 
blaspbeiniarum capitibus ex omnibus illis, qiuie 
liber ille impius coiiiiiicbat. 

Quod si quis cupil rofutationem nostram oodem 
ordine, queni illo servat, iiisiitni : is cxplioct velim, 
quo commodo id fierot. Qua; ad audientes redirel 
utililas, si inscriplioiiis gripliuni cl a}iiigiiia, qiiod 
iiistar spliyngis a iraga;dis deeantaia;, nobis in 
proQMnio pioponit, dissolvcrem, commeniorans vi- 
(jclicet novani illam pro apologia apologiam, et 



E! 5e Tt? £:tt^T|TEt xoTi TTiv Tou Xiyou Tdt^tv axo- 
Xo'j0io; i^JTstaaxOrivat xo't Tbv ■^[[j.ETepov , elTtaTto t6 
xsp5oc. Ti TvXeov YevfjiJETai toTc (ixououjtv, ei Tiv 
Ypicfov X3t\ ■zh at'vtY[J.a t?,c ETttYpacfiic 5toX'jiTat[Jtt , 5 
xoTJt Tr]V TpoYtXTiv acfiYY^. eu0'jc ■'l[J-tv iv T:pooi[jtiotc 
TrpOTsivETat. ttjv xotvriv *XEivr]V uiTEp Trjc ci7:oXoY'a{ 
duoXoYiav, xa\ tov tcoXuv J7:'t toutci) XTjpov, xaV tj-jV 
nugas alias compUiros, el loiigam quoque somnii [j.axpav tou oveipou xotoX^y''^^ 2'^TT'''- OliJtat y^P 
enarralioiiom. Piilo enim lectores aatis magna iiio- ^ ixavtoc otTtoxvaistv touc kv:\i-;yi6.-mxa^ , xa't Iv (J.i5vip 
lestia afloctuin iri Eiinoniii oiatione ; partim ob t(7) XdYc;' tou Euvo[Aiou gwZ6[x£w/ z6 te y'>"'XP'''^ ''"^ 



sordidam et vanam in ipsa inscripiione novila- 
tem, pariiin obodiosam proprioriiin eveniuum enii- 
merarionein. Qiios namque laboros, et qiiac ccrta- 
miiiaa se suscopta non refort, terra soilicot mariqnc 
perviilgata, el tolo terrarum orbe cdebrata'? Si 
lia;c iterum scriberenlur, et qiiidcm ciim addita- 
nieiito, ut ficri noccssc est , erroris rcrulatioiie 
oralionoiii aiigcnte, quis adco forrens ct adamaiUi- 
nus reperirotur, qiii hiijusoc diligemiic iiiipdrliini- 
late non commovcrctur ad nauseam? Si pi.Tloroa 
divinambistoiiam ail vcrbiim recilarem, quis nimi- 
riiin illo fiiorit , qui ad Enxinuin ronliiin pro|>tor 



[j.dTaiov T^c -V Tr] ETttYpacpri tou Xoyou xatvi^TTiToc , 
xa\ t5 90pTtx?<v a[jta , xol '7t£p't ouTtov ToJv oixettov 
5tr,Yr](JidT0)v • ofouc Tfivouc, xa'taOXouc Jautou 5icE.ip- 
XETat, otd TtduTic y^?> ^•^'- OaXdtTTic TECf otTr]xiiTac, xa\ 
iv 7tdciT]Tri otxou[j.^vTi xr]pucj30(j.ivouc; Ei 5^ touto Ttd- 
XtvYpd^otTO, v.3.\ [jieTd 7tpoaOcf]XTic, ih.; eixbCi TtovTric 
cI/Eu5oXoYia; kXiy/o''^ TtXEovafcivTtovT^jv Xoyov, tIcoutojc 
atepii^C-TOo^eTTat^xa^tdoacjtdvTtvoc ''>? [J.f] itpoavouTid • 
aat Tr] dxcr.tpia tou Ttcivou ; Ei5's -/al Tf)v evOeov ixslvriv 
IsTOpiov ETtl Xi^-foc '^caf'jX[).i, lici v.a.-y.zhv Eu|£tvov 
n^ivTOV, 5ti Tf)c 6[jto)vu[JtIac a'jT?iv rtpoXuTtfjaac, oTo; 
6 pioc , tIvsc at a7touoai, Ttwc otscfspETo Ttpic tiv 



bomonyiiiiam ipsiim constrislaveiit , (Hialis vita rj 'Ap(j.^/tov 5t4 Trjv oftoTpOTtiav tou ^iOou:, etTa Inl 

istic acta, qiicc sludia suscopla : (iiioiiiodo ob nio- tIti auviOsvT!) te (jtET' dXXfjXtov v.a\ xaTT,XXdYT,aov. 

rum similitudinem dissciiseiit a qiiodam Armcnio, ojc E7:'t t^v d^jcoxov JxsTvov xo\ xri oicri ~oX'jv 'AsTtov 

ct in quibus deinde inter sc convenerint reconci- t(<v 6t5daxaXov aiTOu au(jt(ppovriaot (to'Jtoic y^P "u- 

liatis aniniis , iit inviolo ol ooloborrimo pr:eceplori tIv d7toas(xv'JVEt toTc STtaivotc), etTO tIc f] xoO' o'jtou 

ipsius Aotio (liis oiiim lioniinem adioit |ir;ecoiiiis) \xt;/xit\, xol Irtivota, 5t' ?ic elc xpiatv tov dvSpo xo- 

assentiretur ; qua;iiam ipsi strucl;ie siiit iiisidia;, cl T^aTTiaav • EY^-^^TKJia 7totoup.evot Ti eu5oxt(jtEtv a'JTiv, 

macbina; quibus in jiidiciiim adductiis sit, noii ullo xa'i U7t^p touc dXXouc etvat. E! touto Xi^^mtxi 7td',iTa, 

objecto crimiiie, quaiii qtiod pra; ca;teris gloria op' oux^ xaOdTtep ol tojv 690aX[j.(IJv Tfjv vi-ov Ix Ti)? 

cminorcl. Si ba?c, inqiiDiii, omnia liie roforrciii, an TtoXXric 6[j.tXt'ac Ttov 7tpovevoar)-/.!5TO)v icf' lauTouc '^X- 



imn, sioiil ii, qiii vorsantiir ciiiii illis, (inosooulo- 
runi morbiis tenet, ex ooniinua coiisiictiidinc oiim 
a?gris, morbum sijoi ipsi tandem pariiint : ila el ogo 
corrcplus vidorcr gravi a;griludine rebus vanisac 
frivolis sliidiosc iii)"iorandi, ipsis vestigiis garrii- 



xovTSC , OUTOJ xa\ out5c au(jt(jtET£axT]Xifvat 5ic'o tou 
7tsp\ Tf)V [j.aTaiov a7tou5f]v d(!.^(oaTfi[jtaToc', j7t(3[j.svoc 
xot' Txvoc tfi tfXuapIa, xa\ t4 xaO' 'exaaTov l^sToCtov; 
Tivac tfT)o\ SoOXouc cic eXeuGepiav dcfte[ji£vouc, Ttva 
[j.uouitiviov '^/i^v/, xa\ dpYup(ovr|-.tov tdfiv. ya\ zi 



257 CONTRA EINOMIUM, i.ll). I. 25<l 

fijuXov-at XMvT-.o;, xa\ raX/,o;, y.a\ \o\ii-:ia\h; kTzua ■ A. lii:>leii) perscqiicnilo , cl parliculalim cxaminando, 
i.6-/z^i Tw Xiyot, xa\ (jiap-upsc '^vjSzI^, xa"i ^aatXiu? 
opYt^ijASvoi, xai si? u7:Epop!av x:'ik; |jt:GtJTa[Ji.;vo'. ; 
Tt yip av xal yevoito touTwv (jiaTai6-Epov Ttiiv Sn;- 



YrijAaTwv tw y£ [Jtt) i^tXriv isTOpiav otrjYfjjaaOai fiou- 
Xo[ji£vi;), ciXXa otsXivCai tV/ avTstuivTa tw t?,? alps- 
(jcioj SdyiJiaTt ; rioXu 5o jjtaXXov TJt JtiI TOUTOt; 6ii tt); 
tuTopta; SrjXou[jisva, TTXsiova tt^v dxpr,TTtav £•/-'' 
oljjtat Y<ip (jir,8" Sv auTiv Tiv auYYP*?^* SisXOeiv 
avujTdxTio-, xav (fuatxii Ttvi jTopYii xpaTwvTat 'Kp^j^ 
TOu; £| auTtov ol TOTip:; • Sr/ouTat y^P exei StiOsv 
xi TtE7:paYn6/a, xaV Ta ■Ki(ii\ ota tou X.i^you £t; O1J.0? 
orp3Tai, xat si^ TpaYi;'o!a^ 6Y'^^'^ ^'l i^JTopii 7:apa- 
cxEuarcTat. 



(IMoslnndom servos lil)crlale donalos nssorat, qiiain 
iiiilialoiuin eoi\spiralii)iiem, (|uainciiic inaiicipioruiii 
aciem narrt-l, el (iniil sibi voluiil in oralionem in- 
Iriisi Moiiliiis ei Galliis ol Doiiiitiaims, ct lcslcs 
falsi, ct imixMalor iratiis, et iioiiiiiilli iii exsillum 
acli? Uiiiil 1'iiiin iiiijiisiiiodi narratiiiiieiilis inanius 
cl sloliUius, si inslitiiaiitiir ab co, (|ni iion iiudain 
liistoriam sc proliieri seribil , sed refntationcin 
cjus , (|iii luereliiis diiyiiiatibiis eontradiiil? iii bis 
ccrle bisloiica' iiarialioiies niliil iitilitaUs afieriiiil, 
qiias ne ipsuin (luidcni auclorem sine oseilantia 
perlep;ere possc c.visiimo : licet natiirali quodam 
amore crga liberos suos trabantur patres : ibi eniin 



qii;e gesta siiiit exnliennliir calaniiialesque verbis aiiiplifiiaiiliir , ct Iragiio iiiore bisloria cxaggc^- 
raliir. 

'AXX' tva (jtT] xat auTw Tijj TiapatTEtaOai ■TrXiov tou B^ Sed nc ct ipse diiiliiis, quain par sii, nic cxcii- 



SiovTOj , £[jL6pa6uvco Tot^ <ivovT)TOt?, xat xaOoirsp 6 
ota pop6(5pou Ttvi^ 5tEXauviov tov tK-ov, xa\ t?,; 
exiiIOev dr|Oia.; xaTartti7cXd[Ji£voi, ouTto xavfj) otjt Trj; 
[jtvr;[jtr,5 Ttov YSYp^tl^iU-oVtov St£5dYi.ov Tiv X^Y''-'"' xaTa- 
p.oXuvoj ~b atJYYpa(Ji[Jia , Trp^-ctv ■f]You[jtat TtavTa tIv 
TotouTov aup'^£T6v, o-wj av f, ouvaTiv, u^^-TjXip xai 
Tj/Jt Ttp (xX[a.aTt Tou XSyou 6ta7:r,SriTat. 'Ixaviv y^-P 
y.ipSo.; f] -ayzix tijjv dr,ot.ov dva/toprjjic, T.ph^ xb T.i- 
pa; TTj? .tiTopta? ETiii-suiat tov X^^yov • t'o; iiv p.T] 
xai T(p ept^ ^tSXtt;) Ta ttj; ittxpia? auTtJjv evjTd^oi 

Td {jXlflTZa.. MOVTl Y>^P TIpETTETtO TTJ EuVO[JtioU 'YtOVT) 

TotauTa XsYEtv Tr£p\ lEpitov 0£oij • iizaffXLazaQ ■/.o.\ 
(luCSovyovQ xa't Sopvpdpovt^ xaTa-^iXTjjjovTa;. ois- 
p£UV(0[ji£vou; , XaOEtv oux ^TttTpETzovTa; tov xpuzTiv 



sando, inliiercain iii liis slultis; ct queiiiadiiiodum 
is, qtii per ca^nuin agit cquum , eoeiio (|iiO(nio as- 
pcrgitiiret niiienlatur : ila cgo cliaiii peii iiireiido 
cl coinnieiiiorando siiigula, qii;i! scripsit islc, eoii- 
lamincm libriim nieiiiii : eoiisenlaneum duio , ut 
quoad fieri poteril, lotani lianc colluviein, alti) et 
celeri saltu oralionis traiisiliam, inagniim ciiiolu- 
inentiim latus , ex bisce sordibus (iiiain cilissime 
cvadere, ct oraiioni linein iiiiponere : nclibioeliam 
nieo aspcrgantur acerbil;itis plcna vocabula. Ciipi» 
enini, iit cx solius Eiinomii ore prodcaiil illa con» 
Ira saccrddles Dei convicia : dum voiat nos sa- 
tcllites el liclorcs ct Sdlrnpas, qiii porcellaiit et in- 
lagcnl absconditiim, el huit;irc volcntein noii per- 



[jtsvov • xa\ oaa dXXa xaTd itoXta; iipitov oJx atJ/J- iiiittaiit , el bis similia , quae coiitra venersndara 



vsTit Ypd^tov. "fljTTsp Yip -'> Toil; TratS^uTTipiot; Ttuv 
EJioOev Xoywv, ci; Y''*!-'^'''^-'^-'''' ''^i? xaTd ttjv YXwTTav 
xaV tSv vouv£Tot;xoTrjTOc, d'.fOp[jiaVxaTa'.popa;Tot; [j.£t- 
paxioi; T:po6dXXovTat xaTd tivo; dopitiTou TTpo'(07:ou' 
ouTO) xaT* EuOsiav •J7:i[ji6aivct TOt; (jivf,[jtov£uO£tatv 6 
cuYYpa'i)£u;' xaV tTjV xaxf,Yopov auTot; £7Ta'.fir|Ct 
YAioicav, xaV Ta cpYa tt^; 7:ovT]pia; atYf,ca;, t/iXv)v 
auTOt; xaTa^ixsudJet ttjv itoXoxpaiiavTiov iJ6p£tov Tcdv 
ov£i6o; xaT' oiJTtov ;TU(ji7TXdccnov • xoV <iuvTtO£\; Ev 
Tot; XotSopiot; xd S[JttxTa, ^oxoTptStova (n) iTpaTtto- 
Tr,v, xaV dYtov J^dYtctov UTii vr,jT£ta; ok i')-/ptiJjvTa, 
xaV u':Ti TZtxpia; tfovtuvTa , xaV 7ToXXf,v TOtauTr,v ^to- 
[j.oXoxiav , xaOdTTsp ev TOt; ??to 7:o[J.7iat; Sta^iSXTjTai 



saccrdotiiin eanitiein cvomcre iion erubescit. yuem- 
adiiiodiim enini in ludis litlcrariis ad slyli,lin- 
gua; et nieiitis exercilationeni, cl expeditaiii facil:- 
lateiii, llieinata quKdam adolejcciitilius projioiuin- 
lur, qiiibiis veliil ansa qiiadam arrcpla invcbanlur 
iii incertain quamdam pcrsonam : ila isle decla- 
niator iii pra;dietos Dei saecrdotes toto inipeUi 
incurrit, ct malcdicam sli ingit ringiiain , niilloque 
allato, cujus rei sinl , crimine, sola conviciandi 
libidinc ipsis insultat; omnibus conlra illos probris 
conlictis , et caluinniis iiicompositis , apiicllitans 
videliccl niilitcni, (jui leiitibus vescatiir, cl saneluni 
siiie sanctitale, jcjuniis quidem pallcntcm, sed oli 



(b; St' u7:Ep6oXT]v dvatoEia; av£u TTposioTiEtouxto- p iiientis amariliem ca;des spirantem : ut laccam 



p.a..ojv, ouTto; ouO£vt ;:apa7t£TaT[JtaTt Tr,v Trtxptav 
oOUTOu cuixidaa;, YuiJi'''^! ''•^' dTtTipuOpta^jijtivTi uojvii- 
Ti £x Tii; d;j:d5r,; 7:po-'yip£t. EtTa S[j.oXoY£t £9' oT; 
7:apo£iJvETat, oTt aitouST^v £t:o'.ouvto, (j3r|a'tv, exEtvot, 
(jtT) 7:oXXou; tti dTtdTT) to^jtwv suvStaaTpitpsaOat • xaV 
Sti TouTO /aXETtaivEt, ItI Tto piT) Ttactv ol; £6o'jXovto 
TOT:ot; xot' t^ouciav £v5taTpt6£tv, dXXd YeviaOat 
xoTi t6 7:poaTaY[Jta tou tSt£ xpaTouvTo; , ^puYtav 
auTot? iv6totTT][jLa, ('0; dv (ht] 7:oXXoV flXdTtTOtVTO vr^ 
TtovTjpa auvouaia- xaV u7:kp toutiov dYavaxTtov ixjtva 

(a) i^axoTp. Prov. 'lav.hj xoTtTStv, ludcre operam. 

{b} Tlieoilorcliis \\h.dc llarcl. (aliiitis : t Cdiistan- 

lius cum iiuikIuiu a rctta via denexissel, Acliuin in 



alias id geniis scurriliiatcs in gcnlilium conventi- 
bus, lioiiiiniim traduceiidoriiiii gralia adliiberi so- 
lilas. Et qiiidem noniiulli eo iinpiideiiti;c (iroee- 
iliiiit, iit talia convicia siiie larva jactilent : ila ei 
isio niillo lcgumenlo acerbitatc sua velata, libera 
ct iiiipiidcnli voce, ex plaiislro convicia fundit, ct 
laiulein (|iiain obcausam adco sil irrilaliis, prodil; 
qiiia sacordntes Dei oporani (lederiiiit, iie nuilli 
fraudibus et imposturis isloriim circumvenirenlur. 
(6) Iloc sciliccldolet, necnon et illiid, quod non ba- 

qiianidam IMirvgirc soliliidiiioin rolesavit. i Idom 
dc Eiinomio :'< In qiiadam r;iiiipbylia; solitiidilia 

babitare toactiiscst.i 



259 



S. GUEGORIl NYS<^ENI 



SCO 



biifrinlpolcslntenniliiqnc loconini linliilamli.iiiipc- A TP^r--' ^"^ iiac.lAit fiapVTTji; rHir eiO.lcoy, xa\ rd 

r;iloiis ciliclo in Plirygiain rclcgali, iio coiiiplu- ^ucviicTaK-a JtdOrf xal r) ysfri/a r&r :taOr}ud- 

rcs pcslifcro stio convicUi iiilicciciit , pioplcr fni;c. zior v.rcfwrii , t6 <l>ivylay avzcix: drtl ri/c irsr- 

ira .accciisus ilJ scriliit : £l gratitas ceriamiiiiim , «0('>r?jc «.?-?«? "C(?n«. Ilavj ye. OJ yip 5vsi8o; rjv tw 

et iiilolcraiida: wrumiia;, ei iuvicta (Erumiiarum lo- 'OXTurjpiii) (n) tie au[jL6s6r/.(5-a , y.al toj 710x01x00 

lcrantia salisei!iluenint,quaudo cum Plirygia nalnle 9povf,|jiaTO? xaOacpEOiv ^cpovxa , xa\ tijv xou y^vou; 

solum cnmmulnriint. Oinnino vero. Non enini (lcde- a^iav u^pJ^ovxa, co; [xij av tli^fian Tauxa , ^9' oTj 

cori errtiit Olliscrio illa , qua; cvencriiiit : ncqiie vuv ya/.£-atv:[, t>jv ovojiacTov ixsivov, xai 5;(;jvuij.ov 

cvcrtcrunl palcrna! gloriit! c\cclsitatcm, neqiie ge- npcaxov t6v xoO ■rcaTpbj toutou TuaTipa. "OOsv toutoi 

neris spiendorem injuria alTcccrunt , iit periciilum Ta XajJi^rtpa , xa\ ■jrspieXsitTa toO ysvoug egt\ StrjYii- 

csset, ne e.i, ob qiiiB nunc succcnsel, rcliiinla- (/.axa. '0 piuXwv, xa\ xb cxuto?, xal Tb oizsTtxbv ot- 

rciit (|uoqiie ad cclcbrcm ct binoinincm Priscnai Tr,p;7iov, xa'; f) Xofnr) toO Xavaav xXT]povo[ji(a- xa'i 

biijiis patris palrem : iiiide iste laiii cxiinias ct E7:'t toOxoi; K;i xaxiCsaOai xoli; Tf|V [nsxaiTaciv au- 

prasclaras de origine sua peliit narrationes : de xot; ■:rpo5;vf;javxa;. 2uvT!0s[jta; TOUTto xavd), ovtco; 

iiiola niinirum et cnrio , serviliqiie demciiso , et dc S^tot tt;? ■izap^ auTtov [jie|j«}/sti)c, ol toutcjv auToT; at- 

riliiiiia liajieditale Clianaan : ct si liorum gralia '^ Ttot yeyov(5t£;, et'7rsp oXo)? sta! Ttvsc, f^ Y^TfJ'''^'^'^ • 



viiiiperalioncm niercbaiiliir, qni illisevsiliiiiii piocii- 
raiiint : lalcor cl cgo dignos csse rcprclicnsione, 
iioi lioriini istis causa fuerunt, si qui tameii lue- 
rijiit : elicccruiil eniiii, ut reriim ab istis geslarnni 
nicmoria scpiilta plciosqiie moribus et viia giavio- 
rcs fiigial , nc.jiie intcgrum sit poslcrioribus de 
pr;i.leritis curiosiiis iiiquirere , ([tio landcm saii- 
giiine aiiibo proscminati el quod vitae inslitiitum a 
patribnsacccptiim secuti sint;et quid minus quidve 
iiiajns , qiiani deceal liLieros cl ingeniios , in se 
obsiTvaiilcs, poslca ad laiitam noniinis cclelirita- 
leni faniamque pervcnerint , ut ct imperatoribus 



OTt Twv T:po5s6tio[j:svti)v fi YVtoJt; 5ti TOUTtov suyxa- 
Xu^Gsria ■:tapatpstxai xiov (iS[).voTipt))V xt;v [jtvfjjirjV ■ 
xa\ oux sa TToXuTtpaY^JtovsiaGat Ti Ttov •7:apovTO)v 
TTpsiouxspa • oT:oia; sxdtTSpo; xh xaxapya; i^-o^? 
(op^jtfiOrjtiav , 7:otav ex 7:axeptov zywzzi; lixoXouOiav 
xou ptou • xi [jitxp^v, fi [ist^ov X(ov eXsuOepot; ixpe- 
-ovTijJV cauxot; cjuvsYvtiixox;;, * Tistxa xoiouxov ^Y"^'^' 
p'(j0Ti(j(xv TS xal tovo[J.a30Tiiav, to-jxs y.3.\ paatXeuit 
YsviiOat '('toip:\i.o:, xaOtjj; [xiy3.'/.%j/dzcin vOv xij) 
a'j-(Ypi'ii.ii.ai-i, xal -i-acxi; u7:sps/ouia; ap/i;s7;' 
auxoT; ouYXtvsTsOat, xa\ irA -oXu tti; otxou[j.sVT,; Ti 
xaO' iauToujotatsipeTOat. 

innotescereiil, siciit in lioc scripto insolenter iste glorialur, ulqiie oinnia impcria el magistratiis pro- 
ptcripsos coiiiniovcrcntur, et nt poiissiiiiain niuiuli parlem doctriiia illonim pcrvagaretur. 
An iion liisce rcbiis, si vcrnm faleri vcliiiuis , C '^Ap' ou-/\ Tto ovxt xi [j.iYt'J'3t Sti touxiov fioi- 



qiiaiii ina.viina injuria irrogata cst, vcl ipsi oralio- 
niini scriptori, vel ipsius niagistro, ct ejusdem vit;u 
institutori Aetio, quem mihi videlur Eiinomius non 
lani siispircre ob dognialnm perversilalcni, qnam 
ob vil» compciulla el copias? qnod aOirnio, noii iii- 
certis quibiisdam conjectnris dnctiis, sed liisce aii- 
ribiis nieis ex iis, qiiibus id optime conipertiim erat, 
ccrtior factus. Nam quis qualisve fuerit Aetius (6), 
aiidivi qiioiidam ex (jalalaruni Episcopo Atbanasio : 
viro cui vci ilale niliil fiiil antiquins, qiiiquc ad ma- 
jorem fidcm illis, qiirc narrabat, conciliandam, cpi- 



•/.TiTat, i] aux6; ouTo; 6 XoYoYpatf oj , f^ 6 TtpoaxaxT); 
auTOu, xa't tou djjioiou piou xaOrjYTiTT); 'AiTto;, 
Sv p.ot ooxst [J.T) ToaoOxov Tipb; tt;v Ttiiv Soyhotcov 
aTxiTTjV flXeT:tov c^T|Xtoxevai , 7:oXu oc p.aXXov 7:pJ.; 
tt;v toO piou T^apa-TXSufiV ts xa'i euTiopiav ; Xe-j^to 
6s xaOxa , ou (iTO-/a(j[Jtot; Tiai Tsx[xatp4[iEVo;, aXXi 
Ttov dxp;6to; ky^Jwxd-tuy/ auxfjxco; yeyoWoi. Ti yap 
xaxi xf)v 'Aextov toOxov 'AOavaaiou ■Kozh toO roXa- 
xtov e-iixo-ou Xiyoy-o: 'r^y.o^jia. , ivopo; oux av T5 
Txp?) TT); aXr,Oeia; 7:poxt[j.f)(7avxo;, OAXi xo\ ct; [J.ap- 
xupiav xtov iioXXtov xoO XtiYou , rctopYtou toO ^x Aoo- 



btolain Gcorgii Laodicciisis demonslrabal. !s ergo oixsia; stxijtoXt^v e-tSetxvtJvTo;. "EXcyc o^ [j.t) 7:api 

aicbat Actiuni iioii ab iiieunte a;latc dogmalum xt)v 7:p(oxr,v oux6v eYxcxetpT)xsvai tt) tiLv 6oY[xaTtov 

absuidilali studuisse; scd teinporis progressionc axo-ia • xp'^''^'? ^^ usxspov ts/vTiV piou Tf;v xoivo- 

doclriiKC iiovaiid;c operam dedisse , ut liac veliit p xo(jiiav xouxtjv 7:po(jxf,(ja36at • cxouvxo Yi|3 ouxlv f,0Ti 

iirle victuni sibi paiaret, quippe illum relicta ciil- ^^v 6ouX£iav ii[ji7:eXt'6o; xt;; xsxTTi[jievT,; ou-.iv ( to 

tura vinesc, quam possidcbat (at quam jiiste taccbo, 5' o7:to; ou5ev 5lo(Jiat XeYciv,t'o; av [at] 655ai(Jti xo-/or,- 

iie vidcar odiosius narrationem auspicari), priiici- OiiTspov toO 5ir,YT)[iaTo; tiiT^TesOot) eTvai (Jt^v xapt- 

pio quidciii factiiiii csse fabrum caininarinm , ciijiis veuxTiv -/.ax' op/i;, xr)v ^[.trLupov TauTT)v, xa't pivau- 

ars circa ignciii et foinaces fcrrcas labricaiidas iii- lov TeyvT)v 6ii /''f^? e/ovxa, a:fup(a ppa/eio , xa\ 

sumitur, nianibus vcrsanlcni malleos breviculos, ef Sxjjiovt [jttxptp 7cpo7xaOf)(j:evov u7:b xpi/ivr; iJXT,vf) 

cxigiio incudi assidere soliium : sub cxili tugurio, ^'•''■^XP'''^ '''■"■^ l'--'^ 7:(5vou xi (ivoYxoTa xoO plou 610 

sordidiqiie el inagna molestia vit;c ncccssnria lioc xf); epvaaia; toutt)? au(ji7ropiC<i(tEvov. Ti; ^ap av 

suo laborc comparantcm : qiiaiii cnini mcrrcdem xa't y^voito (jtuO^j; fi?to; X^J-j-ou xip Oepa-euovxi xi 

adeo iiiagni a;stiinandam merercliir illc, qiiisiili|);il- uTtojoOpa tiIv ■/aXxto[jtax(jJv, xa'i 7:apa6u()VTi xi; 



(n)'OXTtsT]pt;,obscurus viriis in Cappadocia, Eii- 
noiiiii palria, a qiia ciimdciiroXxfjf^piov nomiiiat, cl 
Infni, uovum Pa.'anica cx Ollisiride prodcunteni. 



(/') Aclii vitaiii iniserriinain ilcsrriliil Greg. iNyss., 
ait Tlieodoiitns lib. tle llarcl. fnltulis. 



261 COMRA r.UNOMlUM, Mll. (. '-!G-2 

tpjjjiaMac, xa^T^.vxaTJtTspov-ais^tXtii-ai-rETtaOov:;'. A Ma rer:ini,iil:i r.'iiov:ili:if, (;iii liii.imiii.i (iliUiralial, 
xa^ li.oMmxo'j^-1 tiTiv AJof.Twv iri; pa<ist?- vsvijOat iiiiiinii' slaiimiiii iclilnis iiio.liclial, fl phiinlioas le- 
03 if,; toj gto'j [jt£i:a6oXTi; ahiav, uujjttfopav xtva oti licliiiii li:\st'S fiiiulcbal, caiisani vcro viUu nuil:iii(/a; 
■zfli xi)(yr\i (i'j)ji6ot(iav au-tjj. Aa66vxo^ Yap toic -apit fnisse illi c^ilaiiiiialem qiianulain cx opificio ortain. 
yuvatxJj^ aTpa-ttb-ioo; xp-J3z6'i ti. oxeuo; tiIiv iTJf t Acccpto ciiiin ali iixorc mililis ciiiiisilain vcl ma- 



Si(jpi\v, fi x'~-P^ T:poxo3ijtT,[jti-(t)v, $9' i|)T£ 11]^ ys.w- 
,UEvr,v ou-(p irXriYTjv oiopOojTasOat , a~a-T^uo.i. 5t' 
irtvofa; xrjv avOpto-ov • xat u^sXiaGat [jibv ■:^ XP"" 
c£ov, dvTioouvat 6^ x^^''-'^°^ "■'^'^i "^^ oxsvjo;, i(jo[jti- 
XzOi^ Tto xp'ji(7), xa\ TTjV e-ttfavEtav dijtotto? f/ov 5t' 
ETTtTOXaiou patfTJ;, )(puat(.j -ov xa/x6v jraX^itJ/avTa- 
xaTa(ro(f tiOEtsav 6i Tto (fotvo^jtivto tt)v ovOpoj-ov • 
SeivJi; y^.'' ^i^ ''•°'^ '^li x^.Ay.cM-v/.ri 6ii Ttov Tr,.; Tiyvi;? 



nimm, vcl coHi oriiamciilo , nt illutl ictii quoilani 
fraitnm ii>paiavct , circiiiiivciiissc mulicicm , el 
aiireum qiiiiliiii moiiile surripnisse, a:icuiii aulcm 
rediliiiissc, ,xqiie magnuiii acaurciim , plaiicque si- 
mile in supcrficie, oli tincliiram cxlcni;iiii , illilo 
auro a;ri : ilcccptaiii vcro ;ip|);iiciilc spccie fcmi- 
nam (pcritus cniin crat variis fiicis et frainliliiis 
ieiari.TC su;c artis circnmssribcmli cos, qui opcr;i 



00» t(i[jidTtuv, Tou; xp(0[jt£vou; TrapaXoYtuaffOai • xpovt;) illins iilebantur) siiccessu lcmporis iiiipostiiraiu d 

9topd3at TT)v Tt;p\ -zh xp''^'''^''' xaxoupyiav, i^aXst^- ni;ilc(iciuiii ilcprcliciulisse, tlclcla cx :nre liiiclura: 

(Is.i3r\i Ex Tou xaXxou Tr,.; fla'.f tj.; • eito [jtETE/OEtv ev ca;tcriiiii (lcinccps fiirem in jiis vocatum, iiiilililius 

61XT1 -hv xXe-ttjv, aTpaTta)T(ov Ttvoiv xaToi zh 5u-.'- iionniillis pro muluo iiilcr se usu el amorc imligni- 

YEv^s y-at 4[ji()9uXov auYxtvrjOEvrtov sij dYavd-/-Ti(7tv. talem faciiioris »gre fercntibtis. Iliinc aiitcni pcr- 

T6v ik TtaOiivTa [jtE-i tt;v TdX[jtav Exsivriv, oaa to- pessum ca qii;« iniposlorem ci fiirciii prr|ii'li iic- 

0;iv uy.hi -zltw dTraTjtJiiva, xal. xX;7TTr,v, opxio tti.; cessc csl, jiircjiiraiulo aitillcio siio scse aliilicassc. 

TixvT)? cauT^v d-oiTr,jaf toa:iEp oux^ Tf;c -poatpE- Qiiasi iiiiii vo!iiiit;is ct propositiiiii , scil opiliciuiii 

az(!)i , dXXi Tou £7itTTi5EU[jtaTO? t^v £::iOu[j.tav auTto ei furti cupiditatem injccerit. Postha!cfactuiii fnissc 

Tr,? xXoTTiis- E(jtTOtT;3avTo;. 'A-/(5XouOov o^ [jtsTi ToiJTO fainiilniii mcdici ciijiisdam circumforanci, iic oi;i- 

Y£v(5[jt£vov ioTpoj Ttvo? Ttov dYupTEudvTtov, tb; ov (jtr; iiino rcbiis ad victum necessariis dcstidiereliir ; cE 

TTavTEXto- dr.opfi-jri ttjc dvaYxata^ Tpotfr,;, oixiat? te mediciii.e pnclcxtu nlijcclorum el sorilidoriim lio- 

Tai; i-vavESTipatg, xat Ttiiv d-Ejo.-itrjtiJ.Evoi^ dvOpt.')- niiiiiini casas et l.itibubi obiisse. Postca paiibilim 

::otc lT:"t Ttp TtpoaxtfJtaTt tt^? taTpixiij^E-tyEpEaOat. opibusaiictuni, et Armenio qiiodam, quem lanquani 
EtTa xot' oXtYov si; EUTiopiav auTio Tr,; STrtvoiac 
eXOouar,;, 'Ap[Ji£viou Ttvo? suE^a-aTTjTou 5ti t^ ^dp- 



barbarum in fraiidcm illicerc iiiliil crat ncgotii, iit 
sibi vclul mcdico aiircs daret, pcrsnaso, nniltisquc 



6apov, cb; iaTpto irpoaEXEtv dva-jTEtaOEVTO.;, xat aux- p !ib illo auri pniulcribiis acccplis, iiulignum exisli- 



viv ouTtp uroxopriYoiJvTo; dpYuptov, [jttxpiv •^,YEtaOat 
Ifi-t] ih 0r,TEUEtv kzipot^ i-A Tfj liyyr], dXX' auTtjv 
4'touv IaTp?>v Etvai xa\ 4vo[jia^Ea0at. 'EvteuOev to!- 
Ajv auXXtj-j-tov TE [jtETEtxEV iaTptxiov, •,ta\ Totc ~ph^ 
Epiv XoYO[Jia-xoiJat xaTa[jttYv'J[jiE-jo; , Ttjiv ^oto-jTcov sT; 
T|v. Ka\ Ev Tr, to'j Xoyw ,4ori; to xaO' lauTiv Trpoj- 
TtOE"tj, 0'j [.ttxpij); EaT:ou5ajETO T:api Ttov T6 dvatSE; 
TT,; tstovTi^ rp>>; Ti; lauTtov t^tXovitxia; EXjjitaOou- 
fiivtijv. 

AfTiaptoTipa? 5^ oti to'Jt(ov ■rtpoaYEVo^jtEVT); au-tp 

TT|; [Jtd^T];, OUX jTtt[JlivEtV IOETO OEIV OJO' £V TO'JT(0 

Ttp pitp, dXXi xt;v iaTptx^v Ixsivr.v [XETi tt;; x^''- 
XEUTtxi;; xaV iXi^ov u7rarE0'JET0. 'ApEiou Sl to'j 



iii:isse, ut iii posteruni aliis in arlc iiicdica servi- 
rcl ; scd scipsiim pro meilico liabcri il dici vo- 
luisse. Ex illo igitiir teiiipore convcntuum me lico- 
runi participem factiim , iiiimiscuissc se illis , qui 
lingiiam ad rixas excrcent , iiiiiiniquc ex numcro 
rabiilarum fuissc, ct, ciim in lingiia; voliiliilit:ite ct 
viiibiis facultatcs suas sitas exisliiiiaret, non pa- 
riiin lioiioratiim csse ab illis, qui iiiipiidciiliam oris 
ad proprias conlcnlioncs cnnduciiiil. 

Porro ciim cx boc vita; gciicrc pingiiior ei obve- 
iiissct fortuna, non pulavit iliutiiis in co pcrscve- 
raudum, sed artem illam medicam cuni fabrili seii 
Kraria p;iulaliin deseriiit. Ario aiitcni iniiiiico Dei 



OEop.dxou Ti TtovTipi TauTa a-ip[j.aTa t(ov st^aviojv pcrniciosa illa zizanionim sciiiina scrcnle ' (qiio- 
*va-EipavTo;* uiv 6 y.3.p~6i ijTt Ttov 'Avo;jtoi(ov Ti D rum fructusest doctrina Aiiomrooruni), scliohp iiie- 
odY[JiaTa* at TU(viaT,oEi(ov a-^oXal Ti^vixauTa Tot; -Ep'i dicornm clamoiibus (Te bac qiKCStionc persoiiabant. 
TO'j fTiT^,[jtaTO? exEivou Oop'J6ot? itcptr^xo^JVTO. 'E;jt- Igiliir ciim Aetius in liac paliBstra diligenler sese 
ijiEXETf,aa? Totvuv tt; Tota^JTT) otaTptfir, , xai Ttva cxcrciiissct, el syllogisiiionim etiani qiioniiiiibiiii 
auXXoYta[jnov Etiooov k^ 'AptaTOTEXtxiov d-r,xr,iAaTO)v cx Arislolelicis moniimcntis cougericm collcgissct. 



r:apaTr,pf]aa?, dvo(j.aaT!); ?iv Tiv T-.a-ipa -zTfi aioi- 
(7E(o; 'ApEtov tt; •/aivdTr,Ti Ttov i(pEup£0EVTtov UitEp- 
£a/.Xd[j.£voc , [jLaXXov 6i T(Jov r:ap' JxEivou teOevtiov 
t})v dxoXouOiav xaTavofiaa? a.x/y>o6i tii; Bo^ev 
uvat xal T(ov xpu'yio)V £'jpETf/.d; • ih XTiaTbv , xa't 
t^ 15 o\iv. SvTtov, dvd(jiotov Etvat Tto xTiaavTt, xat tio 
TTapaYOYdvTt ex tou ijir, 5vtoc d-otp r,vi;).Evo;. 



" Mallli. xiii, 21 sqq. 



(larus ct celebris erat, superato ctiain parcnts 
biijiis luerescos Ario, qiiod ad invenlorum dogina- 
Itiiii iiovilatem attinet; ct ciim niagis intelligcret 
onlincm ct conncxionein eoruni, (|ii;c j\rius coni- 
luciitiis fucrat, sagax el solcrs li;ibcb;ilur, ct ad rcs 
absirusas indaganUas per(|iiam idoneiis, ostcndens, 
id quod crcaium esset, et ex non eiite seu iiibilo, 
dissiniile esse Creatori. cl ei, quod cx nibilo edi:- 
xit. 



«33 



S. GtTEGORII NYSSENI 



Vl er°o liujiismodi scniionitnis loriiiii iiov;iriini x 'EttoiStj toivjv oia twv ToioOtwv /.ivojv tj^ 



yci 



cupiilas aiiros tilillavil, aciidil, iil lianc novilatiMii 
ctiam cognosccret Tlieopliilus nieniinys («), cnjus 
stiidio cnni Gallo familiaris esset, atlitiis palclac- 
lus est Aciioad palatiiim. AtcuniGallus prxfectiim 
Uomitianum et Monlinni (/>) sceleratc triicidaic ansiis 
fuissct, omncs, qui dctestaiidi illius faciiioris pai- 
licipes fuerant, participcs eliam fiicrniil, ul par 
erat, inleritus illius : solus isle effngil siipplicium, 
digiius jiidicatus, qui niliil advcrsi palcretiir, cum 
aliis ejusdem sceleris coiisoriibus. Inlcrea magno 
.\llianasio ex Alexandrinonim Ecclc^sia imperaloris 
tyranuiJe cjecto, Geoigio aiilcm TarliasUicnite po- 
pulum illum convellente el exagitante , iteruni 
Ale.vandrinus (it Aclius, iieniiiie infeiiorcx illisiiiii 
ob oUani parasitabanlnr Cappaiioci. Non enini Ccor- 15 
gio assenlari ncscielial, qiiippe Clianaiiiajo , in 
queni, velut eodem geneie et liibii prognatiim, ad- 
moduiii bencvolo eral aiiimo ; ilic vicissini Aetii 
oblectabalur consiietiidine , jampridcni doginalis 
illins perversiialc capUis, et Actio vcltit lucrum 
qnoddaiii inspcraliini propositiis. 

Qiia; niiiiiiiic fugiebant gcnuiniim ipsiiis discipiilum 
Kiinoiiiium islum, qiii cum patris sui, ca;tera opiimi, 
cxceplo lioc uno, iiuod lalcin geiiuit (ilium, viveiidi 
ralioneiii lioncstam qiiidein et legibus consenianeam, 
sed taiiicn dillicilem ob cgestatem, el inflnilis ple- 
nam niolestiis videret (erat eiiim agricola, arairo 
assuetus, et rusculo suo colciido niulio laborc in- 
lentus : bienie veio cum ab agricultura vacaiio 



),oxaivou? Twv TauTa vocjouvtiov ixoai; ei-opYaAt^E, 
yviwT/.ti TT]v xaivotptijvtav tauTTjv xo\ 6 BX5iJi[ji.u5 
©^o^lXo?, (0 auvYi9£!os Tivi,- T.zp\ T^iv rdXXov 7:po- 
UTTopxoiJar,?, 6 'AiTio; eij Ti posO.sta SC auToiJ r.ap- 
e5u:to. Tou 5k r.Effi. t'jV ijTTapxov Ao[;i£Tiav?jv xa\ 
RWvTtov ayous TTjvtxauTo ToXi;Lr,0£VTo; zC) rdXXw, 
■KdvTE; ot xotvtovo\ Toij titiaiiOTo; (ju[i(iST:ix'5'''> w? 
£txi>?, Tf,; Exetvou xaTa(jTpo-.ffi;. 'AXX' outo? ixouvsi 

TT]V TtJJLtopfoV, OuSk TOU TTaO^rv Tl XOxiv [JtETi TtOV 

auvoiTiojv Tou ayou? a^tog ctvat xptOei;. 'Em tou- 
T&ti; Tou [jtEYaXou 'AOavautou paaiXtxf) SuvaaTsfa ttj; 
'AXsEovSpiiov 'ExxXr,a!a; [JtSTaT£OivTo;- reiop-cfouS^ 
Tou • Tap6aa0r,vtTou Tbv exetvov Xa6v StoaTToJVTOC > 
TidXtv 'AXs^avopEu; 6 'Aetio;, ouSsvb; IXottov l/tov 
Twv u7ioTpe90[i.ivtov xol TapaaiTouvTiov tw KoTTTra- 
SixTi" ouSi Yap TTi?xoXax£!a; d[ji.EXi;Tii); ctys- xa!p£tv 
8k TouTtp TrdXat tt) StoaTpotfii xaT£tXTi|jt[Jt^voi; tou 
StSYtiOTo;, xa\ Eup£[)io Elvai tw 'Ast!»;) xot" EEouatav 
Tpox£;[jt£vo;. 

Ou Toivuv XavOdvsi touto t?>v yjiii^io^i outou 
CTiX(OTT]v Euv(i[Jitov TouTov , 6; Toij xoTi tfuatv iauToij 
■TTOTpS; pEXTtJTou Td iSXXo, 7:Xf,v fsviaOai toioutou 
zaTEOo, suYvio[jiova (isv xatojioOdiv , xA v£vo[jit- 
a[jt£vr,v TT]v Tou p!ou StaTcovf^v, ijtoxQTjpiv Si oti 
■7u£v!av, xa\ [jtupitov Ys[iouaav tiovojv (Ysojpyi; ydp 
Tt; fjv £7:ix£xuc(i(l)5 Tcp dpo-ptp, xa"i ttoXuv Ttivov 
TTEpl ib ppaxi» YiQStov extov • 6ii 6k tou xst^xtovo;, 
6t£ toiv 7:£p\ Tf,v Yf,v xo^JtdTOjv slxs Tf,v dos tov, Ti 



conccditir, prinia cleiucnta el syilabas puerulis C "piIiTa aTotxsto , xa\ to; auXXa6i; Toi^; 7TatS!ot{ 



clegaiilcr eiroriiians, mcrcede inde collecta, victiim 
amictunKiue sibi comparabat); lia'c igitur et similia 
in paterna domo animadvertens , inulta saluie 
aralro, et stivs, ct oiiinibiis palernis inslruiiieiilis 
dicla, ne ct ipsc conlliclaii cogeielur biijusniodi la- 
boruni difliciiltalibus, primum quidem meiitem ad- 
jicit ad sapienliam Priiiiici (c); et celeri manii scri- 
bere edoctus, principio quideiii babitabat cuiii quo- 
dam sua; stirpis el fainilix, non alia miiiislcrii, 
quod scribendo exbibeliir, nicreede, quam victu 
qnotidiano. Deinde puedagogum agens piierorum 
sui domini, paulalim accendi ctt-pil dcsidcrio rlie- 
torica; seu eloijueiiii^e. Et illa iiiiidem qu;e inler- 
inedio lcinporc gessit, sciens prailcreo, ut et vitam 
:n palria actaiii, el in qiiibiis Cnnslaiiruiopoli de- 



uTioxapdactov sij[jiTixdvco; Sti Ttijv [j.taOoj[JidTtov kxti- 
vojv Ti 7:p6; Tiv piov E:t£atTij£Tc)"cauTa Totvuv Ttepl 
t6v iauTOJ naTEpa pX^Tiwv, J^[5(oaOoi tppiao; tw te 
dpoTpip, xa\ TTJ 0[jtivuT], xa\ 7:aat toT; T:aTptxot; 
ip-(ci.'/.eio'.q , (b; dv [xt] xal auT6; TtpoaTaXaiTTijopotq 
Tof.; 6[jio!ot; Ttov 7:6va)v, TTpioTOV (Jtiv Tfj; Ilpouvixou 
aotjilo; ■(iiixai (jtoOTjTf,? • xo\ yP^'-?^'"' ^i; Tdxo; £x- 
(ji£XsTf)aa? , auvfjv Ta TtptoTa Taiv ex Toij y^vou; 
oI(jtai Ttvt, [Jita06v Tfj; ev Tip Ypo^stv u7ir,p£a!oj 'zri 
Tpocffjv Exojv • EtTO 7iot6aYOJY<JJv tou xpitfjMzo: auT^v 
Ti [jtEtpdxta , xar' 6X!yov si; pTjTopixfis e7:tOu[j.!av 
izpoipx^xoii' xa\ Ti ev toj [jteatp 7taptT)[jtf t6' ts 
kTz\ Tf,; TiaTpioo; auTOu piov , xa\ £9' olq ev Tr, Kiov- 
aTavTtvou 7:6Xst xaT£Xf,!fOr], xa\ piETi Tivtov. METi Si 
TauTa -spt x"''av!5a, xa\ ^(ovr|V aaxoXr,0£t;, io; '.fajiv. 



pTelicnsiis sit, et cum quibiis. l'ostba;c la;nulis el zonis conficiendis vacavil, nt lcriiiit. 

At cuiii oninia li;cc vidcrel cssc iiiinora, nibilque D 'E-nstST; 7tdvTa [j.txpi , xat oOokv t^; J7:tOu[i!a; 



inde valdc ciipctciidiim sibi provcnire, rcliclo prioi i 
vila; inslituto, soli cx oiiinibns sesc addixit Aclio. 
IJand lcnicrc buiic, ul arbilror, lanquam vilic dii- 
cera el excmplar, sibi delcgeiat. Ex quo eniin in 
ineflabilis illius sapicnli.c coiniiiunioneni vciiit , cx 
eo tempore oiiinia illi siiie saiu ct iiiarat.i |,rogcnc- 
raniur. Sapiens enim esi in iis, ad quae aiiiiiium 

(a) Dc lioc Tlieopliilo vide Baroii. annoCbristi 
5li, n. H cl seq. 

(fc) Vide So7.omenuiii I. iv, cap. 0, qui .Montiiiin 
vocal niagnniii. 

(c) De Prunico vide Epiphanium. H;cr. 21. S.') el 



d^tov £X TTi; T:£p\ TauTa a::ou5f,; itopa auvoY£tp6- 
[jievov , xaTaXtraov Ti Xotri toO piou e7itTT]5eu[iaTa, 
[ji6vov il d-dvT(ov sOau^jtaas t6v "AiTtov • oux dauvt- 
Toj;, oI(jtat, 7ip6; y^ "^bv JouToiJ oxo7:6v e[;er.!votav piou 
TOUTO eT:tXe5d(Jtevo;. 'Ay' oO yip ijiETiaxe ttj; d-0(i- 
(5f,Tou TauTTii; aotfio;, e^ exsivou TtdvTO daTtapTo 
auTip xat dvfjpoTa <fjs.-ai, 0096; Ydp t!; Ja-t, 7Kp\ a 

o". Scd liuc non pertinet ille Prnniciis, scd iste dc 
qiio Suidas : Ilpouvtxo; Spo^jtaio; Y^ipY*^;- Naiii Prii- 
iiiii suut ciirsoiTs, cclercs, vcloccs iiislar cursii- 
riiiii : ilciii liajiili qiii oncia iiicncile |>oitant:iac 
pro ccleri scriba a Nysscno usurpatur. 



CONTRA F.UNOMIUM, l.li:. I. 205 

■c^v zr.oJjr,v ijf^s.'., y.a\ lyvw ::io,- av it; (jii>,iiTa -ou,; A ,'i|)|ii-llil, rl pidlie iiovil, (lu.Tiiniil .irlft lioiiiiiics ;if- 

lccliliiis iii.T;;is obiioxios sibi coiitilinrc (|U(:;it. C.ur.i 
ciiini |iliiiiiii;i iMorUiliiiin p;irs voliipl;Uc f;»cilc ( a- 
pi;iUir, ciinuiMi' ;i(l li;nc in;i;;n;\ sil n;itiir;i' procli- 
vilas, ;il) ,ispi lioic vit;e (lisciplin:\. nil voliiptatis 
pl:iiniiii li;iiiiili'in, ii:iliir:\ Hiciic dcbbiMitc, iilco iil 



eazaOsiripoyj tiTjv (ivOpiu-wv TTpfjaotx^KoiaiTO. 
'Err^ior, yip EOa),(o-:(iv liTtv, utq zi. T.rjWk, o:' ffimv^i 
■:>j livOptoTTivov , xa\ toXXt) 7:pv? ■:i ■::aOo^ toOtc tt;; 
ouseio; eirrtv t) eOxoXta, ex •ttov Tpaxuiiptov s::f:ri- 
oeufiattov •nrjh^ Tb xr^; Vjoov^? Xstov itnia(o; xxTa- 
-tTTTOujr,;- (b; av [j.aXtaTa xotvojvou; ea'jT(o •noXXoJ.; qii;\in plnriinns insaiii cl pcslifcri (li>ginalis sibi 



Tii; v(JTo;j T(ov 6oy;iaTtov TrpojeTatpiijatxo ■ toutvj 
/■iptv T,5u; yiveTat -^m; Ci-' auToiJ TjXouijijvot;, ti 
-poTav::; xa't e::t-ovov •:?,; (JpSTr);, w; <i7:iOavov e:; 
Tr,'/ TO'j ijfJ3Tr,pio'j 7:apaoo/r)V, ii::o6(iXX(.)V. Ka\ oTa 
[.'.iv otoijxouitv ev aT:op,-5ifjTot; , xa't o:a txXaXoC-iv, 
xa\ ei; t6 e;i-;avk; ayoujiv oi ot' <iT:a-T]; irapaosoe- 
•i'u.ivoi T^ piiajjia TTjV -e (izoji^-iriTov sxsivriv [iujTa- 
l-co^i-iav , xal oTa -r.xpx to'J ae[jtvou Ttov jy.ujTrjpitov 
t;po:fa.'>Tou SioaixovTat , 2a-Ti3[jt(lv Te Tptj-ov xa\ ^ '■ 
c'Jje(o; (juvrjopia;, xal ■navra Ti totauTa, et ttvt 
a/oXr) 6i' (ixptSeia; [iaOetv , exeivou; otepojTotTto , oT; 
dveuGuvov tpspetv -i t(7)v (j^TpeTTilJv Sti OTdjiaTO; • 
r,;i:r; oi 3tYrjo;j.ev ouoe yap xa-rj^v^opoiJVTa; [Jte- 
(jvf.jOai Tiov TOiO'JTtov e^^aYioTov, xa\ X(3i'to T:[jiav 
LiaO^^JvTa; Tr;v xaOap(5-r,Ta, o'joe Tot; e[ji[ieXesT£pot; 
T(ov 6trjr|;jt<iT0)v xaTa/Ji^-iuTTaivetv Tr;v cjfypyLiff^M ■ 
xav fi aXfficia TOt; Xe-,'0[Jievot; Trpojrj. 

nXrjv ou yi.p'.M tcov eipri(j.evajv e7:e[jiVTijOTi;j.:v • oTt 
:<aOa7:cp T(o 'AeTitj.» 7:opiT[Jt>j; f,v (i«6eio; :?; 'AptiTO- 
TJXou; xay.0Te;(via • Tov a-i/Tov Tpozov xal Tto xaTr,p- 
Tta,usv(jj (iaOr,Tr] xaTJt ~.h tjov T(o 6i5aax(iX(0 Xt- 
7:ap(o; E,a6tOTS!Jstv, ttj a-zl^ir^zi t(ov (i7:aTr,0£VTtov 
U7:f,p;£. Ti ouv to30'Jtov f,6ixr,(isv 6 xaTi Ti.v EO^st- 
v)v IlfivTov BajiXsio;, f, 6 xa-i Tr]v 'Ap(j.£viav Eu- 
TTaOto;, 7:-p'i tov ■() (j.axpa 7:apsvOf,xr, Tr,; ijTOpta; 
e;u7TTid^eTa; ; Ti tov to'j Jliou -jxo^tov a'JT(o XsXu- 
T^rjxaat; Ti ok 0'j/'i [j.aXXov Tf,v xaivf,v a^JTiJjv 6(j;av 
e7:'t T^ y.z'.^o-j sOps-iav ; IMOsv jxp a'JTOt; th yvtoaOf,- 
vat, xa't ei; TOJOuTov 6vo[).a(iOf,vat; "H ouxt 6ta t(ov 
(ivopcov sxsiv(ov 7:poayi-,'ovsv ; et7:sp iXriOeiJet v.a-' 
a'JTtTjv 6 xaTf,-,-opo;. Ti yip s'J6oxipiou; fjvra; exsi- 
vou;, -xaOio; 6 au-)",-pa'.^S'j; [jiapTupst, (i5tO[JiaxO'j; 
iauTOt; xpTvai toij; ii.rfiy.^iOiv s;<;ovTa; to ^'"■"'Jaxs- 
aOai , <i'.fop;j:f] Toij [JS-j-a tppovstv eixoTio; xaOisTaTO 
■cot; (ivTiTaxOel^at 7:p^; Toij; rXsov sx-''' U7:£tXr,;j- 
piivou; Ttov d),Xiov. 'Ex Oi to'Jtou 7:spif,v t?) au- 
cxt(i^saOat (Jtsv to'j 7:poTS,oou ,Siou to Ta7:stvi<v, -/.a\ 



sotios ailjiingat, sii.nvcm incllitiiiiKiuc sesc pr:tbct 
suis scctaloribiis, rcpudiaia virtiilis (lirnciiltalc, ct 
inolcslia lanquam iiiutili, ad siioriim inystcrioriim 
approbatioiicin. l''t (jiKili:! quidcm in occnlto do- 
ccaiit, ct (iii,Tii:\m cviilgciit, iiiqiic lucom cffcianl, 
qui piaculo illo iiiqniiinti suiit, et qiialia i|)sis » 
gravi scilicct niyslcrionini aiitistile tradaiitiir, 
iiioduinqiic ct ritiiin baptismalem, cl natiirai p.itro- 
ciniiiin, cl lioniin siiiiilia : si quis accuralc nossc 
vclit, ipsos iiucriogct (iiiibiis iiiilla csl religio tiir- 
pi;i ct iiiilciora pi'oloi(iii. Nos lacebimiis, iicqiie 
eiiiiii ;i'qiuiiii cst, cliam accnsalores lioriim iiicnii- 
nisse, cuin noriiil verbis quoqiie piirilalcm bono- 
rare, iip(|iie pr;t'tcxtalo scrinone libros cominacu- 
laie ; qiiamvisa vcritatc aliciuim non cssct id qiiod 
diccrciil. 



C:i'lcciini, ut rcileam nd c;i, (|iioriim gr.-ilia liiic 
dclapsa cst oraiio : siciil Aclio iiiipictalis occasio 
fuit Aristoldis :\rs f:illaN ct vcrsiita : eodctn niodo 
ct uiiico ijisius disci|)iilo ansa Ii,tc obhita est 
splciididc insiiUandi siinplicitati coriiin, qiios in 
P crrorcin coiijccer,it. Qiia ergo in rc tanta ipsiim 
injuria ;ilfccit B;isilins ad Euxiniiin 1'onliiin, aut iii 
Armcnia Kuslalliiiis, de qiiibus prolixam ct vcr- 
linsam digrcssioiicm boc loco lcxit? Qna in rc liir- 
baiiint iiisiiis vivendi gcmis? j\nnon potius noviini 
ipsonim gloriam niagna acccssinno aiixeriiiit? Cnt^e 
cniin ipsis taiita iiomiiiis cclcbrilas ct faina? An- 
iioM abillis viiis, si noii incnliliir acciisator? Quod 
cniin celcbrcs illi viri, nt tcstatur isic scriplor, 
(lignos reputavcrint, cum qiiibiis p:igiiaicnt, illos, 
qui obsciiri ct ignoli crant : id inerilo occasioncm 
advcrs;iriis pr;\:biiil, iit niajores spiritus siimcrenl, 
seseque rcliquis pr;Bstare sibi pcrsuaderent; cl hnc 
raiione prioris vila; ignobiliiatem et oliscuritalcm 
tcgere liciiit, claro noniinc apud omncs parlo. Quae 
dvtovup.ov ■ d7:o 61 ib ' ;ji£Ta Ta'jTa Y''"')p'F^o'-'? ^Tvai , j) omnia pnidcnlibiis sediilo vitanda suiit : ne- 
St tpsuxTi [j.Ev dXXoj; eaT\v Tot; ys vo'jv s'-/ou3:v (o'J inincm enin) coruin, qiii iccie sapiunl, repercris, 
•;'dp dv Tt; £'j;atTO tuv £'j tipovotJvTtov (jis-,'^; S7;i qui cupiat sceleribus et maleficiis inclarcsccrc. At 
xa-x(p vo(iiaOf,vat)' toT; 5s Toto'JTot; 6 dxpoTaTo; istis videuir lioc siiprenius felicitalis gradiis: queni- 
opo; Tf,; s'J-xXr,pia; ooxst- -/aOi-^sp 9aa\ T(7)v d66;Djv adinodiim fama est, inglorium qiicmdan^ et ab- 
Ti vi -/.ai Ta7:stv(jjv xaTi Tf,v "Aaisv, 6vo;j.asTbv ysvi- jcctiim in .Isia, ciim celebritalcm noiniiiis apiid 
(sOat Tiap' 'Etfeaiot; £7:tOu;j.f,aavTa, [j.iYa (jts'.( Tt xat Epliesios appeterel , noii qiiidein animo faciniis 



')a\J.7:ph'j sp-i-ov, jJ.r,6k £t; voijv ^aXiaOat • [J.f-.z '.■'ip 
StJvatrOaf fsviaOat 5'=. Ttiv S7:\ TOt; (JEyiaTOt; ^'«opi- 
oOivTojv 6taar(j6T£pov, u7:£pGoXf;v Tiva ^Xd6r,; i^su- 
povTa xaTJi Ttov 'E-Jsiiojv. ETvat (j.sv yip ti Ttov 
6r|[iO!3itov 7:ap' auTot; Xa;a7cp6Tr,Ti 7:dat) X3:\ 7:oXu- 
■ceXeia 7:spi6"/,e7:Tov • t?)v 6i dvOptoTtov TTupi Tf,v [js- 
•(■a/.oupYiav £X£ivr,v £;a'^aviaavTa , 6[J.oXo-,'f,aat zh 
tf ; tj/u'/f,c 7:dOo; £7Xt Tf, T6X[jr, xpi';'J;j:'jov oti to zapi 
P.\Tnoi.. Gu. XI-V. 



laude dignnm conccpissc : liaiul eniin lantuin po- 
tiiissft : scd taiiieii cclebriorem evasisse omnibiis 
illis, qiii ob inaxiiiia patrala facinora dccantantur, 
cxcogilalo contra I.pbcsios faclo perniciosissimo. 
Fuisse cnini Epbesi ajdificium quoddam piibliciiin, 
n\:igiiificcnli3 ct inole sumptiiosa consiiiciiiim : lioc 
bomincm illiim injeclo igiic concremasse : captiirii. 
quc ci in judiciiiiii ob audacisVimiim faciniis ad 

9 



2fw S. GREGOUIl iNYSSEM 2Gs 

diKUi;!), .iiiiini siii cii|)iililal.cm confcssuin osse, A -oV/.wv YvtoiOr.vai y.i-{o. TotoJiJijvo; , cr.jvor.ae '.<[> 



Bciliccl se aiiiore gloriae ad lioc Mggrciliendiini ini- 
pulsniii, (|ii3d piil;irel ciiin ipso laciiiore noincii 
ctiaiii ;uicloriscclel)r;iliiin iii. tadeiii via isti quoi|ue 
ad illustrein fjiiiain einerserunl : excepto ([iiod 
discriinen sit in sceleris magniiudine. Noii enim 
inaniinalis aidifieiis, sed vivciili lLcclesi;v adifieio 
exiliuin pariiiiil, iiKmissa (]tiasi namina dogmaiis 
impietale. Veruni oraiionein (h; doctiina iii pio- 
pritim reservabo locum. 

Jain vero videanuis, qiiam vere coni|iieiatiir isle 
iii prowmio scab infidelilius proplrr vcrilatem odio 
liaberi. Ffrtassis eniin non abs re fucrit, eliaiii ex 
iis, qii.TC ad dor.irinam non pertinent, -discere tan- 
quam e.\ signo, qua fide verselur circa illa, qii;c 



[xvTiii.ov£'J£3Ga!. ToiauTiT; xyX toutoii; f, tti? Tijpi-fa- 
v;[a? ij-(i0s!jtj, rvATjv oaov •npi? tci [isTJov iv Tij) 
y.ax(o Tr;v r.apaA),aYT)v sxsi. Ou yip a'|uxo'? o-''-»- 
cojiT;[Aaitv, d>,X' aC-f) 'zf^ ^todT] o!xooo;ji(aTf,;'f;zz),r,- 
3ia; ota),'j,ua(vovTai • o'.6\i ti nGp ttjv tou oi-;\xcfto; 
svevt:; rapatfoptxv. 'AA/.a Tiv ji'EV rtipl S^iYiiaTo; 
/oyov eiq tJiv iotov xatpiv ijT:epO:fi(jO[jiai. 

Tiwq Si vCv 6 oia t'j ai.rfifjtrj (xtc^ijOai Tcapi 
-(•jv (irlcrrwv iv T:pooi[jLtot; atTiaootiJ^EVO^ ota XEXpr,- 
Tat TTJ dt),r|6£ia cxo::fiaio[jt£v • ouoiv yap tJto; (i-'> 
xaipoG, xa'i Sii twv E5(o xou o6yii.a-co; \6-{(im, orao; 
£X£' ■'TEpi (xXriOciav [j(,aO(jVTa? T£X[jiT]pi(p toOto) itpo.; 



proprie ad dogmala spectanl. Nani 7«; fidclis est m " t;3c S-^Y^jiaTa xpi^^aaOat. '0 Yocp nicrrdQ, (fi\<!\v, ir 

miiiimo, ait Doiiiiiius, cliam in mnyiio fulelis eril''. 

.•ipologiain ciiim pro ajiologia scripturus, ait se 

hiijus nov;e, iiisiielse et paiadox.-c inscriplionis el 

.ttisscrtalionis ociasionem non aliunde, quani ab 

illo, qiii piiniain or.nioneiii refutaver:it, dcsunip- 

sisse; priiiia;eniiii orationi apologi;e ;ippcllatioiieiii 

indiderat: cuni magislcr nosler (a) objicerel apolo- 

gia; litulum illis solis coiivenire, qui aliqiiorum cri- 

minum accusaii essent : si quis vero sponte sua 

aliquil scrilieret, aliud quiddain quam apologiaiu, 

scripium illiiil esse : hic (juidein liaud negat, iioii 

oportere, nisi accusatione prieeunte, apologiaiii 

instituere, iii;;nifesta absurdilate conyicius; scd 

ail se ma.\imorum scelcrum insiiiiulaium, apnl 

judices, ad apologiam suiiiue defensioncni desceii- 

disse. At qiiam mciulaciter lioc afiirmct, pla 1 

lore arbitror e.\ illis ipsis qii;e jam dicemus. Cuii- 
(|uerilur mulla et intolenmda mala sibi illala ali 
rllis, a quibus, lanqiiam juilicibus, coiideiiinalns 
sit, el lioe (juemvis cx libris a se editis cogno- 
scere posse. 

Qiiomodo l;im atroda [icrtulit, si criinina ob- 
jecta per apologiani diliiil? si eniin apidogiam ad- 
hibuit ad lioC; ut cilugeret ca, quorum vere aigiie- 
batiir : falsa oiniiino ct tragica, el frustra conficta 
illa apologia fuit ; si vero perpessus est qu.-B nairat, 
Hlpote ea pcrpcssus esl niilla adliibila apdogia : 
naiii omnis apologia; finis cst impcdire ne .jiidiccs, 
et qui jiis suD^ragii fcrcndi liabcnt, a rccto per 
fraudem avertantur ; nisi foriassis dicai, so qui- 
dem apologia usiiiii esse, iion laiiicn in suain scii- 
lentiam judiccs aJduecre potiiisse ; ul qui miiiiis 
posset el valeret (|iiaiii iiisius adversarii. Sed iiiliil 
cjusmodi de judicio dieit , neque potuil. Qui eiiim 
poiiiisset, cum publico libro testelur, se infensorum 
el sibi infestoruin jiidiciim scnlentiam dclrectassc' 
Falemur, inqiiil, nos silcnlcr ildmneitus esse, cum 
in judiciim suhsellia malcliciel im\nobi qmdam vio- 
lenler insiluisseiit. Ubi valdeoscitans, seu indigiians, 
iit arbitror, et aniino aliud agens, so!<Bcisinuni 



s.hr/Jcroi, xal h- ac.tlo) ^iiczdc; kczi • nal 6 ir 
fi.Xu/Jcmp &Siiicq, xu). iv xcX.lCa iiStidi: iuti. MiX- 
/o)V Y^P '^V'' 'J-^P t'i? ii-oXoy(a? dr.oXoYtav cjuYYP^i- 
(f£tv, TTiv xatvT]v xa\ TiapdXoYov Tau-T;v tou Xoyou 
xa't £-tYpa'yr;v xal u7T(jO£(itV) tt-jV atTtav ),£Y£t Tr,.; 
TOdauTT); 7rapaoo^o"/.OY(a; oux e-ipcoOiv, aiX ex tou 

(ivT£t7:CjVT0; auTii) T.^jh; tiv 7tpiT£pOV '(^'[Z-iTflOj.l 

Xc^YOv • ix£iv(o [xsv -[kp ijv tw Xc^yv (i-oXoY^* to 
ovo[ia- Xa6(3p.£vo? oi tou SioajxdXou fi^Acov, oi; \i.6- 
votc ToTs xaTTiYopou[i£vo!s TT).; dTOXoYta; 7;p£Tiou- 
CTj^* e: 0£ Ttj i'.f' cauxou xaT' E^ouitav ysYP^'^'''» 
d/,Xo Tt, xal o'jx ditoXoYtav ^lvat t'j G:)-;';ip-i.z6\i.z'io'i- 
T(T) [liV [jLTi SeTv £-\ 7:po),a6ou:T] xaTrjopia tijv dro- 
XoYtav TtotcTjGai Std t6 Tt^picpavii Tr,i; dTonta?, oC:: 
dvTtXiY^' ■ ^i Sk •/aTT)YOpTiO£"t; e7:'t [j^^YtiTot,;. Ttp?,.; 
TT)v iTtEVcxOetiav xpicjtv d7to),oYT)!;aaOat tfr,Gtv. 'i^jrv 
oi t6 iJ-EuScJ; eattv sv touto:;, T^p^ior.Xov i^ auTtov 
oI;j.a: T(JJv £ipr,[ji£V(ov Yevv,!7£c;0af ro"AXa xa'i 6u3t'a- 
staxTa 7:a0r) Ttapa twv xaTaxptvdvTiov auTOu Y'Y-" 
vTiaOat xaTr)Tid(;aTO. Kat TauTa £§£STtv iZ, a-j-.oii 
T(I)v Ttap' auToiJ Y^TP^f-l^"'^''"'''^ [jtaOeTv. 

Ilto; ouv TaiJTa 7te7:ovO£V, etrtep f.7t't tsT; -.iTia;,- 
ar.o\zi.6'[r^xo ; Et )x\'i •[y.p expr.caTO 7:p6j dT^o^uYr.v 
T(ov £YxXT);jidTiov t5) d7to/,oYia, (J/^uSr;; r) Tpa-^(ijo!a 
7:dvTto^ ixiivT) xa't |jiaTT)v cju^jiTtiTtXactafel 51 Tti- 
v.o'iOzi otTtsp Etpr/.£ , SrjXovoTt (jtr) dTToXoYrjid^JtcVo; 
TtiTTovOE. ndcT)? Y^P dTtoXoYta? outiI; Jutiv 6 axo- 
7:6.;, t6 (xr) eaaat irapaxpouiOrjvat Sii luxo-favTia; 
.. TOJs xupiou; Tr,i; c}/t)9ou • ei (jit) dpa toijto X£Y£'.v 
eTttxetpfjtiEt, oTi TTjV [Jtlv dTtoXoYiav £7t\ tri; xpijeto,; 
TtpoE^aXcTO^ 7tpo3aYaY£30ai Sc tou; Sixdjetv Xaxciv- 
Taj ou ouvr,0£'i5 TtJov dvTtOixouvTtov f|XaTTcijOT). 'A),'a' 
oux £t-£v £7t\ Tr,; xpia£[05 TOtouTOv ouOcV, ouok £[jtiX- 
Xr,cj£. nd); Y'''P ; "^i Y^ o(io),oy£T Siii Q'j'['[pci.]X]xa-o; 
t6 toT; exOpoT? t£ xa't TtoXeiJitoi; StxaaTaT; xp-i\saofiai 
[jiT) eOeXriiai. 'IIjisTi: yip, tfr,ejlv, Szi cuoj^iirTe^ 
hlUojwr, 6jtc.Xo)'ovjiF.v, xaxciipytor xal ^iovnpCoi^ 
zijr zibr Sixui.drnor '/Copar eiaypi}Cih~tcor • evOa, 
xa't acpoopa ccfaSdJtov, d)? oI[j.at, xa't t^o Xoyi!I[J-'J> 
r:p6; jTipot? iov, e^ntXaxiv-a -C> Xc5y';' t6v aoXof/i- 



' l.iic. XVI, 10. 

(a) Basilius, lib. 1, coulrn Eunomium. 



o«<i _ rnNTRA rrNOMii'M. i.ii!. i. 2-0 

jjjiftv £Jrai'/J9(o^ o\i xaT:vorj", rivj loCapw; ■:?, A vt<rl>is ;i.liiiitli nnn .Tiiimniivnlil, v:r.Tliiilo iiisi- 
'i.t\zi TMf elcr^pi'((jur-ur (a) uraxitxija;, Ws V/FV 



c.c, 5/./.T] IJ1.5V :ripi toTj xaTiopOuxoi'. tov X^yov, TjV 
1'jaTiv 0! Toi; toj pr^zopo^ 16yo'.i !(aOo;jii/.T;javrs;, 
aAXifi Sl ^rapit Tw vsto dfJixiJTJi evojjitsOT) • d/.X' o'J5;v 
tojzo 7:,o>i^ tov 3X0-?iV tV/ fi;jii-Epov. 

Mixp?jv oi TipoiXOcov, y.a\ v/j-o TTpoiTiOTjTiv • /i j 
;yVp OTi /()') rorc xaTr\y6poi^ SixacrTaiq iyjiricru- 
/()|i-, ^(« roiTtJ dmipF.7r otsTai Ti]v d:io.lc)v'iiv 
.lt:.l))OEr iuuTdr .Uar &y dxiputcq. Wj-z nJv o 
op'.[ji'j^, xa\ i~\ T^viov 4-oXsX6Yr|Tai, 6 to'j? [jiiV o;- 
xajTi? 8;a tt]v sxOpav TTapaYpai^afjtsvo?, T.zp\ 6s Tf,v 
xpfjiv. (b.; 0'iTbf 6ia6sf atoiJTai , ai.Yf,ja^ ; 'OpaTs 
t';v i'fo5p?>v Tf|? dXT,Osia? (iY(ovi<:Tf|V • (o? oi' oXiyo^j 
_a:TaSaX6,uitvo; aJTOfjioXsr "p^.; to '{/sOoo;, xa't Tto [if|- 



Ikutium Miai;iiifiC(> aliiciini ngere scsi; rams. Al 
liiijiis vocis alimn osso iisuin, (|iiain noviis allici- 
sla ccMisncril, oniiiilius cniiipciHiin csl, (iiii rlicln- 
riiin pnrcoplis Ciciilli sniil : sid li.cc niliii ad iii)- 
slriiin prdpdsiliiiii. 

Post paiica lia'C ailiiMi^il, .S; i'n',\ii )>r(i]ilercn c.xi- 
sliniiil iipiiliiiiiiiiii (iinirUHS lolli, qiioil jiiilices cor- 
rnplox juiji, vitlile vir bonns fullilnr. yiiaiiilo ij;iliir, 
ct apiid (|iios accr islo apologiain iiisiiliiit, si ct jii- 
diccs, nt lioslcs, fiigit, 01 in ipso jiidicio, iil ipso- 
mct assorit, coiiiiciiit? Aspicilo ogiCi^iiiin liiinc vc- 
rilalis propiignalnroin, (;iii lcvi niomontoiininiitatiis, 
spoiile siia iiiit atl inciid.uiiiiii, ot vorlio voiitalcm 
lioiioraiis, ficto oidcni rcliiclatnr. Sod illiiil jin uii- 



,aaT; T'.;ji(JJv Tf,v aXf;Osiav STtl Ttov spytov dvTixaOijTa- B duni cst , qiiod ctiain iii patioi iiiio iiicndacii lan- 

Tai "AXX' Jxaivo ydpiev • oti xa\ irp'); ai/TTiv dyio- giicscit. Quoinodo cniin idoiii jiiste do olijoctis cri- 

vs; (fc) 3'jvr|Yopiav Toij iJ/£u5ou;. 11(7)? yip 6 a'JT?jr, xa';. luinibus per apologiain sese purgavit, et rursus 

Stxatto; -pi; TTjv U7i£v£x0-'3av xptcrtv d-oX£X6yr|Ta(, prudciitor conticiiil, (|iioil jiidicos ossont liosics ? 

xa"t cf povi;A(o: TTiXtv 5ii t^ £v syOp-jt; sTvat tt)v xpt- At(|iio illa ipsa oraliouo, iiiiaiii inscripsit apologiain, 

ctv, d7:cTt(bCT,js ; KatTot xa\ 5t' auTCj ToiJ X6yo'j, (o inaiiifosto oslenditiir ad iiiillniii tamniain Iriliiiual 

Tf,v d-oXoytav ir.ixpT^^, tpavsptb; 5stxv'jTat -zl ijlt,- isliim fiiisse vocatiiiii. Neqiic enim ad cerlos et de- 



5a[jtto; (i'j!iTfivat a'jTtb 5txaaTf|p;ov. 0'j •fip •;Tp?i,' ot- 
xaiTd; tbptT[jtsvo'j; -h Tpoot;,'.tov tou X6-;-0'j TtpoTstvs- 
Tat, dXXi rpo; Ttva; dop;3TO'j; dvOpto^no^j;, T0'j; ts 
xaTi T?»v xaip?iv sxstvov 5vTa;, xa\ to'j; tijTspov yt- 
vr,Go;jtsvotj;^ stf' ot; iywyz xa\ a-jTi; aovTt'Os[jiai, 
[jtsYdXT)? oCiTtb ostv Tii? dTtoXoYia;, 0'j xari -f// vjv 
(j'JYYpa9srTav, ^Tspo; TrdXtv d-oXoYta; st; <juvTi-p- 
piav T:poaO£Oij;ivr,v, d)./,d Ttvo; yiMVAT^; ts xal 2;i.t;po- 



liuilos jniliccs proainiinni orationis dirigit, scd ad 
qiiosdam inccrlos liiiiiiines, laiii qiii illo touipore 
vivoliaut. quain iini poslca iiasciliiii crant: apud 
qiios f:iloor ct cgo loiiga apologia ipsi opiis esse, 
uoii siiiiili ojiis, (iiiam niiue puljlicavil, ciim et 
ipsa alia qiiadaiii apologia iudigoat : sod alia gene- 
rali ct accurata, qii;c aiiiliciililiiis porsii:idore (iiicat, 
ipsiim uioutis coiiipotoiu iiou luisso, cniu li.-i^e tali.i 



vo; Tstiot Tou; axo'JovTas SuvajisvT];, oTt ysyp«9'"/- cliarlis illiiicrel. Meutis coinpos ii"ii cr:it, qiii coni- 

"U; 5ixaaTf,ptov ^ouTtb auvsxpiTSt twv [jtf,TS Tiap- miniscilur jiidices, neque pra'seiites, et fortassis 

6/T(ov, Taxa 5s (JtfjTS Ysv/TjOsvTtov d'/Opto-tov xa"t Toi; neqiie natos, et coram illis (|ui iion suiit, sose de- 

ojx o^jitv d^rtsXoYstTo, xa't ■jrapriTstTo toj; ;j.fj yzyoio- IViidit ; rogatque nccduiii natos, ne iniillihidino 

Ta;, ;j.fi Tto itXf^flsi otoxpivstv tt,? dXr,Os!a; to '|£'j • veritaleni a mendacio disconiere voliiit. At decct 

6o;, Tfi TJ.eiovt [xoipot th xpstTTOv cuvdjiTOVTa;. Ilpi- liiijusmodi judices, qni adliiic iii luinbis parenlum 

TTSi Yi.^ ovTto; TTpd; TO'j; Toio'JTOu; otxasTi; to'j; suoruin coiitinenliir, lalis apologia. Par otiam csl 



£Tt sv TT^ 6a'.fu't Ttbv 7:aTip(ov ovto; Tf,v T0tO'JTfiv d-o- 
XoYiav -poTsivs?Oat, xa"t otsiOat Sixata XsYstv, oti 
Tat; TravTtjv So^at; ijt6'/o; dvTtfiaivstv syvdjxs" xal 
Ttbv xaTi TTasav tt]V oixou[j;ivr,v to ovo[j.a TO'") Xpt- 
CTou oo;a.^6vT(jjv, d^ioTTtiTOTspav ot'sTat Tf,v TTS-Xavq- 
jjtivr,v £auTO'j tt,; ti/uxfi; tfavTo^jiav. 

rpa-yST(o, 'st 5ox£t, xa"t T?i; Ss^jTspa.; dTToXoYia; 



illos crederc, vera pra'dicare isliiiii, i|iii soUis coni- 
niiini oiiKiiiini sonsiii rolrag;iliir, siiainquo vaiiaiii 
ci iuanoni plianlasiam fide digniorem arliiUMtur, 
(luaiu iinaiiiiiiom consonsum omniiim illoriim, qiii 
toto lci rarum orbe iiomen Cliristi t^lorificant. 

Scribat ctiam, si placct, socunda! apologiie apo- 



d^T^oXoYiav d"AXT,v • fi Yi," ^J"' ^^ 5i6pOio3t; twv fj.u-op- D logiam. II.xc cnim, quam niinc cdidit, iion eslcri- 
TTi[jtiv(ov, xaTOTXSUT) oi [jtaX"Aov Ttov ^y"''^'^;^*'^'^'' minum correctio, sed magis confirinatio et appro- 

batio. Nam qiiis noscit oiiinem voram apologiaui 
ad objecloriim criiiiiiiiini roriit;itioiiom diiigi, nl. 
qui fiiili, liomicidii, vcl aliciijiis alleriiis scoleris 
postiil;iliir, is aut negal iiniversiin se id admisisso, 
vil iii alteriim confert caiisam facinoris ; vel si 
iiiliil lioiiiiu (|iie;it , vcni;im ot uiiscriconliam .1 
jiiilicibiis pctit? At liic ncque nogat Kiiuomiiis, qua; 
olijicinntur, neque caiisam in ;iliuiii tr:insfert, ne- 
que ad iiiisericordiam conrugit , iicqiio in fuliirum 
teinpus meliora promiltit, scd illiid ipsuni sceius, 



iJTi. Tt; Yip 0'j"''- o-S'V OTt TTa-ia vo;jt;[jto; a-o/.OYta 
i:p'5; TTV T0'j i7:£V£xOivTo; sYxXf,;jtaTo; dvaipsTtv 
pXiTTSt ; Olov, 6 yj.o-T];, ^ cp6vou, f) Ttvo; STSpou 
•:TXT,;jt[jtsXf,;jiaTo; oiTiav i/tov, fi d,ovstTat xa06Xou Tf,v 
•jrpa^tv, f| s;; 'sTSpov [j.£TaTiOT,c;t to-j xaxo'j tt]v aiTiav 
f^ st [jiT,5'£v 5uvatT0 TOUTtov, !juYYVtb;a.Ti / -xa^t sXsov oi- 
TTiast Ttapi T(Vjv xuoiiov tti; i{/f,90u. 'E'/TaiJOa out£ 
dpvfictv 6 Xoyo; Ttbv iTTsvsyOivTOJV £-/st, ojts Tf,v 
£t; £Tipou; [XSTacTaTLV • o'jT£ xaTayS'JYSt ~phi iXsov, 
cJts 7:p'o; -h ixi\\o'j £UYvto;j:oiuvr,v xOTETcaYYi"''"''^- 



{u) Etj;fpT,jd/T(o/ ali sistspiio (inod est iii(»s iid- pro st-^rTToidj. 
?7it(l'j vel rcfi;)io. item deioro, Kiiiioiiiiiis acccpit (/>) L. dTO'/£t qiis esl vera leclio. 



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272 



(le qiio acciisaliis es.1, niajoii .sliulio vl apparalu A "si" otXX' aut?» li xatYiyopouiiEvov JyzAr.fjia o.i 91X0- 

•^ovtoTipa; xaiaaxsur,^ iaxupOTioiiiTat. 'Th |i£v yitp 
-po9:pi|i£vov , xaGio; ouxi^ vTjaiv, auECtlac; iQtX 
Ypayr, , ouy. afip:a-o-^ auiw tTjV aiTiav ETtayouaa, 
a/.X" auio TTpo^ipouia xfi? diiSeiaj xb eIoo;- V) Sfc 
«TtoXoYia, 16 Ssiv dtKSEiv y.aiaaxcuaCct, ouz avai. 
pouja t})v oi-Eav, dXXa p^eeaiouaa ib ^yxXr,[jia. 'A8,'j- 
Xt.jv [ikv yjtp 6v-(OV t(7)v xr,? EU(j;6;£a; ooY;j.d-:(ijv ; 
fjTtov '.3(0? riv ;7:;xivouvov xa-aToX[jiav 1?^; xatvoTt)- 
To; • Trdiatg oJ tiIiv cuj£6ouvt(ov <}uxat; Ttaviaj t?,^ 
TO'j OsoXdyou StSaixaXia; ivuTtapxoOsvi;, 6 id JvavTia 
Tot; xoivi) 7:apa TidvTdjv ^Yvt03,usvot? Poiuv, apa 
dzoXo-csiTa; \i-\p Zi\ EyxaXstTat, i) ixaXXov £'yiXx3Tat, 



coiiliiinat. Nam qiioil olijiciliir cst, iil istc dicil, 
iiiipie.Uts ; ikiii iiicerla cl iiRlelinila , sed ccrta cl 
iliteiinjiiala. .\|)iil(ij;ia vcro doeet iiniiietaleiii ; liec 
ciinien diliiil, seil pioisiis slaliilil. Qiiod si piclatis 
doctiina liiisscl iiiccria cl ignota, ininiis fortassis 
pcriciihim rnisscl, inoliri cjiisiiiodi novitalcin. Al 
cuin in oiiiniiiin pioriiiii aiiimis doclriiia tlieologi 
[ IJasilii J iiisideal ; niim is, (|iii coiiiiiiiiniljiis oiii- 
iiiiiai decrclis cl persuasionibus coiilraiia iradil, 
depellit a se per defensionein ca, quoriim acciisa- 
iiir: et iion niaj,'is omiiiiiin aiidieiuiiiiii coiilia sese 
irain provocal, ct vcliemcnler siii ipsiiis fit accusa- 
lcr? Ego qiiidein ila seiitio. llaqiic ulruin si^clato- 
res Euiimiiii audiluri sint aliquam apologiaiii, an 
accusaluri ea, (|iKe ad pictalcin pcrvcrteiidain c\- 
ccgilavil, ipsc vidcril; vel et illiid, (luomo.lo ac- 
(iisalorcs injiiriam illaturi cl (iiiaiii seiUciUiam 
jiidices adversiis ipsum pronuntiaturi siiil, staliiliio 
pcr apoligiam, novisquc argiinieiilis conririiiaio 
criniiiie . 

Casterum ncscio, qiiiinam pacto iii lucc cx ora- 
lionis serie cl ordinc inciderini, lioc ipso diiin ora- 
tionis onlo non observatur. Neqiie cniin aniiniis 
nunc eat cxaminarc, qiia ratione iiisiituenila sit 
apologia ; sed utrum apologiam Eiinoiiiius.iiistiiiie- 
rii. Vcriim ad proposilain maieriam revertaniiir. 
Hiinc crgo propriis verbis capi nianifestuin est. 
Nain qiii ;rgic fercns de mendacio judicatum esse, 
dicil iniqiios jiidiees se iiaclum, ct teria niarique 
riieuiiuliictiim, solisque a;slu et pulvere pUirinia 
ineoninicda perpessiim esse ; mox mcndaciiim nb- 
vclans, clavum clavo, ut jiroveibium liahcl, pellil, 
et alio nuiiilacii) lioc nieiKlaeium con igit ; ciim 
enim pariler ciiin ipso omiies seiaiit, quod niillain 
pciiiliis vocem in jiidicio miserii, ait sc detrcetasse 
iiostium tribiinal, taccntcmquecoudemnaliiin. Quc- 
modo clariiis ostcndi possct, biinc cl cuin veriiate 
el secum puguaie? (Jiiaiulo repreliendiliir, ([uod 
inale suiiiii liliriim insciipseril, ait se jiidicii neces- 
silate compulsuin, ui liliriiin suum apologi;c tiiiilo 
pnvnotaret. Qiiando inoiislraliir, (iiiod iiiliil apiid 
judicessit lociitiis, mox iiegal judiciiim, jiidicesiiue 



X3.0' eauTou ttjv tiIiv dxoutivTbjv opYrjv, xat ■jzixpi- 

zzpo; JauToiJ xaT^fjyopo; tsiaTat ; 'Eyoj y.i\) touto 

9rj;.t. 



.)jT£ stTTEp Ets\ xaia Tov Xiyov tou luYYpa- 
oiio^, fi dxpoaiav Ttov diroXoYriOivTojv, Tj xaTTjYOfO'. 
Tcov Y.axx Tr,.; EujESEta? autio ToX[jtr,0ivT(OV, auTo; 
eiTrdToj"!^ raoj oi xaTTjYopot xaOu6piaoucitvr tiva 
ol otxaaTa\ nsp\ auTou Tr)v (}f,cpov i^^^ijouat, Tipo- 
xaTaixeuaCo;;.svou Sia t?,; d-oXoYia; tou iiXrijJijjtsXr,- 
■t!.a-f);. 

'AXXi Taijia [ilv oux oloa -(oj TiapEviTiEaov ex 
T^s dxoXouOia^ tou Xoyou t(Tj [j.r) xaXto; TiporixOa' Tf,v 
dxoXouOtav. Ouok ■^y.p 7i£p\ Toij izH); kyoriv dTioXoYT,- 
aaaOai TipfSxEtiai vZ^i k^iia^Ei.v • ciW Ei dir.o\^'/.6yr^- 
Tai oX(o^. npij 6i xb TipOTsOkv E7iaviX0(o;j.EV oit 
Tot; toiot.; dXijxsTat ^av^pioc; out(o;" '0 ouax^poiivtov 
tJi iJeOoo? XEXptjOai XiYst xat 7iapavo[ji(ov STitiuxEt; 
p Stxaaiiov, xa\ o;3t Yf,5 xa't OaXdaar,; ayo^i-vio; . -phi 
fjXiou TE ^XoYi^V/, xa'i x^iviv xaxO7:a0fjaat. Elia 7;«- 
X;v 7iEpiaTEXXtov TO i^suoo;, f,Xt;j t6v f,Xov, xaid xijv 
7iapoi[j.iav, ExxpouEt, &XX(,o (J/eOost touio xh (J-suoo? 
i7iavopOou[j.£vo;. IlavKjjv yap auiio auvE7ttaia;j.£'v(ov, 
oTi ou5s[j.;av Jji^iiri^EV sv otxaaTrjpioj 90jvf,v, 7iapT)if,- 
aOai (fTjat ih itov exQpoJv Sixaairjptov, y.a\ atY(ov 
dXdivat. Ilto^ fi<^ Ttj p.aXXov i^zlz-c/Ozlr^, ^.a.\ r.ph; 
Tf,v dXf,0£tav, xa't Tipi; ^auibv evavTtto; sxtov ; Oiav 
EYxaXstiat 7i£,o\ ttj; tTitYpatff,? tou XiJyou, ttj xpiast 
Tf,v dvdYXTiv Trj? duoXoYias 7ipoTtOr,atv oiav eXsY" 
XTiiat, [xr,okv £7:"i iiJJv otxajiiviojv stTKjjv, dpvstiat 
TT)v xpiatv, xa\ dTiaEtot tou; Stxdlovias. 'Opais t6v 
atfoopiv 7ip(5;jtaxov if,^ d)r,Osiar, ('0; zljfMy.lvo)i Tipi? 
To t}.suoo? dvTtxaGiaTaiat ; Elra TotouTo; tov, norr\- 
illos respiiit. Vidcle egregium isliim verilatis pro- H pir, iial xa)ioi\Oy\, %a\ ■>!;f:vari\r xh^i [isyav Baat- 



piignatorem, iit v:ilido coiitra iiieiulacium piigii;il? 
Etcurntalis sit ;uulet magmiiii liasiliiim iiominare 
vialignuiii, imjirubum, mcndaccm,(mduce.m,ind(iclum, 
adscriplilium (scu .siuuiuin), rcrum diriuaritm im- 
perilum : cl c:italogo convicioruin nddil cliaiii slupi- 
ditalem, insiiniam, furorem, et inliiiila talia, (jiia; 
passiin orationi stia; aspergit; sufliccre ralus lingux 
Siia; aspciilatcm ct arcibitatein oppoiure, taiiqiiain 
xquivaleiilem omuiiim liniiiiiinui lc^limoniis, ([iii 
ct iiomen iiiagni Basilii, tapquam alicujiis velerum 
ftanctorum adii iiaiilur : cl put:it iste iiivicliim illum 
sola conviciandi libidiiic cl impudentia bcdi possc? 
Non aden bumilis ct deiiiissiis sol est, ut usqiic ad 
ipsiiin pertinganl lajiides, vi-l aliqiiid aliiid iii ips;im 



/siov ovoijia;stv ToX[ia" xa'i sit Tipb; ToOioti;, Opa- 
uvv, (JjiaOr\, napdxpaxzor, rm' Osioir djivnTcr- 
7:poaTiOT)at Si iqj xaTaXdY'" tfl? XotSopiaj, xaV itapU' 
.t.h\^i'ar, xa"t }iariar, xal [jtupict Totauia, a-opd- 
6r,v 7:avTl xaTa[j.tYvO(ov tio Xoy':', (oa^isp scapxetv 
ot^JiJLSvo; ifjV Jauiou r.'.y.p'.a'j a.v-ipfiO-o^i lat; iiaviojv 

dvOp(07i(ov [/.apiuptat; YS"''^I^''^'^°^' ■ '^- >'-^'' "►'^ 6vo,u.a 
Tou [ASYdXou, xaOdiisp Tivbi; t(ov apyaUo^j ayiu)'j 
TsOf,7:aat. Ka't vo[j.iC£t liv dipojiov tio |.iti')[i.io SOva- 
- aOat [jtOvov 6ti if,? Xot5opia; Xu[j.f,vaaOat. Oux ouko 
TaTTEtv^jc 6 ■(■Xtoc, (0? ['•sxP'- Exsivou '.fOaaai t?iv xax' 
auTou XiOou?, t) dXXo ti pdXXovxa. IldXtv -^y.p s-ava- 
la pXtjOsvia xaia tou 7:s[j;iJ/avTo;' fi Sh 
u'|r,X(;Tspo,- • xdv Tt; uif 



3X0-?.; [j.evst if,; ^oXf,; 



fl CONTHA r.UNOMlL'.M, Lll). I. 274 

iXa;a-'?S fi-.afiaXXti ->ri t;X;ov, oO th (futi -^ffi dxTtvo; A omissiiin. Nam jaciila reciiliiiit iii capiil miUonlis, 
■y. tiijv (jxto;ji[iaTti)v ■r,;.ia'jfu)-;v, dXX' 6 (iJv T|Xio; e» snl oiiini jaclii iiiaiicl allior. El liccl qiiis cri- 
•'i-a'., Y.a\ oxioTc-d^^tsvo.;, T,Xto;, 'woCi Sk XoiSopoOvTO^ miiicliii' solcin iil oltscnniin, haml laineii conviciis 
lo; iocYT^i "'i''' a>:'^'va f) Tiripam; Tcuv opaTixwv ai- splciulor railionini iiiimimiiliir, scil sol cliam coii- 
aOTiTT.pccav iTz^ltxx^T^iz-:^ • xiv oti ;jtaXiiTa loO; ts viciis impolitns, iiiliil aliiiil cst, (iiiam sol. Iiitcrim, 
d/.o'jso,u.ivoj?, xa\ xou; £VT£u|o(;.ivo'j? «siOsiv eOsXt) qui solis railios lciicbricosos cssc nugatiir, niliil 
xaO' o^iot^i-riTa T?,; dTioXoYia^ £x;!vT)r, (ir) Tat; ■Kdv- aliml roporlal, (]iiaiii ipioil ocnloriini siiorum c;b- 



Ttjjv 7:£p\ TOj r^\'.u'j 5o5at; T:poiTi0;i0a'., [i.Tfi'z -lov 
T.oXXiov Tijtpav xffi iSia; iJTioXTj^^-soji rrotsilaOa'. y.'jptto- 
cipav, TT) w.Etovi ,uoipa to xpstTTOv TrposdiTTOv-a;, 
jtdTTjV Iti\ t(«v ,SX£-i';-(jjv XTjpiiiist. 



cilalcm iiisignitiM' proilil : ct iiiiamvis niaxime iis 
qiii aiuliuiit, ct ciim qniljus as^il, pcrsiiailcrc vclil, 
instar illiiis apologiac, iic asscntiaiilur coiDnuini 
lioinimMii ilc solc exisliinatioiii, iievc mullorui». ex- 



|)ericiiiiaiii priqiiiis porsu:isiimil)iis pr.cponanl, raii apuil |)liircs invcniri iil qnoil rcctiiis cst ; le.irarc 
(■(.'nseliiliii talis ab iis, i|iiiliiis vitlemli scnsiis iion est ailempliis. 

T;; 0'jv jIjvo'j; Tto E'jvo;jLi(j) ::;tidTto /aXf/bv a'JTftv jj Qui igiiur bcno i iipit Kiiiiomio, moiieit ul ori 



EiiiOcivai Tto (iTd,aaT;, ii.rfil d'.fT]Vtd^£tv Tfj dTa^iaToO 
Xdyou, (JiTiok Tzphi xivTpa XaxTiJetv, [i.Tfi'z OpaTJSTo- 
(jt£tv xaTi ToO Tt;v.!o'j i5v(5;j:aTo;, dXXd xa\ Tii f.vifi;j.^r) 
Xa;xCdvo'./Ta ;j.dvov ■zh/ (jir/av liaiiXitov, sOXaCiia; 
>:x'i OiO'J5 Tf;v i^uxV' dva-t;j.-Xai'Ja;. Ti Y''? «'JT^i» 
xat 7:X.£0v £x Tf,; if^xi-fyj zo,uLTt£ia; TauTT); ysvTiai- 
Ta; • oTav d (Jtiv TotoO-o; ooxf) ■^api rtajtv, orov auTiiv 



siii) riomim impoiiat ; iietain insnlsoset iiicoiulitos 
sormonis cffutial, iicvc coiitra stimulos cakitrcl, 
110(1110 ailri) aiiilaclor ot iusolcnfcr voiliis sosc cf- 
lorat, coiilomptu voncramli illius [Basiliil iiominis. 
ijuin potius sola momoria Basilium complexiis, 
rcvcrciitia ct luctu pcrfiiHili ilebcret. INam qua; cx 
liujusmoili jaclanili sosc siinul el conviciandi pc- 



(ivaKr|r''JTT£t i^loi, i Xd'|'o;, f, xo;vt) tt,; oi-/ou;j:£v>]; tHlanlia oNsistot Kunomio utilitas ; cum qiialis ille 

r.= pt auToO ;jtapTupia ; '0 03 xaxi.^£tv £T:tx£;ptov, t'jv aimil (uunos liabctur, taloiii illum iiranlicot viia. 

iauTciO 5;ixvu£t TpoTiov, (o; jU;; Svrd^ero(^, xaOil); oratio, ct concors orbis lorrarum testiiiioniiim? 

ifT^<si-.o'j zh EuayYcXiov, dynJu M.leh- no .-Tcrrind^ Quciiuluin istc crimiiiatur, suos niorcs oslonilil : 

elrai, dXX' iie zou .■zepiccrevfiaToc: r/Jc xapdlaq ncquil eiiiin boiia loqui, iit alicubi dicit Evaii(;e- 

cpOtxyecrOai, xat ex tou TTOVYipoO OT,jaupou Tpo/ot- lium', co ijuml mnliis si(, scil i'x iibundanlia cur- 

ptJciOat. "OTt ydp 'j;Xi tt;; Xot5opia; £3t\ Td ;5i)- liii loquilur. ol ex nialo tliesauro sua vorba tlopro- 
(j.aTa Tf,; t(I)v -paY;jidTtov dXT^O^ia; oO ■Kpona-xiy.cMO., C niit. Quoii aiitoin convicia sint nmla verlia, qu;c ad 



i; auTiov ijtt Ttov i'£-,'p2;.i.;i£vtov 6 'iXzy/o:. 

■i'-sO£T5 TlVa TOTtOV, £V (T) t6v T:£p\ TtjJV 50Y,lidTt0V 

i.Xoj^i^. luaTTjvat (pr^aiv, dvtovupLOV 6i toOtov, Xjat ou- 
6;vl ■^•j(ii(j'.'fio) i7T);ji£ito St)Xou[j,evov , ioJT£ dvdYXT,v 
£'vat Tip dxpoaTii 7i£^!:Xavrj;ilvto; tijJv d6f,X(ov xaTa- 
CTOxaviaOa:. 'Er zciizo) 9T)3\ aiJ.lJ.oyor xeyerij- 



i|isam voritatem iion pcrtinganl, dcmonstraio lioel 
ox pro|iriis istius scriiilis. 

Adtlucit locuiii qiiemdaiii, in ((uo cerlaiiicn pro 
doctiiiue veritaie sil iiigressus, sed noquo lociiiii 
nominat, nciiuc nllo ccno signo dosignat, ul nc- 
cesse sit auiruDiem iiicorlis coiijooluris fliictuarc 
ct circumfcrri. hi lioc inquit convcnisse ex omni- 



cOai Tur .tayzaydOer J.oxddu}r, xat £vax(idj£t Tto fcus luds evocntos, et piiprililor iii vorbis Inxuria- 

X(5Yto v£av;xto;, ut:' o'.jj;v aYtov 5f,0£VTT)VTtov T:paY;Jii- lur, oculis vidclicct subjicions, ct rcpra'sontans 

Tiov 5;aiJX£u-fiV. EUa otxasTa;; Ttat XiY£t, (jltjSs tou- toiivcntus illius apparaluiii. Deindc ail, judicibus 

Ttov 6vo;xaJT\ (;.£;.ivT,;j.i';o;, Tov i:£p\ t(ov £5yaT(ov quibusdam , luMiiic cnim lios iioiiiinat, ultimum 

■::iOOX£;30at opdtj.ov, u-09tov£tv 5£ 7:ap6';TaT{<v f,u:iT£- supplicium fiiisse proposiliim, bis vcro subscri- 

pov xaOT,YriTi)v xa\ •KaTipa- tt,; 5£ xpiooto; r.r.h; psisse eliain nostriim IBasilium] pr;cccptorcm ci 

To'j; £'/avT!ou; Tb xpdTo; t<.£TaTiO£ijT);, (j^EUY^tv aJ- patrcm. Judicio aulcin advcrsariis potioros partes 

xbi TO'j; x6t.o'j^, xaTaXt-6-;Ta Tf,v Td^tv, xai T:'ja ^' dcfercnto, dercpcntc illiim fugissc, doscilo ordinc. 



xar:v5v Tf,; c^aTpioo; pL£Tao:('jX£tv • xat -oXO; £-:; 
6-.aouptov £v TT) 0::oYpa9T) tt); 6£;Xia; TJi'/a';6pa' 
d-£p £5£aT'.v ly. Ttjjv •(iypa.p.y.iwy tiTj pouXo^aivto 
(.tci'j£;v. OO Y^P M-'-''^ '''X'^"'*''! '^^^'■'Ta Tiv £,u.£tov Tf,; 
£ xt ivou T^o'/.f^iZ:x TwvipLtov XoYtiJv xaTaix£odj£;v, dXX" 
ou xaptv ^z:,avf,aOr,v Ttov £tpTjpti'/tov, Tpo; toOto xa\ 
;j.£T5.8r)io;jta;. 

Ti; £'x£;vo; 6 dvtovu;j.o; /lopo;, £v (o -nEp^ Ttov oo- 
Y;jtdTOJV ^5-Td^£Tat Xoyc;; Ti; 6 xa:p6; 6 to'j; dpi- 
iTOu; 'e.Ti'. Tov dy^ova xaXt^ov ; Tiv£; o; avOpto-ot, ot 
6ta Y^i; ■''-a\ OaXaTTr,; 7:p"o; Tf,v -xotvtoviav Ttov 7:6vtov 
JauTou; xaT£7:£i;a'/T£; ; Tiva XivE; xoi^jlov £7:\ Tot; 
tx6T,3op.ivoi; (ji£Ti(iipov, dva;j:i'.ovTa Tf,; '^■T/.fO-j Tf,v 



IKilriitiiuc fiiimim qiiomdam recta scoutum cssc : 
muUiisquc in Iradiiconilo ol irridciido viro, pro- 
picr limidiiatcm, ul quivis cx ipsius libro cogno- 
s(icre poterit. Nou enim mihi vacal omnia, qme 
evoniil ipsius bilis, verbis persequi, sed ad id 
iransirc, cujus gratia cliam pr.cdieta aUuli. 

Quis cst ilio siiic nominc locus, in quo dc do- 
gmatiiiu vcrilalc babita csl disquisitio '? Qiio tem- 
|)oro, qiiavc occasione praistantissimi qiiiiiuc ad 
cortamen evocali siinf.' Qiiiiiaiii illi bomincs, qui 
torra mariiiue ad comuiuuioncm laboinm prope- 
rariiiit? Qucui muniliim iiairat, cvoiilus cxspccla- 



' M.lllll. !lll. 



27S 



S. GREGOKIl NYSSEM 



tioiie susprnsiiiii, pia^stolaiiloiiiiiin' jiiiliciiiii scn- A xpiaiv ; "H t;; 6 o;aTiGs\; wjc iviovai : "H Ta-jTa 



tenliain? Aiil iniis piignaiii liaiic imlixil ? et sinii- 
lia . Sed fortc lisec ct id geniis alia peimiliciKla 
sunl Euiioiiiio, nl ailoicsecntibns in liulo lillciai io, 
qiii linjnsiiioili invenlionilnis et coiiiiiientis oia- 
tioni poiuliis 1 1 aiiiplilicationcni quanidain coiici- 
liare stiuli'nl. llliul soluni dical, qnis sit iiivietus 
ille piigil, cuin qiio congrcdi [Basiliiis] pnecepior 
iiosler fiiniiidaveril. Si cniin et lioc coiificliini est, 
cl nicndaiiter (■xcogitaluin, viiical ilcniin, pal- 
niainque vanilalis rerciat, nosquc taccljiinus. Uuin 
eniiii ciiin iiinbris quasi et larvis inutililcr cerla- 
tur, veia ct gciuiina victoria cst, sponte scse liu- 
jiisinoili victoria abtlicaic. Quod si de rcbiis Con- 
stanlinopoli gcslis loqiiiliir, illudqiic conciliabulum 



jjisv EiaO() y.j.za Tr)V Ttijv zaiocov iv toT^ SiSaaxa- 
liloi^ :!-x/rfii:a.'i, bj loiq -roiouTOtj xapjuocfjiaatv , 
OYxov Tiva xaV [iiycOo? eznj.iq/av5sOai tiJ; Xdy^j • 
iy.iijo 01 [jidvov EcraTd), Ttj 6 ajjiaxo; ixEtvoj dyio- 
vtjTr,;, (;) a'j;;.-iT>.a'/.r,vat (frjat oJtXtaiat Tiv otoiaxa/.ov 
r,;j.(jjv. E; ;xkv yip xa\ touto aup.-i~).aaTiv, vtxotTci 
T:a/.tv, xa\T'j Tikzio-J zyi-tii ■zr\i [JiaTatOTT^TOi; • f],u.£T{ 
6; atyr;jo;xsv. 'Ev yap T(o ax;af;.ax-tv £-" ouSivV 
XPTia;';j.(o f; aXTfi-i]^ saTt vixt;, 'A -r^^ TOtauTr^g vtV.r; 
exouatto; uiykaGat ■ ei 51 7r£p't twv sv KiovaTavTtvou 
T:6Xjt Yeyov()T(Ov ^rja^, xotxatvo Tb ouvcSpiov /iyst • 
xa't Tai;; sxst Tpay(;)5;'at? s;jtcf),£y|jtat'vstT(V/.dyio, xs\ 
Tbv ptiyav xa'i ouaavTaytovtjTOv aOXriTr.viau^^ov livo 
f^taCet • os^aiusGa Ta; atTta;, oTi 7:ap(5)T£? t(") xatp(;) 



signilical, et trag(.ediis ibidem actis ilescribendis B twv aytowov, toi; a-;-(ovtCo;jisvot? ou ajvs-/,axTi[j.sv. 
immoraiur, seque niagnum cl insiiiicrabilcm alliletam nominai : faicor, qnod tempore illius pugn;c 
congressum adversariorum vilavimus, licet pra;sentes. 



I'oceat , qiii P.asilio liinidilalem oxprobrat , 
iitrnm ipse iii nicdium proccsserit ; iitriim vocem 
pro sui defensione doctrinaque sua ediilcril, iilrwm 
jiiveniliter oratioiicni ainplificaveril, ulnim geiic- 
rose cum advcrsa paile maiiiis coiituleril. At ni- 
bii, quod dicat, invenict, nisi niaiiileste secum ipse 
piignarc vclil. Fassiis enim e.sl, se silenlio appro- 
basse lalam a judicibus beiitenliani. Si teinpore il- 
liiis piign;e loqiii oporteLat, ul luinc iste pro sua 
auctoril:ite dccciiiit, cur tacens coiKicmnatur? Si 
vcro recte et convenieiiter fccit, quod apiid illos 
jndices magis optaverit silcre, quam loqui, quiB 
landeni iiiiqiiiias est, illi sileiitiuni laudi, nobis 
anteni cauiinirKe et criinini csse? Quid bac absur- 



As;|aTO) Toivuv o sxsiv(o ti^v SstXiav szovsto;J(ov 
£■ xaTTiXOsv £t? [jtiaou; auid? ; EtTtva cp^drjjsv uHcO 
Tr,; xaO' JauT?jV EU3£6£;a; (p(i)vf,v ; E; xaTiTstvsXtiyov 
vsavtxo)?; et /,a;j.-p(o; 7:06; TOJ; avTtTSTay|j;ivou,; 
o;r,y(ovtaaTO; a/.X* oux av ei-stv ^-yp:' i^ Jauxio ;J.d;/:- 
Tat :T£p;tfav(o;. 'flptoXdyriae yjtp aitoTiii osos/Oat TTiv 
Tiapa Ttjjv otxaaTtJjv eTtsvsxOsFaav tj/r.tfov. Et Toivuv 
iSu Tzapi TO'j^ iytJovas Xiyetv (to'jto yap vo,tj,oO£TsT 
vuv Tto auyypa;j.uaTt), Sti Ti T(iTS a;to-(ov xaTaxot- 
vsTat; Et cl xaXto; eTiOtrjasv, £7:1 Ttov S;xaJ(ivTO)v Tr;v 
fiau/iav Tt;j.f;aaj, Ti? f; ia7ToxXfipo)ai; Tbv [jtkv £-at- 
vstaOai atytovTa, f];j.Tv 6k 7ip&? 6ta6oXf|; stvat Tf;v 
f;Tu-/iav ; T! av Tt; dSfXtoTspov tt;; dTOTria: TO'JTr|S 
£-;vof,a£t£V, eI T(ov ouo |jt£Ta Tou-: dy(ova; TrsTiotTj- 



ditalc injiisliiis riicril, si cuni duo post convoca- C [j^ivtov Tbv Xdyov, eauTfjv ;j;kv xaTd xatpbv dT^oXsXoyfj- 



lum illiiin coiiveiit vcrba feceriiil, se quideni 

opportune apolosiam inslituisse dicat, lanto vide- 
licel post tenipore: adversariuin vero coniunicliis 
iiisectari , quasi neglc\crit opjiorliiiium dicciiili 
lcuipns? F^n'te rcfutare debclial illam oralioncni, 
qiia: postca priiiium scribenda eral? Hoc cniin, iit 
- videlur, (|iicrcla illa pnstiilat. Qiiare privseiis iioii 
refuLavil, li'mpore jiulicii, illa, ([ua; postniodum 
scripliirus cr;il ? Nam quod iii ipso judicio nulla 
apolo;.;ia sit n.siis, e\ propiia i|)siiis conrcssione 
planum ri;Iiii(|iiiliir. Ilrriiiii ii;iinqiii; caili>m verba 
rcpcLini. Dicil cniin : Futemur qnod rapli sumus 
tacenles, el cans:iiii ailjiiiigit : cum miiliijni liomiiies 
jnliciiiidi puleslulcin iiacli csseul, vel ut ipsc lo- 



aOat Xsy£i, Toao'jTov tou xatpou xaTdTTtv yevi5;j.£vov, 
T?iv Sk dvTstTzdvTa T(o Xdy(;) xaxifstv tb? tou xatpo'j 
TtiJv dy(bv(ov xaOuaTspf;aavTa ; "H Ta/a TrpoSta^aXsTv 
£o£t tt; dv-tp,4f,a£t tc/v ;j.iXXovTa ;iriGf;a£aOat Xdyov; 
TouTO ydp, tb; £otx£,T(b syxXf,;j.aTt lii-.izy.: ■ Ti of;-OT£ 
■TTpoyvous, ot ypdysiv HjjtsXXs, irapi tov tt;; xpiasoi? 
e-/.sivr,^ xatptv ou Sif,Xsy^sv ; "Oti ydp oux ev Tf| 
xpiast Tf;v dTToXoytav TauTr,v 7iS7Toir|Tat, t;av£pdv saTt 
6t' (Lv tb[io/,dyTjas. riaXtv ydp Ttov auTtuv 4r,y;dT(ov 
£-t[jtvrjaOf,ao;jtat. 'IIjiE^r ydp, tpT,a';v, vzi auoxCiyze.i: 
hUt,)jiEr, cjcoloyovjisr, v.a: Tf;v at-iav TzpoaTiOriai, 
:lori}f(j)i; (f-r^^h^di^Ojjiitjrio^-ziiv tou dnrd^f.ir uF.iuv 
.hr/crzior • pidXXov oe (b; a^JT^c Xsyst, Eiq Tiir zwr 
StJcai^cU-zioi- •/jj>jMrBicr~j'i\cdvi(.or. "O-t 6k TidXtv t?)v 



(juilur : 1)1 locuiii judicum insiluissent. Ca;terum, "^ TTpoafjxovTa xaipov ttj d7;oXoy;a TipoajtapTupst, iZ 



qiKvd loco et lempore opportiino sesc apologiani 
itislimisse profitcaliir, ex aliis, ut tlixi, maiiife- 
sliim cvadil. Sic ciiini luibel ad verbiiiii : Omo(/ iiu- 
lem niliii ullro cummenlus, sed a judicibus coiiclus 
dcbilo lempore et modu ad iipoloijiaiii confuijcrim, 
ex rebus ipsis, el e.v liujus verbis perspitiiiiiii lit. 
Quid igiliir dicct is, tpii in oiniics ligiiras oratio- 
nem conloiqiiet ? Non op()rlcb:it laccrc in illo jiidi- 
cio et certainine? Qiiarc ergo iii illo conllidii ob- 
mntuit Eiinoinius? Sed liuic lcmpcsliva cl oppor- 
liina crat apologia cliani posl illaiii conccrl^ilio- 



jTiptov, oJveT-e, SfiXdveoTtv. OuTto yip f) Xiltj ^/st 
W.l.V Szi jikr, tpr,a'tv, ou a.iacrdjiEroQ, vJtipfH ru»- 
jiscmGir draYxiiO-jtnro^ , xazii zdr itpoauxorzn 
xaipdr xal zpinor k:i\ rijr dxo.loyiur apoii/Jliir, 
i'« ze Twr :ipayiidz(or avzwr, xal zo>r zcvzov M- 
yior yiyove 6^Xov. Tt ouv epst 6 7TavTaxo'j (5a5itoj 
STttaTpi-^oJV t6v Xdyov; (»ux Bst attOTiSv i^n: itov dyto- 
v(ov ; A;i Ti ouv fcwvos £7:1 Ttov auitbv dytbvtov Eu- 
vd;i;o; ; 'AXX'euxatpo? f) jieTi tou; dytova; dTtoXoy::; 
TO'JTt;). II(b; ojv axaipo; f; 7ip'j; li £;pr,;j.^ja [i-/.X'', 
Ex:iv(o ; 



ncno. Quomoilo igitiir iiitciiiiiesliva Cit Basilio coruin, iiii;.c aiKIiut,! miiii, coiifiit.ilii) ? 



277 rONTRA EUNOMIIjM, 1.11!. I. 273 

'AAAi r.i'Koyi ;iaA).ov, w; soiXiv, iXiriliti; '.ou \ Si'(l voniiii ('St iiuaiii iii;i\imc id, (iiioil s;iiiclus 

ojiou 6 Ai^Yo; • Sxt iv 7:pojToif,3c'. 5k -f,; ara/oYia; jllc (.li\il, Imiic )ii'a:le\lii :ipol()i;i;i', :iil)ilr;ilu siio 

y.a-:a3xs'jriv tiov coyij.a-:(ov *auto'J rpb.; ■:>> Soy.ouv sl.lljilire voliiisse sii;i (l(igiii:iUi : gcriiuimis iiiiila- 



CTTOifiTaTO, xa'i 6 xa-:' <iXf,Oj'.av xoij «Pivie? !^rftM-Tfi' 
6 £5o),o0f.3'joiv £v Tji (io,ui-.faia ■:o'j X^i-ou T:av:a -riv 
a-b -0^1 K'jp!o'j TOpvjOsavTa ■ ■zry ia-pixr^v (liV •:?,; 
(^uxf,?, a'inpi-:xT^-j rJk ■zr^q d3j6j;a; a-fjYays [Jiixa;- 
pav, •vfjV (iv^tp^^Jriiiv ).£yio it); §).ai'.pT,jjiSa;. Ei Si 
(XVTi-uTU); ouTo; Sysi, xa\ tt)v Ospariiav 0'j 5b^".a.i, 
ii Tt;v i^X'!^ 5a'JT0'j Sii Tf,; li-oJTaTia; vExpiiiac, 
•:0'j i),oaivo'J tj xax>jv f, aiTia, 9T,(Jv toOto xal 6 ejo)- 
Osv /oyo;. To:o'j-o; j;.iv o'jv xaTaTS Tf,; aXriOzia;, xai 
xaO' ■fiiAtiJv 6 E'j';o,aio;. 'IIij.iv Si ^lfjv jj,iv xaTa Tiv 
«p/aiiJTspov Wjj.0'1 Tov sMy/nnypo^J^i-y. ToT; laoi; a[AiJvi- 



lor illiiisPliiiiecs, qiii rlioinpluca sii:> perdit oiii- 
iieiii, (Hii a Doiiiiiio per roriiic^ilioiieiii delleclil ; 
viliravil ciiuidciii glailiiiui, iiiciliciiiaiii faecrc el 
iiiipict;it('iii exseiiKlcre soliiiiiii, reriil:itioiiem iii- 
lelligo lihisplie!ni:iriiiii. Si islc resistit curatioiiis 
iiiipatieiis, (luod siia dcfcctioiic animaiii iiitcicmc- 
ril, ciil|iaiii siisiinct is, qni iiialiim elegil, iil ct 
cxteriioruiii (luispiam dixit. Talis igitui- el coiilia 
vcrilalem, cl coiitia iios csl Euiiiiinius. Nobis vero 
licebal cx lege vcleri, (|ua' ('iiiiccilil parla relcirc 
.•:ucloribus, egregic ipsiiin coiiviciis oiierare : cl 



cOai TO'j? Cnap^avTar, a-,j;Oow; auTiv iivTi6a),),:iv miiUa qiiicle ac sccnriiaic, inuim iiiolcsie fcrrct, 

Toc; ovsio:7i, xa\ Iv tloXXyj tt] ,iaiTwvri T:p?j; tSv t.z- l! iualediclis cl scommatibus jaciendis, sludiose cl 

X'j7:r,xo-a cpiXo-iftoj; Tai; XotSopiai; r/Sa-j/iXeOsiOa'. • 

ei '{ap ToaouTajv ixuvo; ei; u6ptv xa\ Xoioopiav t'j- 

r.ipT^ii xa-i tcj [jiTiSsijtiav si^Tooov Ssoioxoto; t(;) 

(ji,w[j,t;), ■Koaou; sixi? cupiO^vai toicjtouc Xoyou; toi; 

Ti»v 'jsijiviv a-JTO-j otax(i)tji,(i)5ou3i piov; 'AXX' S7:i'.5ri 

T({) EuaYY-"''-':' SJ^^^OT^TjiJi-.vJr.o «,aOT|TO'j Tf,; aXriOEia? 

£| (Xpx^; £-aio;uQT,ijisv, oOts d-ft^aljxhv dvTJx/.SrTO- rum cum ab iiiitio a discipiilo vciil:itis iii Evangc- 

[jiEv, oOte dS-W-a d5o';To; avTaXXai3S|xsOa, siooTc? licis praccptis iiislrucli sinuis : oculuiii [iro oculo 



accurale oporam iiii|iciiik'rc ; si cnim iiisc adco 
coiiviciis ct criiiiiiialiouibiis :ibiiiidavit adversiis 
illiiiii, qni luijiisniodi conviciis iiullam occasioncin 
(lcdit- quam nbereiu ct, benignam iiiveiiirct quis 
malcriam, si cui aiuinus cssct, graveiu sciliccl Eu- 
nomii vitam irrideiidi, et Imlibiio cxponciidi! Ve- 



OTt Ti T:o'/r,pi zCri •{:vo[i.i'iw/ Tot; ^/avTiot; X'joi0at 
7;£',pux;- xa"i 0'jx av Tt -ojv xaxdj; XeYOjJtiviov i] rrpaT- 
TojAiVoiv ei^ tS livfixeoTov ■repoxojpfiietsv, et' Tt ~C>i 

Xpri3TOTE,00)V Sti [JtS30U 7:apS[XT:£3iv, Ti suvsx^? i^fl'; 

TtTjv xax(I)v (ixoXouOia; £x'X(56st£V ojxoiJv fj tou Xot- 



iieiine cxscindimns, ii;(|ue dculrni pio dciilc coin- 
miilamus" : probe compcrtnm babeiites iii;ilcdicl:i 
ct facla contrariis evancscere, et inlerire solere : 
Hequc iinquam male dicta aiit facta iii iufiiiitum 
procederciit, si (|uid rcrum iiicliorum iiilcrposi- 



oopstjOat, xa\ 'j6pi,^£tv axoXouOia, Sia [j,axpoOu[j.ia; _ tum, perpeluani illain m:ilornni sericin, cl tciioreiii 

VjTaTat TT,; s-'; -a T^pditij '.fopa; • tJj; £i' ys 'ci; u6,o£[ pcrcnnem iiilcirumpeiet : qui;i criininandi ct ca- 

TT)v ij6p;v, y.xi Xotoopia tt]v XotSopiav ii[ji'JvotTO, lumniandi primus impetus a;quo ct palienti animo 

7:X£ovai£i ■7:ivT0j; Tpl-,pojv Sta tiIiv d[JLoiojv tS otottov. sistilur, iie fcr:itur ulterius ; (juare si (luis iiijun;i 

injuiiam, et convicium convicio uleisci vclil, iii iiiiiiicnsuiii laiKbni cxcresrct seiii|)er magis aliiue 
niagis roborala improbitas. 

Ati TO'jTo T:ivTa Tov £v T(;J [xestp Xd^ov -/aTaXfT^i^jv, Quocirca ad ex.iuicn et (lis(|nisitioii''iii ipsius 

•jSptv o'JTa, Y.a>.-/lzM3.sii.h'i, xa't XotSopiav, xa^l zy.Lop.- doginalis fcslinabo omnibiis, (iii;c iii medio oralio- 

(laTa, ■::pb; Tf,v tou ooYtJiaTo; £,:£Ta3tv xaT£^7:si|o) t6v nis ciirsu iiifercit, pnetciilis, ciim iiiliil aliiid coni- 

XdYov. Et Sd Tt; TapatTsiiOa: [Ji£ zh XotSopstv of pleclantur, qiiani iiijnriaiii, irrisiouem, conviciuiii, 

<i-£ipiav Ttov 6;j.oiojv avTiodi£0)v XlYot, (5-/.£'|ai0o> et scommata. Si quis pulat me coiiviciaudi p:il;e- j^ 

4auTdvojT, Ttpb;T6xs?pdv £3Ttvf| £u-/.oXia SixaTtvb; siram snlilerfugere , qnod par pari rcfcrre nc- 

itpaY[JiaT££a; aiJTo;jiia:o); r.ph; ttjv d[JtapTiav xaToXt- sciam : is considcrct scipsiiin vcliin, (|tianta vidc- 

':(ia:'jO'j::a. Toykp •;'.'/zz!)y.:y.ay:'.'j, bi-.iliT.poz'/Izfla: licct ad inalum sit facililas, qiia; spontc sua (.'l 

ptdvov a7:dx£i:at, xa't f,pxsj£ ■noXXaxt; T:pii; TsXeio^stv :ibs(iiu' iillo magislro ad pcccatum dclabiliir. Naiii 

xaxia; f) po'J).T,3i; • 7:oXu S£ ■T^Xiov t6 eijxoXov ev D ul qiiis malus liat, in sola elcclione voluiilatis si- 

TOt; -xaTi Tf,v ylibsia'/ £3ti •;:XT,,a,u:£Xf;|ia3t. Ti p:sv lum cst, imo sa>pe ad malum coiisummandum suf- 



vjtp Xot7:a T())V d,u,apTT,[J,aT(ijv. xa't xpdvou, xa'; ■:Tpa- 
YjjtiTtiJV, xa\ Tf,; £;ojO£v 3uv£pY;a; £i; t^ Y''''^"''^; 
Tp03S;£Tat • f) Oi T0'J XoYOu ■77,0^39^31; xaT" e;ou3;av 
exet ■zh TTX'r,Lt[jt£X£tv. 'A7:dS£t|;; 51 -zhj-i XeYOtiSvojv 
a'jT?); i iv X^P^-v fi[j:tijv TO'j E^Jvopiiou '/.6\'o;, b'i 6 (jtri 
•;:ap£pY'ojj xaTavof,3ai;, £'jpf,5£i xh xiTa-jT£; tti; sv 
T0t;;5fi;j,a3tv a;j,apTia;. f,v [jtt;ji£t30at 7:ivTt'j; T())v s'j- 
7:opojTiTti,v £3Tt • xav 7:avTs),i'j; t;; d[jtsX£Tf,Toj; Ixot 
TijcTo^j pXa3',fT,[jisiv £,UL7:£tp;a;. Ti vip 0£t xi;jiv:iv 



licil voluntas. At longe m:\jor apparcl facilit.is iii 
viliis liiigiise. Reliqua eiiim p('cc;ila iil perpctieii- 
liir, 'ix\K indigciit lcnipnrc ;ic bibore, ct alioriiiu 
cti:im anxilio. Sed oris et lingu.-e natiira seiiipcr 
([uasi di.mi liabet peccandi facullatcni. Quae oniuia 
('onlirii)at, ille ipse, quein pr.v maiiibus liabcmus, 
Euiiomii liber , in quo, qui cuiii iion obiier' iii- 
spcxeiit, clare dcprc.lieiidot, quanla sit proclivilas 
el faciMas in iis pcccalis, qu:c lingua coinmillui:- 



o-/(3[jta-o7:oiO'jvTa Ti; iJ6p£t;, i^iv toT; ,dr,6£i3iv auTot; tur, qiiaiii iinilaii, rcs esl oiiiiiium lacillinia, cliani 
i7:'t Tov 'J6pi3avTa ypf^-a^j^ia: : IlivTa Y''',''-' '^'' '■''.' si qiis iii iuatcdicendi ailc iniiiiiiic sil titeicitatus. 



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280 



Uiiid eiiiin liiborel qiii.-. iii iiivonieiulis coiniciormii \ \).i[x'^sii}c xvJ-vi toO 'iA-io^j '^vjot^, xal piazt^T^iix 

iiominibiis, fuiii ill;i ipi;\, qiiibus ipse usus osl, T.pbi-xbi aiizt]) ■r.3.p:i.5zi-{\i.a.-:3. <;\}tj.T.i!:\a::i>.i^ja i:ip- 

ie^;erere lieeat iii conviLialorein, qui oinnia male- (iad(j)0r,3;- xa"i ou-/ sttiv otl oOx '£-(yiyp3.TZ7i[. iCri 

ilictoruiii, et caluinniarum genera iii liuiie suiiin ixo-io-i. isirdi,(fr,aVi,epicrTixdQ, dJlriOBiacsxOpct:, 

liliriim coinporlavil ? nciiiie quiilquani caluinnia- ccptcTTi}^, d.xaTSior; zuTc ziov rtoJ.lHiy Sd^UK; xai 

iiiiii rcpereiis, qiioil noii liis suis cliarlis illeve- ji>-i'ipaii; drztzaTzojieroQ, zdr ix Tuir nfayjidTuy 

lil : yiifer, imiuil, eit lltisilius, conlentiosus, veri- cbic ulcryyt-cneroQ 'i.Xgyyfir, ov pd6or zdr sx zijir 

liiiis hosliStSopliiitii, imio ior ; conlrcirins connnuni rdjuor, cu iJrd)-or zdv i^ drdftj}.-iorevJ.a6oi'HsroQ, 

iwminum opinioiii et e.iisliniationi, tjui rettarqutio- d.h\Osiar dsiriizr\tOQ dtaKpivsir ovK txicrzdiisroq 

nem ex rebus ipsis p.'littim niliili pentlil, r/«i neiiue UpoiziQT^ii Toij-ot; xa\ draiSstiir, xa'i .rpdt; zd 

leguni timorem liiibet, nctiue reprelieiuionein liomi- .loiSopsTr iT0ijttizi}za:s.X-7. sxiteJlri 'fT\z\, na) ita- 

num reveretur ; imperiius discernere vcrilaiem a va- y_cji£rtor vnoroiCor :i.lt\pi\, xai drapjxiJCTojv tc.' 

fritie et calliililnte. Ilis insuper addil imputientium, .Itjycr dpjic^orTa, xal zali; iSiait; ^toratt; jiaxo 

et nil calumnias proinntituitinem. Vocat praelerea pevor, xal Tct tvurTia cpOexydjieror • xal zo.l.lii 

socontem, plenumiiue puiintintihus suspicionibus, tini sl.reir :tepl civtvx) Kaich Oi.ltov, slTa t^v txiKpiuv 
cx inconvenientibus orationem concimiel, el cum ^ Ti\<;-ipvyJ\<; ijtn.XTictti sv t7\ KaivdTriTt Ttov t'Speioy 

propriis suis dictis puijnet ; sibitiuc contradicat , c i) Svrujievoi;' 'i-ziOTi oOx £•/£! o Tt xat sitoi, t:o/.- 

iiuique de ipso mulla mala dicere coiielur ; postea 'i.iy.i; i-\ Ti aCiTi iuavipyiTai ■ xa\ i-a^. Et-ojv, 

lero acerbitatein aniini novilate injuriarum cxplere J^^rcfvaxuxXot TiaXtv xat ^x -ptzou xi aij-i, xa\ ex zz- 

netiueat. El ciiin iiiliil aiiiplius, (|iiod elTulial, siip- zirj-o'j' xatunkp toOto, wjTtip Ttvi ota'j).ov ivaxia- 



pctit, ail cadcin rcveililiir, cl ad id, quod jaiii 
liixit, qiiasi in oilicin cireumaclus ledit, eademque 
lcrlio ct iiuarlo et s;cpius, quasi rcciprociim 
qiiemdan) caluiiiniaruiii et convicioruin cursuni de- 
ciincns, icpclil, el in oiiines pailes rerum simili- 
tiidine sc coiiverlit, ut pioiude noii aiiipliiis indi- 
{jnniiiiir ipsius iinpudenti caluinniandi sludio, ira 
i|iiodaiiiiiiiido evaiiescente per salictatcm et fasli- 
diiim coiniciorum. Exsecraliniieni potius qiiam 



7:twv Tt~) Aoytj, oti Ttliv auTiJjv iJGpxojv, xa't ttj.; Xot- 
ooptag /.■qpr^f.taTojv, ctvw xa't xaTOj oti tiov ojxotojv 
-ipvftooojv ■ ojTTi |x^-/.£Tt /aX=-;:aiv£tv avToG Tfj av«t- 
cyjvTia tojv ijfipcojv, sv tco TTpo:7xop:i! tiTjv /.syojie- 
vtijv Tov O'jijtov ■jTT-xXOovTa. Bo;).'J;atTO av Ttj [J.5/.- 
/,ov, T, ci; (5pYT;v e/,6oi ■ outoj; avopa-oSo^jOTi, xa\ /a- 
piTojv ap.oipa, xa't a~^j tt,; xptoSou xi axtoiJtfjtaTa, 
"00.0: Ttvo^ otaxojOiovtJojjisvr,;, xa\ 0-" d?ovTa Yp-- 
tOJTr,?, 0'Jo' 6-to'JV ota:;ipovTa. 



iram alicui nioveiint, ailco servilia sunt oiiinisque leporis experlia, et cx Irivio arrcpt;i sconiiiiala, iiiliil 
a vctuls freineiitis denliliusque freiidentis criminationibus discrepaiitia. 

Quid igitur'/ Nuin singula persequi oporlet, et C Tt ojv; 'Apa i7::;;),0itv Sa toi,- xaUixasTOv, xal 
omiiia iiijuriose et caluiuniose dicla acciirale rc- •nip't -ivTtovToJv i-^' 'J6p:t [5T,0ivTojv -it/^on^ivoj; a~o- 
fellero, et demonslrare lalem liaiidiiiiaquaiii fuissc Xovri^^aaOat • oti ojx f,v TotoiJTo; xaO' ou TauTa auji- 
illum, in quein li;cc coiilict;i sunl ? Alqiii cl iins 7:i7i/,af7Tai ; 'A"a'/.' ovtoj y' av xa\ t^'^zX; (i'JYxa0u6pi- 
gimiil injiiria allicercmi.is illuin, qui solis iiislar, 
liili niundo lucet, si opcrose conaremur prob:irc, 
ciiiii iiiin fuisse nialcliciini ct scelcraltim. Meiiior 
eiiim sum divina; illius vocis, ciim proplielice ipsi 
illa ex proplieiia accomuiod;irci, iibi illiim prosli- 
lut;u fiDiitis ct pudicili;e iniilieiciilis ;issiiiiil;it "", 
qua; sua viii.i ct criiiiiiia iii lciiipcraiitcs, biiii;i'inie 
frugis transferrc soleiil. INain qiiein veritalis lio- 
Slem esse dcblalerat ? qiu^m coiiiiimiii lioiiiiniini 
evistimationi rcpiignaiileai ? Quis rogat lcclores 
libri sui, iit noii respiciaiit ad miilliludiiicin tc- 

stium, iieque ad auliquitateni, iieque asscntiantui' D ,ji,r,53 irpi; xrjv ap/atoTTiTa fi.ir.zi-j, [i.Tp. T.ph; t'< 
illis, quasi fide cl assensu Innge dignioribus^Ejus- a^fJztJTOv Tt~jv 7t,oo; t6 xpjtTTOv ■j-:i),T),;;.[jiiv(uv pi- 
dem videlicet est et luec scrilicre, ct illa proferre t-.zvi tsZ; •'^'loip.a.ii-^ "Apa to'j ajTO'j ssTt xa't TaiJTa 
sluderc([uc, ul suis novilaiihus audiloriim aninios Ypi^stv, xa\ 'zy.zl'i7. r.oo-jiozvi, v.ciX TaTj [isv cauTO-j 
conciliet : alios aiilcin conviciis incesseie, tan- xatvoTop.iat; Cr,T£iv tou; axo'JO'/Ta; 'i-sjOat • (^au/.i- 
quani communi lioiiiiiium opiuioni coutrarios. Jstv S^ riXiv ^Tipou^ t'o; Tailj xotvat; u-o),f,|:3!v iv 
\\\aii S!tTO,non revercri redargulionem ex rebus ipsis TtSaivovTi;' to 05,/«') cuayyvecrOai zdr sii ziur 
petitam, neiiue reprcliensionem liominum, el id gcnus -payjtdzoir sJleyycr, xal Tvr dvOpio:tiror i/o'j-or, 
alia, qu;e iiiipolcnlcr cnCiHiit, lccloris jiidicio rcliii- xa't 07a TOta-jTa xaTi Ta'jT6 6tj|ip/STai, Tai; Ttiv 
quo : cuinain vero compctant, num illi, i|iii tcni- (if/touovTOjv '{'loiy.m ■/.axai,ii~io axonsiv s-\ tivo; 
peranliaiii, vcreciiiidi;im, nv.idcstiam, (.iiiiii'iiii|iie i.'i.Tj)i: saTt /i-fstv. ''Apa toj TW'fpo3u'/r,v, xa\ x.oi- 



^stv oo;.r,5a;[J.sv TOv avT\ 9o.'iTr,po; tt, -/svsa ota/.a[ji- 
tJavTa, ayanrjTd); tS jjit) xaxojp-j-ov, xa\ xaTsyvt-'C;jts- 
vov sTvat, Sti TtTjv Xiyojv iXjTOOltxvuovTS?. 'A),'/.i 
[j:s[/.VT,p.at Tf,s Osia; lxsi'/Ti; <fO}'iT\;, tu? ■n,oo(friTtxiTji 
■Ttspt au:o'j Ti sx tt;; iTpo^TjTStac iif^i-{^a.xo, ottou 
Tat; i7.'jat3/'JVT0t; a^JT?jV Tt^ijv vuvatxtiJv ■i:apstxa,^st • 
at Ti tota ovsior, Tat"; aoj(fpovo'J3at; rpo^ipouct. 
Tt.va yi' s/Opbv -f,; ii"/.T)Osia; oi /,(5-/0^ XT)fJTTOuat; 
Ttva -'j.ii T(I)V T.o'tlCi'i otjjat; avTiTaaa(3;j.svo'.; Ti,- 
aiTstTat T:cp\ TtJjv svTUY/avtjvTojv auTO'J TtTi csu-cfocfii.- 
[jtaTt, ;j.'r, ■^t^oos: t6 ■:T/.f,Ooj Ttov [.iapTu,oo'^vTuiv opiv 



Jer. III, 3. 



2SI COMIU EUNOMIUM, l.ll!. 1. 5S2 

pLiiTT,Ta, xa\ raiav xaOaf.otr,ta C-y/r^; zz y.3.\ JiojJia- A piirilal iii iiieiilis ul corporis arciiiMlissimo stiidio 
■:o: cii. -.r^:; ay.(i.(Jza-a.zv^i z-^y.pa-zziai^oii.oQe-o-J^jzoi si!il;>liir cl saiicit irfiiie silii ac aliis : aii illi, (iiii 
c;j );'(ij; 4a'.,-i;(o, ^ Toi; w.T,3;aCo'J5iv, i) toO y.:).£-Jov:o; tlDrct iiiliil iiioleslin; iiiroi-eiiiluiii ii;iliir;i:, (iii;iiii!o 
li.v^T^dpi/z'.^! r.rjiy^a-ix ■cf, c'Jizt. Tzrjh; x>j 5oY.o\i'J Sia iiiinioilcratis corporis ciipiilitaliliiis ail id , (iiiod 
Twv ToO a(u;jiaTo; dVi^ttov -poioOiri, [ji.r,ok avTiSaivsiv coriiliiliiiii cst, fcrtiir : iiciiuc rcsistciuliiiii volii- 
-zuii fioovai^, [ir.oi aY.piM.oyzloQa: t.z(j\ ttjv loiaij-riv plalilnis ; iieiiiu^ etiaiii asperioreiii vilu; (lisiipliii:iiii 
f.O p;oj swjotjv ojSi yip £lva! xiva ^).a6r,v 0/ux^iC, se'|iieiidam ; iieiiiie eniiii f|iiidpiaiii delrimeiiti 
£u xaiv xowJxtuv (j'jv'.ixa[j.svTiv • dXXi ;iivT)v dpxEiv aiiiiiiam capere ex voliipt:itiim usii, sed ad perfc- 
T(T) dvOp(o-ti; tt;v aipiTixr,v -ijTiv irp?/; Ts),£;i5Tr|Ta; clioiicm siillicere liomiiii solaiii lixreticam fidciii? 
Kt ot ipvetTai -h [at) o'jt(oj -X-'-"'' cjto:^ TiSiodYiiaTa, 
£'J?a;jjir|V av iyuy-cz xai Toov 6'jtjipovo'JVTUv SxaJTO? 
a/.rfifjzfi a'JTov iv toT; towjtoi; dpvo'J[j.£vov. 'AXX' 
ojx£a30'j3iv a'JTtp TrpoxojprjTai Ti;v S.rj-Jr^z'.v oi Yvr,- 
ato'. ;j:aOT,Ta! • ?, t^ ;jLiY'J"ov aiJTO'j O£topr,[ia TTEi^t- 
T.>t, xai ).'jOT;-£Tat ■?; 5XT,vf; tiTjv otd toOto [/.dXiiTa 

•rcpo-ESpEuiJvTfjv T(p 00Y[Ji3tTt. "Avatori.; 6^t(?, xa't Tov H loiiiiiii illoriiiu, (|iii vcl proplcr lioc iiimiii Euii 
dvOpco^^rtvov '.{(i^i-ov 0'j'/ £'jXa6o'J;x£vo:, £x xoJv iv v£i5 



QiioJ si iicgct liaiic esse siiam ct siioriim doclri- 
iiam, optarcm ego ct iiiia omiies boiii iiieciim, v(;re 
isilr.vc iicgari. Sed lcgilimi ipsiiis dis(i|iuli iiiiii- 
(juaiii iicg;Ui()iiem iiaiic paliciiter fereiil, aIio(|iiiM 
jiiaxi : iiiii doi triiiic liiijiis fiiii(l;iiiieiiliim coiici;!c- 
rel, diss(ilvcrctur(|iie iiiiasi lalieriiaciilum et tcii- 



mii dogmatiluis sese addixeruiit. Jaiii vero ([iiis 
iiiipiidciis sit, faimeiiiie apud liomines prodigiis : 
:iii \is ut sl;itii;imus ex illis, (|ii;c iii jiivciilule : 
aii cx iis, qiiai poslea gesla siiiil: aii cx iitrisiiiic? 
Scd sive cx liis, sivi: c\ illi,-, jiuliciiiiii li;it, ;id 
ipsiiiii rcdire vidcliis iiii|imlciili;e c;ili!iiiiiiaiii. Nc- 
■late, iiiiio liaiic sc(iiiitur. 

Kuvocet logodicd.ilus sibi in meiuoriaiii ca qii.iB 
iii palria sua jiivenis perpclravil, ct qiia; Coiistaii- 



TTjT'. 3£6!to;jii-/(jjv, f, Ex ToJv [j.£Ta TaO-a ^o'JX£t cxo- 
■7Tr,i(o;ji£v ; dXXa 6t' d;ji'fOTopojv, £-' o'JTiv dv sijpoij 
i-aviou-av tt,.; dva'.6£:a; Tr^v [JiqjCytv. 0'j xd auTi 
yir.p ixa-Epoi.;, out£ f) v^^iTr,;, out: 6 ;jL:Ti Ta'JTa 
[JiapTup:! y.o;. 

([iic eiiiiii c.ideiii iile;i|iie gessit ;i;r jiivciiis, ;ml c.i ; 
■t'7.o;j.vr|idTto iauTOV 6 XoYOYpdyO; Tijjv T£ i-'i -r^i 
T.X-.plSo^ Y.PIZX -h'i Tt;; V£OTT,T0; xatpVj, xa\ TtJov £V 

KojvjTavTivou 7:aXstp£6toj;ji£vajvauT(Tj' xa'tdxou3dTaj . tiiiopoli , iiiteUigat(|iio cx iis (iiii iiorunt, qii;ii:i 
ra.od Ttuv cio^JTtov oTa T(Tj auxo-.favTOU[j£vt;j auviaaitv. loiigo riici iiit divcrsa stiuli;i cjiis, (Hiciii ipse pro- 
Ki oi £X T(T)v £9£^?,; £-tTTio£u;j.dT(ov Tt? eOiXot txxo- bris insectatiir. Quod si qiiis vclit lioc defiuiie c\ 
T:£tv, auTi.; Ei-iTio, T!c d5to:..ToiouTou 0'j6u.'x-.o; ■ i!i f; iis qiui! postca siinl subseciil;i, ipse dicat velim, 
Tr,v -aTpioav 0'J3:av xa't -r^pb tt;; iEpo^T^Jvr,; d^Etotu; quis iiiipiideiili;e uoiiien mercalur : illeiKS qui p;i- 
dvaXtosaj toT; 7:£vr,st , xal [j:dXtaTa £v Tto -zri; ctTO- lcriias faciiltatcs ctiaiii aiitequaMi sacerdotio inilia- 
l£!a; xatptT), xaO' 6v £7:£(iTdT£t tt,; 'Kxx)r,3ia;, £Tt rctur, liberalitcr cgenis dislriluiit ; iiiaxiiiie tunc 
£v T(Tj xXi;p(o T(ov TTjjEiSuTiptov l:paT£'Jtov, xat [j.£Td (iiiaiidu iiuigiia aiiiiiiii;c pciiiiria cvsislfbal : (iiio 
TaJTa, ;j.-ro^ t(T)7 jroX^tyOEvTtov t;;£isd;j.£vo;, lij: dv tcmpore licclcsi;e priicerat, iiiimcro prcsbylcroriiii! 
xa'i a'JT'j; to tou 'A-ojtoXou xau/TjTatTo- "Ozt duj- adiiiu: aeceiisitiis, quippe poslluec ctiaiii uiliil ic- 

liiiuuiu sibi fccit, ut cl ipsc gluriari possct cum 
.\liostolo : Qitoiiiain cjruii^i paiiem non comedi " '.' 
.Vii illc polius impudeiitiie uomen subibit, qiii do- 
clriiue siioe professioneiii pro qu;eslu liabct.'Qiii 
iio;i vocaliis iii ;t:des aliciias scsc iiisiiiuat ; iiiso- 
leiitiam facti liujiis siio vivcndi uiodo iuiiiiiiie lc- 
gens, neque etiam qiiain ab biijuiiiiodi bominibus 
a iiatura aversi sinl , quibiis iiiciis ct r;itio csi 
sanior, cogitat ille, qui antiiiiia legi^ proptcr simiiiludiiu'iu sisuilicatioiiis ex Iioiiiiiiiiiu soiicuile ex- 
lerinliuiUis esl. 

llic.isz)]<: ok 7:iXtv, Ka\ vCficzi\(;, y.x: v.-j.H' D t>iirsus temerariv.s cl iiijiirio.sus et siibindc cti.iiii 



j eay aptcr ovx Syaycy ; "II 6 T^poi^-Jotov d'jop[jtT)v 
Tr,v T0'j o'>c;jaTo; 7:poj-a3tav 7to!r,od[jt£vo; ; '0 cij- 
6'Jvajv £i; Td; oixia; a'JTi5x).TiTo; , o'J5£ Tr,v sx to'j 
TtdOou; dr|Oiav zf^ xaO' iauTOV otaytovi^ 7::pf;T-XX(ov 

O-jOc Tf,V (fU3txf,V TOJV UYtatvivTOJV TTpo; TO'JC TOtOU- 

Tou; d7:oiTpO'.f f,v ).oYtr6,a£vo; , 6 y.x-x Tiv ■^raXativ 
vi;xov 6ti Tf,v d'.ff,v ttj; (ir,;j.aoia; iyo t?,; 7;ap£,!j.6'o 
Xf,; Toiv oixo'JVTOJV d'.foptC6;j:vo;. 



ixdT£pov ■ii'.-:(j(rr))f 6vo;j.dC£Tat Trapi to'j ^jtax.-^oOu- 
lito; £V 7TpauTr,Tt to'j; dvTt6taTiO:[jiivou; 7:a!6:uovTo:. 
OuTOJ ydp Ev T(Tj a'j'C{pi.ix^azi Toi; k-z' a utou /6-;oi; 
£-j5ta0p'J7iT£Tat 6 [jir,0£[j.!av 7:txp!a: 'J7T£p6oXf,v d-.?:-'!;, 
iv oi; dv Tt 7:poa£v£Yx:iv iE,iT/6zr^. lliO^v Toivuv 
Y3.\ i'/. Ttoiojv npaYpidTtov ttjv iJ6piv a'JTO'J ■/■.■j.\ Ti 



meudax appellatur Basilius ab illo, qiii paticiilcr ct 
niansucte adversarios siios eriidil. lla eiiiiu iii suo 
libro de se pr;cdicat iste, qiii iiiillaiii omiiino accr- 
biUilis occasionem pr;clcrmiltit , iibiciiii(]ii(' ali- 
qiiam arripcre potcsl. Uiidc igilur cl iiiiibus c\ 
rebiis tcmcrilalein ct iiijiirix iriogaiid.e sliitiiiiiii 



7:po,.£T£; oieXsyx-'- ! "Ozi, fr^rn, luix.iuSdjci)!- crza proliat ? Quia, iiiqiiit, me,cum sim t'n;);j(i(/().r, roru- 



jis, ru.Xazrir (hrdftacrer • zl-za -zi^ [j.£Oopt(;) tiov t.x- 

TpioojV Tf,V oi^Xr^SlV EXOVTa , £V dvojVJjJK;) T!V'! licp. 

riac.-iriii; isxaTid' £i dvT": to'j '0.lzici\reio(; ra.ld- 
Z'tr tI)v6,'j.a7Ev • E^Tcp 6f, oXto; xa'i touto r:po5:!r::rv 



vil Galalam. Miruiii vero, si euin, qui in coiiliniis 
diuirum rcgioiiiim babilabal, in obscuro qiKKbini 
Cur/liaspiiia; aiigubi, lioii Olliseriicii, scil Galalair, 
iio;uiii;i\it ; si t;i!iicn iiomiiiassc o^trudi polest. 



11 Tbc>s. III , S. 



285 s. GRi:nomi nysseni ?».• 

Non Cliiii) tioc rcpoii iii iiOstris roJiciliiis, sctli'ilo,A iriojizvv-a'.. Ou yi.o iZm-i bi iv.: fi;ji£x£pQi^ p; • 

dixeiil lioc Diisiliiis. Niiiii iiroplcroa lciiicriiiiiis ct 6Xio'.i xcjto T.Qo~y.v.]xzwi , ScSojOd) 5^ o),(oc sipTjsOa:. 

iiijiiriosus niipclliiri, ot qiiibiisvis aliis pi-olirosis 'V-ip -oijcojv rfo-ixr,,;, y.aV 'yjpuxr);, y.at ixa-/xa 

ccgiionieiilis iidici iloliel? iNcqiie inlclligil sapiciis dvoiJLaJcxat xi Ssivdxaxa ; Ka'i o-j auviTiciv 6 0090?, 

isle, qiiod cuiii sycdpliaiilie iii icIims cxiyuis ;iii- g-t fj iz\ [iixpocj ixapi xoG (j'jxo-.fdvxo'j xaxinYopia, 

qiicm accusant, iiingiiuiii iiulc palrociiiiiiiii ;;iii- ^t-^aXry cj^jvrjopiav tti; es?'.6xT,xo; xcj xaxr^Yopo^j- 

qiiain iiisiinti oxsist;il illi, qiii ;icciisatur ? Naiii (|iii ^iwj Tap!3XT|jiv; 0'j fip av ■;:p>j; xaxqYt-piav x£- 



:ul acciisandiiiii prosiliit, is minqiuiiii iitiqiie yia- 
Tioribus praHcrmissis, iiialignam suam operain in 
leviorilius iiisimi-Tci, iii quihiis istc exaggeraiuiis 



xivT^^svoj, XW-.I liii^ivtov (fstcofjievo?. £V xot; [jttxpoxs- 
pot; d-T, •;■/'>/.£ i xr,v TOjyT^piaV uTxsp iLv xa\ r.o\'Jq 
iixtv, l^jxaipwv xa\ CEtviiJv xb dSixiQijia, xa"t aj;jivtT); 



iniiltus cst, aiiiplilicans illatain iiijiiriaiii , el ile r;p'i xoO iJ/euSgus cft>,ono'ftov, Iiov si; dxo-iav xpi- 

1111'iulacio iiiiririic pliiUisopliaii-:, ratus canideiii csse vtov, ^dv xs Tr:p\ (jtstjivojv, edv xe T£p'i (jttxpoxEptov 

abiurditaiciii. sivc do gravioribus, sive de lcvioribiis q Xiyo?. OlSs y^^P J^atxi xoj; Taxipa; a'jxou ■zT\i atpc- 

si'rino sit. Novil cnim inslitutus a patribus siiis, citoc, -o'j; YP"i"'-C^°''^^'? '■-T^'^ xa't 1>apt3aiou; , dxpi- 

Scriiiis, iiiquain, ct IMiarisonis, accuratc exculare 6to; fjikviJHi.J/^Kir rt^r^torto.Tn.d^etSto^SkxaxaTivjtv 
ciilicem, ct avide devorare gibbosam camduiii ", 15 xrjv sxcXtiv jc(i/«7].lor, xf,v xto pipet xf,c Tovr,pta; 

poiulore ni..lit!;o oiuislaiii. Qiioin lorle abs 10 iion T;9opxta[jiivr,v • Tzph^ ov o'Jx a.zom^i t;v taio; EtToiv, 



ruorit adiiioiicrc, ut iii noslra rcpiiblica ab luijiis- 
iiiodi legibiis roroiidis abslineat, iic scilicct iiiaii- 
(!ot, iit toiiuilate vel inagiiitiidiiie rerum iiicnda- 
tii caliminiain luin disccinainiis : noii cniiii :o- 
(lualitcr peccal Pauliis incnlier.s, duiii Jiidaico ritii 
purificarctiir co teiii|)ore, quo utile orat quosiia'ii 



oxi <I'Eioou xf,; xota'Jxr,; vojjioOeaias iv xii xaO' fjpid; 
ToXtTEta, xi Tap' oOSkv TjYEitjQat /ceXeuetv Ppaxuxr,Ti 
Toayixdxtov , xa\ [.lEY^OEt Staxpivstv xrjv Tpi?xi'i;u- 
S05 oiaSo"Xr;v o'J yip ojjicito; iij:a,oxdvEt IlauXo; 'iEu- 
oifjievo;, xal 'IouSa'ix(Jo; dYViJ(5[t£vo; iT't xotpoij xtov 
);pT]a![J.toj dTaxto[jiEvt>)V , xa\ 'IcJSa? ev xto xt;; Tpo- 



liac specie docipi ; cl Judas ipso proditioiiis arli- Soiia; xatptT) tfiXov xaV Tpojf,Yopov ci/r,;Aa utcSuoj.ie- 

ciilo, cum amii i ct bciievoli lioniinis porsoiiani in- vo?. 'E'YE'Jaaxo xa't 'lojtTf,^ evcftXavOpwTia xour doeX- 

diiil ". Jlciititus cst ct J(iso|ili fratiibus suis, bc- 90US StaTai^wv , xa't xa'jxa xi^v uYeiav xcj *a,oa(o 

iievolentia (]uadam eis illiidcns, adco qnidoin, lit eTO[jtv'J;jiEvo;. 'AXX' £'.J/Euaavxo Y.a\ oi doeX^ol xax' 

ctiani pcr Pbaraonis saiiital'Mii jiiiaict •■'. Sed iiiou- auxo'j • to Tpoxepov [j.ev , Oivaxov, [iETi xa'jxa ol 

tili 51111I coiilra illuiii et fralros " : priinum quidoiii SouXsiav 6ti x?)v ^OcJvov pou>,e'jiavxe? • •/.■j.\ ToXXi 

inorto, postca scrvitule ci dccrcta, iit :dia liiijus xota'jxa eaxtv eiTiiv t{/E'^6Exat Sd,oj!a ETEpuOptt^oaa 
gciicris oniittain. .Moiititur (iuoqiie Sarra, ob risiiiii ^ xtTi YeXtoxt. H'"£'J6ETat xa't6 o^t; Ets Oeiav [jiexaSaivEtv 

pudore siilTiisa "'. M^>iititiir eliaiii scrpcns, fore ul 9'J3tv xfev SvOpojTov t/. xf,? Tapoxoti? £iar,You;jievo;. 

Iioiiio vioUuo Dci pr;ccc|ilo iii divinaiii iiatiiram IloXXf' xoij 'ieuSou; -fj Tpb; xi; uToOiaEtj ota^opi' 

convoitatiir. .\t iiilor li;i;c mciidacia ingeiis est -/.51.-1 o'JSe ejxtv etTetv oar;, etxe ex xtov apya.Ui>\i 6;r,- 

(liscrinien, iiec dici polesl, qMantum , sivo quis y^I^^^-^^wv, etxe ex xou vuv piou 5oxt[idrot; xbv X^iYov. 

huic roi vorilalem astriiore velit o.x aiiliqiiioriliiis, 0'Jxouv xal^fiixeij Se^o^jteOa, 6xt xaxi xf]v xotvT;v TEp't 



bivc c\ pr:csoiilibiis. Qiianiobrein ct iios fatemur, 
secundum comnuiiiem illani de liominibus Pro- 
phol;e sentoiitiam : Omiiis Iwino mciiiliix '" , divi- 
iium boniiiiom liasiliuni in inoiulaciuiii incidisso, 
ciiiii liniliiiiam rogioncm niiiiiiiie, qiiod forle fortii- 
i;a luiic (KCiirril, iiuliL;itavit, igiiorantia vcl iiicu- 



xu)v dvOptoTtjjv dTS^aatv, r^v Sti xo-j llpo^f^xou x6 
nveup:a t6 otYtov dTE^f^vaTO, Sxi Ild^ ui-Op'.oao(; 
^Bvcrziic;, "xa't 6 xo'j Oecu (ivOpioToj cuvTjVixOr, T(;) 
tI/E'JO£t, xr;v o;j.op6v Ttvt ydipav dYvoiia. ?; ijTepCyia 
Tr).; ToO xoTou TpooTjYopta; xaxi t'j aup.Civ eTt^r,- 
;j;iaa; ■ dXX' eiis^Jaaxo xa't E'jv6pttoc, xa'; x! t6 tieuSor; 



iia priq)ii;o :ipprllati()iiis. Al montitur ctiaiu Eii- A'Jti",; tt,; dXr^Oeia; TapaYpa^r;, x6v d£'i ovxa, tox 
Y liomiiis : el qiiodnam i|isiiis cst mondacium '? i|isa ;j:fi elvat 'i.i-ii.:- t6v dXriOto; l'i'jv, t!/euS(ijvu;jiov e/etv 
vidoliccl veritatis corruptio, duni euin, qui scmiKir ., ttjv TpoariYopiav xaTaaxeui^Et, tov xTiaxr,v Tdvxtov, 



esl, aliqiiaiido iioii ruissfi dicit, vcriiinqiic Filiuiii 
falso nomiiie appcllari contendil : cnatoroiiiqiic 
(iiiiniiiiii crealiir.iiu ctlailuraiu esso dcliiiit ; cl 
omiiiiim Doiiiiiiiini servum facit : eiimque ciii a 
iialurajns doininaiidi couipetil, in servoruin ordi- 
iieni redigit : iiiini b:cc talis ct taiii exilis osl iiioii- 



a'Jx6v xxij[jta elvat y.a\ Toir,|j;a 5;of.iJeTat • t6v xu - 
pteuovxa xtijv oXijjv, 5ouXov TpoaaYope^Jet ' x6v £x 9'j- 
aEOj; t6 apyuv 'iyov-a , xr] oouXeucjar] ^uaet auYxa- 
Taxiaset. 'Apa jjitxpi xcJ (J-su5ou; f; S^a^opd ; Ka'i 
Toaa'JTr], 6); dvT' 0'jSev6; oteaOa! xtva , xo cijxto;, ?, 
(o; ixipijj; e'ieiJaOai Soxttv ; 



dacii diDercnli;!, iit pro niliilo diiceudiim sil, sivo quis hoc, sive illo modo nienliaiiir ? 

Verninoniiiivcro vidoto iiuiic , (|uaiii ciir;e sit •' 'AXXi xa\ x6v crosiCT(;*:(jr X^y^^v cTovei5!Jiov i-i- 
vcrilas oi, (jui alios ut sophiilas crobro coiiviciis potc, Osojpelxs otav xf,; dXr,Oo;j; dTc5ei;E(o; TOtEtxat 
liiipclit. Dixcral iii suo advcrsiis eiiin libro imigi- xf,v eTt;j.eXetav. ETtev iv xio X6yi;J tiTj Tp6; a'jT6'j 4 
Stcr noslcr, qiiod co tempore, iiuo rcs niulatio 6t5dax3Xo; fjAtTjv. oxi ev tiTj xaipiTi xri; xwv TpaYjJti- 



" .Malth. xxiii, 21. "I.uc.xx, /i7. " G. 11. x1.11, li'.. 
«11,4. "'Psal.cxv, 11. 



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ajai.' xa\ !i'jvTiOr|3i juW.oyujjl^v oti twv ivavTtfyir,- 
Twv, (b; oi^jTat, Gu(j.iTipaiv(.ov t^jv /oyov. Ktpf|!i£Tat oi 
aiitii Ta y£Ypa}Ji,tt£va Tia.o' oCtou i^TTt ),if|£U);. Ei yiip 
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fa\ru£i diziir rixi\r i'| diK-r\ ■ cvreicdyf:i, di .Tur- 
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Sovi;, drafxaiar elrai ^i\cei xal Ti\r d.-o.loyiur. 
Ti ojv fjjjist;; 'H"tov!70at [xbj outV;, xa"t Travu CyO- 
opw; T£ xa't £6,io);j.ivto; t?>v 7Tovr,pov tojt'>v aytova 



tt;; ddsfcla;, oux avTt),iYOiJt£v, xa\ ou [J^txpto Tto [jii- '' valdc vii'ililcr, ct geiicroso liaiu: ilclcslaiKlain iiii 



It 



ril. Qiiiil ij;iliir agil, i|iii aliis s()|iliislaruiii iioiiicii 
olijicil? Sl.iliin aircplo /iiicmii vocabiilo, tciiacilci' 
ci iiili;ercl, cl ims ciiiiliicri ait, iiuuil \>ro se apolu- 
giiiin inslitucrit , ci pcr ii\>otuijiiun obliiiucril viclu- 
riam, prwmium enini vicloriiv rc\!orlari cx certnnii 
nibus : cl iiio\ syilogiiiiimn coiilicil, ct ut ipsc sili 
pcrsiiailct, v.K ccrlissiiiiis ct eviilcntibus conclii.^io- 
ncm inrcrt. Rccit;\bo autcm ad vcrbuin qi\x scri- 
psit : Sienim, iiKiiiit, prcvmiunicst sicjnum et fmi.i 
vicloricc,jnclicium vcro victoriiim inmiil, nccessiirio 
aiitem jucHcium conjiincliun hnbct accusalioncm : 
scciuilur, nt ijui conicdil uHiui prwmium, is etiuni 
falealur inslitutam esse cipologiam cl dcfensioncm. 
Qiiiil igiturail liscc iios? pn!,'nassc istiiiii, cl quidcni 



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(ivTiT£Tay[jtiv(ov k3yr\y.ivai. tit vtxT^tfipta* !;uyxpt'£t 
ok T(ov C)UV'jpa[jiovTtov auT(o ot' (i3£6£fa; eTt\ ttjv Ttj.i- 

VrjV, T:pOT£p£U£tV TZaVTtOV £V TT) 7T£ptOUjta TOU !^£U- 

oou;, xa't ouT(o Xa6£tv (ivtl ttj; ei; t6 xaxbv -jizzp- 
6oXTi; aOXov tt;v Kuutxov ■ (o; ^iixvTtov t(ov ettI iv.; 
ojjtoiot; xaTi Tf|; (iXT;0£fa; xovtiajjtivtov, t^ r-.Xivi 
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Ku^txov. T! ouv xoivbv £/_£t Ta T:ap'f][itovetpr][jt£va* 
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£jTi-jOr,v £v T(p Tf,.; 7:oXu7:oTia; dy^ovt. 



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Yr,ii[Jt:v'j,- 7rp?j; touj otzaiTi;, xa't Ttov dvTtT£'aY- 



pictatis piio'iiaiii, iion iir.cis inlicias, ncc aliniiiiiiiif, 
ciien graiiili intcrvallo siipcrassc alios iii ccrtainiiie 
(■(iiilra vcrilateui, scd adiliiniis, tuiii iiini olilinuisse 
(icvictis advcrsariis siiis paliiiaiii : latcniiir ilein 
comparationc sociornni in impictatis sliulio pal- 
iiiaiii pr;rripnisse oiniiibiis, iilpolc iii incndaciis 
excrcilatissiiniini : et sic ob iiniiicialis iininciisita • 
lcin cpiscopatuni Cyziccnsem pr:ciiiii Iih o aiic 
pisse : lanf]naiii illniii, tiiii oiiincs, iii codcin ad- 
vcisiis vcrilatcin |iulvcrc dcsinlanlcs, Uiiiyc post sc 
i'cU(iiieril, illiistiiqiic cl splcndido pnccoiiio jiro- 
claniatiiin, inuncris loro, ob iiiipictali navaiain 
opcraiii, a jiidicibus donaliiin csse Cy/.ico, Qiiod 
liac inenle ct sciilciitia li;"c 1'alcainiir, c.t noslris 

Q 

veibis rnnicl, cuin alliriiiamiis, Cyiiciiin iili olive- 
nisse, ul prannium impietali.s, iioii ut apolo^i;c cl 
dcfcnsionis lioneslaincntuni. Qiiid igilur iioslia 
oralio conimune liabcl cuiii piieiilibiis islius so- 
pliisinatuin vcrsiiliis, qiiasi inde sciiuaUir, ciiin 
siibiisse jiidiciuni, et scse dcU,'ndisse'? Pcriiidc eniiii 
boc rst, ac si qiiis iii convivio pliis vini c;clcris 
haiiiicns, ct ob bnc dono aliiiuo a coiiipoloiiliiis 
lionoralus, victoriam illain in convivio proU'ri(;i, 
laniiiMiii argMinciitiim victnri;i; iii foro ct judicio 
ab advei sariis rcUiUc. Pdssnmus iiainque syllogisiiu 
ipsius slructurani iniitari: Si prxmiuni est victori;£ 
signuin ct fiiiis , vicloiiam aulem iiinuit jiidiciiiiii ; 
cl si jiidiciinii ncccssario coiijnnclam lialcl accu- 
D saiioncm, obiinui saiie ego vicioriam, ciiiii intcr 
polandum, et i-i poculonim ccrlainine corona rc- 
diiniliis sini. 

Scd ila gloriaiili occurrct dcrc|iciilc aliqiiis, alias 
esse pngiias iii foro el curia ; aUunniiio coiiccr- 
landi niodiiiii et inoreni in conviviis; neqne viclo- 
rcin iii syniposiis ob id mcliori loco esso snis 
ailvcrsaviis in Uiio; ('liainsi siiprii niodnin suavco- 
lcnlinm fliiriim seilis cxsullct ct gestiat. Qiiani- 
obrein nciiiie is, (iiii impieialc c;clcris |ir;cslilil, 
idcirco illud imiiielalis pra;niiiini ostcnlaro polesl, 
tanquam sigiuiin victoria- in judicio lcgitiino oU- 
lenta;. Quid igiliir cominciititiic ipsius apologia; 
adjumcnti vcl iililitalis aflcrt tcslimoniiiin iioslruin, 
ipio Uiiciiiur, iji^uin rcliiinos scclciiius aiilctcb- 



SS7 



S. CnOiOU!! NYSSLNI 



Eisse? Si ciiim post sni apiid jiiJicLS iloroiisionoiii .^ ;xiv(ov xpaTf,(ia , ii'JTtiK wi^axo 

ei exei:s;U;oiicm, dovicta parle a<lvi-is:i, Cyzitoiisi 

lonorc (iccoralus ruissei, lunc forie iioii iiiiein- 

pi^slive iioslris vei!;is contra nos ulcrclur : si 

aiileiii iii lolo suo libro seiiiper iiicuUal, (jiiod 

oiliuiii jiivlicuui iii scdeclinans, siloiilio lalaincim- 

ira se scntenliain exceperil, iion fcrens lioslihiis 

Eiininioin jiidicii Tuisse dolatani : (iiiid silii ipsi 

illudii , ct vocabulo pra'iii'i l:ini|iiain ti^siiiiioiiio 

«iorcnsioiiis el apologia; siia; utiiur ? ignorat vide- 

licoi vir solcrs, Cyzicum sibi delaiain taniiiiain 

inuiius inipictalis, qiia piwter c:cteros cxcclluil, 

ct si aibitralii siio aiii;ct, et accipit vocein illani, 

pr;eiiiiiiin, veliil iiiuiiiis viclori:e : accipiat cl id, 

(|iiod adjiiiigiliir, qiind scllicct iii iniprobitatis stu- 

(lio rerK|Uos siipciarit : si iiostris coiitra iios nli !! o-jOizipoi; x:xpiiiOa; oixaiov, 

volct, aut utris|uc aiit niulris uti a-qmini esl. 

Sed in iinhlris (]iiidciii tiadandis ejusniodi csl 
Kiinoiiiiiis : cctmiim aii in aliis qiia; pcr iiijiiriaiM 
clliiliil vciii:ilis aiii^uUior crit? Ciim I5asilium, iil 
limiduin cl jiaiidiun, (lilficilioniinquc laborum fit- 
(jicnlein, ct id gcniis aliis niodis Iradiicil, cxplicatis 
operosc tiinoris ct pavoris alTcctionibiis, coiiinienio 
rans etiniii iicscio (|uani occullani doiiiiiiiciilain, 
veclibus ct soris firiiiitcr et valide obseralam. ci 
trcpiilalioiiPin cx forinidiiic iiigredieiitiiim concc- 
pt.ini, vocemqiic ct ociilos, ct nolas facici, ct oiii- 
iiia liujiis gencris, qnibiis limor et pavor proditiir. 
Vcruiii ul Euiiomius iiiliil mentitus fuissct iii sii<i 



2SII 

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T'jp;av Tou dTToXsXovtTOai auvxi/pTjTat ; Mf, auvi"t.; 
4 Oau|jia-to? tou a'J/.ou ttiv E;j.(fajtv , oTt xaOdrsp ti 
yipa; y.a.\ dp;3T3tov a'jT(p tt;? xaTi dsi^jtav U7T3p- 
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f,|j.3Tipotc xaO' fjfjtov iixupf^sTat, i) d;.ffOTipot?, t) 



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xa't pXiapta, xal Td E-t tou ::po3co-ou yvtopi^ijiaTa, 
xa"i TrdvTa Ta Tota^jTa, 6i' uv t?,.; 6£iXta; ih 7:6lOo; 
6;a-jr,;j.a;v£Tat. 'AX"a' £i xa\ ;j.r,6iV STspov xaT£tJ/£u- 
(7,ui'/o.; fiX£Y/_£TO, txa'/6v f,v to'jto [jiovov a'JTOu ols- 



libro, Ik.c tamcii iiniciim satis foret, ut incndacii ^ Xiy^a; Tfiv Tp6-ov. Ti; vdp oux o;6£ tov (.tiyav iv.u 
mgiicrctiir ct coii(lcuiii:ircliir. Qiiis enini ncscil, 
(icam niagiiiis ille piigii [15asiliiis] co tcnipore. 



<|i!0 Valens imperaior Ecclesiam Cliristi divcsabai, 
iiivicto aniino sicteril pro donio Dei, oninibus illis 
luibis el leriiculaiiicntis supcrior, oninibiis miiiis 
excogilalis iiienlis excelsilatc major ? Qc.is lioiiii- 
liuiii ad oricnlcm, qiiis iii exlrcmis iioslri orbis 
oris habilaiis, egregiam illaiii pro veritate diinica- 
tioneiii coiiira potciilioruin coualus ignoravit? Quis 
iHMi^^bsli^pr.il rcspicicns ad advcrsariuni, qiii now 
cral unns cx viilgo, aul qiii victorix viin ct spcni 
silani lialierel iii so|)l;ismatis fucalisquc scrnioni- 
bus, iii ipiibus exccllere inglorium, cl vicloriam 
aiiiilicre damno carol, scd is eral, qiii sub di- 



vov aYtovtTT^ijv auTip xatpio -f,; tou .SaitXito? 0'JdXsv- 
TOs xati Tiliv 'Exx"/.r,ci(ov Toij Kupiou <ftXov£tx;'ac, 
6r:to; UTTipavsjTTi ttj y.zyj.M'f\n-j. Tfj? Yvtb[j.7]C to'j to- 
<jo'Jtou t<I)v TTpaYjiditijv 6i"/.ou, xa"t twv ;fo6ouvTtov 
u'.J-TiX6T£poc f|V, TrdjT,? Tr); £rt;j.T|XavTiO£iar,? a^JTij) 
xaTa7:Xf,^£0j; 'JTiipapO^l; tio fpO"/i]ijiaTt ; Tij Ttliv 
xard TTjV i(ijav dvOp<.o7itov • Ti; t(I)v Td TcXsuTata Tf|j 
xaO' ij[ja.; otxou(j.ivT;; oixo'JvT(ijv, Tf,v \jT.zp t?,; d/.r,- 
Osia; auTO'j [Jii/T(V 7Tp6; tou; xpaToiJvTa; f,Yv6T,a£; 
Tij ou xaT£7TXd';'Ti 7tp6? tov dvTi^iaXov £7:t5iov; flu 
■j'dp T(oV i7:;Tu;(6vTtov cT; fjV • 0'J6i £v (709 iG;j.aTt'ot; 
xv&5f,),o;; Ti;v to'j vtxav £X£XTT|T0 6i/va[j.tv, ou xa'; ih 
'J7::pi/£tv d6o^-;V , xa"; t6 f,TTTiOfivat d^f,[j.tov" dXXd 
7:djav [JiV u-f' EauTov £T/ev £'JOu'/o,u£'/Tiv t6t£ Tf,v 



lioiic 6:ja leiicbal lotiiiii llonianiim inipcriuiii ; ct p ■i'(o;j.a:'tov dp/.v/ " xal Toia^JTT) ^aitX^ia xo;j.(ov. 



Ciiiii lanto regno pr.-ecssct, dcpravalns esl calum- 
niis coiitra doclrinam iiostraiii , Eudoxio Coriiia - 
niciiB episcupo pcr fraiidem ad suas pirtos cuai 
iraduceiilc : oniiics autcm, (iiii :iliciijiis eiaiit di- 
giiilalis, et aulicos, ct (ini rebus gcrciidis piaicianl, 
opilulatores Iiabnit propria: libidinis ; qiiorum alii 
propler consensionciii voliinlatam sponie sese ad 
iihiin adjiiiigcbaiil ; alii vero niiilli timore iinpc- 
laloiis, promple ct alacritcr, id, qiiod illi juciin- 
du:ii erat, facicbant, el jiroptcr disscnsioncin ub 
oriliodoxx fidei profcssorilitis, oiiiiii observanlia 
illiiin colcb:inl, tiini scilicet qiiando fiigas, foiiii- 
liariim pnblicaliones, e-xsilia, ininas, el exaclioncs, 
pcricula, cartcrcs, viiiciil:i. flagilla, ct gravissima 



7:po£tXT,7kTo Tii xaTa Tou 66yp.aT05 f;,atov 6ta6oXii, E'J- 
oo^tou Toij r£p;j.avix£ta; , ot' dTidTTi^, o'jt6v T.poi 
sauTiv [j.£TaaTf,aavToc' ndvTa; ck to'j; Iv tjX^i, y..x\ 
Tou? T.ip\ a'jT6v 0£pa7:£UTi^ xa"t tou; £7:1 xdiv Tipa- 
■^-[jdTOJV 7:apaouvajT£uovTa; suvai-dJvtaTds £l/£ tt,.; 
tota; 6p[j:fj5' xou? [J,lv 4xoua;'(o; Std Ti)v 6,uoiOTpo- 
7:iav TT,? i-v(ii;j:t;? -rTpoJXixXtxoTa? • to'j? oi zoXXoii; 
Ttp (f68(p TT,; 5uvttaT£t'a? xd 7:p',; f,6ovr;v iToi;j.to; 
/aptJo[j£'/ou;, xa't 5ta tTj; d7:CT0(/.ia.; t?,? xaTd -caiv 
dvT£/o;j.£v(i)v TT,; TTtaTSto.:, 7:p6j a'jT6v £'/8£fX'/u;jt£- 
vou.; iST.O'jor;i ' 6t£ !f\jya.\, xa\ 5T,[j£'J!i£tc, xa\ i^o^-jiat, 
d7:£tXai T£ xa\ 7:,oo<iTt,uii[J.aTa, xt/ouvo;, ^uXaxal, 
6:-j;j!0Tf p;a, [jd3TtY£j' y.a\ ii ^-dp o-J/'t Ttov 5£t'/0Td- 
Ttov :vr,p-,'£TTO xaTd tojv [xt 5UVTtO£(Jiivo)v ttj tou pa- 



2S9 



CONTIIA KLiNOMIUM, 1,11!. I. 



230 



ou.iw; ipixl;rj-.z x!x\i~i')-.irjvjr\v iv oiV.w flsoO y.x-.x- A (iiufqiK' sii|iiilic,:;i (locoi'iu-l):it iis, (|iii iTjjis lihitiini 



cl elTiiMi:il;c ciipiiliUili iioii subscrilitMciil, (|ii;iiiili) 
licriculosiiis criit pios ol Ciilliolicos in (liiiiio Dci, 
(|ii:iiii in liirpissiniis n:igiLiIs JcprclKMiili. 

Vcrmn lucc d siniili;i si^ill;Uini pcisc(|iii ^MMiuli 
pgcrcl liljio, ct longo lcniporc ct proprio stwilio. 
Et ciiiii iliiiis lcnipnris gcsl;i iii oiiiniiini adliiic 
nicinoria ct orc vcrscniiir, fort^issis inniilc csset 



ititfOrjvac WJi siKJsCoOvxa;, f) £7:1 toI; •novT,po':a-.ci; 
xu)v £Yx)ir,[jia-wv a/.tj!)vat. 

"A>.),Jt 16 y.b/ wJ-0'.i; -5il y.aV exajxov i%t^ii'ia'. 
p.sYaXr;; xivi? av Ssot-o cuYVpatff;?, Y.a\ ypiwj toX- 
'i.ou, xa\ itpaYlJtaTiia; iSia;. "A>.).to? ts y.A tfavspiTjv 
OKaSLv Svxojv ttijv Trvtxaij-a xa;;u)v, oCoiv av yi- 
vofuo zXiov Tip^j.; xV/ -aptivTa ).0Y0V sx ToG (jt£-'axpt- :ul p;;csciis nostriiiii iiisiiliiliiiM, (^il^iinit^ilcs illas 
Ccia^Ta; ;ju[ji'yop3(.; Exstva; £-\ ypaiAfidtTtov ^xTiQi- sluiliosiiis liltcris vcllc consigii;irc, 111 lacc:ini (|iiiil- 
oOat. "TTTsaTt 60 xa\ ^opxtxiv STepov sv Ttj) sipt aCi- (l;iiii cliaiii odiosiiin liiijiisinodi roniin iKimilioni 
Tojv 5tT,YT|[jtaTt, To'-; Tdiv fj;jt£Tipojv si avd"xr,j Ttvi sulicssc, qiiod ncccssario nicntin facicnda sil qna- 
[.iv:fj[ATiv TTOiTiJaTOai xaOilfp StE^tiivTa tt;v tiIjv Gxj- ninulaiii iciniii a nobis gcsl:irum, si ordiiie ex- 
Opio-ti)v tiTopiav. Ei yap Tt xal xi-paxTat TotouTov poiicrc vcliiiiiis, (|ii;c irisli illo tcinpore cvcncriinl. 
fjijLtv Sti ToO.; Ci-£p TT,; £iia£6sia.i dYtuva;,oTov tftAo- Eliaiiisi cnini ali(|iiid prophM' pict;iU,Mii gessiinns, 
Tt[^iav (fipstv T(|) 6ttiyr,[.taTt, Tot^ itXr,atov xaTa),i7:£tv B qnod iiarratiiii! laudcni ct dcciis coiiciliarc possiM, 
<) So9ta xe),£'J3t , 't^yxojjna^ezco ce yip, cr,a:'tv, d id iit pioxiniis iioslris (•oiiinicinorandiiin rcliiii|ii:i- 
.li.lcii;, xiil /(ij zu cit yiEl.Xi\. "OTrsp 6 Td •ndvTa T.i- 
pi£jz;'.jaa[j.£vo.; [jtT) aovstoijj;, ~h tc/.sIjtov zrfi cjy- 



Ypa-jf,; sv Tat; •^spl a'JTO'j [/.^YaXriYopiai; ■r,crxo- 
Ar,(X£. 

liivTa Toivjv sy^ '^ TOta'jTa rsptopaiJi(')),Ta T-r,; 
SstXiaj ToO otoajxd/.ou '?][jiti!)v spv^ V-=-'' dxpt6iia; ix- 



iiiiis, ii;oiict divina sapicnlia : Lmtdct le, iiniiiil, 
;)r«.i,HiH.s, et tion liibia lua ". yno 1 !';iiiioiiiiiis 
ociihilissiiniis' iion considcians, inaxiiiiani p:i;l(iii 
sui liliii gloriosc scse clTcrciido ci insolcntcr pi';c- 



dicaiido coiisiiiiipsit. 

Oniiiihiis i^iliir liiscc rcliclis, sediilo cxjioiia:;! 

opera pucccptoiis iiostri, linioris ct p.ivoiis iiulicia. 
Of,c;o[jtai. ^Hv Toivjv f» dvxtTSTaYlJtivo^ a'JTtT) Tzph^ Eral iL^iliir is, ciini (iiio IJasilio diinicaiuluin ei.il, 
avTiTaXov xd|tv, paatXsu^ auT-;?. '0 6i U7:r,psTtov i|isciiiil iiiipcr;ilor. Liljidinis vcro ct inipicl.ilis 
auTOU Tat; 6p[jtat?, 6 7:d3r,j dp'/(ov [xst' sxstvov Trjc cjiis ;idiiiinislcr iUc, qui post iiniicialyrciii toluin 
^ajtXsia;- ot auvspY0'JVTs.; o^ r.^h; Tf,v To:a'JTr,v iiiipcriiini rcg'.'b:il. Adjiitores aiilein cupiiiifilis 
e-tOu[jtiav, oi -sp\ a'jTi)v -dvTs?. IlpoaxsicrOo) Tou-otg illiiis oiiiiies oinniiio aulici. Acccdat et Iiis ipsiini 
xai 6 xatp?j; et^ dxpt6s3Tspav fld-avov xa't 'zr.i5zi.Zyi tcnipiis, nt co :iccnratius ct plnniiis dcnionslrctiir 
xf;; •^zi'ia.\.a.i to'j dO>.r,TO'j TTS7;oiOf,aso);. TI; ouv TJv 6 invicliis cl excelsus aniiiiiis gencrosi illius atlilc- 
xatpoc; s:f,Xauvs [jtkv Tf,^ KojvsTavTivou rroXstoc ir^ la". Qnod igitiir leinpiis er:ir?,\|jerat Coiislaiilinnpcli 
tJiv sioav 16 flaatXsu;, apTi T0T5 xaTi Ttov ,3ap6dp(ov iuipcralor iii Orieiitc, clalns niciite rclnis cnnir.i 
a'jT(p xaTopQioOsiatv 'zT.T^g\).i'i<:i; xh (fpovr,[j:a, X3.'t 0'j- 
Skv dvTtSatvstv a'JTou -.vXi 6p(j.at^ dlttov ■ •:r:poT]7£tTO 
6c a'JTO'j Tf,c TTopsias 6 iJ-ap);o;,dvT'dX>,ouTtvo; Ttuv 
et? Tf,v dpyf.v a.'iof{y.a'.txi'i to'jto TpoStotxoujjiEvo;' to 



[Jtr,6e Ttva tov S7:'i ^iijTsojj ovTa [jtivstv scpiaTtov, dXXit 
TO'j Tou; y.'i'i dTteXauvsaOat •JTdvTa^ 7:avTa-/oO£v , 



li;iiiuiros iioii ila p'idcin reliiitcr gcslis, cxi-Ii- 
iiiaiis(]iic ( upiditalibiis siiis iiiliil oniiiiiio advcr- 
sari dclicre ; praccdi lial ciiin pi';cfcctiis, spetio 
(|iiideni qiinsi necessaria iiiipcraloris adviMitiii |n':c- 
parare dcbcrct, icvera aiitcni, ut Orlliodoxos pro- 
priis scdilnis cxlcriiiin:iicl, in cjccloruinquc lociiui 



ixipou; os dvT s/.sivtov a'JToy-!,ooTovf;Tou; Tivd; stiI alios iion lcgitiiiie vocalos et ordinalos, in co-, 

uGpsi TT,; Osiac oixovo;j.ia^ siadvsaOai. MsTJt T0;a'j- lcinptiiin ct injiiriaiii Ecclcsise, snbsliluerct. Il:ic 

zr-fi o'jv Y^'o[/-1? xaOdTvsp vecfsi Ttvb; ■j(^oi.\zt:o\), tt,? igiliii' niciile, vciiit iiube qiiadani maloruni, ciim 

ouvajTsiai; ex Tf,? n,oo7:ovTioo;: xaTa Ttov 'ExxXr]- vio^cnlia elcxagiia;io coiilra Ecdcsias cx Propon. 

attXiv xtvTjQsiar,;- xa't tt;; ,akv IStOuvia; dOpio); E,OTi- li'lc prngrcssa csset, ct Hitliyiiiam qiiideni cc 
(jituOsiaTii;, TaXaTia; ok si/v 7:oXX^ TT) ,6aaT(ovii 7:apa- D '"'P^^oviso dcsolasscl, G:i!;iliaiiiqiie siue labore 

oupsiar,? • xa'i 7:dv:tov auToT; xaxi vouv otd ,u.iaou v:istasscl, cl ciiii) oiiinia ill.s ad v()liiiil:ilcin lluxis- 

X£xo)pr,x6TO)V, TTpoijxsiTO lior, -zf^ dxoXouGta TO'j xaxoj seiit; jam scrpenti nialo objicicbatnr noslra rcgio, 

t6 f;[JtiTspov • Tt o'jv 6 [jL£Yac t6ts BaaiXsto?, 6 ostX6^, ul proxima. Qiiid igitur nniginis Basilius, liiiiidiis 

tJi'!; 9r,a;v outoc, xa'i aToX[jto? , xa'i 'J^^o^^Tf^aaojv Ta iilc, nt istc apjiellal, et pavidus, et in rebiis ar- 

9o6spi , xa\ oixiazio XavOivovTt Tfiv C(jjTr,piav 7:t- diiis forinidaic solilus, et olisciiro cnidain iloiiii- 



OTSuiov ; 'Apa xaTS7:XdYr, Tf,v tou xazo'j 7:poa6o- 
Xf;v ; 'A,oa t^ 7:dOoj tojv TtposaXioxOTojv au[ji6ou"Aov 
•npbs TTiv daydXsia^/Ttov xaO'iauTOv E7:oif;aaTO ; 'Apa 
xaTsoicaTo Toij si^ai 7:p?/c oXiyov tt] f 'J;/-T) to'j xaxo'j 
aup.6ouXs'JO'/TO;, ur,6s sij 7:po'j7:Tov xivojvov lauTov 
i[j.6d>,).stv S7:'i dvOpoj7:tov xaTaYu[xvaaOivT(ov Tot^ 
at|jtaatv; f, 7:aaa Xovojv u-sp6o>-/i, xa'i 7:dv u'io; vor- 



cilio siiani saliilciii crcdciis? Aii aniiuo coiuidit 
ob calaiiiii:ilis illiiis iiiipcliini? An c:i quse ;ili)s 
cvcncriinl c\ciiiplo cl dociiiucnlo sibi s;iliitis cssi; 
voliiil ? Niini ;icqiiicvil illoruiii n;oiiilis, qiii pc- 
fabaiil ad niodiciini lciupus furori illoruni cediMi- 
(bini essc , ct iit se iion conjicerel in aperliiia 
piM iciiUiiii olisisicniio liortiinibus ad ca;(3cRi et saa- 



'■'* Piw. xxvii, -i. 



201 



S. r.Ur.GORll NYSSF.M 



202 



■^uilioni assuolis? An onmis ominuis ( opin, vei'- A !J^a"''>v t£ y.a"i fTiiJaTtov xaTw t:o'j xr\; alrflzia; ili-^- 



l)oriiin(]iio pondiis li;>c in re loiige niinor esl el 
ii)!eriop, (|i:;ini rei gesl;e verius? Qii;i enini orri- 
lioiie explie;iveril (iiiis ill;iiii oiiinijiin perieiiloniin 
(iespieienli;>in ? Qiioinndo quis oeiilis sulijiei.Tl et 
reprocscnlel iiov;ini ill;ini el insolilain piic;n:iin, 
qiiaiii nei|uc :(l' lioniiniliiis, iieriue conlr:i lioniines 



X£T7.i ; ll(^)c api ~ii Sis^iXOii! tw X6'[iiy -ui^v xoaaoTTiv 
■t(.ov t;o*i:p(iJv jca"acppovif](j[v ; lltTij fiv z'.q u-' t'l'.v 
a\i^oi iIm xaiv?>v exsivov (iYwva, 5v oOts 7:3.0' av- 
Op(o-tov, oOts tz(jI; livOpojrou; eixtjTto; av tis" (J\j(itt|- 
vai criistsv, (iXX' apsTT;v xa\ TvaipTiitav XptiTtavoiJ 
■np?i; 0'jvaiT^iav tfovtoaav livTaYOjvtCisOat; 



su>cepl;iiii inerilo iiuis artirniaverit, scd poliiis virliil<'!ii el liberlalein Clirisliani cniilra priiuiois 
violeiiliain, canlis et s;iiigiiiiiis appeteuleiii, ecrtassc (|iiilibet dixeril? 



Vocaliat illiini fld se |ir;rreetiis, anlcverlens iin- 
peralnris pnesentiani d ndveiiliiiti, iiepiratoris- 
qnc polenliaiii pcr se roriiiidainlaiii, eni('i(d>at for- 
niidabilinreiii supplieioruni iiuiHiUidiiie : el pnst 
ilias iii liitliviii;i Ira^OHlias, di'vielnsqiie siili(;i 
f:ieilil;i:e r.;il;ilas, iMilliiis negnlii exisUiiiabat, 



'ExaXxt (xkv yap zpo? ia'jTijv TpoXaStov -rj-i Toij 
PatTiXltjo; ETTtaTaiiav 6 ij;:apxo; ' xat aXXioj o^j-jav 
tfo6:pav 5ta li (jiey-Oo; 't]"' ^P'/jy> ^&C^ptoTipav ■:t[ 
0'fii6ia ToJv Ttfjitjjptcov xaTasTTjjas, xa't [jtsTi Ti; 
Tpaytooiac exjiva;, iit; xaTi I?tO'jviav i^s<.f,"a.i:azo, 
TaXaTtov 'jr.h tt).; auvr;Oo'Js £'JxoXiac <ixoviT\ Tiapa- 



iaiii apiid nns arbitralu siio iiis:uiire. llebiis vero " CTivrtov, etoijjlov ('o3to, y.a\ zh xaO' fiJJia; aJTio Ttpli; 



lii;ur's exordiiiiii dedil nralio iiiinis siiiiul ct pro- 
niissis iiiisla : ct si (]iiidoiii obleinpcraret liasiliiis, 
jiroiiiiiiebat hoiiores oinnes ab iinperaiore, el pi;e- 
lerea Kiclesi;e g;ibernaciiluiii et clavnin; si relu- 
il;irfliir, i)ropoiieli;it oiimia, qu;i; aecrbil^is aninii 
caiii polcslaie quiiKis agendi coiijiiiiela e\eogilarc 
|i()lesl. tl ill.i qiiidcin qiia; isli egeruiil bujiisinodi 
liierc. 

Ai iiosler laiUiiin abfnil, ut ob ea, qn;B vidibai, 
vel audiebat, tiniore percellerelur, ut sicut aliiiuis 
niedieus, vel ridiiseoiisiliarius atrersitus, iiuo rebus 
deploratis el dcposilis 0]iciii fer;ii, moniicrii eliaiii, 
ui ob ea qn.T perpclraverant, pa;nileiitiam agereiit, 
ei de e;vicro ccssarenl ad cicdeni qua;rerc servos 
l>ei ; iiiliil eniin cfliiere eos possc conira illos, qiii 
soliun Dei regmiin appclant, el imnioit;ileni illani 
vini et poleiiliam enlant : neniie eiiiin eos, qiii 
(lainnis lios afliterc veliiii, qirKliiiaiii posse reperire 
seu dieliim seii faetiiin, quod ("liiisliaiium Ixdat 
vel conliislel. Piibliealio , iii!]uit, bonnriim noii 
obest (!i,(iiii solain lide;ii possidet. Exsilium iioii ter- 
rebit, qui lotuin leriaruni orbem animo suo sii]ier- 
grediiur; ct qui ORineni civilatein ut alienam, jno- 
^'.er lciiipiis ineohiliis siii, el riirsus oinneni, iilprn- 
liii:im inopler eoiiditionein ejiisdcin nalurie el sialiis 
.iibitr;iliir. Illud aiileni plagas, labores, morlein tole- 
rare, iiii;in(lo id pro verilalis defeiisione exigitur, 
iie ninlieribus quidcu) terrorem inculere solei : qiind 



To SoxoiJv (i-avTf|iT£30ai. Tti; Vz Ttov epytov ar.o- 
Top.ia? Tipooip.iov 6 Xt^Yo; eyivsTO , (ir.GiXati; 6;jo'j [jts- 
[jiiYlJ-evo; xa't CiTtocixsaiaf ■JTStaOivTt [xiv £x patitXstoc 
TtfjifjV, xa\ (ipxT.v TT^; 'ExxXT)aias TtpoTotvtjov sviiTa- 
(j.ivio ck, 7:avTa oia Tiixpia t!/'JXT;.; ■^rpojXaCo^jsa to 
O'Jva30at xaT' £|o'jiiav |3o'jX£'JSTat. Ti ijtov o'jv 7:ap' 
Ezsivtov Tota'JTa. 

'0 II ;f;;ji£T£po; toco-jtov a.~iT/iv Et; xaTii-Xrj?iv 
Ttva 6ti TtiJv 6p(o[j:£vtov , t) X£-j'0[iivtov eX9£tv , (ioUTS 
xaOa~£p Tt; taTpo;, f^ [jj:j6o'jXo; oi-^-aO^i.; £tc StiSpOio- 
ctv -rtXr^jx^jtsXrijjiaTtov T:apaxXr,0£\; , xa't u-sp Ttov 
7:poT£ToXp.r|(jtiviov auTotc [jt£TaYtvto3x£tv evcxsXeusTO, 
xa't TO'j Xoi-0'j 7:a'J3aaOat xaTi Ttjjv oo'JXtov Toij Ku- 
piou tpovtovTac • etvat yip a'JTOi; ttj; ETTtvoia; 7:Xiov 
oOosv £-\ Tdiv [JtovTjv TTjV TO'j 0£O'J paaiXsiav, xa'i to 
liOavaTov xpaTo; OspaTr^uovTtuv. Mrios^Yip SuvatrOai 
to'j; xaxo^r^otEiv PouXoijtivouj £'jpEtv Ti toioutov, 3 
Xu-fja£t t'jv XptdTtavbv , >] ^<5r|0'sv , i^ •/•''"^[Jisvov. Afj- 
[jtsudig 0'Jx of^sTat, tfr,3\, to'j [i(jvr,v xsxTr,[j.ivo'j tt]v 
■TTLJTiv • u7:spopia[i?); 0'j (jio6f;a£i tov 7:a'jr,c t'?,; Y'i? 
[jisTi Tr,c a'jTr,? y'"^!'-'!? £7:i6aTE'JovTa • xa'i 7:aaav 
[jt£V tjb? dXXoTptav 6ii -h TrpiSaxatpov xt;; evotxf,aso>?, 
7:aaav 6e t^oXiv iJj; oixsiav, 6ii tI 6[ji(!5ojXov tt,? 
XTiaso);, ^XiTTOVTa. Ti os, 7:Xr,-,'i;, f, ■rclvou;, t; Oava- 
Tov u7:oaTfivat, 6t7.v 'j-sp Tr,; ciXr,Osia; s^t; , [Jir^Si 
yuvai5'i T0'JT0 ^o-jOV Trapixsiv. 'AXX' elvai 7:aat Xpt- 
aTtavoT; t6v dvtjOTaTto tt;? e'Jx/.r,pia; opov, t6 \nzlp 



oniiies (^liiisliani siiniiii:e, felicitatis loco dneaul, . T-i;; £X7:i6o; Tt Ta^JTr^ijTiov av7;xiiJTiov ^raOiiv • Xu7:et- 
iulolerabilia eliam siibirc tormeiila, pro S])e iMius 
vil;e. Taiiliim cos doleie dicebat , (iiind iiatiira 



iinam lanliim uorleni siiigiilis decrevisset, nei]ue 
saqiius luorieiido lieerct jiro veritale diuiicare. 

Cnin |)orro nasiliiisbuiic iii nindiiniauiniuin suum 
contra iniuas inteiulerel, el oiiinem fa^tni» polen- 
li:E et iniperii niliili penderel : niox nt in sccna.in 
fpentinis person:iriiiii nuilalionilins, alia pro alia 
prodiieiliir : eodein iiiodo cl liic aspeiilas iiiiiiiieo- 
riiin in blandilias conversn est : niutataque ora- 
l.nne is, qiii eo iisque terrincns et ininnbundiis 
fiifral, ad blandos et inodcraios sermoiies sese 
lrans'.erl. Ne tii, iii(|uit, niliili facias (]iiod iiiagniis 
iraperalor luo pnpuln inseri cupil: quin iinlius pa- 



c^lai [j.6vov 'i't.V{tv, oti sI; saTtv k'i Tf, tp-Jist 6 Oii- 
vaTo; , xa\ 0'J5£[J.iav [j.r,xavf,v E^supiaxst 7:o'/,).oi; 
Cuvr,Ofivai OavaTot; Tr,; aXr,Osia; 7:poa-|ioviTaaOai. 



OuTOJ 6s a'JTO'j 7:p>); Ti; i— iXi; ixsiva; eauTov 
s7:aipovTO;, xa'i 7:avTa t6v 8i"/.ov tt;; SuvaaTsia; sxsi- 
vr_; (Xvt' 0'j5evb? 7:apa6Xs7:ovTo; • i"iGr.s.p e7:'t axr,vr.; 
(iOpoio; ev Tat; Ttijv 7:po3to7:(ov u^^aXXayat;, (ivO' 
^Tiptjjv 'iTspa 6sixvuTaf tov a'JT>jv Tp67:ov, xa\ f; tti- 
xpia T(ov «7:£tXtuv etj /o/,axs!av (jteTsaxsui^STO^ y.:\ 
[jtsTa6aXXij)v 6 Tito; ^ap'j^, xa't xaTa7:Xr,xTix!); t(;) 
t,;povf;[jtaTi, to'j; i^rtstxstj ts xa\ u'.f£i;jLivo'J5 Tiov X6- 
•,'iov ' S'j 51, 9r,a\, y-r] |J.ixpov T:otO'j ^aiiXs; zlv 
[xiyav T(;') a(J) xaTa[jtixOf,vat Xat^. 'jVXXi 6iHat xixst- 



•2y5 r.O?)TIlA EliNOMIH.M, 1,11!. 1. 29t 

vou x).T;OT,vai 6iSa3xa).oc, [/.r,oi avTiCijj 7w PouXt;- AMiarc ipsiiis (iii'ii|iii' r.i;igisler nnmiiiftri, iirqiic rc- 

jiati" poOXiTCi'. Oi (iixpou Tivo; xiov ev Tfi TEaxsi piigiia pnrlinncilor : viill vcio linc fieri snldalo cx:- 

-/•jY^oaijLiAsvwv u^aipiOivTTo; ttij tou ijicovcriov giio (|nod.iin, (iiiod in fidci Symliolo scripliiin csl, 

Ai'i(')s, TouTO yjviiOat. 'AXXi -& [jib/ [jiSTar/^Tv -?,? ncnipc hoinoaum scii cousub.sliniliiili'i voc;iliiil(). .\t 

•ExxXijjfa; tov paiiXia.-rwvjjiEYia-tjjv elvai 7:dXiv 6 iiiipcialorcin iii Ecclcsiam rccipi, rcspiMul, 11:11 nia- 

&;5a3xaXo; liToxpJvi-Tat. Wya. yap, (fr,(j;, -zh '^uxr.v gistcr nosler, rcm csso oimiiuiii gravissiinaiii. .Ma- 

7:cp'.ito3ajOai • oux OTt PasiXitJL);, oXX' oti oXio; (itv- gnum enini, iii(|nil, qnitldam esl niiiniani salvarc, 

Optorou. Tii; Sk itisTsto; tosoutov anoixih u-.fa!pi- non tpiia imperatoris csl, seil (iiiia lio:i;iiiis. Alvi-ro 

(Tiv, f, TpoaOf/.T.v TOiTisaaOai, ijc [j.r|5: TT]v Tdjiv av l;i:il'.im alicssc aicbal, iil :ili(iiii(l vcl (loiiicrct vd 

uTraXXdja: Ttov yEYpa,u.[JLiviov. Ta'j-a (5 oc:X(J; ts xat aililcict (iilci, iit nc (irdiiicni qnidcm foriiiiilic (iilci 

dvavSpo.;, xal :tp>i; t4v ij.(590v Tfj; 0'jpa? i-Toiifjtivo-, niularc cogilarel. Ihcc liinidiis illc cl iiiilirllis, ct 

-pi; T&v Toaoi;TOv d|t(o,aaTt y.3.\ dT.z tto XdYto, xav ad ostii slrcpiliiin cxpavcscens, ad illiiin, (|ni l;iiiu 

oti Ttov epytov xft p-qdbi £TC!3T(07aTO • Sc Tf,v Ttov digiiilalc cminclial : ct (piod vciliis dixil, rcipsa 

"KxxXT;3'.tov t-St: xaTaTTpo:;r,v, oltiv Ttva y^iiy.il)- poslca pra;slilil ct lii'iii;ivil: qiii evcrsiinicin 1'icclc- 

(f.O'jv oid Ttov ouvaiTittiiiv jiioujav, ijTr|(j£v iv dauttyj, sianiin, vcliit liirrciilciii (|iiciiidaiii, iiiayiio iiiipclii 



xat a-iG-pz<^z ■ [i.6wg lipy.i^ja; TJi to'j xaxoii ■:ipoj- 



pci 



'Dviiicias pi;issaiiiciii, ohjccln siii corporis 



GoXji • xaOdTisp ti; ev OaXdiir] TtiTpa uij-dXri y.aX coliilniit ct avcitil, .siliis calaiiiit;itis iiiciirsloni 

conipcsccndx sufliciciis ct aptiis, iiislar niagiia; 
ciijiisdam et iiiiinoliilis pctr.e iiiariiu-c, qu;c v;isliis 
iiiaris liiictiis iiiolc siia IVaiigit clclidil. 

lNc(|iic liic ccrl:iiiiiiiis linis fiiil. Ipsc iiiiprrator 
fortunam c.vpciiliir, ira iiifl '.inmaliis, (jiiod p iiiiiim 



a'J!3T0?, dvT\ x^JjjtaTOj TroXXoiJ xa\ p.<;-;-aXou Tt)/ tiTjv 
fisivtov TpoiCoXr/j ^v JauTio •;;spt9p'j'|a;. 

Ka\ 0'j ;jti'/p! TO'jTt')v 'ii-t\ Td ttjc dYiov:';;; auTto. 
'AXX' ky.oi/tia: TtdXiv 'j ^xi:Xz'jg ~r-i Tziipav a'jzh;. 



dYavaxTtov OTt [jit) xaTJt Trjv ■;ipioTr,v 7:poo6oXf,v z'x coiiatum cx voto noii succcssissc vidcrcl. F.t iiiiciii- 

ailiiiodiiiii oliiii rc\ Assyrioriim opcra cix i 
ciijusdaiii Naliiiz.aiil;iii, tciiiplnni llicrosoIyiiiiLiniiiii 
cvcrlit '" : ila ct islc Dcniostlieni cuidam proino- 
coiido, cl ciicis pricfccti), alii.squc iiiipudciiiiori, 
liac provincia dciiiaiuhita, spcraL);it sc conscciitii- 
iiiiii victoriani. Oinnia igiiiir illo niiscente, cliinpio 



xaO" f,iovf,v xaTctpydiaTO. "il^T.ip Totvuv oii toj 
[jiaYeipou Nafiou^dpoav stti Ttov 'hpoaoXu;j.ojv ttotI 
6 'Aoraupio; TTjv T0'ij vaoij xaOatpsffivTtov 'liparjXtTiuv 
xaTitpY^'*"' ■ oijTOj xa'i outoc Ar,[jioiOiv£i tiv'i, tio 
ji;'! Tiov o'it)JV TSTaY[J:iv(o xa\ TtJiiv [/.aYsfptov d,o/0'JT!, 
i'o.; tTa[JttoTipto TtJiiv SXXiov Tf,v TO!a'JTr,v u-r,p;7i:!v 



•rcpoaTi^ac, xpaTf,a£iv ioeto ToiJ itavTi; eYX-'f''ii^^ r 'l"odaiii cx lllyrico, qui laLiellas manu fcrcl):it, oni- 



ndvTa Toivuv Ixeivou oiaxuxtJiiv-o;, xai tivo; 
T(i)V Ex Toij 'IXXuptxoiJ O£o;j.d/t,ov iiuxTiov I/OVTO; iv 
/Ep^t, xa'i To'j? EV TiXci^ TtdvTa; ■Kphg TO'iJTo dOpoi- 
.^ovTO.;, xa\ /a">,S7:tbT£pov t^; 'jrpoXaSoujt]; opy.T^g Toii 
MooitjTOu TrdXiv tt]v ip"Cf]V dva'jXi|avTo; • TivTS? 
;jikv C!uviX!VO'jvTO T.ph; Tf,v tou pacjtXito; dp^^T^^j, cuv- 
aY0tvaxTO'JvT£; a'JTtp /aXEzaivovTt, y.a\ auTiTjTf,; i^^u- 

7ta? Ou[J.(p /ap!j(5[J.£V0!' TdvTS; 0'Z TIp Ou[Jttp ToilV 'JTpOJ- 

ijOxto[j:iv(jjv 7i:poxaTi6Xr,vTO. ndXiv Yipixstvo^o iJT:ap- 
yoi' TidXtv tp(56(jov £T:ava7:ds£tj, TtLv TrpoTipov a'fo- 



nes proccres ad opiis lioc convocanic, MDiIcstoiiiic 
ira mullo vcliciiicnlius, quaiii priiiui iiupicssioiic 
accciiso : oniiics (luidcm coniiiiovclianliir oii iiiipc- 
raliirisir.iio, cl cuiu iialo ir.iscclianlu;-, iiiiligii:itii)iii 
vidclicct iHiiis siibscrviciilcsct gralilicanlcs : (imnes 
cxspcclationc fiiluroriiiii siispcnsi crant.Uiirsiiscrgo 
adesl pr;cl'ccins ; rursiis lcrrorcs incutiunliir, ct 
prioiilius (|uidein graviorcs; iteruin niiua; iiUcntan- 
iur, et ir;i s;cvit aceibior: adest lorciisc niinistc- 
riuiii, priv;coiirs, ."^pparilorcs, liclorcs, caiirclli. 



5poT£pat, xa'! Ttov aT.z:).Siv 7Tpo70r,xa!,xa'! 6 Ou;j.i? cortina;, (luiliiis oiiiiiibus facilc ctiain corum, qui 

dx;xa!OT£po?, xa\ f] T£p'! Ti oixa3-f,p!ov T,oaY(;Joia, ad oninia valde parali accedunl, animi percelli pos- 

xf;pux£?, ei<!a^b>yiiq , (iaG5o<j'/oi , x^YxXioi? , T:apa- sunt. Itciuni geiicrosus iioslcr atlilela iii ccilaiiiine 

■K£TdT;jtaTa, 5t' uv £'JxoXto; xa'i Ta tiTjv a';(i5pa 7:ap- conspicilur, gloriam prioris piigiuc longc exsiipc- 
£7y.£ua-ijLivojv xaTaTTO£tTa! 9povf,,i.taTa. Ka\ TriXtv 6 l> vaiis. Quod si Iiiijiiscc rci pelis lcslcs, rcs ipsas 

dOXT,Tf,i; T0'j 0£O'iJ To7^ oeuTipoi; Ttov a-(U)'Jw-j, y.a: inlucrc. Qiicin ciiiiii lociim iiilactiiui rcliijuit lcni- 

Tf,v ztX Tot^ TTpoXaSo^jst 5(>cav u-£pSaXX(>[jt£vo;. Kt pori.s iUius cabimit^is ? Qiueiiam geiis Iia-rclicc va- 

0£ rT,T£t; TO'JTtov Ti; d-o5£!|£ic, £!" a'JTi ^Xi'vov Ti st;ilionis et grassalioniscxpcrs maiisit? Qnis e.iriiii) 



■TtpdY^JiaTa. Ilotov oux £T:£V£![j!aTO T(5rov tiTjv 'ExxXt,- 
a;(T)V f, Tr,V!:'.a'iJTa xaTa3Tpo'ff] ; IIoiov £[X£!V£V eOvo; 
TT,? T(ov alpiTixoiiv £7:!7Ta(jia? dT:£ipaTov; Ti.; TtTjv 
xaTi Ti; 'ExxXT,aiag £'joox![j.o'Jvt(ov ojx aT.i-iicOri 



i\u'i in Ecclcsia florcbaiil, iion dcjcclus csl a co^plis 
ci l.ilioribus suis? Qiiis popiilus iiisiillatioiicni il- 
laiii cliiigit? Noii Syria iinivcrsa, noii .Mcs 'p(il;i ri;i 
usi|iic ad liiies baibiiroriiiii : non riiii'iiici:i, iimi 



TcovT:''>v(ov;noio.;o!£'iuY£Xa()iTT;vTO!a'JTr,V£T:fp£!av; r;iI;L'stiii;i, non Araliia, non yligyptus, 11011 iiicol;.; 

Ou S'jp:a T.aaa, v.a\ Ttov T:oTa[J!tov f, [Jtijt] , p.i/pi Liliy;c iisipic ad trriiiiiios noslii niliis; nciiiie alii, 

T(T)v T.phi -zobq 3api5dpoui optijv • o-j <toiv;-/.Ti , xa'i Ila- qui in co dcgiinl Pontici, t-iliccs, Lycii, l,V(li, l'isi- 

iiai—ivT], xa\ 'A|i,4a6!a, xai Ai'-/i)T:To;, -xa'! Ti £0vt] ilii, 1'ampliylii, (iarcs, llcllcspoiitii, insulani usijiit 

Ttj; Ai6uTi?, 'ioj; tou Tipi^aTo,- tt,; xaO' fi[jta; oixou- ad ipsam 1'roponlidem : non gcntes Tbraciic, q-ii 

aivT]?, o'jTi £i:'iTd5£ T:d'jTa, no'jTfxo'i xa't KiXixe;, patd Tliracia, ct flniliiiii qiii(|iic usqne ad ipsuci 

.\-:z!Oi, Auoo\, ntaioat, ndij.'.^j"Aot, Kap£;, 'EXXi]- Uanubiiim . Qu;c cx bis oiiiuibus proiir.ciis ciiaiiil- 
'MV Ur^. XXV, 9. , ^ 



2'>5 s. (;i\i:c.op,ii Nvssr.M 5<jr, 

lalis liiijhs oxpcis r-.iil, nisi rorlo ill:i, ([ux ;uili':i A sTO-JTiot , vr;ji(o-:7.!, |j.sxP'' "?.« nporov-too,- a.\i-.T^i. 
bnt m;ilo toiieb:itiir? Soliis ex oniiiilnis popiiliis Oj -ci j-\ 0paxiq; rzdtvra, so); rjv tj Qpiy.v; , xa\ xi 
C;ipp;ulox (•oniniiinpm (laJcm cl rcniniiMm iion wpl aj-:r,v =Ovt,, 'Iw; 7:jio; tV./ "IjTp-;v aJTov. T{ tuiv 
sensil, qiicin m:igin!s iiosler lH(ipngii;iloi' c,\ oin- -ivTiov eT.\ (j/ifjjjtaTOs Sfjistvs, 7:).t;v ci |;:r,Tt TrpozaT^i- 
nibiis lenla!i(.nibiis eripiiit. x-^^o ■:{:> -:o;oJ':(;) Y.ay.C>;a/li jaovo; ty. TavTiov 6 Kar:- 

Taooxiio; ).ao;, -zr^: y.owr:; xC)V T.xy.;.r,-;(ov c;\);j.t^opa; oOx j-f^iOsTO- ov 6 y.iyd-i Tz^iii.a.yoi fjijitov 1-,-;^ 

T("jV T.Z'.pS.^'J.C)'J 6l£3(i)TaT0. 



llaic scilicct limidii.uis (!ocn:iic!ita ed.iJil iiiagisler 
iio^lcr : hsec siinl pavenlis el liepiilimtis m\ la- 
bor.s arilnos piaielara lacinora ; (|iii non iii cffiln 
iiiiserariiiii anienlariiiii ijloriain silii pepcril, neqiie 
niiilieicnlas onini fraiidi cl decepiioni obnoxias cir- 
eiiinYenire stndnil , iieqiie a desperalis et corrupia; 
nientis liominilius inagni fleri valde cxpelendniii dn- 
xil ; se.l reipsa deiiionslr;ivil vi;n aniiiii sui , el iiii- 
perteriituiii , invielnin el i;cneiosiini illinn spiriliini, 



»0 



TaOta TJc Tr,; 03t"/.ia; to3 StSasxd/.ou f;,u.tuv a7:o- 
T3),E3;j.aTa • TaOza tou xaTcTr:T;);6T0? tou^ 'zpaL-/\j-i- 
pou; Tijiv T^ivwv ■zJL xa-opO(i')[jtaTa • oux ev ypaiotot; 
S'jjTr;vot; e'Jooxt;iO'JVTo; , .oOok (i-aTav yuvatxapta 
■r.p}); -ajav arraTTiv eOxoaio; IxovTa |j.eXs-:tIivTo; , oC- 
Oc iiTJj T(T)v xaTcYvt,)i[j.£vu)v x/t xaTS90apjjtiv(i>v 
eau;j.<i?c(jOat p.Ei-a xpivovTor, .iitX),a ota tojv Epyojv 
5ci|avTo; Tr;v ts/Ov Trjj (^/ux?;;, xa". :i!/ aTpETTTOv , xa\ 
(ivopitov. xa't •^•cvtxiv xou tp povr; jjiaTo; • ou t% xaiop- 



ciijiis pra!clare faclnin salns fiiit iinivcrsiE patria;, O(o;j.a, c;(OTr;pta ;j.£'ii Trj? TTaTpiSo; aT.a.Tq:, £tpf,vr; oi 



p;ix nostr.t Eeclesia; , exeniplar oiiinis lioncsti , iis , 
qni sccir.idiiiii virtiilem vivnnl ; evcrsio adversa- 
riornm, p^ilrocinium liilei , sccnriUis inibeeiHioruin, 
slabilimcnliim robnstiorum , rt iit iiiio veilio expe- 
(ii;iin , qiiidiiuid boni cxeogitari polesl, id in boc 
f:i( to coniprelienditiir, iii qna diinlaxat narialioiie 
aiidiciidi el videndi scnsiis re ipsa convcniiint : 
i.leiii eniin est oratioue prxclara quaiqiie facinora 
pcrsequi , cl opcre ipso oratioiii testimoiiium pcr- 
liibere, cl ntraqiie niulnis quasi ririnaineiitis cor- 
roliorare , nienioiiain qiiidcm ex iis, qiia; sen.sibns 
objiciiinlnr, res vero cx iis, quac diciMitiir. 

Veriinieiiimvero ncscio qna ralione loiigiiis exlra 
proposilani nialeriam proccsserit oratio , coiiversa q xet.aivojv ■::apr;vixOl o li-^o;, ■izph; exaiTov t(T)v e-f' 



tt;; xaO' f;,aa; 'Exx).r;5iaf, u-(5o£f;';j.a ol 7iavT6; (iya- 
Oou, Tot; y.a-z' apz-zTiw Ctoatv, dvaTporrr; tiIiv evavTttjjv, 
(juvr^YOpia Tr,; -hzioi;, dscpdXita T(Tjv aiO£V£3-:£ptuv, 
P£6ai(o7t; T(j)v 7:poO'j[jioTipojv, 7:dvTa oia xt^; xp£i-- 
TO-joj (j.oipa? £ivat 7:£7;iaT£UTat ■ £7:'t To'J:(ov [acIvojv 
T(T)v5tT;-,-r;iJ.dTojv, dxof; T£ xa't '6'^i; irA TtTiv rrpayiJLd- 
T(ov GujjiSaivoujf TauT^iv ydp iiTt XtJi-oi Ta xdXXt- 
OTa StTjYfjaasOat, xa'i lp','t;) Sst^at Tf,v [jtapTuptav 
T(T)v ).(/Yt)jv, xal dfjL-ytlTspa St' dX),f,X(ov 7it-T(o3asOat, 
Tf,vT£ (ivf][.tr)vd7:iT0)v (fatvo(j.£V(.jv, xa't Td 7rpd';-p.aTa 

Otd T(T,V XE-^-O^J.ivdJV. 

"AXXd ydp o'Jx oIS' 67:0); TOioiJTOv £i(o tojv 7:00- 



ad sir.giila , qiia; sycopbaiila per eontnmcliam obje- 
cit. .\lipii ail:i!odiini iililis foriassis Eiiiioiiiio fiicril 
nioia li;cc oralionis, iii liis caliimiiiis refellendis , 
utpole (|ii.-c oeciipala diliicndis er iiiiiialioiiilnis 
cmilra lioiniiies cjectis , ad ea qiuc ii:ajoris siiiil 
iiioiiicnli sese coii(er'e ncqiieat. QiiemadiiKidiim 
igitiir eiiiii, qiii de liomicidio accusatiir, siiperva- 
eaneuin esl accusare de vcrbornni proeacitate ct 
luvitalc : siiHieit eniin soliiin bomicidinin ad lioe, nt 
contra eiini mortis sentcntia feiatiir, etiainsi milla 
vciboriim lciiicrilalc scse liomieida olisliinxcrit : 
i::i niibi opei^ie prelium videtur, ut solain islius ini- 
|iieuteiii refcllcndain siiscipiain , rclicta illa , qiiani 
iii nos exereel nialedieendi licentia : clarum eniin 



ijGp£t ,ir,OivT(i)v 7:apd tou suxo-jdvTou eT:;3Tp£9d;ji£- 
vo; • xaiTot T(j') E'Jvo;j:i(;) y.ipZo; ou [jttxpov f; 7:£p't Td 
Tota'JTa Tcj Xiyou oiaTptCf,, ev ttj t(Tjv dvOpo>7:iv(ov 
dotxr,;xdT(ov xaTr,YOp:a Torc •'.uptoiTipot^ 7:poi6f|Vat 
xo)Xuo;jiivou. "flj7:£p o'jv tov k~''. (^dvtp xptviijtEvov 
U7:£p Tr,; ev ^f,[j.a3t 7:p07:£T£ia? xaxis£tv TtLv dxpf;- 
CTTOJV £cit\v (dpxet Y^p 6 9(5vo; d7:£X£y/0£'tg Tr;v toO 
OavdTou t{'f,;;ov' iT^EVEYxeiv, xdv [jiT,o£[j:ta 7:po7:iT£iix 
XtSytjov T(jj (J.tat'96v(;) auva7:£XiYXf,'^'0 ' outo) [jtot xa^Aio; 
t'X£tv SoxEi, (j.6vT,v aiiToiJ Tf,v dsiS£tav ei; eXeyxov 
a.y:/.-(ilv, Td; Ss xaO' f)(j:tjJv Xoioopia; yaipiiv eaaa;. 
Af,).ov Y"tp Sti 7:ep"t t4 (i-YtiTa xa't xupttoraTa tt;; 
T:ovr;pia; ^ojpaOEtjr,?, xa^ Td Xot7:d 7:dvTa t5j Suvd- 
(j.£t n'jva7:£XiYX£"*:' xdv p.r; xaO" ixaciTov dxpiStT); 



csl,siin rebus maximi pondcris inipielas illius D ^':^^?i<|j;j'-^'- "EsTt Toi^-uvT.bxe-^dXaiov t(Tjv 7:ap' auTou 



retundaliir, eadem cliam opera confiitari oiiiiii:i rc- 
liqiia , licet non persequamur oniiiia sigillaliin. Ca- 
piit igilnr omniiim eoriim , qii:i' molitiis cst ipse , 
niillum est aliiid , qiiani blasiiliemia iii orlbodoxam 
fidem , taiii i:i priori liliro , qiiam in lioc , (|iieiii re- 
fiitare aggredimnr : omncm vero adbibct diligcn- 
(iam, ul fundiltis evcllai et abiilcai de iinigcnito 
Filio Dei ct Spiritu sancto oniiies pias cogitationcs. 
IJt igitur oninibns perspiciiiim (iat , qiiam fdsiis el 
inconstans sit nmnis ille conlra vcritatis diigiiiala 
apparaliis : primiiin quidem ad vcrbiim ponain ip- 
fiius orationein , qusr' (lcindc, resiiinptis siiigiilis, 
scparalim cxainiiiabo 



xaTa-x£ua^o;jLi'j(.jv , 3XaJ9r,;jtia (Jtbj eij Tt S6Y;j.a t? ; 
£'ja£6£ta(;, £v T£ T(T) T.poayo^Ki X6y(;), y.aX ev Toj vjv 
rap' f,|Jiu)v euOuvo,(jtiv(;) • aTTOuSr) 0£ 7:a-a xaOsXetv, 
xa\ 7:apaYpd'J/a jOat , xa't dvaT,o£'}at TTavTEXtlij Td? 
7:£,o't TO'j (jtovo-j-£'JOu; 0£O'j, xa't Td; 7:£p't to'j dY^ou 
nv£'J(j.aTo; £'j!j£6Er; u7:oXf,'yEt;. '£1? dv o'jv (jdXtaTa 
tl/EuSr;:, xa\ d-'JjTaTo; £7:(o:txOri f; xaTd t(Tjv 5oyy.a- 
Tojv Tt;^ dXT,0£iaj xaTaix£uf| ■ TrpiTiTOv [/.'vj £7:'t Xi- 
£:(!); a'JTou Ti;v 7:£p't to'Jt(ov 7TapaOf,ao((at |if|(iiv • 
£7:-tTo Sl 7:dXiv u7:£X£'jao[xat Tot; Etpr,[j.i'jot.;, lx:i- 
n-.o'i a'jTiT)v c5£Td.^o)v yi'>pi;. 



297 



CONTRA EUNOMIUM, Lin. I. 



293 



A/Jc «J ^<^J*' ^('0' i)jtd<; doyfidzuy (n'j(.i.lr}fcv- A Omitis orntin , qt:a tloijmnla noalra «".T/i/iVnmns , 



zat .Jt'7'Of Ik te r/)f; drwrwrw xal xvpujztir^i; 
ouctUk:, xal ix zrji; St' iHEiyi}r jiir ctxriit;, fiFz' 
ixelnir Ss stiirztor zwr dJ.Uor siptozevvinxiic • xal 
TplT7}Q ys rTJf /(r)5e/<(^ jiir Tovitor crvrTaxzojii- 
»■»«•, d.lA.h r(7 jtir, Sth Ti}r alziar' rjj Si Sih Ti}r 
iiifyetar, xaO' t}r •(■iycrEy, v:zvzazTojtiyi}Q • avjt- 
TieptXajiljuyojtirtoy Sr}.laSi} xpdi; z!}y tov TCarziq 
Aoyov crvjiJi.U')pu)ffiy, xitl zaTQ ovcriati; aapsao- 
ftirtor eysfyetwy, xal Ttoy TavTaii; crvji^vtoy 6ro- 
{tiizior- Jid.lir S' av ixttazi}i; Tovztor cvalaQ ei- 
.ItxptribQ (i.t.JjJc, xal miyTi} Jtidi; cC(7J|c TS xal 
roovnirr}q, xazh zqr ISlay d^lay, crvji.iepiypapo- 
ftirtor Se toT^ Ipycti; Tu>r irepyetior, xal Ttor 
eppor Tuli; zCoy ipyaaajtirior irFpyeiati; :znpajte- 



pcrficilur cx s«;)ivi)ifl et miixime projiric ilieta su'i- 
stantin : et ex ilin quiv prr illnm est, post illnm uu 
tem ic/i^ni.s oiimibus nutecciiii : ct cx tertia , quit; 
cum nulla liarum coordiualur. Sed illi qttidem ut 
cnusx , liuic wro ut operationi , qua facta est, sub- 
jicitur, eomprcheusis tndelicct itd talius orationis com- 
plcinenlum ctinin opcrulinnihus , quiv manniit ex sub- 
staiitiis,el ipsis compclunt. liursus, cuin quwlibet 
ex liis substanliis sit et intelliijnlur pure simptex , ct 
siinjilicilcr unn sccundum prnprinm diiinitntem , cir- 
cuinscriplis nulcin oiicrntionibus pcr ipsn npcra , et 
ipsis opcribus , operanlis actionibus coinmensurnlis , 
oniniiio nccesse est , opernliones , qua; sequunlur 
qunmlibct substnntiam , majores ct viinores esse : et 



Tpovjtirtor- drdyxi} Si\:icv ndcra,Tiiq ixdcrTijriov illns qnidcm in primo , illas rcro in sccitndo nrdinc 



ovatiiir i.tojtiytiQ iyep-}elaQ, s.ldTTOVi; Te xa\ jtei- 
Covc eXrai, xal r«c Jiir stpiozr}r, xhi; Si Sevzipar 
Ta^ir ixixsir. SvrdJioc; TS slxeTv, :tpii; TocravTi}r 
i^txreTcrOat Siuycpay, :ipbi; 6:i6ar}y hy iliLxrr^TUi 
zh ipycf i.-rel jti}Si OFjtiz^r zi}y avzi}r iripysinr 
slTleTr, xaO' i\r tcvi; dyyi.lcvQ in:oir}Csr, i) roi'c 
AcTTipaq xal Tir ovpardr, r} Tdr &yOptoxov, aXi' 
cacjt ra ^p)-a rajr ^pytor npsc6vTspa xal Tijitw- 
Tspa, ToccvTio xctl Ti}r iripysiar r?jc iyepyslai; 
dyaCsCi^xirai ^ali} iiy tk; evce€ii)r Siayocvjteroc; • 
dre Si} Tdy tivzoir irepyetHir, T)}r zavTdzr}za TOiV 
ip-j-cor d.toTeJlovcior, xal TCor :tctpr}.l.lctyjiivcor 



cssc collocandns : et, ut univcrsim dicnm, tnnto tlis- 
crimine inter se dissidcnt , qunnto dissidcnt ipsa 
oiicra : ciim ncfas sit dicere eamilem esse opcrntionem, 
ijua; angelos [ecit , vel stellas et ccelitin, vel Itominem : 
sed quaiilo opera opcribus cxcellcnliora et pra;slan- 
tiurn sunt , tiinto et opcrnlioncm npcrutioni antcstare 
merito asseveraverit , qui pie de koc coijitare relit : 
cum ea-ilem operationes eosdem etiam effectus pro- 
clitcanl , cumque diversa opera , diversas etiain ope- 
ralioncs dcmonstrent. Ciim vero livc ila scse liabcant, 
omniaqite , mnlua iid scsc liabitudinc , invariubilem 
seriein observent , pnr cst , ul qui inquisilionem se- 
cunduin naturatem rerum ordinein instituunt , et non 



fyywr :iapi}.l.layjtirac; zciq irepysiaq ijipairor- 

Twr. Ovzw Si TcvTwr ixdrzior, xctl zij xpic; ii.l- p omnin siiniit miscere et confundere cupiunt , siqui- 

.lr}M cyicet zi)v ehjidr dxapdCitTcv Siazr}povv- dcin dc substnnlia quwstio orinlur, ex primis ct ex 



.lr}.la cyicet zor elpjibr dxapdcitTcv Ciazr}pov 
Ttor ■ apoci}xsi Si}Xcv toTq xaTh Tf}v cvjtyvij toTc; 
npciyjiaci Ta^iv Ti)v i^iTaciv xotovjiivoti;, xal 
jt'r} yi^pstv 6jicv zdrra, xitl cvyyeTr ^iaKopivoti;' 
el jtir :tFpl rj)? ovciaq xiroTzo djtyic6r)Tr)Ciq, ix 
Tij)r apijiTwy xal :tpocexii>r TuTq ovciaic; ivep- 
yetwr noisTcOai rwr Ssixrvjiiywv ti)V :tlcTty, xal 



coqnatis substantiaruin operationibus arijumenla re 
rum demonslrandarum petant , eorumque de quibus 
ambiffilur solutionem. At vero dubitntionem de ope- 
ralionibus ex substantiis dissolvent, rali convcnien- 
tiorcm et omnibus utiliorem [ore a primis ad se- 
cunda desccnsum. 



xCor dji^ic6r}zovjtirwr Tr}y Sid.lvCiv Tr}V Si ixl toTq ivspyelaic; djicpteo.liar Sia.lvcvcir sx Twr 
cvctwr, dpjwSiioTijar ys jti)r xal tcTq .-tdciv drvctftioTipctr -i^yeTcOat T!}y d.td Toiy .rptozwv i.tt za 
SevTspa xctOoSov. 



'\\ \).b) ojv ■zEyyoloyld. tti? pXajcpifi;jLcai; auxri. 
0£b; 51 f],ai!v iO.rfif/h^, 6 toj dXTjOivou 0£ou Yiib?, 
Sii XTJ^ Tou ayiou rivxufiaio? ioniyia; xa-iuOuvet zbv 
Vjyov T.phi Tr,v aXriOEiav" ■r.i.Xv) xa eipiqjjieva xaO- 
s=Ti,- dvaXa6(u|i£v. LI-s TCiy xctO' iavzdv Soyjtd- . qu;c cflulivil Eunomius. Dixil, doijmntum siiorum 
Twr .t.lqpcvcOui Tdv Myor ix Tr}Q drwTaTto xal sermonem totum perficiex supremn. el mnxime pro- 



Ihcc esl blasphemia arti(iciosa ct subilola expli- 
calio. At Deus nobis verax cst, cl vcri Dci Filius, 
(luctu sancli Spiritus dirig oralionem noslram 
ad VL^rilatcm. Nunc ilernni ail vcrlmm resumanuis. 



xvpiwTdTr}r cvciac, xal ix Ttji; Si' ixslrr}v jiir 
0)'(r()c, jiez' ixEiyi}y Si :tdyzwyTiJ)y ii.l.lwv :tpio- 
zevcvci}!;, xal Tpizi}c; ys r»]c Jti)5sjiiij. tovtiov 
cvvzazTojtiyr}i;. 'AXlit Tij (tiv Sia tIiv altiay, tr) 
Si Sta Ti}v ivipysiav v:toTaTZcpir7}Q .Vp{i)zo-i tof- 
vuv Tcov ^v T(J) Xdy(;) y.axoupYT^Osvx^jv couid Ijxiv, 
OTi t!) odyjjia xb jjiujTtxiv £T:aYY£'.Xd[;:£vo; rjjiiv ex- 
O:f](7£T0at, ibaizzp StopOou[j:£vo; xi? EuayyiXixi; c^dj- 
v4;, oux exiivoij xi^p^xai toI? 6v(5|j.a3:, oi' o^v ~ap- 
WdJXcV 6 Kupior x'j [jiu3Tf|ptov £V 11] xeXekjjei xti? 
7:!SX£w^, dXXi ih Svo[Aa tou IlaTpb?, •/.a\ toO Ylou, 

"' M^ttli. xxvm.lO. 

Patrol. Gk. XLV 



pric dictn substantin, et ex iiln, qun- per illnm esl, 
post illnm autcm reliquis oinnibus antecellit: el c.t 
tertia quic cuin nulln linrum coordinntur. Scd illi 
qiiidcm ut cnusa:, liuic ul opcrationi, qna fncta cst. 
subjiciiur : primum (|ui(leni in his verbis nialitia; 
ct iniprobitatis signum hoc est, quod pi)llicitus 
dogma niyslicum nobis exponcre, tamiuam rorre- 
cturus voces cvaiigelicas, nou ca noniina adhibuil, 
quibus Dominus nobis my.steriiim Irailiilit ", ciim 
(idei complementum assignarel, scil nomiue Pairis 
ct Filii ct Spiritus sancti supprcsso, loco Patn'; 



iO 



St99 



S. CRECORII NYSSEM 



300 



mmmam el maxime proprie subslatiliam ilicil; et A xoi\ toij i.~(('j\> nvcO[jia-o? a7:o(iu.)7:f,<ja;, &vx\ [xev i 



ioco Filii eam, quic est propler illam , post itlam 
rero rcliquis oiilecedenlem ; loco aiUeiii Spiriliis 
saiicli, eam. iiuw uuili liorum coiijiincla cst i a). 
Atqiii si liis appclhilionibus uli satins csscl, non 
adeo inops eiat veritas, ul lisec nomina noii repe- 
riiel; iieque adeo inipei-iti ei-ant alii, qiii poslea 
orcline suljsecuii niyslerii lnijiis pi^Bdicatioiicin 
exceperunt, quiiiue ab iiiilio oculaii tcstes ct niini- 



IlaTf.!»;, dnozdtoj rirh xa\ xvpiuzdziir cvciur 
).i-!U, iivT\ 51 TO'j VioO, rf))' SC ixeli~i\v iitr cvcrar , 
jiez ' i-KEh-rir 6i zwr ci.Htor ctpuzsvcvcar, 4v:\ 5h 
ToO iytou rivsuiJiaTo;, Ti}r fii}Sefuiji zovzbjr crvrzaT- 
TOfiirr^r. Kaiiot ye el oOxijj? eItziX^j oix£t.5T£pov f,v, 
0'Jx av 7:dvT(u? r^T.ipr^^s.v f) OAfjOoca tt;? twv (irjjjiaTajv 
ToiJTwv Eup£S£io;, ouo' Sv TrivTii); ol xaOe^f,!; ex8s- 
^ajxsvot ToiJ (jiutiTiQpiou t6 xiqpuYiia, oi' ts aii' ap/r,; 



stri serinoiiis fuerunl.clqui post illos tolum terra- auT^TtToi xal OTtT,p£Tai Y£viiJ.£vot ToiJ Wyou, xal oS 

rum oibcin evangclica doctrina conipleveniiil ; 

'.•ursuniqiie, qui posleris tcniporibus orias de lioc 

dogmale dubitaliones in comiiiiini coiicilio defiiiie- 

runi, quoriini tra,iliiioiies scripia; sciiiper iii Eccle- 

siis ciistodiiintur. Si ita loqiii oportebal, non uliqiie 

Patris el Filii et Spiritns sancli niontioiicm fccis- B 

sent. Quod si oinnino piciati consentaneum, ei ab 

oiiiiii pericnlo renioium erat, ad lianc novitatein 

Iransrerre fidei vocabula.<;cquitiir onines illos fuisse 

indoctos, rernm divinaruin rudes, el noininum co- 

giialorum, iil islc dicit, espertes; illos, inqiiain, 

qui neiius potiiennil ncqiie voliiciunl proprias cogi- 

lationcs piTcponere iis noiiiiiiibus, qu:B a divinis 

oraculis acccpinnis. 

Sed oinnibus manirestam arliitror causam, cur 
bsc nova nomina cudcrit Eunomiiis. Nam oniiies 
homines audito Pairis el Filii vocabulo, statirn pio- 
priara et naturalein iiiler ipsos liabitiidinein ex 
ipsis vocabulis agnoscunt : qua; cniin natmalis sit 
liabiludo, oiiinibus tacentibus, ex liis appellaiioiii- ^ 
bus inlelligiuir. Ut ergo luec de Patre etFilioin 
animis bominum non ingeiierarenlur, sublrahil aii- 
dienlibus eani, qu;c cuin noniinibiis subii niutiisB 
habitudiiiis notionem, reliclisqiie divinitus inspira- 
lis dictioiiibus, eas voces ad explicalionem dogma- 
tuni adhibet, qux evertcnd;e verilati qiiam maxiine 
sint idoiica;. 

Hecte poriodicil, liis non nniversa- Ecclcsia: ile 
doctrina senteniiam, scd suam perjici. Cuivis aiiteiii, 
qui vel paiilulum attendere velit, facile est, qiiain 
impia sinl, qiire effulit, pcrspicerc. At forlassis 

abs le non fucrit, sigillatim disquirere, quidnam eipr,[jiiviov fj xaTavir,cj[;. Ouo^v Oc ic;w; d-o xaipoO, 
sibi velit, ciiin siiprcmain ct iiiaximc proprie siib- xa'i xaO* ■exasxov StE^eToiai tw Xoyij) • Ti pouXojjtevo; 
stantiam soli Patris snbslanlise altribuit, non autem t6 dvcoTaTiv te xa\ xuptioTa-ov [Aivri T:po3[xapTup£! 
Filii et Spiriliis saiicli, cum tamen concedat iis ToiJ IlaTp!)? zr^ oucia, oOts tou Yloij, cijTe Toij ii.fi.m 
supernam ct propriam siibstantiaiii. Arbilror enini nv£u[jtaTo;, Svw t£ xal xupiav eivai <s'j-;fh)^i'<.'i Tr,v 
ego hoc nibil essc aliiid, quam inacliinaiii quaindam ouaiav. Oi[JLai y^P E-j-wyE [;.£),eTr,v elvai TauTr,v tt,; 
ad neganduni funditus oiniiem subslaiitiam Filii ct TravTcXous xaTd TTjvousiav dpvfjaeio; Toij Movoyevou^ 
Spiritus saiicti, eumqiie occulte liis veiborum ain- xal Toij IlveujjiaToc, xat ToiJTo XeXTjOiTto; xaTaoxeud- 
bagibusnioliri,ul pratcr inanenonieii iiiliil subcssc ^eaOat Std tfii; TOtauxt;? Teyvo/.OYia?, xh [xexP'? *""^" 
credaiiius, vcra siibslaiitia; et cssciiliie nolionc per ;jiaTO{ elvat TaiJTa 6ox£tv, Tf,v 0£ d"Ar,Ofi t?,; urojxd- 
lias sulelas ct fiaudes desirucla : quodqiie liii;c ita aeoj; auTwv 6|jLo),OYiav oid tt]; TOtauTT); xaxaaxeuf,; 
sese habcani, iiullo ncgotio deprehendel, qui ani- dOeTeiaOaf xal oTt TauTa toijtov £/.£i t6v tpdTcov, 
iiiuin ad oratioiiein ipstus paululuin ailjicere vob t. yjxt.fr.Coi a'i Tt; xaTavofja^te p.ixp>rj 7ipoaStaTpit}a; 
Non eniiii is ciedere putesl vere suli.sislcre per tio /.oyw. Oux SaTt Toij vo^jti^ovTo; d/^TjOio; elvai xst' 
propriam substaiitiam, Filium ct Spiiiliini saiicluin, ioiav u-iaiaatv t()v MovoYevf; xal t6 nv£ij(J.a Ti 



(jist' exeivou; raaav Tf;v oixou;j.ivr,v twv euaY"E/,t- 
xdiv SoYiJdTiov xaTa-),r,ptujavT£; • xa't T:a),tv [jteTi 
TaiJTa xaTd xatpou? Ttva; Td; TZErA zou ^^•{y.axo; xi- 
vouijiiva; d[Jitpt6o;,ia; ^v xotvtp auveSpioj 6ia),a6i5vT£;' 
Sj-j ai itapaSiaet; HyyfiOL^o'. Tat; 'Exx),T]ciat; de't 6to- 
TtoJovTot • ei ToiJTa Xey^tv ixPV'» ^'•^'''- ^'^ HaTpiS; 
T£ y.(x\ Yiou xa\ OYiou nv£u;j.aTo; eitotoiJvTo ttjv 
[jtvf;[jir,v • Etrep oXiii; £ua£6i; fj dxivSuvov ^v irpb; 
TT]v xatv(jTr,Ta TauTr,v [ji£Ta-/apdTT£tv Ti t^; 7:IaT£ti); 
j5f,LtaTa, r) TtdvT^; d[jLaO£t; fjaav ey.Eivot, xa't dxoTf,- 
/r,TOi Ttov [jtuaTr,pia)V, xa\ Ttjjv rpoacfuaiv, liji ((ir,aiv 
ouTo;, dvo,adTtijv dvf,xoot, oi (JtfJTe £i6oT£;, (jtf,T£ Ge- 
XfjaavTej tiov i:opo5o6£VTO)v fi,i;.iv 6t4 t^? Oeio; tfto- 
vfj; i5vo(tdTtov Td; ioia; svvoia; T:poTt[j.OTipa; 7:otf,- 
aaaOat. 

"AXXd T:avTl T:f,i5r}.0'j oi^jiat t5]v otTiav etvat Tf,j 
TOuTr,; 6vo[jtOT07:oiia;, oti tovts; avOpojTOt IlaTp?,? 
xa"i Ytoij TCpojTiYopiav dxouaavTe^, eiOij; ttjv oixeiav 
ouTtJjv xa"i 9uatxf,v Ttpi; S),Xr,Xa a/£aiv ut:' ouTtJjv 
Ttov 6vo;j.dTtov e-iYivtoaxouat. Ti y^P ~'^i? vuaeioj 
auYYEve; ex twv T^poaTjYopttov toutojv aiJTO[jtdTio; 
6!£piJ.r|V£ueT0t. "Iva ouv (ifi TaijTa votjtoi T.ipi tou 
IlaTpb; xal tou (jtovoYevou; Yioij, 6td toijto xXcTttei 
Ttjjv dxou.jVTtov Tf]V otd Ttov dvojJidTtov auvEiatoiJaav 
Tr,; o:x£i6tt]to; e,a9aatv xa\ xaToXtniliv to 0£6-veu- 
a-:a (5f,p:aTa, 6id Ttiv i^ttvoTiOevTiov JTtl Xuiit] Tf,j 
dXvjOeia; TtotsiTai Tr]v Toij 66Y(JiaTo; ^xOeatv. 

KaXto; 6i touto 9r,atv , oy ziLr xaOcJ.cv zrj^ 
^Exie.hialac; Soffidzojr, dJ,2h zHjr Kaff iuvrovq ir 
zovTcic; cfvfiitXiipovaQai ztr Xdycr. "EaTi 6k .itpo- 
/etpo; ]xh) TtavTlTto YevoiJv e/ovti, tt,; daefieia? Ttov 



(0} Similia S. Dasilius I. iv eoiilra Eunomiuin, slutim sub iiiiiiuin. 



501 CONTRA EUNOMIUM, I,IB. I. 5(H 

aifiov, xh axpiSo/.OYsictOa'. zzpi ttjv 4|;:o),OYiav z'~fi A iliii adco I.iIkii ioso in iioiiiiiiilnis cihlciiili* ilisinlal, 
6vo[jiiT(ov, 0?; d«0(iijj.vuvciv oisxat Si'v t4v ^nl tAv- qnilms piilal PalfCiii csse ariicieniliiiii ; naiii cxlic 
Ttov Wsiv. 'H Yip Sv f|V ■zrii ii-^aczrfi euiiOsfac, tiu nuc dcmcnrni: cssct, cum, (|ni reni confilcrcliu . 
r.p&y[ia-:i suvTtOiijiEvov, (jttx.ooJ.oYEfjOat ii£p\ TJt p-f]- occnpari velle circa voculas. At cuni siiprcmani ci 
^aTa- vuvt 8i tio ;jii5vt] ^rpoiaa.oTupiiaat tou IlaTp^; maxiiiie propriam snlislantiain soli Palri assignct, 
xTj oJdia Tb dvwTa-idv te xal xuf ttoTaTOv, Uioxt 5ii ipso silcnlio coiijircrc nos facil, (iiiasi rcli(|iii ikh: 
TT)? trtioTiTi; TTsp^ Ttov uzoXo(r:(ov , (bj ou xup!(o; u:p- propric siilisislant. Qiioniodo iMiiiii ilircrc pi)ssuiniis 
ETTtoTiov, (jToxivesOat. US);ykpt<sx:\i iXrfiilii; elvat Tt vere csse aliquid, si proprie csse nnii potest (n) ? 
/iystv, (p [jiT) TTpojjjiapTupErTat t& xuptto; elvat; Necessc namiiue est ca, (|nil)us proprie csse non 
'Avdyxr, yjp iy' tov oux 4;jio),OY£tTat Tb xyptov, to?; c.onvcnil, oppositis noininibiis dcJiotare. Naiii quoil 
dvTiota3Te),Xo;j.£vot,- -(Lv <5voiJtd-(ov cjuvTtOscOat.' Ti noncsl propric, improprie sit oporlct. llaqiie as- 
Ydp [Jt^ xuptov, axupov TcavTOj;. "iljTs ^ tou [i.^ xu- scrcre, qnod propric noii sit Filins ct Spiritiis 
pftj? eTvat xatairxeuT] tt)? TravTsXoiJf ivuTtap^ia; d-d- saiicliis. niiiil cst aliiid, quam omncm omnino snh- 
B£t?ts T'V£Taf Tpi; i^v eoixev 4 Kuvo;jtto; ^llirtov, slaiitiam adimcrc : qnod sinc diibio Kiinoinins 
TaiTa xatvoTojxitv ^v Tto xaO" JauT^jv o4y[jaTt Ta 4v4- spcclans, liKC nomina snse doilriiia; propria exco- 
iJ.aTa. Ou rdp 6J] 5t' dTiopEav ^Tjaet Tt; auT^v u; ^ gitavit. Non ciiim dici potcst illnm co slnltiiia! 
dv4r,Tov uro).r,t;tv exireTovTaTOTttxto^Tidvio -p>.? t5 proccssisse, ut supernni tanqnam locum iiilcriori 
ur:£p6eei]x6i StaaTiXXciv, xa\ Tto IlaTpl xaOauep 
y£(o),o'^dv Ttva trxo-tdv dtfopiJovTa, Tbv Ytbv Toi'; 
xot).OTcpot.; bj-xaOtopUitv. OuJek yip ou~m TTai^ tt;v 
Stdvotav, w; £7t\ Tf;i; vospa? te xa\ dtj(O[jidT0u ^u jst)),;, 
Tr)v xaTi t4tov Sta^opiv ivvosiv. "lotov fip <Jto[Jta- 
T(ov f) Itz\ TtJTiou OeJt; ■ xh ok Tij tfujet vospov t£ xa't 
diJXov, irop^ico iTi; xaTi totiov evvota? o[jto).oYe'-at. 
Tii ouv f) a£Tta xou av(o-dToj XijeaOat |j.ovou tou Ila- 
t,o6;tt;v oucrtav ; Et; YipTauTajTi; uTrovota? iE, d;jia- 
G:a; Ttvi? auT?iv Trepttp^peaOat, oux dv Tt? euxoXto? 
uiiovof]j£i£, tijv ev TioXXot?, ol; ^TCtoetxvuTai, (J0'jS)V 
eivat ir^ooj-ototJiJievov • xa\ xaOoj? duayopeuet tj Oeia 
rpacT), xa"t Tci itsptcca crcyt^cjieror. 



opposiierii, el Palri velut ediiiorem qiiamdam spe- 

culaina.'.signarit,collocato inhumilioribus locisFilio. 

Nam niillus adco insipicns ct stolidiis csl, (lui in 

natiira illa sub soluiii inlcllcctum cadenle difiorcii- 

tiam loci reperiri exislimet ; loci ciiim positioncs 

proprie sunt corporum ; at quod natura sua spiri- 

tuale cst, etomnis materioi cxpers, ci oiiiniiiin 

coiifessione circiimsciipiio loci non compctit. Qir.i 

igiliir de causa asserit iste solain Tatris suli.staii- 

tiam csse omniiim siipremam ? Nam ex iiiscitia 

illum in lias iiicptias incidere liaud faciie aUquis 

sibi pcrsiiadcat ; quippe qni in rcbns el sciiplis 

suis cuin priinis sapicniia; laiulc piKStarc vidc.i 

cupiat : quique,(iuod lamen Scriptura divina vctai, 

etiam plns quam oporiel sapint ". 

'AXXi [iry ouok 6uva[j.£oj?, ouo^ ayaOoTTiTo?, ouok r% Mi\»i iicc alTirmare poterit sK/jreiiiuiii ilhid, qiiiul 

dX),ou Ttvb? Ttov TototJTajv u:r£poxi)v, xb fivto cfTjaet siibstantix Palris tribuit, significare cxccUcnliam 

TTi; oustas evSetxvuuOaf xa\ yip xa't touto TtavT\ quamdam potcslalis, boniialis, aut allcrins ali- 

Yv(opt[jLov, y.T) oTt TOt? kTzi ao-jta. TiXeovexxetv uTt£t- cu.ius de geiiere codem. Eienim bocquibusvis ma- 



Xr,|jt;j.£V0t;' oti dvivosr,,; 7:p?jj TeXetav dyaOtiTTjTi Te xa"t 
5uva[j.tv, xal r:dvTa Ti TOtauTa, i) Te tou IMov^yevou? 
XJt\ Tou iytou IIveu[/.aT<5s eoTtv uTidjTaatc. Ti yip 
dyaOi TiavTa, 'eto? dv drapdoexTa Toij evavTtou[j.ivou, 
opov oux exei ttj? dyaOo-'fiTo;. 'E-etOT) [j.4vot? Totg 
evavTtot; itet^uxe TrepiypdyeiOai, (o; £T:"t toiv xaO' 
'exasTOV 07tooety[j.dT(ov£!iTiv tO£iv. 'II6uva[jtt;d30ev£ta? 
•napaXaSoucjri? lortaTaf tj ^ojt) OavdTqj TOptopSCeTat ■ 



nifcstiim esi, exccpiis iis, qni sapicntis principa- 
tum sibi arrogant, iinigcnili Filii ct Spii iuis s^ncli 
snbstantiK! iiibil peiiitns dcesse ad oiiinibus iiii- 
meris absohitam bonitatem , polenliam, ct ad id 
gcnus alia attriliuta. Omnia enim bona quandiu 
pura, ct a suocoiilraiio libcra inanent, limilc ca- 
rcnt. Nam solo cuntrario tcrminari, cl ccrtis quasi 
linibus includi solent : nt videre liccl, si quis si- 



(ftoTO? iripa; t!) cx^to? £aT( • xa\ TrivTa auveXivTi D giUalim rcs intueri vclit. Valcliido cnim vcnieiite 

<j)ivai, Ti xaO' 'iy.asTov iyaOi TOt? evavTlot? cva-o- 

Xijyet. Ei y.lv ouv Tp£-TT)v Ttpb^ t6 yz~.po'/ xijv !?ijjtv 

Tou jMovoyevou; xal tou nveu[iaTo; uTtoTtOeTai, etxo- 

Tdj; ^Tt' auTwv xaTaT[jttxpuvet tt]v Tfjj dyaOoTT]To; 

Evvotav • (Jjj 5uva,tj.iv(ov xa't Tot^ evavTtoi; ouvevexO?,- 

vat. Ei 6£ dv£-t5£XTo; ^iTt tou xetpovo; t) 0£ta t£ xa'*. 

livaXXottoTO^ tfji:;, xa\ tovJto itap' auT(ov xijov exOpiSv 

(i)[j.o).4yT)Tat, dipiaTo^ TrdvToji; ev t(o dyaOio 0£(o,o£t- 

Toti. Tf) o£ d4ptJT0v d~£tp(o TauT(5v ejTtv. "ATtetpou 

ok xa't dopi-TOU 7tX£ovaj[ji6v xa't eXd-Ttouiv ivvoeiv, 

t5); HxdTT,; dXoyia; iczi. Ilto; yip av 4 Tr,; d-£t- 



imbccillitate (iiiitur , vita raortc circumscribilur, 
lucem terminaiil tciicbrae, et ut rcm in pauca con- 
feram, qiiajlibct bona ingrucntc coiitrario dcsiniint. 
Si igilur arbitratur, naluram Unigeniti ct Spiriius 
saiicli miilalioni iii deteiius obiioxiam csse, mc- 
rito saiie opinioiicm dc earnnulem iionitate imiiii- 
nuit ct clcvat, cum contrarii sint capaccs. At si 
divina natura in dclcriiis immutabilis prorsns c! 
invariabilis esl. ut ipsi quoqne hostes fatentur, nc- 
ccssario scqiiiliir eaiii intcrminalam bonilalcm l".a- 
bcrc: interminatum aulem ct inliiiitnm idem siinl. 



'» Eccli.vii, 17. 

(a) Profert hiinc locuiii Cypaiiss. Iteiad. iv, cap. 'J. 



503 S. f.RFXORII NYS3EN1 504 

Al iii inruiita et iniermiiiaio copia ci abiiiuianiia A pta? SiaaojOdr, Xiyo;, zl zh tzUov zs xai IXa-Tov iv ,f 

(lefecluiii el immiinitioncm aniiiio coiicipcre, cx- autw SoyjjioxECoixo; 'Ex Yap t?,? xwv zepaxuv Ttpb; • 

trem.TC insipiciUia? argumcntnm est. Qtiomoilo ciiiin SXXr,),a icapaOijEto;, t?) ttXIov Siaviviujzoijev £9' oiv 

raiio ct iintio iii(initalis sulisislel, si iiiiis in rc in- 6i r.ipa:; oCx la-i,r.Cii iSv ti,; Z-rnfiuv^ xi Tiepiasiv 

toiitioiiem ct rciiiissioiicm slaluat? \>.\ riiiiiim ciiini ivvor^ia'. ; "11 oux^ xoOxo, xpovixrjv 5; xiva xrjv xir.ep- 

niulua jiixla se opposilione excclsuin cognoscimus. oxijv ivvoujv, xaxi -a r.ps.(s6i'.3. xrji dpxaiiSxrixo; xi^ 

Ubi verofinis omnis abest, qiianain ratione cxces- tzUov viy.Ei, xa\ 6ti touxo xijv xou Ilaxpk; ouci(av 

siis cognosci potcsl? An forlassis Eiinomius liiic [JiiivT^v liviDxaTH) ^Tjafv; Ouxouv Eiuaxto xivi xou mXiov 

non coilincavil, scil potiiis teiiiporario quoiiaiii cx- xt)? xou Ilaxpf/^ ftoi); 6'.s[ji.ixpr,cie, |jir,6;vfis 5'.aTXT;[jia- 

ccssu cogilalione cCformalo, secumlum prarogali- xoj xpo^"<t>'J ■^poEmvooujiivo^j xf;^ xoij Movoyevoijj 

vam originis et antiquitalis excellentiani iiitelligil, O-oaxajews. 

ol) eamqiie Patris sulistanliam soiani oniiiiiim siiprcmam vocat ? tlicat crgo, ciii exccssum illiini 
vit.-c, qua Pater vicii, atlribiiat, cum nulluin lemporis • spatium inicx Pairem et unigeuitum Filiiim 
jnteijcctum animo rcctc coiicipi qticat? 

Faciamus tamcn tcmpiis intercedere, quomodo, B Kaixot el xai xoOxo t)v (eiprjaOto yap xaO' CntiiOe- 
qiia'so,pIus dc ratioiie siiListantia; parliciparet, siv xeijj;) <j x<o xP^^vio ■rcpoifjxouaaxris [Jtsxayeveaxepa? 
prior illa seciindum durationein sulistanlia, qnam cuata?, x( jjiaXXov ?x^' '^ etvat, xax' ouxov "kiyw x&v 
pustcrior, de ipsa, inquam, rationc ct notioncsiib- xoij eTvot Xoyov , toaxE TT5V piiv dvtoxaxto xo\ xuptov 
stanli.ne, nt atiprema, et qiia; projJrfe ,<!!(, appellari /iYetv, xr,v oi piT] oiixn)? Sx^''' ; Tou ydp TTpoYevestl- 
mcrcrcliir, illa vcro neqiiaquam ? Prior enim rc- pou r.phi x6 vetbxspov, 6 (Jikv xpovo; ttj? Jtoii; TtAeitov 

JaTtv ^j Sl oua£a Tropd touto, ou5i tcXeov Ti D.otxov 
?XS'. Sayiaxepov 6k to'jto xa\ 5i' uito6etY!JtdTijov yt- 
vfjCieTat • t( eXaxTov elxe tou 'ASpaiijt xoTd xtv xr,; 
ouitas Xoyov, 6 (jtexi oexaTscaaoa? Ysvei; dva^ei- 
X0s\; Aa6i6 ; '^Apd Tt [jteTeTtotf]OTi xii; dvOptoutJxTixos 
eTil xo'jxou ; Ka\ ^xxov dv0po)Ttos rjv, Sxt '^4 ypiSvtj) 
[jtsxaYeveTxspo; ; Ka't xi; ouxtoj f|"AtOioc tjiu* -j. jto 
eiTtstv ; EIj y^P ^9' ^xaxeptov xfjs ojaioj 6 X<iY°»» 
ouo^v TJi Tcapiocp xou xp^"'°'-' <iuva).Xoto'J[jtsvu; • ou6' 



spectu posterioris , diiilurnioris qnidem tcinporis 

pariiceps est, at de substanti.-e raiionc , ncqiie 

plus , neque minus, qiiam posterior partioipai. 

Cl;irior res lola excmplis evadel. Quid mi- 

nus liabuil qiiam .\brabain, qiiod ad subslaiitife 

rationem atlinet, beatus David, qualuordecim ge- 

neratinnibus illo minor "? An qiiod tcmpore po- 

sterior natus sit.obid liiimana nalura in eomiitaia 

est, minusve liomo fuit ? Qiiis tam faluus esl, qui 

lioc asserat? Eadem eniin et in boc el in illo sub- ^ fiv xt; eiTiT) x6v yl^j (jtaXXov &vOpto7:ov elvot, 6ti x6 

stanti% ralio est, temporis processu nihil pcnilus itpof,xstv xio XP°'^V '' ''^'^ ^- SXoxxov (jtexexetv xf,j 

variata. Ncqiie ullus dixcrit illum magis esse bo- tfusstos, oxt [jteO' Jtepou; xfj ftoT] c7re5f];jiTiffev tuSTtep 

minem, quodtempore anlecesseril ; luinc vero mi- i) TtpoavaXojOetjris xt]; tfuaeto; iv xot; TtpoXaeo^Jaiv, 

nus naturse liiiinan.T; participem esse , quod post t) xou xp^vou tT]v 6uva[j.iv ^v xotj uapvxr^xiiit Tt,oo5a- 

alios iii baiic vita; scenain ingressus sit: qiiasi vel itavfiaavxoi;. Ouxe ^ip £it"i xto XP^^V Saxtv dtfopiCetv 



consunipia jam natura in iis, qui antrcesseraiit, vcl 
qiiasi tenipus in iis omnem suani viin ct faculla- 
lcm iiisiimpscril. Neiitiqiiain eiiim pi iics lcmpus 
est cujusvis naluram vcliit demcnsam dare, sed 
ipsa in seipsa eadem nianct, in postcris quoquc 
seipsam conservans. At leinpiis volvitur more sibi 
insilo, naliiramqiic (ixam, ct immulabilem ct iiilra 
proprios tcriiiinos coiistantcm, sive pra;iergrcdi- 
tur, sive pra-'terlabitur. Quamobrem iicque si lem- 



ixdaxo) xi [jtexpo xt\<; tpCseto;, dXXi outi] (x^v e'/ 
Sautf,; [jtsvet 6ti tcov i.Tz:yi^JO[i.i.'m-j cautijv cuvtT)- 
pouso • 6 6c y^pimg cfspstat xati tov iotov xpoTtov, 
etxe TtepiixMV, ei'ts Tcapa(i(5eo)V ttjv tpuatv, ■Ka.yh.v 
xa\ d,u.etdOsTov sv xoi; iSiot; [j.svou<iav opoi;. Ouxo'jv 
o'J6s st ttp xp"5''"f' SoOecT) x6 •itX^ov ^x^'"''» "oOijj; 6 Xo- 
Yo; uTtsOexo, xupito; xip Ilaxpl [j.(5vip t6 dvtoTOTOv 
TTJ; o'J7ta; 7tpo3[iaptupiiaouat • |jir,6-[jiias 6c ouit); 
TTJ; xato x4 TtpsaScia xoij xp^'^0" 6tacfopa;, 'nio; av 



pore et dnraiione prior esset Patcr, ul in bvpo- xt; iitt ttj; Ttpoaicovtou cpuaeto; x6 xoiouxov E7ttvof,aete; 
tlicsi noslra posuimus, ob id proprie soli I'atri navx6; y-^P 6taaxf,[j.aT0(; [j.expr,xixou w xdxto xtj; 
piinciiiatiis et suminilas substanlia; ascribi debc- Oe(a; tpuaeti); euptaxoiJ.evou, tlg xaTaXs(7:sxat Xoyoj 
ret; cum vero ntilla sit quoad tcmporis duratioiicm tot; iTttxstpouai xi)v itpcixpoviv xs xa\ dxaxdXr,7txov 
diversitas, qtia tandem ralione in illa, qtia; sa;cula o'Ja£av tt) Ttpb; x6 5vto xo'txdToj 6iatfopa oiaax(ss'v; 
anteccssit nalura, tale quid coiiiminisci quis audeat? cum chim omiic intci-valliim aliiiiiid dime- 
liri solilum, iiilra illam dlvinam naturain rcpcriatur, quid, oro, cfliigii rcrniquiuir illis, i|ui conan- 
tiir substantiam illam, tempus oiniic anlcgressam, el animo incompreiicnsam supcri ct iiiferi positioiii- 
biis discriminarc ? 

.^l pcrspiciium csl , ct sinc iilla diibilalionc , 'AXX' 0'j5s[jL(av d!Jitft6oX(av 6 Xoy'''? ^X^'> "'^' '^'-'^" 

hoc (jiiod islcasscrit, niliil aliud esse, qiiam patro- r,-fop(a tou 'louSaixo-j o^YlJ^axi; sTtt, x6 Ttapi xouxi.'V 
ciniuin Judaicx imiiictatis, qui solam l'aliis sub- eoYiAaxtC^i^J-svov, [x^ivTiv •jtpeaxdvat xou notp6; xtjv 



"Matih. i,2-C. 



rONTRA ElNOMlUll, l.in. I. 



SOG 



oiifav 5vEoCxvu[i£v(ov, V y.i'iry xupdo; clvai Sikj/u- A Hlniill.iin siilislstcrc crctliint, Ct qiiani Bolani (iro- 



pi^ovToi, trjv 6i Tou Vloi xal ToO IIvEunaxoj iv 

•:o[j [il] ouffi Xoif'?o;jidvo)v • itav fiip t6 \i.i\ xupftos 

?v, sv (J^ifiaTi |iiv(i), xa\ xaTaypTjsei duvrjOEfas s^''*'- 

IdyeTai. "SJj-sp xal iivOpto-oj ivotji,as£Tat, ou^ 6 Sti 

[;:tjjir](i£ti); sz^ t^; eix^^vo? S:ixvj[jicVo;, oXl' 6 xupfto; 

;,Ey(5[jtEvo? ou-o;, oux 4[io(to[ji,a toO dvOptJTOU, 4X),i 

t6 dtpXETuTcdv ESTt Toij 6[jiottJJ[iaTo;' fj 5h EixtJov, [Jt^XP'» 

cvd[jtaTO? fivOptoTOj, xai 6[i touto oux £x''- '^^ "'■'" 

pftoi; ),£Y£(;Oat, OTOp XiyETat, OTi oCix SuTt Trj ^uset 

o dvo[xiC[£Ta[. Ka"i JvTauOa xofvuv, si [jidvou tou Ila- 

'rjhi fj ouafa xupfto; X^YSTat , f) 6i to'j Yiou xaV tou 

lIv£U(jtaTo; ouXiXt, T[ aXXo; "II oux^ apvT|ifc sdTt 

TEpttpavr],; tou tjtoTrjpfou xr]puy[iaTo; ; Ouxouv drt^ 

T?;; 'ExxXr,Tfaj iTiX ~i.i cuvay(oyi; Ttjjv 'louoaftov 

T:aXivopo|jt£fTtijTav, ev tio (jtrj SiSdvai t^v Ytbv xu- ^ ccnseani, qii.ini abncg.ilioncni ninnilostain loliiis 

pfto; Etvat, -b [irjSs oXo); elvat xaTaaxsuiiLlovTc?- xh saliitis, qiix nobis coelitns annnntiala csl ? Confe- 

yip 5xupov TtTj avuTrapxTtp xauTov isTtv. rant crgo sese ab Ecclesia ad synagogas Jinlicoruiii, 

iliiin iiolenlcs coneoJoro Filinin proprie esse, iil ununi inoliniuur, iit totum illiiis cssc e incilio lol- 

lant. Nain ideni cst iinproprio csse, el non esso. 



prie csse assovcrant ; conjecta Filii el Spiritns 
sancti subslantia in coruin, qusc non sunt, nunic- 
rum ct ordincin, qiiia oinnc illud, qiiod proprie 
iion csl, verlio solo, ct abusu (|uodain (|uotidiaii;e 
consnetinlinis osse dicitiir. Qiicniadinodiiiii boini- 
nis qiioqiie appollalioiioin noii sortiliir ilic, qui 
iinilatione lanHiin, ct iii expressa iniaginc lionio 
csl, sed (iiii proprie talis dicitiir, qtiiqnc iion sinii- 
liludo boiniiiis esl, scd ipsuiii arcliotypon ot c.xoni- 
plar siiiiilitiidinis. At iinagononiino loniisbonio est. 
Qiiapropter noii proprie esl qnoil apiiollalur ; quia 
ex nafjra non cst quod dicitur. Pari igitur modo 
cl liic, si sola Patris snbsiaiilia propric dicilur, 
iion autcni Filii ct Spiritns sancli, (iiiid aliiul lioc 



B 



'EtteV 6^ y.aX avfh; elvat Ti Totauxa pouXETOt, xa\ 
oiaiixust Tou; ftvEu Xoytxri? evTpExsfa; ^rrtxEtpouvTo; 
Tip ypa9£!v • eiiTaTtij Toij xaTa9povou[jt£vot; i]\).Xv ex 
Ttota; ao^fa; t^j [ioXXdv TS xal ^ttov zrii ouifa; 
iy^Lopm.. Tf? Xdvoj 6 Tr;v ToiauTrjv Siayopiv rra- 
paJT-fidaj.oTt ouifa Tt? JTEpaj ousfaj [jtaXXdv JaTt, 
xaT' ouTb Xeyto Tb ar|[iiatvd[ji£vov ttj? o'Jafa; ; Mrj yip 
£r] TtpocfepETO) Ti; Ttjjv rrotoTTiTtiiv t] Tic TtiJv iotto- 
[jiaTti)v 6ta';opi;, oaat T.tp\ ouafav Tio Xdyo) t^; tni. 



Qiiia vero Eunomius in bis iiitoUigondis adnio- 
duin solers sibi esse vidctnr, ct quia spcrnit oni- 
nos illos, qui sine disserendi sublililaie el acumine 
ad scribendum accodunt, cxplicct riidibus nobis, 
qui ex nun.ero vnlgi sumus, ex quali pbilosopbia 
didiceril substanliam inlensionis ct romissionis 
capacem csse. Qn.-e ratio dictat, aui snadcl, unam 
siibstanliam altera magis esse substantiam, secun- 
diim ipsani dico subslantiK rationcni? noqne volo, 



vofa; xataXaiiSavovTat, aXXo Tt Tiapi -ch uiTOXEf[jt£- ^ nt adducat nobis qiialilalum aut proprietatum dif- 

ferentias, quas in substantia cogilalione concipi- 
mus, quxque diversum qniddam sunt ab eo cui 
iiisunt : non enim inquisitionem instiluinnis de 
diversitate balituntn, coloriim, gravitatis, roboris, 
dignitalis, nioruni ei indolis, vcl aliorum, qu:c 
corpori ct aniino inbserere conteniplamnr : scd de 
ipso subjecto, cui proprie nomen substanli;c com- 
petit, qu;ciimus in pr.csenti ; iiuni respeclu alie- 
rius, pr;crogativain qiiamdain in lioc, quod ma,^is 
sil, obtineat. Atqui ad bunc usque diein nnnquam 
audiviiuus duo quaedam, quaj omniuin consciisu 
sunt, quamdiu ambo quidcm sunt, aUcriim magis. 



vov ouaat. Ou yip aT[jitJJv, l^ XP'-^!^''^'^'^^, 1 §«P°"s> 
t) 5uva[ji£toi, r) i^tto^jiaTo;, rj Tpdntov, xa\ fjOou; Sta- 
t,:opi;, r) £t Tt SXXo i:£pf te atojxa xal t^uxr^v Oeoj- 
p£:Tat, TauTO TrpdxstTai vuv t^sTOt^etv ■ aXX' auT6 
Xiyio ut:ox£![jisvov, ij) xupfto: xb ttj? ouafa? Imxl- 
xXr,Ta[ ?vo[JLa, sf T[va Tzph; aXXrjv ouafov iv Tto y.ak- 
Xov slvat TTjV Stacfopiv ^x^'^ 'AXX' ounto [Jt^xpt tou 
vjv iixT)xda[i£v Suo Ttvtov d^jtoXo-i^ouiJi^vtov elvat, 'iioi 
av ii[i(fdT£pa fj, ih [i.iw ii [taXXov , ih 51 EXottov Eivai* 
iszK yip d|j,ofcjj IxaTspov, 'idn; otv fi xaOd eaTiv, utt- 
£;r;pr,[icVOu, xaOtj); TtpoEtprjTat , Tou xoTa xh npo- 
TtudTEpov r) Stapx^aTEpov Xdyou. 



iilicrum minusesse. .^qualitor eniinutrumque cst, qiiamdiu csl, qiiod esl, sublata omiii prorsus ex- 
cessus et defectus ralione, nt aiilea diximus. 

EE [itkv ouv ou Sfotoatv SXto; Iv ouafa xiv MovoyEvri D Si igitur oinnino non couceditiir, unigenilo Filio 



OetopsiaOat (TTpig ToiJTO yip sotxe XEXrjOdTto; auTip 
xaToXtaOafvstv d Xd-j-o;), 6 [ir-, Stoou;; auTto to xupf(Oj 
Etvai, li.rfii t6 ?;ttov en' auTou auyxojpefTOj • sf ok 
Evouaiov Suvajjtv 6;jioXoyet T'jv Ylhv dTTtoaouv u~o- 
axavTO ( oOrao yip T:ip\ toutou 5[a[iiaxd[ji£0a ), Tf 
7TiX[v 0'f atpslTat S SfStoat • t%v d;j,oXoyriO£vra Elvot, 
Ttp (jff] xupfio; eivat xaToaxEuaJtov, 57:£p ladv eaTi, 
xaOdij E[pr,Tat, tm [irfih dXtoj etvat ; 'Cl; yip oux 
ETTtviSvOptoTTov etvat, tj) (J.T5 TeXefto; 6 xoTi to Svo;j.a 
Xdyoc £9 T;p[j.oaTat • tw Sk iXXdr.rjV-.i tiov iot(0[iaTO)v, 
tXo; d Tii^ o-jafa; a-JTtp auvStoypatfETat Xdyo;* oiJTtij 
xa\ iiA Tzxj-h; TTpdy;jiaTo;, to [jit) TEXsfto;, [iif]T£ xu- 
ftfojs zh eIvoi T:poa[)iapTupsi!Tat, o'JO£[».fav iitdSet^tv 
iiXsiTTi; uTtoaTaasto; ^ [j,£ptxT) xoij elvat auyxaTO- 



raiioneui substantiaj convenire : buc eniin, quani- 
vis clandcsiina via, lendere videtnr illius oralio; 
cumcuin proprie esse negat, dobcrel ctiam nogare 
eum minus esse. Quod si fatolur Filiuin cssc sub- 
slantiam qiiamdam, qnomodoonnqiic subsistentcm 
(noiidiiin ouim de lioc disccptaiiins), ciir iterum ei- 
(icm qiiod largiliir adimit, diim ciini qucni con- 
fessus cst csse, per boc quod coiitoudit iiiipropne 
esse, penitus abolct et lollil ? Mein enim est quod 
omnino non esse, iit paulo anle monuimus. Qiicm- 
admodum enim illud homo noii est, cui noiniiiis 
ratio perfecte non congruit : qiiod aiiiem [iropric- 
latibns rci carcl, ci lota substanti;e i!liiis ralii) ab- 
judicatiir : ila generaliin contingit in oiuni ic, uc 



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S. GUEGORll NYSSENI 



308 



qiia vere non nnirnialiir, quod vel pcrfectc, vct A Osat;* aXXi tijv xaOiXou xou u-oxsi|jiivou ivatpEoiv 
proprie sil : non enini ob ij eam esse deinonslra- y.a-caixEVjdCst V) Titp\za\J [Arj teXeIio; £wat xaxaTXSu^. 
veris, qiiod cidum parieni quasi cssentiie ct cxsi- "iiitj et ulv eu cppovet, rpj; tijv eOaeGri otavoiov 



stenti^G concedas. Qui enim rem propiie non esse 
astrnil, is totiiis rei inieriiiim ct periiiciem niedi- 
tiiiir. yuapropter ad niclioi.i, si sapit, aiiimuin et 
fogitaiionem iransferat, et docere cesset siibstan- 
tiam Unigenili improprie et miiiiis esse. Quod si 
in iinpietale persislere siaiiiil (qiiainvis nesciam, 
cur velit condiloreiii suiiin Dcuiikiuc et bciiefaeto- 
rein blasplicniiis reiiuincrare) , pa-nas liiat vanx 
exisllniatiouis, quam de doctrina sua conccpit : 
qnippe qui iinperilc siibsiautiam alia aliam scciin- 
duin subslaiiti;c ra!ioneni faciat majorem, et lianc 
quideiu superam, illaui vero inferain, co inoJo, qui 



(jteiaOiaOat , zh ?,ttov xa\ -zh axupov {.itt t?,? ouaia? 
T6U Movoyevou^ t; xat xou iylou ITveujj.aToc ucpeXtov 
t/. Tou WYjiaTo;. Et Zl aae6etv Syvojxe T^avTwc (d)? 
i-^biys. oux oloa dvO' oxou xal pouXeTai t6v XTtoTTiv 
JauTou xal WeJiv xa\ euepY^TTiv 6ii pXaac(;Tijj.(a; i.y.d- 
e^aOat), TT]V Yotjv Toij SoxeTv ti? Etva: xa-i ttjv na£- 
Siuatv u-(5voiav vilJ^i^^uaOto • dpiaOfi? ouaiav uTiep- 
TtQ:\? ouaia?' xa\ tt]v p;^^ avo), ttjv Se xaTto xaTJt Tiv 
jjLT] euptaxipievov XiJyov d™if atvi5(jt£vos' • xa't ttj ijl^v 
t6 xuptov, TTJ 5i (jiT) TOtouTov 7tpoa[j.apTuptov. OGts 
yap Twv S^to TTi; ::taT£to; TteytXoao-jTjxoTtov 'ifj^si- 
UiV Ttva ToiiTo XTjpTiaavTa, o&Te Tatj OeoTtveuiTois 



cousislcre nequit, decernal : alteramquc proprie, B tptovat.;, oiJTe Tat; xotvat; evvoiat; -zh toiouto aujji- 
alterain iniproprie esse tradat. Nequevero quem- 6otvei. 

qiiam pliilusoplioruin etiam a fiJe nostra abhorrentem cogiioviinus, qui adeo delirarcl : ncque con- 
sonai hoc vel diviiiis oraculis vel coininunibus boininiim noliouibus. 

QuiJ igiliir in his vocabulis novandis iste sibi T^jv p.ev ouv axoTiiv ttj? twv 4vo((.dTtov toutiov eiit- 

proposuerit, satis, ut arbitror, ex diclis jain cst voia; ixavw; ex Ttov ctpT)p.eva)v olofjtat Tietfavepto- 
manifestum : videlicel tanquam propugnacnlnin vel aOaf oti xaOiTcep 6p[jtTiTT;piov, t^ OejJt^Xiov tt)? TidaTjj 



fundamcntum quoddam totius improbilatis suae, 
verba h;cc pr^cmiuit et siipponil : ut si persnase- 
ril unicain solains;ihstantiain snprciiKim et niaxiine 
propriam esse, facilius de aliis rem conficiat : 
qiiasi dc iis, quoeiufra illam priinain, et iion pro- 
prie esse rogilentiir. Maxiiiie verohoc oslciidit pro- 
gressu ilispulationis, cum sua de Filio ct Spiritu 
sancto placita cdisscrit ; niisquam enim utilur ve- 
ris nominibus, nc, ul ante dixi, naturse consorlium 
ei coinniunionein inlcr se, ipsis vocabiilis eiiam 
invitiis mcniibus nosiris ohjiciat, sed sincpropriis 



iauTou TrepiTb Soyjjta xaxoupyia?, Ta (5f,p.aTa TauTa 
TtpouTioSdXXeTaf tva xaTaaxeudaa; t^ (jtovr,v ttjv 
[j.Iav ouaiav dvtoTdTto Te xat xupiojTdTr,v vo[ifs£tv, 
(iaSto); xaTaTpe/Ti Ttov aXXtov, ib; ev TOtj xdTto, xal 
\).i\ xupio)? Oetopou[jL^/cov. Aeixvuat 5k ToiJTo [jidXtaTa 
o;d TO)V k^Tii, ev oT? Td SoxouvTa Ti£p\ tou Ytou xat 
Tou dYiou nvcu[jiaTo; oiaXeY6[j.evo;, oux ert Ttov ovo- 
(jtdTojv ?p;(eTai toutojv tva |j.t], xaOios ■npoetTtov, t6 
olxetov TTj; cfuasto; auTtov Tai? TtpooTjYopiais, y.ai 
[JLT] ^ouX-i^jLevoj, TtapasTfjaT) ' dXX' dvtbvu(jtov auTtov 
TtoteiTai TTjv [j.vfip.Tiv 6 SoY^JiaTiJojv, d:zd rtor zpocr- 



noiniuibus illoriiiu mentionem facit is, qni docet, ^ vvoiv orc^tdziov nal /Jjj/fdrtor SsTv zciq zior 

dKovdvzuvdLarolar zpocrdysaOai. KaiTOt t( Ttpoa- 
(fueaTepov (jvo[jia tou Tcap' auTTj; irfi dXriOefa? tbvo- 
(iajijiivou; 'AXX' dvTt5oY[J.aTiCet Tot; EuaYyeXiot;, 
oux Vt^jv 5vo[jtd4tov, dXXd ttjv ot' ixeivr,v (jtsv ouaav, 
(ji£t' exeivTjv Z\ t.ol^jxiii^ Ttov ovtojv ■rtptoTeuouaav. 
TouTO 5c, oTi (JLSV iz'. xaOaip^aet Tr,; eua£6"ou; Ttept 
Tou MovoYevous uTOXfn^eto? X^Y^-tat, ex ttj; Xotit^; 



cx verbis el nominibus idoneis el accommodatis ani- 
mos nudienliuni ad rei veritalem ducendos esse. At 
qiiale nomeii accoinniodalius esse qiicat, (luam 
qiiod ab ipsa vcritate impositum est? Sed Evange- 
liis adversa in miindum introducere volens, non 
noinin:it Firiuin, sed suhstantiam, qu;c per illam 
primam sit, el qua; posl illam piinias leiieal. Qiiod 



aiileiii li;i'C non aliocousilio alliriiict, quain iit sanain auxou xaTaJxeufj; (jtaXXov (javepojO-^aeTat. 'Et;£\ 5k 

elorthodoxani de unigeiiilo Filioopinioucni cx rnen- [jL^ato; ^/eLv 5ox£t Td £tpT)(jiiva, (o; xa\ t^v (tT)5£v 

tibiis boininumeximal, magiseliam patelacitet reli- das6^c; itepl tou XpiaToij X^yo^f > XP^Q^^^^^Oat dv TtoTe 

<|uis illiiis inipo.-.turis et inachinanienlis. Porroquo- toTc fJf|[jLaai toutoic- oti touto xa't auTo; xiv jtept 

iiiaui iiiudus loiiiiendi, qiio iisiis est, ila couiparaliis -,rj\j Kupiou XoYov vuv urc£p6fiao(jiat, TaT; tfavEpojT^- 

videliir, ut is etiain, qiii aliquid impie dc (Jhristo pae; xaT' auTOu pXaa[fr,[jtiat; TapLteuad(ji£voc ttjv dv- 

prolcrre non cupil,eoiisqiieeai:proplerea egoqiio- TiiiTiaiv • Ttep^t ol tou dYiou Ilv£0[j.aTos, eTteioi) (fa- 

que laciius nunc practermitto eani, quacest de Do- vepa xa"t dTtapa-xaXuTtTtij XP'!'^*' '^ii pXaa(fTi(jLia, Xe- 

minonoslro, dispiilalioneiii, e\^lriieta illiusrcfuta- y<"'' dauvTaxtov elvat IlaTpl xa'i Yiip , d[jt!fOT£poti; 

tione ex iiianifeslissiiiiis tanluinmodo blasplieiiiiis ok \>m-i-:n-([i.i'J'jv, rfir\ xaOtJaov oT^; -e u), i^cTdato 

conira Spiritiim s;iiictuin, qiiem apcna ct nullo ver- Tiv l^yov. 

boniin involucro tecia blasphemia aggrcdilur, duin eum dicil non ejnsdeni ordinisciimPairc ct Filioccn- 
seri posse, utriqiic anlem siibjceliini. Quam ojus impielalem pro virihiis niinc cxamiiiabo. 

Quae igitur subjcclionis vocabulo nolio subjccla Ti xoivuv tt)j imxayffi eoti zh aT)[jLatvi(jievov xa\ 

sit, ct in quibus rchus divina Sciipliira ij iiomen eTt'; tlvojv f) Oefa FpayT) to) toioljti;) 7tpoaxpT)Tat f/i\- 

usiirpet, prineipio iiiqiiirerc opnrlcl. (Jiiii l>eiis naTi, rtpiJJTOv xatavoqao^ij.ev. Ti(it"jv tov dvOpfoTtov 

hoinineni liunorassci, co qiiod i|isuiii ad imagiiiem tio xaT" eixova YeyiVQaOat tou XTiaavTo,-, Tiijav aJTtJ» 



300 CONTRA EUNOMIUM Lin. r. oU> 

xf;j fiXoYov tpOiiv uTiiTaiev 4 xTtiaj 0£o;, xaOio; 6 A ot siiuilitiuliiicm sui creatoris effocisscl ", omiiein 

raliuiiis oxinrliMii crcaturam subjctit illi condilor 



[j.iyai Aa6\5 Jv ujjivoi? x^v x^^piv taiutTjV Sie^iwv 
ivEuyf.jjLTiils. Ilurza ^ip, ^iqtiv, v.rira^ev r.TO- 
x(ira) rtoK :ic^C>r.avrcv- Y.ct\ i::' dvjjjLaTo; (ii[jivij- 
Tai twv uTTOTeTaYHivojv. "Esti itaAiv urora-c?,? itapi 
TT] 6s;'a Upa-^Yi xa\ SUo xii dTjjjiatvojicvov. Twv yip 

4v TOt^ TTO/.iiJlOtJ XaTOpOuOivTWV auTW, TtJ) 0£tO TWV 

oXtuv ivaTiOctj Tr-jV ai-tav, 'y.iita^e Aacixi <fi)<:\^, 
ii)^7r, Kul £Oni vxd Tci)^ .-zddat: 7)jmr • xa't iraAtv, 
'0 ixovduTcruir J(aoi'( i5.t' i/d. Ka'i TtoXXaxt? Esxi 
Tr,v 9i..)vv;v TauTr,v ev Tat^ Osfati supstv Ppa^ai;, t6 
xaTi TtJiv (xvTtTSTaYi^LEvtov xpdTOj <iTOir,!Jtat'vou3av. 
Th ykp Tou 'ATtoiToXou im ttjj 4v udTipto ysvtjjo- 
[icvr,? CnroTay^j irivTtiiv tu)v ivOptbrojv rtpi^ tV/Mo- 
voY^vTJ, xa\ St' auTou -p^t tiv DaTipa, sv oT? ev ti;) 



Dciis. Qiiciiiaclmotluiii iiingutis cliam David in 
rsaliuis liaiic gialiam Dci ciiarrans dccaiitavit, 
Oinma, inqiiiens, nthjecit sub pedibus ejus", et 
dciiiceps noniinatiiii cvsciiuiUir illa, qux ci sunt 
siibjecta. Pra.'teica aliuil subjcclionis iii sacrisLit- 
tcris rcpcritur signilii aliiiu ; rcrum eniin jn bcUo 
fcliciter ab ipso gcslaruin causam Deo universo- 
rura ascribens R. David : Suhjecit popiilos iwbis, 
inquit '", et gciiles sub pedibiis noslris ; itcrum- 
(|uc : Qui .•iuhjicil ihipulos iiiihi. Sa'piusi|ue invciiirc 
esi vocem lianc in sacra Scriplura ea notioiic, qiia 
significat domiiiatioiicm in adversarios parlam : 
iiain illud Apostoli de futura suu fiiieiii miiiidi sub- 



,8i0£t Tr,? io-.?tar Tbv y.ssi-i)'j 0eou xal dvOptiTtcov B jcclionc oiiinium lioiiiiniim, qua Uuigcnito suiiji- 



autjiv u7:oTas'j;j0ai Tto naTp'i Xcyct (ttjv zivTtov 
avOptoTTtov ij-axof.v, Sti ir\<; toO Ytou p.STSffxi^^^t"? 
TTi; avOptoTT^TtiTO^ tpi? tJ)V IlaTspa urtoTaY?,; atvts- 
a^jiJtsvo;), tj)j TtXstovo; xal tjtXo-ovtoTipa; oi(5[i£vov 
xr,; '£^i\yrfS^tji;, rp!)^ zh r.aplv u-jpOfiJo^utai. 'AXX' 
iv Toij TtpoofjXotj, ev oT? ouo£[jtt'av a[jfft6oXt'av Tb ttjj 
•jTOTaYT)? <ir,[jiatv(jjjt£vov s/^' > '^Jtti Ttva vouv ut:o- 
TSTixOat TTjv Toij nvctJ[j.aToj outitav ttj tou Ytoij 
j'.a't Ttju IlaTpJif i-o»at'v£Ta'. ; 'iJj Yibg Tto IlaTpl 
CinoTaiJSTat, xaOtoj vosT 6 'Ati(5jtoXo?; OuxoiJv xaTi 
ToijTO iJuvTaiaiTat Tto Viw t6 U'ttu[i.a, oux uTOTacr- 
o;Tat, ei^TEp ta otjo Tpojoj-a Ttov ij7:oTaTTO[i£vtj)v 

.*,!JTl'v. "il oux OUTtO (~IU? OJV ETiptOJ ;) tb^ tt) XoYtXTJ 



cieutur, ct pcr ipsuiii Patri, ciiiii iion absqiie rc- 
condiia sapientia dicit : ipsum ctiain mcdiatorem 
Dci cl liomiiuim Palri snbjcclum iri", insinuans 
videlicct oniuium liomiuum crga l'alicm obedicn- 
liani pcr Filium buinanilalis noslr;c parlii ipem : 
iii piKScmia pr;clerinillcndum ccnsco, quipjiequod 
longiorc ct acciiraliore dcclarationeegeal. Non dis- 
ccilain a pcrspicuis , iis(|ue iu qiiibiis niilla anibi- 
giiitasde sigiiilicalu subjectionis rcsidct. Qiio igi- 
liir sciisu docet, Spirilus substantiani, Patris et 
Filii substanlia; subjcclani csse? Num ut Filius 
Palri subjicitur, quomodo subjcciionis vocabuliim 
usurpat Apost(3lus? Scquitur ergo , ([uoaJ boc 



tfU3£i TT]v aXoYov ev T(-o t}/aX[ji(;) [x£ixaOfjxa(X£v ; Oux- p Spiritum sanclum Filio non subjici, sed 



ouv TOSoiJTOv 7:apf,XXaxTai, o^^so^j i] twv xTr,viJjv Ttpoi; 
Tiv avOpioTtov. 'AXXi Ttsptypa^STat xa't ToiJTOv faio? 
tJiv XiSyov ; Ouxouv ijcl Tbv XEt7:(5[j.£vov TJ^Ef ott (xvtt- 
T£TaY[ji£vr] xa'i ivttGTpaTouia tb TzpijiepoM, [i£Ti 
TauTa Sti ^sfiatoTipa; dvaYXTji; CnoxuTtTEiv xaT- 
r,vaYxaa6T5 t(o xaTtaxuaavTi. 



ejusdcin potius cuni illo ordinis esse, siquidem 
duae pcrsona; siint, quai subjiciiintur. An non boc 
scnsu?Quo igitur alio? Nuin ut rationali nalur;B 
ralionis cxpcrlcm subjici ex psalmo didiciiiius? 
Igitur lantum diDcrl, quantum subjectio brutoruia 
respeclu hominis. Sed forle hanc quoquc notionein 



abnuet? Ad relii|uam ergo veniat oportct, ut scilicel ita subjici dicat, quo pacto is, qui rcpiignat 
ct rcluctatur, siibjici solct lunc, cuim a poientiore coaclus sese submittit, victusque manus praebet. 



'Er:tXc|aa6a) Ttov £tpTi(xivti)v o pouXsTai • iXX' oux 
oioa Tt TouTiov JX(3jji£voj, Tf,v atf uxTov xaTixptatv Tf,j 
pXaa9r,[jit'a; Jx9£iJ|£Taf £i'-£ Iv Tato Totij iXtiYOti; 
u-oT£tixOat XiY£i t?j IIv£U[j.a, 10; tio avOptoTti;) tou? 
txOua;, xa"t Ti TtiTetvi, xa't Ti T:p'j67.ia • £tT£ xaO' 
t5;jtot(5Tr,Ta Ttov i'.f£aTtoTtov CjSTz-p atx(JtaXtoTov 7:poa- 
dYot Ttjj i:Xeov£xtorjvTt xaTi Tf;v 6uva(Jttv. "H TOUTtov 



Eligat ex diclisj qiiidquid voliicril , non satis 
dispiclo, quonam eorum electo, inevitabilcm pro- 
latsc blasplicmiw causa dainnationem effugcre 
qiicat, sive dicat Spiriluin siibjici ad niodum, qiio 
subjiciuiitiir brula aniinantia bomiiii, pisccs niini- 
tum, volucres et ovos, sive ad modiim eorum, qui 
ab iinperio dcfcecrunt, eum, velut captiviiin, addii- 



!j.kv ouosv, ((ir,al ok [j.fi xati tijv t^.; rpa9ii.; evvotav D .\crit ad cjus solium , qui viribus ct armis praiva- 



T(o xfi? u7;oTaYf,; (5f](jia-i xpf|aaaOai , iXXi xaO' 
Steoov ar,[j.aivo(Ji£vov u7:oT£Tix^*2tt zh nv£u[j.a tw 
naTp\ xa'i Tt(> Yt(j) XeYsiv. Ti ouv Eott to'jto ; "Apa 
(.:; TptTov xaTi ttiv xictv flv Ttt^pa toO ls.up'!ou Tot; 
[jaOr,Tai; 7:ap£0(>OTi, oti ToiJTo u7toTasa£tv vojj.oO£T5.t, 
xa\ ou auvtiaaEtv ; o'Jxo'Jv xal Tbv IlaTipa T(o Mo- 
voYEVit xati tVj auTiv X(>Yov uTtoTaaaiTio • £7t£iOT] 
■r.oXi.x/r/j T.po-.-j.l%ai tou Kupiou ih ovo(/.a f; Octa 

rpajT], ev OEUTEpOt; TOU £7t't 7:dvTtOV 0£OU Tf,v [Jtvf,- 

(j.riv 7:£7:otTiTat. 'KjVo xal 6 [laziifi, ffir,a"tv 6 Kupto; • 
zh itaO' Ja'jTov 7:poTiTao)v. V.'i\,'lJ ydpi(;zoi> Kupiov 



lcns victori:im obtinuit . At niliil lioruin allirmaLit, 
sed rcspondcbit potiiis so subjcctionis voc.iLulo, 
non cx ScriptuiK pr;csciipto ct signiricaio usum 
esse; sed alia qiiadam nolione Spiritum sanctum 
subjcciuni esse Patri ct Filio. Qii;e igiuir li;i;'c cst 
nolio? Aii qiiia tcrlio loco in ordinc vciborum, qiite 
discipuli a Domino acccperunt ", collocatus eslu 
ob id docet euin subjici, et non ejusdem cum illis 
csse ordiiiis ? Eadeiii rationc Palrem quoque uni- 
gcnilo Filio subjiciat, cui;i Scripliira saepe Domiui 
iinniine prius posiio, sccundo dciniim loco Dei, qiii 



"• Gcn. I, r.j. "Psal. viii, 8. '' Psal. \i.vi, 4 sqq. " I Cor. xv, 24, •« .Mailb. \x\\\\, 12. 



311 S. GREGOUII NYSSENI 312 

csl su|ioi' oimiia , nitiiimiicni facial. Eijo et Piitcr, A i)jiii>r 'Ir^cov XpiCzov xal i) dyd.ir} zov Qeov' 
i;>i|uii Douiiuiis", piU'posilo ulique suo iion)ine. xa\ jxupCa toiaiJia toT? cfiXoTr^voi? dvaCriToijai xii 

i-x T(I)v rpatfwv [jiapTuplas itapjaTiv iiva)i^aaOat, 
olov ty.zlw JoTiv • AiaipkaeK; dk xapiajuirwv elal, 
Td 6i avzd flrevjta- xal diaipicrerc: SuiKOvmr el- 
ctr , d Si avtd^ Kvpio^- xal dutipiueti; irepyTi- 
Itdzior eiair, tJ Si avrdc: Qedt;- (Ij^Te xaii t?;v X6- 
yov toOtov CiTOTSTdxOiu t(J> Yi(]J, xa\ tw rivEujjiaTi 6 
iiT\ ndvT(jjv ©sSi?, Ev TpiTt) t4£ei irapa to\j DauAou 
|jivT][ioveuO£(j. 'A),X' ouosTXd) xa"i vijv TauTr,? iixT,x(5a- 
[jiev TT)5 aocf/ia; • i^ t6 oeuTcpov xal TplTov Ex tcvo? 
dxoXouOta? Xeyifievov, ei? ttjv ttiiv Ozoxeipituv xa\ 
UTcoTETaYiJiivdJV dTtiuOerTai Td^iv. "OTtep outo? pou- 
XeTai tJjv tt|i; ■Kapa.Soaewi Ttuv Ttpoa(I)-ojv dxoXou- 
Oiav, d5'.(o;jdT(jjv, xa\ ^ujetov, uTtepoxd; te xa\ 



Kt : Gralia Domi)ii iionlri Jtsu Chrisli, cl cliariias 

Dei" : et inliuila lalia occurrenl Scripluroe siudio- 

sis, qui lalia leslinionia colligcre volcnl. Cujusnioili 

rsl ct illud : Divisioiics graliiirum suiil , idem vero 

Siiiritus;etdivisiones viinisleriorum sunt , idem vero 

Dommus ; el divisiones operationum sunl , idcm 

vero Deus^K Itaque sccunduni isiani raiioneni sub- 

jociiis est Filio ct Spiriiui saucto ipscsuper oniiiia 

Deds, lcrtio loco a Paulo recensilus. Sed liacienus 

rjusuiodi philosophiani nuuquam audiviinus , qua; 

sccundiini et lcrliiiin, «x consecutione qnadam po- 

siluin ct pronnntialum conjiciat in ordinem eoruni, 

qux alteri sunt subjecta et ohnoxia, et tamen isle ... 

enumeraiioneni personaruni, ex serie et consncu- ^ V/.a.-zzil)aui xaTaaxeud^ojv evoeixvuaOai. Tt)? yiip 



tione quadam, conlendit esse nalurarum majorem 
ct minorein pr;eslaiuiam. Ordinis enim sericra do- 
eet csse arguniontun) divcrsilatis naiurarum, nescio 
a quo in iixc inania figincnta induclus, et qua 
etiaiii necessilate compulsus in hanc senlentiam 
descenderit; nara ordo numeri non efficit natura- 
runi diversitatem. Sed res numerat.-e suaiii qiiidem 
naturam invariatam relinent , sive nnmerentur, 
sive noii. Numerus autem signuni est, qiio rerum 
quantitas innotcscit ; ncque ea, qu» inferioris na- 
tura: sunt, in secuiidam quasi elassem rcponit; sed 
arbitrio coruui, qiii nunicrant, res nunicro sigiiifi- 
catas, immulata quadam seric dispouit et ordiiiat 



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